Job # 1002332, Safety Officer

Title: Safety Officer
Location: Stouffville, Ontario
Expires on: 11/28/2019
Reports to: Infrastructure Health and Safety Manager

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As a key member of GFL’s Infrastructure team, you will be committed to developing a healthy and safe work environment for all of our team members through hands-on, field-based collaboration with front-line supervisors and employees. With the support of a national team, you will be relied upon to bring support and guidance in the health and safety field, allowing you to advise on various unique obstacles that we face on a day to day basis. Working closely with our operational team, the Safety Officer will ensure that safety is at the top of the mind for all team members and at the forefront of all daily activities. Frequent travel (70%) throughout the GTA area will be required.

Job Duties

  • Assist in developing and implementing safety and loss prevention programs in compliance with Federal and Provincial legislation

  • Monitor safety performance of on-site workers to determine vulnerability

  • Identify potential hazards and hazardous materials

  • Perform accident investigations to gauge measures that need to be taken to prevent them the next time

  • Develop and submit comprehensive safety policy and procedures

  • Educate workers about the company’s safety policy and procedures and essential safety standards

  • Inspect safety related complaints such as spills, incidents, etc

  • Conduct safety trainings and orientations


  • 5+ years’ Health and Safety  in the construction industry

  • Safety designation; NCSO or CRSP preferred

  • Certificate / Diploma in OHS

  • COR familiarity is a definite asset

  • Professional attitude and superior communication skills

  • Effective problem-solving skills, with the ability to make good decisions that minimize or eliminate risk

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to the principles of equity, accessibility and providing reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to navigate our site or apply for a position, please send us an email at careers@gflenv .com with the nature of your request along with your contact information. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If you would like to learn more about this position, please email your questions to GFL Human Resources.


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