BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Victoria Deputy Chief Inspector, Health and Safety Salary $100,000.03 - $125,000.00 annually The Ministry of Energy Mines and Petroleum Resources is the catalyst and facilitator for developing a sustainable and competitive mineral resource sector for British Columbians. The Mining and Minerals Division is responsible for developing, promoting and regulating a thriving, globally competitive, safe and environmentally responsible mining industry, significantly benefiting all British Columbians.
The Deputy Chief Inspector of Mines, Health and Safety is Victoria based and reports to the Chief Inspector of Mines. The Deputy Chief Inspector leads the development and implementation of legislation, regulations and programs to protect the health and safety of workers and members of the public from risk factors associated with mine operations across the province.
The position provides expert advice and direction to Regional Operations Inspectors and Provincial Specialist Inspectors regarding health and safety issues. The Deputy Chief Inspector directly supervises provincial technical specialists in the occupational health, ergonomics, mechanical, electrical and emergency response disciplines for regulatory oversight of mine operations. The position is responsible for developing and implementing health and safety strategies and initiatives for health and safety Inspectors.
The role requires a strong understanding of the complex regulatory regimes applied to the mining industry in BC. The role requires a strong understanding of interactions with multiple stakeholders including local residents, First Nations, Mines Associations, environmental groups, other ministries and regulatory agencies, and other levels of government.
Qualifications for this role include: