Health & Safety/Human Resources Coordinator

Platinum Recruiting inc.


For over 75 years our client has designed and manufactured highly specialized trailers for a variety of industries including mining, construction, super hauling, oil and gas, and forestry. They have built their reputation on innovation and quality, offering market-leading models, and consistently launching industry leading designs that most competition cannot match.

We have the privilege and are currently recruiting a Health & Safety/Human Resources Coordinator for their dynamic team!

We are seeking a self-motivated and driven Health & Safety/HR professional who excels as a team player, strives to improve company processes, and is passionate about the employee experience. The H&S/HR Coordinator directly supports our clients’ manufacturing operations in all HR-related segments, including recruitment, onboarding/offboarding, training & development, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement, reporting, health & safety, and HR Information Systems related activities.

Our client is also offering a $1,000 signing bonus to the successful incumbent:

  • $700 paid upon completion of probationary period; and
  • $300 paid upon 150 days worked afterwards.


Health and Safety:

  • Responsible for the COR/OSSE program and annual audit
  • Responsible for the training requirements for all job functions, tracking records
  • Responsible for monthly site inspections and timely corrective actions
  • Chair monthly H&S committee meetings
  • Chair monthly and weekly Toolbox talk program covering H&S topics
  • Management of WorkSafe BC claims management, appeals and return-to-work
  • Conduct continuous educational sessions on health and safety
  • Conduct hazard assessments and daily site inspection
  • Champion all health and safety policies and procedures
  • Oversee and upkeep of Safety Opportunity log
  • Weekly updates of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

Human Resources:

  • Responsible for full cycle recruitment, including job postings, sourcing candidates, conducting interviews and reference checks, setting up pre-employment testing and orientations.
  • Responsible for new hire onboarding program, including employee orientation and training
  • Acting as liaison for union matters
  • Tracking of various staff allowances and Service Awards Program
  • Responsible for monitoring employee vacation and attendance
  • Oversight of payroll and benefits programs
  • Manage the leave management files (MLOA, LTD, WorkSafe BC, ICBC, bereavement, maternity etc.), including the gradual return to work of employees
  • Monitor and ensure company compliance with changing employment laws
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with company policies
  • Administrative duties including but not limited to maintaining database dates and files, attending meetings, and taking minutes, update templates, updating organizational charts and employee database systems


Education and/or Experience

  • Post-secondary education in health & safety, HR, or a related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Health & Safety and/or HR (preferably in a unionized environment)
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Mediation and conflict management/resolution experience is preferred
  • High level of integrity with the ability to handle employee issues in a professional and confidential manner
  • Sound understanding of Employment Standards and Human Rights legislation and knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety standards are preferred
  • Proactive and adaptable to changing work environments and priorities
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multitask and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment

How to Apply

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then please send your resume to