Grand Villa Casino Burnaby

4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby, BC

Health and Safety Specialist

Part Time / Full Time

Health and Safety Specialist

Burnaby, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 1 month ago

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Job Description

Job Type: Full-Time

The Gateway to Your Future
Reporting to the Regional Human Resources Manager, the Health and Safety Advisor position leads and oversees the claims management and health and safety programs and systems in accordance with recognized best practices and applicable legislation.

This position leads and oversees the claims management and health and safety programs and systems in accordance with recognized best practices and applicable legislation. The role is responsible for the promotion and assurance of safe work practices and the maintenance / implementation of programs, systems, tools and resources for injury prevention and claims management at operations.

The individual provides consultative services in all areas of Health and Safety (H&S) and builds programs, systems, tools and resources for implementation. The individual also oversees and participates in all aspects of Health & Safety programs including injury prevention initiatives, claims management activities, regular inspections, safety meetings, investigations and safety events.

We Provide
  • Full benefits package for full-time employees
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Exciting, supportive and fun work environment
  • Family and friends discounts on travel, tech, food, beverage, and fitness
  • Development and training opportunities

Key Responsibilities:

Claims Management
  • Oversees the management of work-related claims and supports the on-site management teams at each location in the management of claims.
  • Develops and provides training on tools and resources for claims management.
  • Measures the effectiveness of claims management efforts and recommends opportunities for improvement.
  • Reviews trends for injury claims and identifies opportunities for improved claims management processes.
  • Ensures that appropriate stay-at-work and return-to-work initiatives are in place across the company.
  • Works with site Human Resources and management teams, employees, doctors, unions and service providers to facilitate stay-at-work and return-to-work efforts and employee accommodations.
  • Establishes and manages the relationship with 3rd party services to support stay-at-work and return-to-work efforts.
  • Oversees all injury claims appeals, compliance orders, penalties, assessments and similar items with Health & Safety regulatory bodies.
  • Makes presentations and recommendations to management on claims and claims management results.
  • Takes on additional responsibilities as required.

Health & Safety (H&S) Programs

  • Researches health and safety issues by reviewing relevant legislation, internal data, external sources and networking with other safety professionals.
  • Identifies the need for, researches and writes recommendations for, and implements changes to site H&S programs, policies and procedures.
  • Plans and implements H&S training for employees.
  • Ensures H&S policy and program compliance with regulatory requirements and well as compliance with company expectations at site operations.
  • Assists in the development, evaluation and upgrading of safety programs.
  • Ensures completion of hazard assessments and root cause analysis investigations with completion of corrective measures.
  • Reviews existing H&S program and procedures and updates to ensure a safe work environment for employees, contractors, and visitors to all facilities. In consultation with corporate, develops and aligns policies and priorities with site focused health and safety strategies.
  • Works cooperatively with site Human Resources and management teams for the appropriate implementation and improvement of H&S initiatives.
  • Oversees and facilitates responses to all compliance orders, penalties, assessments and similar items with H&S regulatory bodies.
  • Provides advice and resources to the H&S committees and supports the operation of H&S committees.
  • Represents the company on H&S matters with external groups and associations.
  • Oversees H&S audits and safety certification programs
  • Manages the H&S program including administration of the budget, maintenance of applicable documentation, establishment of performance measures and analysis of H&S program results and trends.
  • Makes presentations to management on H&S initiatives and results at site levels.
  • Takes on additional responsibilities as required.

What You Bring
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant field
  • At least 3 years of related work experience
  • H&S-related designation an asset (e.g. CRSP or CHSC)
  • Experience in analyzing, establishing and monitoring stay-at-work and return-to-work programs
  • Claims management experience
  • Experience in H&S with multi-site,
  • Experience in the application of H&S programs in gaming, Food and Beverage and/or hospitality operations
  • Knowledge of all applicable H&S and human rights legislation such as the Workers’ Compensation Act and Regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work productively with employees, managers, contractors and support groups
  • Experience in developing and delivering H&S training programs
  • Understanding of union environments and collective agreements and how they relate to health and safety programs, disability claims management, return-to-work and accommodation initiatives

Why Work With Us?
Gateway celebrates and empowers our team members, who make it all possible. A career at Gateway means working with great people, being recognized for your unique contribution and career advancement opportunities across our 27 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs while working in a dynamic and fun environment. See for yourself what it?s like to be on a team that values your vision, skill and energy.

Get to Know Gateway
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (?Gateway?) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. Across its 27 gaming properties in British Columbia, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Gateway currently employs approximately 8,648 people and boasts approximately 448 table games (including 49 poker tables), 13,887 slots, 85 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. Gateway is the service provider for the Central, Southwest and North gaming Bundles in Ontario, which includes 11 properties in their portfolio. A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley's Club. In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at

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Gateway is a proud equal opportunity employer and dedicates itself to Respect, Integrity, Team-Work and Exceptional Customer Service. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free candidate experience and work environment. If you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.   


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About Grand Villa Casino Burnaby

At Grand Villa, experience not one but, two high-energy casino floors with the newest and most exciting slot machines and table games featuring a brand new Poker room.

For higher stakes or private gaming salons, visit our luxurious Cypress Room.

We offer 7 delectable dining and lounge choices. Plus, enjoy live entertainment and stay at our luxurious Delta Burnaby Hotel and Conference Centre. Visit the Villa, it’s the centre of all the action!