OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY INSPECTOR - CONSTRUCTION
Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Kingston, ON, CA
5d ago
source : Government of Ontario

Bring your construction knowledge and experience to the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development!

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will :

  • Enforce the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations
  • Conduct comprehensive inspections and investigations, write orders and reports
  • Engage in enforcement activities including prosecutions
  • Work with health and safety partners, workers, union / management to promote safe work practices and working conditions with workers, unions and management through the Internal Responsibility System (IRS)
  • Mandatory

  • You hold a valid class G driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario to travel throughout the designated service area
  • You have the ability to travel extensively, respond to after-hour calls, and the ability to work evenings and weekends as part of regular scheduled work
  • You have French language oral communication skills at the advanced level for bilingual positions
  • Technical Knowledge :

  • You have working knowledge and practical experience in a broad range of construction settings
  • You have experience with various construction techniques, construction equipment, and in health and safety hazards and controls
  • You have the ability to enforce, interpret and apply legislation
  • You have the ability to conduct inspections and investigations including interviewing experience and experience handling evidence
  • You have the ability to administer the Provincial Offences Act and evidence in court
  • You have working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and relevant regulations, standards and legislation relevant to the appropriate construction sector including but not limited to WHMIS, Designated Substances, Trades Qualifications and Apprenticeship Act, window cleaning, asbestos, etc. relevant to the program
  • Analytical, Evaluative and Reasoning Skills :

  • You have the ability to interpret information collected that may be technical in nature and assess whether employer's operation is in compliance with legislation, regulations, policies and standards, and determine strategies / action(s) to be taken
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills :

  • You have conflict resolution and interpersonal skills that effectively impact and influence others to a logical or appropriate course of action respecting differing interests and conflicting priorities
  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills including report writing
  • You have sound planning and organizational skills to co-ordinate own workload
  • Other Important Skills :

  • You have knowledge of computer information technology, computer databases and related software packages
  • HOW TO APPLY

    Please follow these instructions and disregard the instructions in the How to Apply section below :

  • You are required to complete an application form. Please visitin order to download the application and obtain instructions on completing and submitting the application form.
  • Read the job description and information to make sure you understand this job.
  • OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number on the application form
  • If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email and notify us at ConstructionatMLTSD ontario.
  • ca to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.

  • For all enquiries, please email us at ConstructionatMLTSD ontario.ca
  • Interviews may be held via use of technology (Skype, Zoom, Teams, etc) or in person where necessary
  • Additional Information :

    Note :

  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check.
  • Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results.

    If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and / or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.

    The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision.

    The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled.

    Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments.
  • Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

    T-LB-154994 / 20(22)

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