Health and Safety Learning and Development Officer (3 year term) [Ottawa]


Health and Safety Learning and Development Officer (3
year term)



Job Title:


Health and Safety Learning and Development Officer (3
year term)




National Gallery of Canada


Language Required:


English CCC/French CCC (reading, writing, oral)




Ottawa, National Capital Region, Ontario


Application Deadline:




Date Posted:




Web Link to Institution:


Working Hours:


Full-time (37.5 hours per week)


Job Description:


Job Summary

The incumbent will be accountable for the development, maintenance and assessment of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) learning, development and training curriculum for the National Gallery of Canada. The Learning and Development Officer will develop, manage and maintain the OHS training strategy that meets the needs of the NGC and that is aligned with legislative requirements. The Learning and Development Officer is required to:
• Identify current and future learning and developmental needs through various methods including consultation with line managers; ·
• Work with subject matter experts, technical writers, eCourse developers, educators and instructors to tailor learning and development programs, as required, to meet federal jurisdiction work site;
• Deliver a variety of learning, development and training programs, as required;
• Maintain records ofOHS learning, development and training received by employees; and Manage the integration of the Hazard Prevention Program with the OHS training program and identify training requirements arising from the critical task inventory, and assist in developing and documenting safe work procedures. Resolve any specific problems and tailor HPP and training programs as required under a federal jurisdiction work environment.


Knowledge & experience:
• Post-secondary certificate related to workplace Health and Safety or equivalent training and work experience;
• 7+ years of directly-related OHS (operations or learning development experience);
• In-depth knowledge of administrative theories and principles pertinent to Occupational Health and Safety to establish a complete framework;
• Expert analytical, communications and writing skills to conceptualize, plan, develop and manage the HPP and OHS Training programs;
• In-depth knowledge of Part II of the Canada Labour Code and its regulations;
• In-depth knowledge of health and safety principles, theories and current practices;
• Thorough knowledge of the learning principles and assessment methodologies;
• Thorough knowledge of Treasury Board Secretariat's safety and health standards and guidelines {Through the National Joint Council);
• Knowledge of the Canadian Safety Association (CSA) (e.g. PPE, elevating platforms, other standards and guidelines);
• Knowledge of the Labour and Workplace Safety Insurance Board requirements (accident reporting).

• Strong ability to interpret legislative requirements and integrate them into a training methodology to maximize employee learning and increase employer due diligence;
• Ability to plan, organize, and control a training or hazard prevention program or project from inception to completion;
• Ability to conceptualize, develop and deliver bilingual training sessions;
• Ability to interpret standards, codes, Acts and regulations, and determine applicability within Gallery Operations;
• Ability to plan, organize and manage occupational safety and health programs;
• Ability to develop a Hazard Prevention Program and a complete OHS Training program;
• Ability to work with relevant computer software (including word processing, email, spreadsheets)

Condition of Employment

Must meet the bilingual requirement to be invited to the interview process.
Reliability Status - this factor is not used at the pre-selection stage.

Additional Information

• A variety of assessment tools may be used to assess candidates;
• The National Gallery of Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily in their application if they are a woman, an Indigenous persons, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
• The Gallery is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environment. Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation are available upon request;
• Candidates are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language