Injury Recovery Specialist
Management Band 2
This position may be located in any of the following BC Public Service Agency offices: Victoria or Vancouver.
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity
The Workplace Health and Safety Branch works with ministry customers and clients to create effective Occupational Safety and Health Programs that facilitate the reduction of workplace injuries, reduce claims costs and achieve compliance with the Workers Compensation Act, Regulations and other relevant legislation. All Branch Staff promote the value of health and safety at workplaces and assist them to build their programs to improve staff health, safety and productivity.
Reporting to the Director of Safety, you will target specific occupations to reduce the frequency and severity of musculoskeletal injuries. In this vital position, you provide in-depth job demands analysis, and return to work planning by providing training, education and support. A skilled analytical thinker, you will complete statistical injury analysis to target injury reduction programs at the workforce, worksite and job task level.
With your excellent interpersonal skills, you develop preventative techniques for pain management, bio-mechanics, mental and emotional well-being, physical fitness and stress reduction. Results oriented, you assist with return to work planning by comparing functional capacity evaluation to job demands, and helping the employer create accommodations where possible to ensure injured workers can have a durable return to work as early as possible.
If you have a background in Kinesiology, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy and are looking for an opportunity to advance your career by promoting healthy work environments, we look forward to receiving your application.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Brad.Buck@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.