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Occupational Health and Safety Manager - 27061

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 16, 2021
Posting End Date: Nov 26, 2021


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
Reporting to the Manager, Occupational Health and Safety -IFS, this role will be responsible for providing investigative support for all Health and Safety matters related to In-Flight Service (IFS). This role will also support and ensure compliance with the IFS Occupational Health & Safety Programs. The incumbent will serve as the Air Canada representative for Occupational Health & Safety issues with Transport Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). In addition, act as the management representative of the local Workplace Committee.
Key Function & Accountabilities: 
  • Ensure timely investigation of all Health and Safety incidents for IFS cabin crew.
  • Management representative at all H&S meetings 
  • Investigate and assists in the response to all Transport Canada complaints, Directions and AVCs (Assurance of Voluntary Compliance) 
  • Company representative or liaison for all work refusals with Transport Canada and/or ESDC-Labour 
  • Investigate and ensure corrective action is taken for any Transport Canada safety finding assessed to the crew base. 
  • Review all injury reports & ensure investigation complete where applicable. 
  • Ensure compliance with health & safety audits and regulatory requirements. 
  • Support all H&S programs at the local base and make recommendations for change as needed. 
  • Follow-up with individual employees on health & safety related issues. 
  • Timely response to cabin crew queries 
  • Other IFS management duties as required. 
  • Ensures 24/7 coverage and management of Safety Event Notifications on a rotational schedule within the branch. 
  • Risk SME for the crew base regarding the frequency of injuries, related trends and providing recommendations to crew base when appropriate. 
  • Support the IFS Safety yearly communication plan as delegated. 


Experience & Business Knowledge: 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the CLC Part II, AOHS and COHS Regulations, Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) 
  • Post-secondary education in Occupational Health & Safety an asset 
  • Previous experience as a Flight Attendant or In-Charge 
  • Previous In-Flight Operational experience 
  • Demonstrated skills as a team leader 
  • Decisive & accountable leader 
  • Articulate & convincing negotiator
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibly of the candidates applying for this position.
  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required as of October 31st 2021
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.