go2HR is BC ‘s tourism and hospitality human resource and health and safety association.
Our purpose is to drive strong workforces and safe workplaces that deliver world-class tourism and hospitality experiences in BC.
Our mission is to empower employers to have a strong human resource and health & safety culture that supports strong business performance.
BC’s tourism industry is a vibrant, $20 billion industry that is one of the major drivers of the provincial economy. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted tourism businesses. There has never been a greater need for support related to health and safety in the workplace. The services offered by go2HR play an important role in helping the tourism industry address workplace health & safety concerns. To meet the high demand for these services, and in line with our strategic priorities, we need to add another talented, experienced Health & Safety professional to our team.
Reporting to the Director, Industry Health & Safety, the Industry Health & Safety Specialist provides occupational health and safety (OHS) support and resources for tourism & hospitality employers across the province. This role requires a balance of strong technical OHS skills combined with excellent interpersonal, communication, and stakeholder engagement skills.
If you are an experienced OHS professional (preferably within the tourism industry) who enjoys working directly with stakeholders and a highly engaged, professional OHS team, this may be the opportunity for you!
As the Industry Health & Safety Specialist, you will be involved in a range of activities, including:
Requirements for this role include:
The go2HR team is current working remotely. This can be a home-based position (based on location). However, travel to the go2HR office (downtown Vancouver) and around the province will be required (as COVID-19 orders and restrictions permit). Preference will be given to candidates who are located within the Lower Mainland, Sea to Sky Corridor, Fraser Valley or Vancouver Island.
go2HR is an inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. We offer attractive compensation, benefits and ongoing professional development.
If you are keen to work with a highly collaborative professional team in a sector that exists in almost every community in the province; to travel to parts of our beautiful province that you may not have been to before; and above all else to help build safe workplaces in our industry, please send your resume and cover letter (please mention IHS Specialist in the Subject line) to firstname.lastname@example.orgAPPLY NOW! • INDUSTRY HEALTH & SAFETY SPECIALIST • go2HR
Post Date: May 7, 2021
910-850 West Hastings Street
go2HR is BC's tourism human resource association, responsible for playing a lead role in executing the BC Tourism Human Resources Strategy. Established in 1979, go2HR helps employers with their HR needs in areas such as occupational health & safety, customer service training, recruitment, retention and labour shortages, employment-related policy and legislation, and labour market research. go2HR also promotes jobs and careers in tourism, hosts the BC tourism job board and helps businesses provide remarkable customer experiences through its signature SuperHost suite of training. For more information, visit www.go2hr.ca.