Now Hiring: Health and Safety/Asset Protection Manager
June 5, 2024

The Wetaskiwin Co-operative Association Limited is hiring a Health and Safety/Asset Protection Manager for a permanent full-time position based at our Wetaskiwin Home Center location in Wetaskiwin Alberta.

Who we are:
Wetaskiwin Co-op is located in central Alberta operating in 9 locations in 5 communities of Wetaskiwin, Innisfail, Camrose, Edmonton and Falun. We operate in a variety of product lines including consumer hardware, building products, crop inputs, petroleum, liquor and feed manufacturing.

We believe in working together to serve our members and customers throughout Alberta, delivering profits back to our members and communities and investing in sustainable growth. We are looking for team members and team leaders who will embrace our Co-op brand and values of integrity, excellence, community and service.

What you will do:
In this position as the Health & Safety/Asset Protection Manager, you will be responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of the overall Health & Safety, Asset protection strategy for the Wetaskiwin Co-op which is focused on safeguarding our people, property and the Co-op brand. In this leadership role you will:
• Ensure that all company policies, local, provincial and federal laws are adhered to in the execution of all internal and external investigations or inquiries.
• Oversee the administration of the company Occupational Health and Safety program.
• Work collaboratively with The Senior Leadership Team and supervisors to ensure all objectives relating to Loss Prevention and Health and Safety are clearly communicated and executed. This will include providing support, guidance and training to Team Leaders on all aspects of Asset Protection and Health and Safety.
• Responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the development and building of relationships along with ensuring the integration of strategic plans with company operations both in the short and long term.
• Travel will be required within the central Alberta region as identified above.

Who you are:
You are looking for a career in Health and Safety/Asset Protection and:
• You have a certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Any of the following designations would be an asset: Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP); Certified Health & Safety Consultant (CHSC); Common Safety Orientation (CSO); Loss Prevention Designation (CPP, CFI, CFE, LPQ, or LPC)
• You have 5 plus years of relevant experience.
• You have strong leadership, communication and organizational skills.
• You’re honest and trustworthy and strive to be the best at what you do.
• You recognize the value that different perspectives bring to meet objectives.

Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and an employer-contributed pension plan. We encourage our Team Members to take advantage of learning opportunities, to grow and develop and to foster a culture of teamwork and innovation.

Closing date: Tuesday June 25, 2024

Please submit resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to:
4707 – 40th Avenue Wetaskiwin, Alberta, T9A 2B8
Phone: 780 361 6171 Fax: 780-352-0297 Email: hradvisor@wetaskiwincoop.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. At Wetaskiwin Co-op, we embrace diversity and inclusion, and we’re working to create a workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We support and provide an environment that allows all to bring their whole selves to work.