|Position Title||Environmental Health & Safety Technician|
|Location||Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Employee Group||NSGEU Local 77|
|Duration of Contract (if applicable)||2 years|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Full-time Equivalency (FTE)||1|
|Salary||$32.67 – $41.44 per hour ($59,459 – $75,413 per annum)|
|About Dalhousie University||Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.|
|Job Summary||The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (Fire & Life Safety) is a technical position that makes independent judgement and initiative decisions that support the development of strategic direction, compliance objectives and Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) targets that help lead the institutionalization of standards, procedures, and processes by analysis and interpretation of provincial and federal occupational safety legislation, comprehending complex industry standards, codes and other external safety guidelines. Working closely with key stakeholders internal and external to Dalhousie, this position supports the operational safety requirements while simultaneously promoting a culture of safety for the university.|
|Note||The successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines.
Dalhousie’s vaccine mandate has been suspended at this time, and employees no longer need to provide proof of full vaccination. However, health and safety risks to our community will continue to be monitored and a vaccine mandate may be reinstated if necessary.
This position regularly requires travel between the Halifax campuses and external partner institutions as well as periodic travel to the Agricultural Campus in Truro. The position also requires periodic bending, kneeling, climbing, and lifting approximately 15 to 20 kg., and working at elevated heights and confined spaces, and holds the possibility of contamination and/or exposure to laboratory and industrial hazards.
|Additional Information||Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.|
|Application Consideration||Bargaining unit employees (NSGEU local 77) are given priority consideration and will be notified on the status of their application following assessment. All other applications will be considered when there is no qualified candidate from the bargaining unit.
We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
|Diversity Statement||Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity .|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicant|
|Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting||https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/13009|
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