Job Opportunity

Senior Mining/OHSInspector

Position: Senior Mining/OHS Inspector
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: May 21, 2021
Job Location: Yellowknife
Job Term: Permanent Full Time

Senior Mining/OHS Inspector



The Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission’s vision is to eliminate workplace diseases and injuries. In partnership with stakeholders, we ensure workplace safety and care for workers, and uphold the values of respect, engagement, integrity, openness and excellence in the workplace.


This position is located in Yellowknife NT and reports to the OHS Supervisor, NT.   The Senior Mining/OHS Inspector provides services to employers, workers, and the public and is appointed under the legislation as a Safety Officer, Inspector of Mines and Deputy Inspector; in compliance with the Northwest Territories (NT) and Nunavut (NU) Safety Acts, Mine Health and Safety Acts, Explosives Use Act and the associated Regulations, and fosters the vision, mission and values of the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission.


Through education, collaboration and enforcement the Inspector has discretionary powers to make decisions to ensure stakeholders are compliant with the Acts & Regulations under the direction of the Chief OHS Inspector (Chief).  The Senior Mining/OHS Inspector is a subject matter expert in mine practices and provides direction to employers and workers in proper engineering and design standards and best practices. The Inspector uses regulatory authorities and discretionary powers to identify noncompliance with legislation when proposed designs are not to code or following best practices.


Qualifications for this position are normally attained with completion of an Occupational Health and Safety degree or a certificate from a recognized institution or equivalent and a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation, with a minimum 5 years progressively related experience working in an OHS field in mining and/or exploration. A valid class 5 driver’s license is required.  An Engineering Degree is considered an asset. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


The salary is currently under review, and would be a minimum starting salary of $52.22 to $62.37 per hour (approx. $101,829 to $121,621.50 yearly), plus a Northern Allowance of $3,700 yearly.


A satisfactory criminal records check is required for this position.


Closing Date: open until  


If this sounds like a good fit for you, please forward your resume quoting competition to:



Address: box 8888
City: yellowknife
Province: NT
Postal Code: X1A 2R3
Phone: 8679203841
Application Details: email
Apply via: Email, In Person