Health and Wellbeing Specialist (9223)
Job Type
Full Time
April 3, 2024 4:07PM
Toronto, Ontario
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America's third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC’s vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC’s recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing "a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service and courtesy."


About the job


Requisition ID: 9223

Number of Vacancies: 1

Department: Human Resources (20000040) - Occ. Health & Claims Mgmt (30000063)

Salary Information: $80,189.20 - $100,245.60

Pay Scale Group: 08SA (CAN/S/J/08SA)

Employment Type: Regular

Weekly Hours: 35 Off Days: Sunday and Saturday Shift: Day

Posted On: April 1, 2024

Last Day to Apply: April 5, 2024

Career Opportunity

Responsible for administering, implementing, monitoring and maintaining TTC corporate wellbeing programs, pre-placement medical program, vaccination clinics and medical surveillance programs.

What You Will Do

  • Provides wellness expertise through analysis, strategic planning, program development, program management and evaluation of Corporate Wellness programs that support overall employee wellbeing
  • Responsible for health promotion including: coordinating and delivering wellness presentations, newsletters, online resources and health screenings
  • Develop, coordinate, manage and evaluate the effectiveness of new wellness product implementation, initiatives, communications and program launches
  • Administer, implement, monitor and maintain Medical Surveillance Programs
  • Case management of employees requiring respirator clearance, pre-placement clearance issues and trainees
  • Demonstrates behaviours that support diversity, inclusion, and a respectful work and service environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. Helps to remove barriers and accommodate employees and customers (within their area of responsibility) in accordance with TTC’s commitments and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and Related Orders, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and TTC’s policies.

What Skills Do You Bring?

Apply analytical skills

Communicate in a variety of mediums

Create and deliver presentations in various formats

Demonstrate knowledge of the industry and / or sector

Gather information and conduct research

Manage projects

Plan and organize activities / projects to meet section and organizational goals

Provide specialized consultation

Understand and apply relevant laws and regulations

Use office technology, software and applications

What Qualifications Do You Bring?

  • A University Degree, or College Diploma in a related discipline (i.e. Workplace and Wellness Health Promotion, Corporate Wellness Specialist Certification, Human Resources, Health Care, Rehabilitation) or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent (combined with several years of directly related work experience in disability and absence management and/or in rehabilitation, return to work planning)
  • Sound knowledge of disability management practices and policies
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Health & Wellness programs, health promotion and prevention strategies related to overall wellbeing, physical and mental health
  • Experience in project/program management: Planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and developing internal and external communication documents/reports or presentations
  • Understanding of occupational health and safety, National Psychological Health and Safety standard and workplace wellness frameworks, programing and resources
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills and must be comfortable with public speaking
  • Knowledge of legislation related to disability management (e.g. Human Rights Code, WSIA, OHSA, AODA)
  • Certification (either attained or in progress) as a Certified Disability Management Professional (CDMP) OR a Certified Return to Work Coordinator (CRTWC) through the National Institute of Disability Management

What We Offer

  • Commitment to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture that promotes a sense of belonging and represents and reflects the needs of the communities we serve.
  • A flexible, hybrid work approach that allows colleagues to find balance between their professional and personal lives and making the most of the benefits of working remotely and purpose-driven in-person collaboration opportunities.
  • One of the great benefits of being a full-time TTC employee is becoming a member of TTC defined pension plan.
  • A comprehensive package that covers health, dental, vision and more.
  • Support for professional development opportunities for all colleagues through a broad range of learning programs that include in-person and online training, leadership development, and support for colleagues’ well-being.

Commitment to EDI

The TTC is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, anti-racism and inclusion in the delivery of its services and in its workplaces. The TTC is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities it serves at all levels of the organization, and supports an inclusive environment where diverse employee and community perspectives and experiences bring value to the organization. The TTC encourages applications from all applicants, including members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women and people from the LGBTQIA+ community. The TTC values and supports an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Accommodations for applicants are available upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process, including for those who identify as having a disability. Please contact Talent Management at (416) 393-4570. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

The TTC’s policy prohibits relatives of current TTC employees from being hired, assigned, transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a conflict of interest due to a relationship. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee.

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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