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Corporate Safety Compliance Manager - 27381

Location: VANCOUVER, BC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 17, 2021
Posting End Date: Nov 28, 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, Safety Compliance, this position is responsible for the required safety compliance programs at the assigned stations with a specific focus on the review of existing and proposed ground handling and safety policies, procedures and actions, along with identifying threats, adverse trends, risks, hazards and best practices in order to ensure the continuous improvement of the SMS. 

Key Functions: 
  • Conduct quality and compliance observations for verification of ground safety activities and initiatives including employee safety performance monitoring, adherence to SOPs; vehicle, aircraft, and other equipment reviews.
  • Provide positive reinforcement and coaching to front-line employees and management 
  • Station expert for SIMS - provides Safety, Quality Assurance, Human Factors and SIMS training/coaching as required to support employees and management concerning safety and QA operations. 
  • Promote corporate standards for safety, security, health and safety. Foster and encourage a positive, proactive safety culture across their area of responsibility 
  • Supports the station(s) in the development of their safety objectives and priorities and aides the station in meeting their objectives through the continuous improvement activities and initiatives 
  • Provides reports and analysis of trends on safety performance to the Sr. leadership team for the station
  • Primary expert in managing safety files, compliance activities and ensuring all staff are properly trained and able to employ safety tools and resources.  
  • Collaborates with station management teams to identify, investigate and manage incidents, ensuring that all have prioritized corrective or preventative actions aimed at preventing the recurrence of similar events.  Oversees the assessment and investigations conducted by station management teams. 
  • Identify, investigate and manage incidents, ensuring that all have prioritized corrective or preventative actions aimed at preventing the recurrence of similar events in collaboration 
  • Acts as designated investigator of complex safety incidents/accidents where required and based on severity of event (Yellow, Orange, Red) 
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of corrective or preventive actions to address audit findings aimed at preventing the recurrence of similar events 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or the equivalent; equivalent & relevant professional experience may be considered.
  • Experience with Employee management
  • Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills with an aptitude for precision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, and without supervision.
  • Sound knowledge of Airport Ramp & Sales operation
  • Demonstrated planning & organizational skills
  • Sound decision making skills
  • Ability to establish work priorities and perform under deadline pressures
  • Experience with managing safety, health and safety committee
  • Understanding of Federal regulations (TC, COSH, CARS)
  • Knowledge of SOPs (Standard Operational Procedures) and IOSA standards an asset
  • Good computer skills
  • Experience in unionized environment
  • Understanding of risk assessment
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 responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required
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.