Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

Supervisor, Safety and Security

CA-AB-Fort McMurray
7 days ago
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The Supervisor of Safety & Security is responsible for assisting the Manager and the Safety & Security Coordinators in the planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing a comprehensive Health, Safety, and Security Program for the employees and service users of the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC). This position performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical, and professional work in developing, maintaining, analyzing and administering various components of the Health, Safety, and Security program. Working under the direct supervision of Manager, Safety & Security the Supervisor of Safety & Security investigates and evaluates hazards, concerns, and incidents to recommend corrective action including but not limited to engineering controls, administrative controls, and/or use of personal protective equipment. 


Position Type: 1 Full-Time Position Available (Exempt)

Posting Period: Open Until Filled

Pay rate: TBD (Hourly)


The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo, is a not-for-profit company, operating recreational facilities in the Wood Buffalo Region. The flag ship complex, MacDonald Island Park is Canada's largest community recreational, leisure, and social centre. Home to the Suncor Community Leisure Centre, Miskanaw Golf Club and Shell Place, MacDonald Island Park works under the umbrella of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. 



First preference will be given to local candidates.



  • Assist in overseeing and coordinating the Health, Safety, and Security programs for the entire facility including participation on safety committee.
  • Will work closely with all departments to address safety concerns and ensure compliance.
  • Assist in the creation and review of policies, procedures and reports related to the Health, Safety, and Security program for the RRC.
  • Conduct program assessments to identify department program deficiencies.
  • Plan and promote safety programs, maintaining knowledge of all applicable OH&S, WCB and related occupational standards and administrative practices as they may relate to the RRC facilities.
  • Performs or assists with incident investigations as needed. Ensures that policy and procedure is followed and that appropriate corrective actions are made to prevent future incidents. Communicates recommendations to all concerned parties promptly.
  • Assist the Safety & Security manager in working with administration of workers’ compensation program to determine areas for increased training and emphasis on accident prevention. Provides statistical and fiscal data on workers’ compensation injuries.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records as required. Prepares various reports, including charts and graphs, to determine trends and needs.
  • Indoor/Outdoor facility surveillance of any and all Regional Recreation Corporation facilities.
  • Plan and assist in the facilitation of departmental staff meetings.
  • Will be required to move up to cover the manager roll for vacation and leave coverage - sign off and review of Safety  & Security Manager position description required
  • Will be required for shift coverage for vacation and leave for safety & security team when required - sign off and review of Safety & Security Coordinator  position description required
  • Other duties as assigned by Management




  • Diploma and professional designation in safety management or related field preferred.
  • Three to Five years’ experience in progressively responsible safety position; or an equivalent combination of training plus experience.
  • Previous experience in occupational health and safety function and a demonstrated knowledge of security, health safety and fire legislation, occupational health and safety, WCB, job accommodation, workers’ compensation and ergonomics
  • Licensed Provincial Security Guard or willingness to obtain within 90 days of hire


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • First Aid/CPR/AED certified
  • Requires an understanding of the Alberta Health and Safety Act and other health and safety legislations.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • High degree of tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to function as a team member.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data for accuracy.
  • Competency in computer operation (e.g. Microsoft Word)
  • Demonstrated selfstarter with ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to maintain and ensure the confidential nature of the Safety program and records


Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Must possess good program development and organizational skills
  • Requires extensive mental alertness and attention to detail



  • This job requires working some shift work (days and nights) with evenings and weekend coverage as needed. The work is performed in both an office environment with normal noise levels and outdoors around the facility.
  • The job may also involve sitting for extended periods of time, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • This job requires manual dexterity to operate standard office and safety monitoring equipment.
  • This position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region.



All employees are responsible and accountable for Regional Recreation Corporation’s health and safety policy. All employees at every level should be familiar with the requirements of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety legislation as it relates to their work processes.

The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.  These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.  


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