Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) maintains and operates the Angus L. Macdonald and A. Murray MacKay Bridges that span Halifax harbour.
With annual traffic volume in excess of 32 million crossings million HHB’s mission is to provide safe, efficient and reliable cross-harbour transportation infrastructure in a cost effective manner. HHB employees take pride in the bridges, and are motivated, results-driven individuals who enjoy challenges and are committed to continuous learning. At HHB it’s safety above all; safety of our employees, safety of our bridges and safety of the traveling public. That is why we believe this is a fundamental focus and a shared responsibility of everyone that works with us.
The Safety Summer Student will act as administrative support to the Safety Manager to effectively coordinate tasks to enhance Halifax Harbour Bridge’s (HHB) Safety program, and the overall safety culture at HHB. Following HHB safety policies, procedures, standards, Safe Work Practices, and reporting requirements. Maintaining positive working relationships with coworkers and contractors. This position will help to review and develop safety policies and procedures, support the Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee (JOHSC) work, and assist in solving safety issues, coordinating audits and inspections, tracking corrective actions and incident data, reviewing safety documents, and performing other safety–related duties as assigned.
The Safety Summer Student is Student/Temporary employee; an employee who is employed with the understanding that their term of employment will be temporary and terminated on a specific date or upon completion of a specific assignment on a full-time basis. Student employees do not accumulate service time and are not eligible for company benefits; with the following primary responsibilities being in Health & Safety Support (80%), Safety Projects (15 %) and Continuous Improvement (5%)
Must pass a pre-employment identity and criminal background check. The hours for this position are 8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. (35 hours a week) Monday to Friday but may occasionally require extended hours (weekend and/or evening).
This position requires the incumbent to work in both an office environment at HHB with minimal physical effort demands; and at times on or under bridge decks, and outdoors in the environments of the bridge approaches and properties. Due to the nature of this position, mental stress varies as this position is required to respond to emergency situations, troubleshoot issues, and deal with investigative issues and matters that can be highly complex and time sensitive. Sensory attention is required for a large and significant amount of reading, processing detailed investigative documents, tracking and developing database and statistical data, developing reports and observing and listening.
Employment Equity Statement:
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve. At Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB), we welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women or Persons in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of these equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.
The collection of self-identification data is a central piece of HHB commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). This data provides information on the diversity of the population applying for employment with us. This information increases HHB's capacity to monitor our progression on increasing EDI in our recruitment.
Interested candidates are invited to submit your resume as well as completing all pre-screening questions by 4:00 pm Friday, April 27th, 2021 through our on-line posting to: https://bit.ly/32eiB1P; www.indeed.ca (What: Safety Summer Student ; Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia).
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