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OHS Training Instructor | Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

The Organization

Our goal is to make the Manufacturing industry a safer place to work and create a culture of safety wherein every worker safely returns home to his/her family each night. The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC (“the Alliance”) was established to reduce injuries in the manufacturing industry. We serve a demographic of approximately 3000 manufacturers in BC and employ a professional team of health & safety specialists to support our members. We deliver a range of occupational health & safety advisory services, resources, training to the manufacturing industry. We are a not-for-profit industry organization passionate about what we do and how we impact people every day. The individual we seek for filling this role needs to share this same passion to achieve success. Our targets are unique but the results impact many.

For further information about the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC please visit their website at


The Opportunity

Reports to:  Training & Development Manager

Direct Reports:  None

Location:  Lower Mainland, BC



The OHS Training Instructor will deliver instructional health and safety programs to the Alliance’s client organizations, and through regularly scheduled learning events offered by the Alliance. As an internal SME (subject matter expert), the OHS Training Instructor will bring consistency to the delivery of high-quality programs in both in-class, on-site facilitation, and virtual instruction for both dedicated client groups and open learning offerings. Additionally, the OHS Training Instructor will contribute to courseware refreshment, incorporating timely regulatory updates and new developments in safety practices.


Key Accountabilities

Training Preparation and Delivery

  • Coordinates training schedule in consultation with the Training and Development Manager, demonstrating flexibility in meeting client requirements for urgency, location, and format across a mix of both in-person and virtual delivery.
  • Acquires and maintains deep understanding of the facilitator materials, courseware and trainer kits, as well as other Alliance health & safety resources.
  • Establishes relationship with the client’s key contact for the training to ensure administrative details are managed seamlessly and course feedback is provided in a timely manner. Identifies ongoing or additional training opportunities and communicates same to the Training and Development Manager.
  • Facilitates training that fully explores the depth of content while meeting the capabilities and learning needs of the participants, using appropriate examples, volume and tone to maximize the learning environment and knowledge retention.
  • Uses courseware and participant materials in a way that demonstrates their value in both learning and as an ongoing resource for participants.
  • Captures learner feedback on course evaluations post-training and identifies areas of strength and improvement and incorporates those into future training sessions.
  • Completes all required administrative tasks associated to this role as described in their respective standard operating procedures. Among these tasks are marking attendance, generating class lists, maintaining their courseware inventory, etc.


Program Development

  • As a key member of the Training Department, develops health and safety resources that complement the Alliance’s training programs, such as toolbox talks, infographics, slideshow presentations and written publications.
  • Works with instructional designers to update course content and input regulatory changes as required.
  • Learns new courseware as it is developed and acquires competency in new course pilots and roll outs.
  • Works with the instructional design team to find suitable ways to tailor training activities or create additional materials to meet the specific needs of an instructional engagement and/or client group.
  • Contributes to strategies and tactics for increasing visibility and awareness of the Alliance’s training expertise and industry awareness.


Key Relationships & Collaborations

  • Internal collaborators include instructional designers, Marketing Department and Services Department.
  • External relationships with key client contacts, industry professionals, health & safety associations.


Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will bring the following experience and attributes:

  • Experience as a health and safety professional, either as a CRSP or CHSC or health and safety consultant with experience in safety training.
  • High level competency in delivering instructor-led classroom training of both dedicated employee groups and in open learning environments.
  • Virtual training experience is a definite asset but not required; a willingness to learn and deliver through this training mode is essential.
  • Certification or credential in adult instructional techniques (Provincial Instructor’s Diploma (PID) highly preferred) and familiarity with the principles of adult learning as a professional instructor.
  • Candidates who bring instructional experience in these disciplines will be given priority consideration:
    • Joint Health & Safety Committee
    • Hazard Identification and Control
    • Incident Investigation
    • Workplace Inspection
    • Emergency Preparedness/Emergency Response
  • Manufacturing or food processing industry experience or exposure in a site or safety supervisory role is desirable
  • Demonstrated understanding of instructional skills, courseware development, and workplace learning and development.
  • The flexibility to travel within the Lower Mainland and BC is required, along the willingness to train on occasional weekends as customer demand requires.


Performance Expectations

Maximizing Training Scheduling – Demonstrates flexibility in maximizing the training schedule from both home-based and client-based locations within a range of ten to fifteen training days per month, leaving an appropriate amount of time for preparation and coursework development.

High Quality Instructional Delivery – Demonstrates professionalism as a learning and development practitioner through training and facilitation best practices, outstanding participant feedback, and preparation that optimizes the use of courseware and participant learning and interaction.

Contribution to Alliance Training Services – Stays abreast of industry developments, legislative changes and contributes to corresponding updates of courseware.  Brings value-added insights and expertise to the entire Training team.


The Compensation

An excellent compensation package awaits the successful candidate.

Equal Opportunity

The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse team benefits and is essential to service excellence. The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application.  In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Gallagher and the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to: Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job and confirm receipt of your application:
A026539 (ALBN-734702) OHS Training Instructor | Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC - BC - Vancouver and Area (OTIAPPLY)

Please note that only those candidates meeting the selection criteria, established by our client, will be contacted further. Although we may not contact you directly for this particular role, all applications will be reviewed as we would like to consider you for future opportunities that may be appropriate. We encourage you to continue to visit our website at as our opportunities are updated on a regular basis.