Health & Safety Specialist
Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada

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Job Summary:

The Health & Safety Specialist, assigned to one of Pinkerton's largest global clients, will coordinate all on-site health and safety services including the support of regional strategies, fostering collaborative partnerships, leveraging technology, creating inclusive workplaces, developing preparedness plans and strategies, handling health incidents, and promoting a culture of health.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Provide operational support in the evaluation and execution of regional health and safety strategies including oversight of agents/vendors to ensure project contracts and deadlines are met and/or exceeded;
    • Ensure clearly defined tasks are assigned, address development needs through training/coaching, and encourage collaboration in order to meet expectations.
    • Support the development of external service optimization and ensure the process is fair and transparent.
  3. Develop and implement a comprehensive, consistent, and cohesive system for managing safety related risks.
  4. Lead site-specific safety meetings with stakeholders.
  5. Maintain safety-related documents, review for insufficiency/updates, and coordinate the distribution of the updates.
  6. Complete on-site visits, as directed by leadership, to confirm the quality of site health and safety survey plans and risk/threat analysis, assessments, and training awareness programs.
  7. Assist in the implementation of effective health and safety operations to ensure the safety of the client's personnel and their customers.
  8. Provide direct oversight and execute training programs to relevant stakeholders, including but not limited to, workplace violence and other emergency response programs.
  9. Support internal and external teams and business group networks that demonstrate and encourage a positive “can do” attitude to enable the achievement of the client's business objectives and efficiency;
    • Actively support cross-functional group processes, programs, and projects.
  10. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree and two or more years of experience within a corporate health, safety, preparedness, public health, risk, business or a combination of work experience and education sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer that seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Knowledge of a tech environment, preferred.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, at all levels within the organization, and across diverse cultures.
  • Able to utilize technology and apply it toward program improvement.
  • Able to embrace change and leverage short and long-term business opportunities.
  • Able to provide innovative health and safety solutions while working with ambiguity.
  • Serve as a respectful, collaborative, and innovative team member.
  • Adaptable as the external environment and the organization evolves.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, at all levels within the organization, and across diverse cultures.
  • Able to prioritize tasks and projects to accommodate stakeholder needs and project timelines.
  • Strong project management skills and experience with project management software.
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to customize communication for executive and non-technical audiences.
  • Able to identify, define, prioritize, resolve problems, and draw supportable conclusions.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and survey software.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Travel, as required.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law. Pinkerton also adheres to all local, state, federal, and country hiring requirements.

*Current employees include Pinkerton and all Securitas divisions.