Safety/Environment Coordinator


Date Posted: November 03, 2023

Job Location: Hinton

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 99 West River Road, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1Y7

Job Description

West Fraser’s Hinton Woodlands division located in
Hinton; Alberta has an immediate opening for a highly
motivated professional for the following position:

Safety/Environment Coordinator

Reporting to the Woodlands Manager, the Safety/EMS Resource will
work as part of the woodlands team responsible for all aspects of
the implementation of both the Safety and Environmental Management
Systems, the development of key safety initiatives and for
providing leadership in the continuous improvement of both the
Safety and Environmental Management Systems and procedures while
ensuring compliances provincial and federal legislation. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by
    ensuring woodlands staff and contractors are compliant with all
    safe practices, policies, processes, acting in a safe manner.
  • Ensuring the woodlands staff and contractors are fully
    compliant with environmental legislation, regulations, and
    corporate environmental policies.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly Key Performance Indicator reports to
    focus on operational improvement actions.
  • Audit safety and environmental performance compliance with
    policies, programs and procedures.
  • Manage safety incident reporting and follow-up programs,
    including trend analysis.
  • Manage environmental incident reporting and follow-up programs,
    including trend analysis.
  • Conduct periodic field audits and inspections.
  • Assist in safety manual development and continuous
  • Chair divisional EMS and safety committee meetings.
  • Review divisional EMS documents.
  • Ensure divisional EMS documents remain current.
  • Coordinate EMS training for woods staff, contractors and
  • Compile EMS records for SFI reporting.

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Possess a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Registered
    Professional Forester Tech (RPFT) designation for Alberta (or be
    eligible and willing to earn this designation).  
  • Strong commitment to safety and EMS 
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Be highly motivated, with proven
    organizational skills. 

Our highly competitive compensation package

  • Competitive base salary with annual bonus opportunity?
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental,
    pension, life insurance, disability, accident insurance, vacation,
    and holidays.

Location Summary:?

  • Hinton Woodlands (HWP)?is located in Hinton, Alberta.?This
    division manufactures dimensional lumber and manages two?Forest
    Management Areas. Employees live and work on the beautiful eastern
    slope foothills, adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and Jasper
    National Park.???????

About West Fraser:?

West Fraser is a leading forest products company. We are listed
on the TSX, NYSE, and recognized for the eighth time, as one of
Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Our goals are straightforward –
leadership through safety, profit, responsibility in communities,
excellence in people and strength in products.?? West Fraser
Timber has over 60 locations across Canada, the United States, and

We believe strongly in promoting from within and pride ourselves
on providing a challenging environment with continuous development.
The successful candidate should be interested in future growth
opportunities within the company. West Fraser offers an excellent
compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent
benefits, and an outstanding pension plan.

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more
vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company
overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that
are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will
not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis
of race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal

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Leadership through safety, profit, responsibility in
communities, excellence in people and strength in

Job Conditions

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

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