We are hiring!August 21, 2015
Workers of Tomorrow Safety Centre Inc./SAFE Workers of Tomorrow is seeking to establish an eligibility list for Occupational Safety Presenters, for entry level positions which are expected to become available in the fall of 2015.
A non-profit registered charity, SAFE Workers of Tomorrow (SWOT) provides workplace safety presentations to young and vulnerable workers throughout Manitoba. Our goal is the reduction of workplace injury and fatality among our participant groups through general awareness, education and empowerment.
Under the supervision of the Executive Director or designate, the Occupational Safety Presenter’s main duties include:
Delivering workplace safety educational presentations and workshops to participating groups throughout Manitoba;
Assisting in the promotion of SAFE Workers of Tomorrow by participating in career fairs, conferences and other commmunity activities; and,
Undertaking research and resource development in support of the educational presentations.
A successful candidate should possess:
Proven ability to effectively engage with youth and/or other vulnerable worker groups;
An understanding and commitment to the importance of workplace safety & health education for vulnerable worker groups;
Excellent oral communication skills and group presentation skills;
Competency with basic computer tasks (e-mail, internet, using ‘powerpoint’ and video players, making ‘word’ documents);
A high level of comfort in managing their own schedule and work materials to get their assigned work done;
The ability to solve problems ‘on the fly’, and work effectively with other staff and partner organizations to help meet the day to day objectives of SWOT; and,
Education and/or experience relevant to giving educational presentations.
The ability to travel throughout Manitoba regularly, a valid drivers license and a car (or reliable access to a car), and occasional evening or weekend work are all required for this job. Second language skills and/or intercultural experience are considered an asset. Employment with SWOT is subject to a criminal record and child abuse registry check.
Please forward a letter of application highlighting your relevant skills, along with your resume, no later than 4:00 pm, Friday, August 28, 2015 to the attention of:
Peter Reimer, Executive Director
884 Portage Avenue
or e-mail to peter(at)workersoftomorrow(dot)com
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.