Northern Safety Network Yukon

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FULL-TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY AT NORTHERN SAFETY NETWORK YUKON -- OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

Summary

  • Reporting to the Executive Director, the incumbent is responsible for providing administrative and financial support to ensure the efficient operation of Northern Safety Network Yukon.

Compensation: 60,000.00 to 65,000.00 / Comprehensive Benefits Plan (Dental, Prescription, Vacation)

Duties and Responsibilities such as, but not limited to:

  • Front-of-house duties for the organization such as answering phones and directing clients.
  • Perform various administrative support services for NSNY -- preparing correspondences and reports, course participant registration and processing, data entry, assisting with the training material, classroom preparation meeting minutes, etc.
  • Maintain the NSNY class files and confidential Student records.
  • Take payment and invoice for services.
  • Coordinate accounts payable, ensuring requisitions or alternate approvals are in place before payment.
  • Assist in maintaining financial records following standard office accounting practices and liaison with the NSNY bookkeeper and as required.
  • Use of Sage Software: Prepare and coordinate accounts receivables, address outstanding invoices, receive cheques and prepare bank deposits.
  • Perform general tasks within the office to support the organization, facilitating meetings, creating forms, spreadsheets, documents, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Business Admin certificate or diploma
  • Experience in an Office Environment
  • OR -- Combined experience and training equivalent.
  • Familiarity with Sage Software a benefit.
  • A background in workplace safety and health systems is a benefit.

Skills:

  • Client Focussed.
  • Reliable and Resourceful
  • Committed to Safety
  • Committed to Professional Development and Personal Growth
  • Good Communication -- Diplomacy and Emotional Intelligence.
  • Understand financial transactions and standard operating procedures.
  • Computer skills – email, excel, zoom, website management, PPT.
  • Organized and Task-Oriented.
  • Contribute to a Positive Work Environment!                                                                                                                                                                 

Applicants email a cover letter and resume to sheila@yukonsafety.com. 

Closing July 1, 2022

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Begin the career-long process of becoming a safety professional. 

 

For program details and to register visit NCSO/NHSA or if you prefer contact NSNY at 633-6673. 

The basics:

  • The project timeline is January 2022 to December 31, 2022 -- seats are limited so register now! 
  • Qualifying applicants receive an 80% rebate on the tuition costs, based on receipts produced, for courses taken towards either an NCSO™ or NHSA™ designation in 2022. 
  • To qualify for a rebate the NCSO or NHSA Certification must be achieved before Dec.  31, 2022. 

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CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION (COR®

COR® is an occupational safety and health accreditation program that verifies a fully implemented safety and health management system which meets national standards. The objectives of COR® are to provide industry employers with effective tools to develop, implement, assess, and promote continual improvement of their safety and health management system to prevent or mitigate incidents and injuries as well as their associated human and financial costs.

COR® is nationally registered, trademarked, and endorsed by the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA) and is delivered through member associations that have a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to serve as the Authority Having Jurisdiction to grant COR® in their respective province/territory.

COR® Certification is a tender/contract requirement on the Government of Yukon projects involving construction activities. Please click here to connect with the YG website and further details.  

What contracts typically require COR®?

  • All Class “A” hazard construction activities as described in Schedule 1 of Part 18 – Minimum First Aid Requirements.

  • Construction activities identified in Section 1 of Yukon’s Occupational Health and Safety Act, including:

    • alteration; erection; repair; dismantling; demolition; structural maintenance; painting; land clearing; earth moving; grading; excavating; trenching; digging; boring; drilling; blasting; concreting; and the installation of any machinery.

    • COR® Certification is a requirement for other companies such as Yukon Energy. Please click here to connect with Yukon Energy’s website and further details. 

    • The City of Whitehorse Indemnified Contractors List: The City of Whitehorse has an opportunity for COR/SECOR companies to apply to be on the City of Whitehorse Indemnified contractors list for the next two years. If you have any questions about registration please contact Lynda Harlow at 867-668-8641 or at procurement@whitehorse.ca.     


The Yukon government continues assessing the COR® requirement to address government and industry needs and to ensure Yukon continues to reap the benefits of a reduction of accidents and injuries as the public and private sector increase adopting safety practices. If a contract is subject to this requirement, it will be noted on the tender documents and must be maintained throughout life of the contract.     

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The Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA)

Working together for health & safety across Canadian construction job sites -- The Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA) works as an umbrella organization for member provincial and territorial construction safety associations. https://cfcsa.ca/

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Workers’ Safety and Compensation Board 

HAZARD ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS: On September 4, 2021, enhancements to the hazard assessment regulations in Part 1 - General come into effect (one year following their approval by the Yukon government) strengthening the regulation and making it clearer in terms of the frequency of completing hazard assessments and the need for training.

Hazard Assessment and Control: a handbook for Yukon employers and workers: This guide outlines the basic process for hazard assessment and control, and includes templates and sample forms. Employers should customize the process and the forms for their business: hazard assessments must reflect the specific needs of the operation. Download a copy or for more information visit YSCB

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PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE: YWCHSB has partnered with the University of Fredericton (UFred) to offer psychological health and safety in the workplace programs to Yukoners at a 70 % reduction from regular tuition.

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The CHOICES Program

Choices is a rebate program through YWCHSB that rewards companies for training employees. Rebates range from 4% to 10% of your WCB assessment, up to $25,000.00 per year. COR and SECOR, and OCOP businesses automatically qualify for a 10% rebate. For more information about CHOICES please CLICK CHOICES  

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