Health & Safety Officer

Req ID #:  5123

At the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, our people come first. We are proud to make a real difference by contributing to a sustainable and efficient transportation of goods. Applying to join our dynamic team will make you an ambassador for a seaway that is essential to everyone’s daily life. Discover a workplace that promotes safety, diversity and innovation.


We’re looking for an experienced professional with in enhancing safety in a federally regulated workplace, wishing to expand their knowledge and to achieve strategic goals.


Location:           Quebec: St. Lambert or Brossard

                           Ontario: St. Catharines or Cornwall

Assignment:     Temporary (approximately 11 months)

Hours of work:  37.5 per week
Annual salary:  $
106 275 - $117 975


Your role

Contribute to the team’s success by overseeing the design, implementation and follow-up of prevention programs. If playing an advisory role to management teams, therefore ensuring a safe and accident-free workplace is one of your strengths, your place could be with us.


Our advantages

  • Competitive compensation, defined-benefit pension plan and group insurance.
  • Performance bonus
  • Generous paid time off to promote work-life balance.
  • Employee and family assistance program.
  • Hybrid work program to have the best of both worlds.
  • Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week, with flextime.
  • Professional development, wellness program and other benefits!

Your responsibilities

  • Manage safety programs, special projects and awareness campaigns in accordance with SLSMC policies, relevant legislation, and other applicable standards and regulations.
  • Participate in joint safety committees and provide an advisory role.
  • Work in collaboration with all levels of management to build and maintain a strong safety culture.
  • Develop and update safety procedures in accordance with legislative amendments, and ensure their application.
  • Analyze and review forms related to maintenance, safety inspection and accident investigation, and provide recommendations.
  • Take part in workplace inspections and accidents/incidents and near-misses investigations, identify necessary corrective measures and follow up on recommendations.
  • Design plan and deliver training programs and information sessions on prevention. Create and provide relevant working tools to customers.


Your profile

  • University degree or college diploma in Health and Safety or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in occupational health and safety in a unionized, industrial environment.
  • Sound knowledge of applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations, and relevant SLSMC procedures, rules and standards.
  • Sound knowledge of safety standards applicable to an industrial environment, such as WHMIS, lockout procedures and risk assessments.
  • Priority management and organizational skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Championing customer needs.
  • Fluent in French and English, verbal and written, in order to communicate with teams located in Quebec and Ontario.
  • Valid Class G (ON) or Class 5 (QC) driver’s licence and insurable driving record.
  • Eligibility for Marine Transportation Security Clearance.


The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation is committed to diversity by encouraging an inclusive and equitable recruitment and work environment. We welcome everyone, including candidates who identify as a member of one or more of the following groups:  women, Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.
We would love to connect with you about this opportunity.




Please note that only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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