Title: Director of Prevention Location: Regina or Saskatoon Office Permanent Appointment
We are the provincial agency that delivers workplace insurance to Saskatchewan employers and benefits to Saskatchewan workers when they are hurt at work. Our legislation, The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 , describes the workplaces that we cover and the benefits we provide.
We are a monopoly. This means that the employers in industries that are mandated by our Act must insure through us. Employers in industries excluded by our Act may apply for coverage. It also means that workers injured in an industry mandated by our Act can claim benefits from us.
This position reports to the VP of Prevention and Employer Services and is accountable to advance the vision of Prevention and WorkSafe through leading the overall operations of the Prevention area. Provides leadership in the development and delivery of injury prevention strategies, programs and services that enhance customer experience and align with the WCB’s strategic and operational business strategies.
Leads the Prevention management team who are responsible for the development and delivery of operational plans for awareness, education, training, and partnerships that advance injury prevention in the province. Leads the WorkSafe Working Committee and related activities, develops and enhances strategic partnership opportunities, is responsible for the WorkSafe marketing campaigns and plays the critical role of engaging stakeholders in the development of strategies and stakeholder working groups to effectively address industry-specific safety issues.
As a preferred candidate, you will have a University degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or other related discipline. As well as, a minimum of five years of progressive experience in a leadership role including at least four years successful experience in a similar role focusing on prevention and safety. Certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional would be considered an asset. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
You must have a valid Class 5 driver’s license as travel is required.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is received through the online application system prior to close. Each application must include a cover letter explaining how each qualification is met and an updated resume.
The Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Members of designated groups (women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to apply.
Application deadline: September 25, 2022
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