Risk Management and Safety Manager


The Risk Management and Safety Manager provides direction and guidance on risk management and risk mitigation strategy, and is in constant pursuit of safety excellence and expertise in the field of First Aid and Emergency Management, to support all areas of the School.

The Risk Management and Safety Manager provides world-class advisory services and acts as professional point of contact for all risk, occupational health, and safety matters. Additionally, acts as an expert on risk and insurance matters for student away trips.

Furthermore, the Risk Management and Safety Manager continuously develops and fastidiously implements the School’s risk policy, while working with the School’s Senior Leadership Team to monitor, develop, and ensure the School’s adequate response to changes in risks and risk environment.

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity. We offer a competitive salary, full benefits package, excellent RRSP contributions, tuition discount for day students, a flexible work environment, and a nurturing, family-friendly workplace.


  • Post-secondary education in related business discipline, CRM, CRMP Designation and RIMS membership preferred
  • Valid OFA level 3 certification, or prepared to acquire certification within six months of employment
  • Risk Management specialist with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in enterprise risk management, emergency management, and safety
  • Experience with Enterprise Risk Management tools, an asset
  • Familiarity with best practices in Risk and Emergency Management in Canadian Schools, an asset
  • Experience with Workplace Health and Safety and understanding of WorkSafeBC policies and requirements
  • Experience working with legal and insurance professionals
  • Experience of implementing programs and policies designed to manage risk effectively
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills and friendly demeanor
  • Exceptional attention to detail



Please visit our Careers Page at https://www.shawnigan.ca/about/careers for the full job description, or to apply, please send a resume and cover letter expressing your interest to the attention of Nicola Oldfield, Chief Financial Officer, via email at recruitment@shawnigan.ca. Applications may also be mailed to the General Office at:


Attention: Human Resources

Shawnigan Lake School

1975 Renfrew Road

Shawnigan Lake, BC V0R 2W1


Shawnigan Lake School is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.


We express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Competition closes when filled.