03 October 2016

Medic / Safety Coordinator (Mining)

Location:  Canada

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for carrying out a wide range of health and safety activities including providing emergency first aid and support to the site emergency response team, maintaining emergency response and safety equipment, investigating accidents and incidents, compiling statistics, monitor and support related to return to work plans, conduct safety training and orientation of new employees, contractors and visitors. Conducts workplace inspections and behavior observation in efforts to provide support to safety prevention initiatives.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Provide emergency first aid services and arrange transport of critically injured or sick personnel
Support the site Emergency Response Plan
Support the Emergency Response Team during training and in event of emergency

Inspection and maintenance of safety and emergency response equipment and facilities
Provide assistance to all line and staff departments on safety and emergency response matters
Coordinate and administer safety training for site personnel
Coordinate investigation of incidents and accidents and follow up on corrective actions
Participate in matters related to the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
Maintain statistical information and filing system of critical documents and records in both written and electronic format
Maintain medical and safety related inventories
Inspect and maintain site fire suppression systems
Conduct safety orientation for new employees, visitors and contractors
Participate in the wildlife control program
Other duties as assigned
Awareness of and compliance to the Company’s Performance Management Standards
Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to, be aware of and sponsor the Company’s safety and environmental rules and procedures. Ensure accountability of Company’s Environmental, Health, Safety, Sustainability policies.

The Ideal Candidate:
Academic/Education Requirements:
Post-secondary education combined with an advanced first aid certification of a minimum 2 week duration
Mine rescue certification or equivalent (fire rescue)

Required Skills/Experience:
2+ plus years of industrial first aid experience.
2+ years of mining or heavy industrial experience is required
2+ years mine rescue or emergency response team experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Organized, adaptable and able to multitask in a fast paced environment
Maintain Driver’s Licence

Working Conditions:
This position involves working at a remote mine site. Prolonged periods of time at a desk working at a computer may be required. There will be exposure to extreme temperatures in all seasons including working outdoors in snow, mud, ice and water conditions, walking to and from different locations on uneven ground, prolonged periods of standing and physically handling/lifting/moving heavy objects. *Please Note* this position is classed at “on-call” temporary - as such there is no set schedule.

How To Apply:
To apply by email, send your cover letter and resume in Word or .pdf format to hr@xxxxxxxx.com

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