Occupational Health & Safety Instructor

Position Reference #: 142021 

Company (Client) Overview: 

Our client, based in Markham, Ontario, is a systems and consulting company that provides top-notch occupational health and safety systems for large and small companies. 

Job Title:

Occupational Health & Safety Instructor 

Employment Type:

Full-Time Permanent 


Base salary: 70k -75k plus up to 10% yearly performance bonus 

Job Summary: 

Reporting to Sr. Training Manager, the occupational health & safety instructor will be a quick learner with excellent public speaking skills, a background in adult education, and experience with occupational health and safety training. 

Training will be provided in the form of train-the-trainer education, instructor shadowing, and co-teaching sessions. Experience working within the construction, manufacturing, or workplace safety industry is preferred.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities Specific duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Teach students through in-class and/or virtual discussions, provided audio-visual  presentations 
  • Successfully complete Train-the-Trainer programs and maintain Certification (e.g.  Working at Heights (WAH) and JHSC). 
  • Conduct JHSC training in a classroom, private and virtual sessions 
  • Conduct Working at heights training in a classroom and at customer sites
  • Conduct hands-on equipment and other health & safety training such as scissor lift,  genie boom, forklift, confined space, lockout, electrical safety, etc. 
  • Participate in instructor training on an ongoing basis. 
  • Participate in team meetings and development workshops.
  • Assist in the development, changes and improvement of training both classroom and  online training material 
  • Conduct supervisor and management training 
  • Travel to client sites for private training sessions including travel across the country May require to do some site Inspections 

To be considered for this role, the occupational health and safety instructor must have the following qualification: 

  • 3 to 5 years of recent OHS experience OR a professional OHS designation OR successful completion of 30+ OHS training over the past 2 years OR a degree, diploma, or certificate in OHS from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • 100+ hours of adult education delivery experience in the last 5 years OR successful completion of an instructor training program based on adult learning principles OR a  degree, diploma, or certificate in adult education principles from a recognized post-secondary institution OR professional training and development designation.
  • Knowledge of the OHS Act and Regulations, especially industrial and construction.
  • Training experience with JHSC; Working at Heights; Aerial Equipment; Forklift; Confined Space etc (must maintain valid and up-to-date certification at all times) is an asset.
  • Ability to work independently but also in a team environment.
  • Professional classroom and participant management skills.
  • Public speaking and customer service skills.
  • Proficient with computer and mobile applications.


Is required to travel across Ontario for client site visits. 

How to apply? 

You can apply by submitting your resume and cover letter directly to info@www.qeosh.ca or online on our website (www.qeosh.ca). Please indicate the position reference number in your email subject line. 

QEOSH Staffing & Recruitment Inc. is Canada’s Exclusive Health & Safety Staffing & Recruitment. We are dedicated to employment equity and encourage applications from people of all genders, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities, and indigenous peoples. At QEOSH, we are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).