Safety Resource


Date Posted: October 25, 2020

Job Location: High Prairie

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 1 Railroad, P O Box 1320, High Prairie, Alberta, Canada T0G 1E0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company and listed on the TSX. Recognized for
the seventh time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one
of Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates for 2020, we are a
growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team.
We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive
salary, excellent benefits pension plan and relocation package.

West Fraser’s High Prairie Forest Products division has an
opportunity for a:


This position is responsible for the administration and progress
of the safety program at our High Prairie location. Reporting to
the General Manager, as the Safety Resource, you will be a resource
for the all employees and the management team regarding safety
initiatives, programs and reporting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management, monitoring and development of the Divisional Safety
  • Development and maintenance of company safety systems,
    procedures and policies
  • Ensuring our safety systems comply with all regulatory
  • Supporting the Incident Investigation process
  • Administering and co-chairing our Joint Health and Safety
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies in a professional manner
  • Collaborating to manage safety claims
  • Participating in internal and external safety audits

 Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of or a willingness to learn Occupational Health
    & Safety (OH&S) regulations
  • High Hazard Awareness /Low Risk Tolerance
  • Knowledge and/ or a willingness to learn West Fraser Corporate
    Safety Policies
  • Able to thrive in a continually improving environment
  • Have demonstrated administrative skills
  • Knowledgeable and/ or a willingness to learn management of
    worker claims

 Core strengths:

  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in a group as a team player

Considered a strong asset:

  • Post-secondary Occupational Health & Safety
  • Industrial supervision experience
  • Internal and external safety audit experience

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your
cover letter and resume at click “apply
now” in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and other career
opportunities, visit our website at

We thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected
for an interview will be contacted.

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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