Length: Temporary Full-time (for approximately 18 months)
Department/Division: Human Resources & Citizen Service/Employee Relations
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Union: Management/Management Support
Wage: $33.26 - $41.58 per hour
Location: Administration Headquarters, 150 Frederick St., Kitchener
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description of Duties:
Supports 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. Researches and develops training, documentation practices, and procedures to integrate fleet safety into client operations and corporate processes.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
•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/ equipment throughout the Region; conduct research; and participate in fleet training and 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 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.
Please apply online, by the closing date Dec 15, 2019 quoting competition number 2019-2214, or drop off your resume to the Region of Waterloo, Information Desk located on the main floor at 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.
We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.
The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.
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150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3