Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Supervisor, Workplace Health, Safety & Wellness

    Posted Date 7 days ago(5/18/2018 9:33 AM)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Regular Full-time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Human Resources
    Career Level
    Post End Date
    5/28/2018 11:59 PM
    CAD $88,093.00/Yr.
    CAD $110,115.00/Yr.
  • About Us

    The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.


    The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



    To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


    Job Description

    Supervisor, Workplace Health, Safety & Wellness

    Corporate Services - Human Resources 


    Are you a leader who strives to coach, develop and support a high performing team of professionals?  


    Do you pride yourself on building and nurturing strong stakeholder relationships?


    Are you focused on results and thrive in an environment where collaboration, decision making, change management and teambuilding are celebrated?  


    If yes, this role may be for you!

    The Role…..

    Reporting to the Manager, Workplace Health, Safety & Wellness, we are fostering a culture of health, safety and wellness though the development, implementation, and evaluation of quality programs and practices, within a comprehensive health and safety management system. This includes leading a team of health, safety and wellness professionals to ensure the Region meets or exceeds all applicable occupational health and safety legislative & and regulatory compliance, as well as, mitigation of risks, including the integration of psychological health and safety into our approach.




    • Foster the development and maintenance of a strong workplace safety culture and Internal Responsibility System
    • Develop, implement and maintain a sustainable comprehensive safety management system that integrates: leadership and commitment; hazard identification and risk assessment; risk management and control; evaluation and corrective action; strategic review and continual improvement.
    • Collect, manage and analyze relevant program data to enable reporting on program progress (e.g. through annual workplace health and safety program report and contributions to the Human Resource report/scorecard.) Prepare and present program updates to senior leadership including our Executive Leadership Team.
    • Provide leadership, coaching, and support for front-line staff in the delivery of Health, Safety and Wellness services to their client groups.
    • Promote a service-oriented culture within the section. Also promote teamwork integration between section staff and other Region of Peel parties involved in the day to day operations. 
    • Handle issues escalated from reporting staff and approve major transactions.
    • Conduct performance appraisals for immediate reports and handles performance issues and makes staffing decisions for immediate reports.
    • Ensure staff development and training are current and in keeping with changing policies, practices and legislation.
    • As a member of the Workplace Health, Safety & Wellness sectional leadership team, contribute to the leadership of the section including development and implementation of sectional policies, business plans and processes, values, budgets and staffing levels.
    • Provide advice and guidance in the areas of workplace health, safety and wellness (e.g. development of relevant client workforce strategies, work accommodations, injury and absence  trends and management strategies.)
    • Represent the Region in Ministry of Labour inspections and compliance issues. Where appropriate represent the Region with Regulatory Agencies (Ministry of Labour, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and the Ontario Human Rights Commission). Represent the employer’s interest during appeals at both WSIB and WISIAT hearings.
    • Ensure compliance with appropriate legislation such as the Occupational Health and Safety ActWorkplace Safety and Insurance Actand the Human Rights Code. Work with internal and external professionals as necessary to achieve this goal.
    • Prepare and maintain sectional budget, aligning resources to achieve divisional and sectional objectives as determined through the business planning process.
    • Ensure health and safety programs and services assist Peel to attract, hire, develop and retain quality staff.
    • Integrate psychological health and safety concepts into leadership approaches, business practices, and program offerings.
    • Research, analyze and make recommendations on the current state and best practices related to workplace health, safety and wellness. In collaboration with departments and divisions, reporting staff and other HR sections, identify needs and prioritize areas for attention whether corporate wide or specific targeted areas.
    • Develop and manage corporate contracts, vendor relationship, and monitoring service quality.




    • University degree in Occupational Health and Safety, or related degree or Program.
    • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation
    • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant Occupational, Health & Safety experience.
    • At least 3 years of supervisory/leadership experience demonstrating strong leadership skills.
    • Knowledge of relevant employment legislation (Occupational Health and Safety ActOntario Labour Relations Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code), the arbitration process, CSA Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
    • Extensive written and verbal communication skills including one to one, group setting, and corporate wide, for the purposes of education, reporting, problem analysis and solution implementation.
    • Proficient collaboration, negotiation, facilitation, consulting and partnership building skills.
    • Highly developed analytical skills, including data analysis and reporting skills.
    • Exercises sound judgement and make decisions within scope of position.
    • Project management and process improvement skills
    • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Programs.  Experience working with Parklane System would be an asset.


    Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

    Hours of Work: 35 hours/week – Monday through Friday


    If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online.


    Additional Information

    At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


    Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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