Health and Safety Contract Trainer – Certification Training


The Public Services Health & Safety Association serves Ontario’s public service sector, including universities, colleges and school boards, municipalities, health and community care organizations, emergency services and First Nations communities. Our highly skilled staff assist over 10,000 organizations achieve safer and healthier work environments for their more than 1.7 million workers. Through collaboration, innovation, and consultation with our clients and stakeholders we help drive improvements in occupational health and safety by providing increased access and availability of resources and decreased costs for employers.

By utilizing and upholding our I-CARE core values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Integrity and Excellence; PSHSA achieves inspiring results in occupational health and safety by identifying, reducing workplace hazards and risks to prevent workplace injuries, illness and disease across Ontario.

Position Summary

Are you looking for a great opportunity to work for an organization that is dedicated to bringing every worker home safe and healthy? We are looking for Health and Safety Contract Trainers that share our passion for workplace health and safety.

Major Accountabilities

  • Deliver Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification Part 1 and Part 2 Training to PSHSA’s client groups;
  • Deliver other health and safety training as required and requested
  • Deliver certification and non-certification training according to PSHSA standards and lesson plans;
  • Maintain knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and related regulations, leading edge Health and Safety initiatives across the province and other jurisdictions, and PSHSA products and services;
  • Represent PSHSA to individuals and classes within the education, municipal and healthcare sectors;
  • Ability to deliver Working at Heights training considered an asset


  • Technical occupational health and safety knowledge and experience in the approved training program topic(s), obtained through at least one of the following:
    • five (5) years of recent occupational health and safety experience;
    • a professional occupational health and safety designation;
    • successful completion of at least 30 hours of occupational health and safety training over the past two years; or
    • a degree, diploma or certificate in occupational health and safety from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • A combination of adult education delivery experience and knowledge of adult education principles obtained through at least one of the following:
    • more than 100 hours of adult education delivery experience in the last five (5) years;
    • successful completion of an instructor training program based on adult learning principles;
    • a degree, diploma, or certificate in adult education principles from a recognized post-secondary institution; or
    • a professional training and development designation
  • Knowledge about the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations relating to joint health and safety committees.
  • Able to meet the travel commitments of the position

Details of the Role

Duration: Contract/Casual
Travel Required: Yes

Please note, this is occasional, casual employment with no guarantee of work. PSHSA will provide train-the-trainer and mentoring to the successful candidates in order to meet the requirements of the training standard and expectations for other PSHSA training programs.

Posting Date: 10/05/2016

Apply Now!

Qualified applicants are asked to forward their resume by email to, with “Contract Trainer” in the subject line by 4 p.m. on March 29, 2018.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

PSHSA will provide accommodation(s) to applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) that you may require.