West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company and listed on the TSX. Recognized for the fourth time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates for 2017, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team.  We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits pension plan and relocation package.West Fraser – Ranger Board is currently seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of:


This position is responsible for the administration and progress of the safety program at West Fraser’s Ranger Board division. Reporting to the General Manager, the Safety Resource will be a resource for the all employees and management team in regards to safety initiatives, programs and reporting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management, monitoring and development of the Divisional Safety Plan
  • Development and maintenance of company safety systems, procedures and policies
  • Ensuring our safety systems comply with all regulatory requirements
  • Supporting the Incident Investigation process
  • Administering and co-chairing our Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies in a professional manner
  • Collaborating to manage safety claims
  • Participating in internal and external safety audits

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of or a willingness to learn Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) regulations
  • High Hazard Awareness /Low Risk Tolerance
  • Knowledge and/ or a willingness to learn West Fraser Corporate Safety Policies
  • Able to thrive in a continually improving environment
  • Have demonstrated administrative skills
  • Knowledgeable and/ or a willingness to learn management of worker claims

Core strengths:

  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work place
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in a group as a team player

Considered a strong asset:

  • Post-secondary Occupational Health & Safety education
  • Industrial supervision experience
  • Internal and external safety audit experience

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time, long-term career. We offer a challenging stable work environment with career development opportunities. We are committed to environmental excellence, workplace safety and sustaining operating leadership through profitability and continued investments.

Ranger Board is a Medium Density Fibre (MDF) Board facility located near Blue Ridge and is an hour and half North West of Edmonton, Alberta.  The mill employs 90 people directly. Blue Ridge is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with exciting activities from cross country skiing, camping, hiking and fishing. To learn more, visit http://woodlands.ab.ca/

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at www.westfraser.com/jobs

For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.