Temporary, full-time position (approximately 18 months)
Are you a champion of best practices in fleet safety, committed to keeping on top of regulations and technologicalchanges in the field? If so, here’s an opportunity to make fleet safety an integral part of Region of Waterloo operations.
As Coordinator, Fleet Safety, you will provide invaluable support to the Senior Fleet Safety Advisor in designing,piloting and implementing the corporate fleet safety management system (SMS), to ensure compliance with fleet safety best practices, policies, procedures, and legislation. An important part of your role will be to research and develop training, documentationpractices, and procedures to integrate fleet safety into client operations and corporate processes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
To assume the role ofCoordinator, Fleet Safety, you will have the following profile:
- Knowledge of practices relating to fleet safety, vehicle and equipment operation, including commercial motor vehicles; and detection and corrective techniques associated with hazards and unsafe conditions,normally acquired through a college diploma/university degree in a related field (e.g., Engineering) plus related experience (or equivalent combination of experience and education).
- Knowledge of a diverse range of vehicles and equipment used for varied client/Regional operations.
- Knowledge of, and ability to comply with, policies, procedures, legislation/regulations, codes, and standards (e.g., Highway Traffic Act, Transport Canada, National Safety Code, Occupational Health &Safety Act, CSA standards and practices) pertinent to industrial workplaces and construction projects.
- Ability to keep current on regulations and technological changes.
- Analytical, research, and problem-solving skills to analyze, interpret, and apply fleet safety principles to vehicles and equipment throughout the Region; conduct research; and participate in fleet trainingand SMS program development.
- Communication and human relations skills to provide guidance, assistance, and advice to all levels of staff; explain processes and procedures; persuade stakeholders to comply with policies and procedures;and participate as an effective team member.
- Ability to read and interpret fleet safety legislation, standards, and practices; and understand and translate technical information into plain language.
- Ability to write/draft procedures, instructions, recommendations, reports, and related correspondence.
- Computer skills, with the ability to use software such as Microsoft Office and fleet safety programs.
- Ability to travel within Waterloo Region.
- Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.
Where people matter and ideas grow
Serving a diverse population of over 560,000, the Region of Waterloo is a growing community where people matter andideas grow. Our mission is to serve, engage and inspire – residents, businesses and staff alike. This means delivering quality services while creating a positive, inclusive workplace where our employees are valued and respected for their talents and contributionsto our success.
In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, includingfitness facilities and family-focused benefits.
Please visit our website, at www.regionofwaterloo.ca,for a detailed description of this Fleet Safety Coordinator position (competition number 2019-2214), and to apply online before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, December 15, 2019.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be correspondingonly with those selected for an interview. We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.
- Offered SalaryN/A
- Career LevelOthers
- ExperienceLess than 2 years
- SECTORMunicipal Government
- Application Closing Time15.12.2019 23:59