Regional Representative – Health and Safety – Vancouver

$104,256 - $117,344 + eligibility to car allowance
Employment type: 
Term up to one year
Closing Date: 
Wed, 30 Jun 2021 15:30 EDT
English requirements: 
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
Competition Number: 


Regional Offices Branch


Band 12
Purpose of position: 
Note: Employee will be eligible for car allowance Under the general supervision of the Regional Coordinator and as part of a regional team that includes other regional office staff, the Regional Council and regional union bodies such as Area Councils, the Regional Representative/Health and Safety builds the union and fosters membership solidarity by delivering union programs and services in the region. The Regional Representative/Health and Safety is responsible for co-ordinating the PSAC Health and Safety Program in the Region by providing training, advice and guidance to the membership
Qualifications Education/Experience: • Significant experience in health and safety and the labour and/or social justice movement, or combination of equivalent education and experience. Knowledge: • Must possess significant knowledge of related provincial workers compensation legislation and Canada Labour Code Part II; • Knowledge of union and social issues; • Knowledge of the political and operational structure of the PSAC; • Familiarity with basic computer technology. Abilities: • Ability to analyze, apply, explain, and interpret collective agreements, employment legislation, and employer policies and directives; • Ability to inspire, motivate, and organize groups to achieve collective goals and objectives; • Ability to develop union education materials and facilitate union education courses; • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English with workers in a variety of occupations and backgrounds; • Ability to create and bring strategic plans to fruition; • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, teamwork and leadership are required under circumstances that are often stressful and politically sensitive. Personal suitability: • Demonstrated commitment to union principles and social justice; • Good judgment and high degree of self-motivation and initiative is expected. A detailed job description is available at:

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.