Industrial Hygienist

Competition Number: 22 35 03
Employment Type: Temporary; Full Time (Minimum of 12 months)
Position Status: Bargaining (NAPE)
Location: St. John’s, NL
Closing Date: May 29, 2022|
Salary Scale: $75,314 – $83,091 (634 Hay Points)

At WorkplaceNL, we work with employers, stakeholders, and our community partners to provide occupational health and safety education and help prevent workplace injuries and illnesses in Newfoundland and Labrador. We also provide compensation and support to injured workers and their employers during their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work.

The Industrial Hygienist is responsible for identifying, evaluating and recommending control measures regarding occupational health and hygiene concerns in the workplace. Through a process of consultations and assessments with employers, the Industrial Hygienist will assist the employer in meeting compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations. This compliance is intended to facilitate the use of safe work practices with the objective of preventing occupational illness and minimizing occupational exposures in Newfoundland and Labrador workplaces.

We think you will thrive in this position if the following describes you (experience and an educational equivalency will be considered):

  • University Science degree in an appropriate discipline (Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, etc.) supplemented by a diploma or Master’s degree in Occupational Health.
  • One year related industrial hygiene experience.
  • Certification as Registered Industrial Hygienist (RIH) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).
  • A valid driver’s licence is required as this position is considered a field position with extensive travel requirements.

We strive to offer our employees a respectful and engaging workplace that provides meaningful work, competitive benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, flexible work arrangements and work-life balance.

If you are interested in this challenging career opportunity, send your resume and cover letter (Microsoft Word or PDF format only) to Please quote the competition title and number in the subject line of your email.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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