Dangerous Goods/Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator

Position
Dangerous Goods/Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator
Location
Thunder Bay
Status
Full Time
Shift
Monday to Friday
Department
Ground Operations
Union
NON-UNION
Anticipated Start Date
As soon as possible
Anticipated Training Start
TBD
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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

• 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

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

• 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

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

• 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

WE OFFER:

• Competitive Wages

• Matching contribution Pension Plan

• Generous Benefit Program

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan

• Flight Benefits

• Employee Family Assistance Program

Contact

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