Training & Safety Supervisor

<p>BCMEA represents 49 waterfront employers and by extension, over 9,400 men and women working within port terminal facilities. BCMEA member companies are an essential part of the economy in B.C. and Canada, operating 24 hours/ day, 365 days/ year. Moving over $180 billion worth of cargo annually and 16% of Canada&rsquo;s traded goods, our members serve as Canada&rsquo;s vital trade link to the world. Together with our members, we proudly make sure that B.C. ports are competitive on a global level.</p>

Vancouver, BC

BC Maritime Employers Association

<p>The BCMEA represents approximately 49 waterfront employers and, by extension, the more than 8,500 men and women who work for them. Our customer- members are ship owners and agents, stevedores, container and cruise ship terminal operators. We help optimize our members&rsquo; operations by adding our expertise in labour relations, safety &amp; training, and recruiting.</p> <p>BCMEA member companies are a vital part of the BC economy and a mainstay of the coastal community. Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, our partners move 60 million tonnes of goods worth 53 billion dollars around the globe every year. If you&rsquo;ve got it, we helped you get it.</p>

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Full Time

Salary + Benefits

Overview: <p>The Training &amp; Safety Supervisor is responsible for day-to-day management of worksite trainers and for directing the successful delivery and continued improvement of BCMEA&rsquo;s waterfront training programs. In addition, the Training &amp; Safety Supervisor will provide regular coaching, guidance, and evaluation for trainers to ensure trainees receive fair, consistent, and effective training within specified timelines and budgets.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Manages the work of unionized trainers and coordinators</li> <li>Fosters collaborative working relationships with member company representatives, union trainers and coordinators</li> <li>Determines the quantity and frequency of training to ensure enough candidates are trained to meet needs of the employers, and monitors to ensure needs, training targets and budgets are met</li> <li>Supports trainers and coordinators by ensuring they have appropriate materials, facilities and equipment</li> <li>Analyzes existing training programs to analyze and assess quality and efficacy</li> <li>Solicits training program improvement recommendations from trainers and industry representatives</li> <li>Validates course content ensuring that it is current, relevant and meets regulatory compliance</li> <li>Collaborates with subject matter experts and technical advisors to determine training needs and objectives</li> <li>Screens training applicants to assess for suitability based on established criteria</li> <li>Monitors and approves exceptional training circumstances. Ensures justification for training outside of budgets</li> <li>Arranges and supervises retraining, evaluation and documentation as required</li> <li>Ensures BCMEA management rights are represented</li> <li>Investigates circumstances of accidents and incidents</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Degree or Diploma in Operations, Trades Certification, Project Management, Health &amp; Safety or similar discipline, and 5+ years supervisory experience preferred</li> <li>Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce</li> <li>Strong analytical aptitude, proven research skills and the ability to assess and interpret data</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage others professionally on sensitive issues</li> <li>Understanding of best practices in adult education, combined with an understanding of instructional methods, assessment, program development and training procedures.</li> <li>Previous experience delivering on-the-job training, particularly in a unionized environment, is an asset</li> <li>Good oral and written communication skills</li> <li>Aptitude for critical thinking, problem solving and the ability to resolve issues in a timely manner</li> <li>Ability to successfully manage personnel and multiple projects on time and on budget</li> <li>Self-motivated and the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision</li> <li>Advanced user of Microsoft Office Suite</li> <li>Driver&rsquo;s License and access to own vehicle required</li> <li>Transport Security Clearance Eligible</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. &nbsp;The BCMEA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants.</em></p>