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Occupational Health & Safety Advisor (Outlook, Retail)

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The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 190 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services. Riverbend Co-op invites applications for the position of Occupational Health & Safety Advisor.

Riverbend Co-op is a dynamic retail Co-operative serving multiple commodities in 9 communities.   Ranked as the 94th largest company in Saskatchewan we serve the Central Saskatchewan communities of Beechy, Davidson, Kenaston, Outlook, Hanley, Broderick, Tullis, Strongfield and Wiseton.  We are close to world class recreation with Lake Diefenbaker and are near city amenities.  Riverbend Co-op is a family-oriented employer that provides competitive wages, a superior benefits package and one of the best pension plans available.  Riverbend Co-op is a well-established and stable business with more than 85 years of history in our community.

The successful candidate will provide leadership and guidance on Health and Safety issues to help ensure the safety of Team Members inside our multiple workplaces and for promoting a culture of safety within Riverbend Co-op.

Reporting to the Human Resource Manager, the responsibilities for this position include the following:
• Responsible for monitoring adherence to Riverbend Co-op safety requirements
• Develop, monitor, and update safety management systems, programs & policies
• Develop initiatives to reduce workplace injuries;
• Conduct workplace audits, inspections, and incident investigations;
• Determine training needs and providing safety training;
• Create return to work programs for injured and ill employees;
• Work closely with WCB, and administering WCB claims
• Other Duties as assigned

The successful candidate will need to have:

The ability to work effectively with customers and fellow Riverbend Co-op Team Members.
• Obtain a Certification or a Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety
• Must be skilled in Resourcefulness, situational adaptability and be able to successfully cultivate Innovation.

Riverbend Co-op offers a competitive salary, ongoing personal and professional development, and the opportunity to work with a strong community owned company.

Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before January 21, 2019 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
Box 1050, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3M9
401 – 22nd Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0H2
Email: stn.hr@fcl.crs
Fax: (306) 244-3462

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