• Full Time
  • Windsor

Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development

The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD), Fair, Safe and Healthy Workplaces Division, Occupational Health and Safety Branch, plays a critical role in supporting Ontario's Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) mandate. In addition to providing strategic direction, and technical and operational support to regional offices, the division fulfils legislated obligations by developing enforcement strategies within the OH&S framework. We are seeking one strategic and results-oriented Medical Consultant to provide medical expertise in occupational health and safety, and ensure policies and programs are effective in protecting workers from injury, illness and/or disease. PLEASE NOTE: The ministry may give consideration for the successful candidate to work from one of the following locations. Travel to areas of the province will be required. • 505 University Avenue, Toronto (Headquarter Office) • 5001 Yonge Street, North York • 2275 Midland Avenue, Scarborough • 119 King Street W., Hamilton • 217 York Street, London • 4273 King Street E., Kitchener • 4510 Rhodes Drive, Windsor • 1290 Central Pkwy W., Mississauga • 301 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines • 17345 Leslie Street, Newmarket • 51 Heakes Ln, Kingston • 300 Water St, Peterborough • 347 Preston Street, Ottawa • 200 First Avenue West, North Bay • 159 Cedar Street, Sudbury • 5520 Highway 101 East, Timmins • 435 James Street South, Thunder Bay • 70 Foster Drive, Sault Ste Marie This position is part of the Association of Ontario Physicians and Dentists in Public Service. What can I expect to do in this role? Under the direction of the Provincial Physician and Senior Medical Consultant, you will: • Provide medical expertise and consultative advice, and contribute to research in the following key areas: OH&S medical program planning, delivery and monitoring, and OH&S medical policy framework, to ensure workers are protected under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) • Support the OHSA Section 21 Committees and Prevention Council by providing medical expertise, advice and recommendations to the Minister on health and safety protections • Provide consultative and functional expertise as a member/chair on occupational medicine committees, inter-ministry, federal/provincial and international committees, associations and/or task forces • Conduct field inspections and investigations, and provide advice and support to the inspectorate • Establish and maintain strategic partnerships with key stakeholders to proactively identify priorities, exchange ideas and raise the profile of worker health and safety • Represent the ministry in handling sensitive issues and serve as an expert witness at appeals and in court How do I qualify? Mandatory • You have a degree in medicine from a university of recognized standing, and a CPSO licence to practice medicine in Ontario Specialized Knowledge and Experience • You have knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and current developments of occupational medicine, usually obtained through Fellowship in Occupational Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or Certification by the Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine, or a post-graduate degree/diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, or an equivalent degree with experience in the field • You have knowledge of the changing workplace environment, conditions, needs, processes and techniques in a variety of mining, construction, industrial and healthcare sectors • You have a broad knowledge and understanding of toxicology, epidemiology, bio-statistics, occupational hygiene and industrial/healthcare workplace processes and problems Key Skills • You have research, analytical, evaluation and problem-solving skills to conduct medical occupational health and safety research and evidence-review activities • You have written and oral communication skills to provide professional medical expertise in the form of advice, consultations, reports, recommendations and training • You have relationship management skills to develop and sustain networks and positive working relationships with key stakeholders • You have leadership, teamwork and program management skills to participate or lead program activities and committees OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace. We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions. Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service. We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code . Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation. All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment. Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, December 20, 2021 11:59 pm EST . Late applications will not be accepted. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted. The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code . Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca Apply Online

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