Dangerous Goods/Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator

Dangerous Goods/Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator
Thunder Bay
Full Time
Monday to Friday
Ground Operations
Anticipated Start Date
As soon as possible
Anticipated Training Start
Deadline To Apply
May 16,2022

Job Summary

The Dangerous Goods/Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for the compliance of Transport Canada’s Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) under the direction of the Director of Flight Operations by section 6 of the Company Operations Manual. The DG/OHS Coordinator will also assist the SMS Manager in oversight of the Occupational Health and Safety Program.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Oversee the handling of Dangerous Goods as outlined by ICAO, IATA, TDGR and section 6 of the Company Operations Manual

• Review regulations and update the company’s policies and procedures relating to Dangerous Goods accordingly

• Perform duties as the main company contact for emergencies involving dangerous goods, aircraft carrying dangerous goods and environmental spills

• Update the company Dangerous Goods Manual and training programs pertaining to the receiving and transportation of Dangerous Goods

• Perform Dangerous Goods training as well as Train the Trainor training to company personnel and outside agencies.

• Oversee the Occupational Health and Safety program. Including maintenance of the current Occupational Health and Safety manual and compilation of OH&S records obtained through OH&S monthly meetings

• Update the company training program as pertaining to Occupational Health and Safety

• Assist the Safety Manager on any required investigations as pertaining to Dangerous Goods and Occupational Health and Safety.

• Ensure regular internal audits are conducted as required at each station where Wasaya Airways LP receives Dangerous Goods.

• Any other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications


• 3-5 years’ experience in a Supervisory role is an asset

• Aviation or Cargo experience is an asset

• High school diploma or equivalent is required

• Certificate, diploma or degree in Dangerous Goods or a related field is an asset

• Experience in a Customer Service field is an asset

• Experience with Occupational Health and Safety programs or committees is an Asset



• Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

• Extensive knowledge of Windows applications is preferred

• Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy

• High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability

• Ability to work independently in a busy environment

• Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment

• Able to work well under pressure

• Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally always


• Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals

• Ability to lift to 70lbs

• Overtime as required

• Weekend work may be required

• Some travel will be required

• May be exposed to high levels of noise, dust, fumes, and oils

• Indoor and outdoor work is required

• Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check

• Identify proof of fully vaccinated


• Competitive Wages

• Matching contribution Pension Plan

• Generous Benefit Program

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan

• Flight Benefits

• Employee Family Assistance Program


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Place
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6V3
Email: careers@wasaya.com