Training & Safety Supervisor

<p>BCMEA represents&nbsp;49 waterfront employers comprised of ship owners, agents, stevedores, container &amp;&nbsp;cruise ship terminal operators, and by extension more than 8,500 longshore men and women. We optimize our members&rsquo; operations&nbsp;through our expertise in labour relations, safety &amp; training, and recruiting.</p> <p>Our&nbsp;member companies are a vital part of the BC economy&nbsp;&amp; a mainstay of the coastal community, operating 24 hours/day, 365 days/year,&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;moving 60 million tonnes of goods every year.</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>