Principle Accountabilities : Investigation :
Though advanced critical thinking and intense investigative skills, create opportunities to identify alleged instances of non-
compliance, using varies methods and sources of data.
Conduct compliance investigations of Duty Holders within the prescribed regulatory process by collecting various types of evidence and information to determine the level of compliance within the provincial technical safety system.
Demonstrate procedural fairness throughout the investigation process and subsequent response (if applicable).
Responsible for guiding complex compliance investigations being conducted by Safety Officers for various technologies.
Present evidence at administrative hearings and appeals.
Leadership & Safety Officer Support :
Provide on-going mentoring, coaching and support to Safety Officers across technologies involved in compliance and enforcement investigations.
Perform reviews of safety officer compliance investigation files to confirm the legal basis of compliance issues, determine if the file supports consideration of an enforcement response, and action accordingly.
Lead complex compliance investigations initiated by Safety Officers.
Support the continued development of specific business lines within the Compliance & Enforcement Program.
Administrative Activities :
Reviews, prepares and reports on compliance & enforcement activities, including drafting advisories, briefing notes and activity reports.
Supports Legal Counsel with Appeals.
Participates in the development and documentation of enforcement policies, standard operating procedures, work instructions, and information bulletins.
Reviews the Safety Standards Act and associated regulations and makes recommendations for change to the Safety Manager, Compliance & Enforcement.
Manages sensitive records in accordance with prescribed policies and standard operating procedures.
Primary officer responsible for the issuance of warning notices and compliance orders.
Primary officer responsible for the preparation of enforcement files for review and consideration of sanction by the Safety Manager, Compliance & Enforcement.
In a lead auditor capacity, performs (1) compliance audits and / or, (2) alternative safety approach (ASA) audits. Activities include but are not limited to : Participates in the development of annual audit work plans for the overall allocation of audit resources;
Selects audit candidates;Performs audits;Correlates audit findings, analyzes data and contributes to the development of the audit strategy;
Prepares accurate audit reports based upon findings;Follows up on audit findings to confirm compliance.
Participates in the development of annual audit work plans for the overall allocation of audit resources;
Selects audit candidates;
Correlates audit findings, analyzes data and contributes to the development of the audit strategy;
Prepares accurate audit reports based upon findings;
Follows up on audit findings to confirm compliance.
Stakeholder Support :
Acts as a regulatory investigation / enforcement SME to provide guidance and support to various internal stakeholders and projects.
Provides support to Technical Training and Learning & Development with the development and delivery of employee training related to compliance & enforcement.
Supports the Client Education Team with the development of Tech Talks and other client facing training as required.
Acts as a regulatory investigation / enforcement SME in the development of projects, educational material and awareness sessions for duty holders on compliance investigations and enforcement issues, policies and processes.
Liaises with local Authorities on compliance and enforcement issues and activities.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
A degree in business, criminology, law and 8 - 10 years’ work experience, or qualifications equivalent to a Safety Officer.
Required to obtain a Safety Officer certificate of qualification within 6 months of employment.
Required to successfully complete an approved Management Systems Lead Auditor course within 6 months of employment.
Required to obtain internal certification as a Lead Auditor (compliance and alternative safety approaches) within 12 months of employment.
Experience leading regulatory investigations.
Experience in the interpretation of legislation, policy and standards.
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
Proficiency with DAX or MDX programming language is beneficial.
Valid BC Drivers’ License is required.
Travel throughout the province of BC is required.
Strong understanding of administrative law principles and how to apply these principles in a regulatory environment is preferred.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to empathize, engage, present to and persuade a diverse group of people.
Prior understanding of the Safety Standards Act and associated regulations for all technologies regulated by Technical Safety BC is preferred.
Experience analyzing business requirements and developing tactical business plans is preferred.
Superior skills in critical thinking and developing tactical strategies for achieving program goals.
Ability to develop working relationships that facilitate the prevention and / or resolution of conflicts.
Superior understanding of the Safety Standard Act and associated regulations for all technologies regulated by Technical Safety BC.
Ability to understand accurately and respond effectively while showing a deep and complex understanding of others, including cultural competency.
Aptitude for work involving administrative law, audit, investigation and data mining.
Effective in the face of uncertainty and ambiguity, lateral-thinker and willingness to take calculated risks.
Tenacious, determined and has grit to persevere.