HR & Health and Safety Coordinator

  • Insurance Talent Group
  • Vaughan, ON, Canada
  • May 25, 2021
Full Time Administration Assistant / Support Auditing Human Resources

Job Description


Our client, is a vertically integrated diversified group of companies that is currently looking for an HR & Health and Safety Coordinator to join our growing team!

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the HR & Health, and Safety Coordinator will be responsible to implement the corporate HR and H&S programs.  

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Health and Safety

  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of a health and safety management system that meets the Ontario Certificate of Recognition (COR) standard.
  • Train workers, supervisors, management, visitors and sub-contractors on their various roles and responsibilities under applicable legislation (i.e., WHMIS, Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, etc.).
  • Collect, review and analyze safety data (leading and lagging indicators) using a variety of tools (i.e., Excel, SiteDocs, WSIB Compass, etc.) and create and present a variety of reports using said data to present to all stakeholders.
  • Maintain online databases.
  • Act as a member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee and ensure committee members are trained and are meeting as required.
  • Responsible for creating, reviewing, implementing, and monitoring health and safety policies, hazard assessments, practices, and procedures.
  • Research, receive and review quotes and procure products as required (i.e., fire extinguishers, first aid supplies, PPE, etc.).
  • Create site emergency plans based on the potential emergencies specific to said sites.
  • Conduct facility and field inspections and report on corrective actions.
  • Ensure that corrective actions are taken, recorded and their effectiveness evaluated.
  • Conduct thorough and timely investigations of all incidents and near misses including recommending, implementing, and evaluating the effectiveness of corrective actions.
  • Report all work-related injuries to WSIB and facilitate the return-to-work process as required.
  • Create and document workplace violence and harassment risk assessments.


Human Resources

  • Conduct full-cycle recruiting from creating and posting jobs to interviewing and hiring new employees.
  • Deliver new hire orientations.
  • Streamline and make improvement recommendations for various HR-related functions, processes, and procedures.
  • Coordinate and deliver corporate HR services - such as benefits, RRSPs, and Job Letters – and provide communication and training to management and staff related to HR programs and services.
  • Resolve employee conflicts, Human Rights and Employment Standards complaints.


  • Assist Operations and Fleet with a variety of tasks, including CVOR analysis and permits.


Qualifications and Knowledge

  • 3-5 years of HSE and HR-related experience.
  • Post Secondary Degree/Diploma – focus in Health & Safety, Human Resources or equivalent.
  •  Construction Safety designation (i.e., CSO or NCSO) or equivalent experience.
  • COR Internal Auditor certification from the IHSA or the availability and willingness to complete the required training.
  • Experience with the Ontario COR accreditation process.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Ontario COR process.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable Federal, Provincial and Local Acts, Regulations, and Codes of Practice.
  • In-depth knowledge of all CVOR requirements such as logbooks, hours of service, cargo securement, trip inspections, pre-trip inspections, etc.
  • Knowledge of the road construction industry.
  • A valid Ontario “G” driver's license.
  • JHSC Part 1 and 2 certifications considered an asset.
  • CRST or CRSP designation considered an asset.


  • The ability to create and deliver training programs that aligned with Corporate training goals.
  • The ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organization, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to meet changing deadlines and make complex decisions.
  • A professional attitude and demeanor. 
  • The ability to use technology including computers and computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel) as well as the ability to learn new and company-specific computer programs.