September  24, 2020
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Program Development and Communications Specialist

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Program Development and Communications Specialist REF#: JG31109
Workplace Safety North
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
Posted: September 11, 2020
Deadline: September 25, 2020


As part of a high-performance team, you will assist clients in meeting and exceeding their mine rescue and emergency preparedness responsibilities through knowledge transfer.  This includes researching, writing, and designing occupational health and safety products and programs in support of Ontario Mine Rescue.

In this role, you will utilize your exceptional writing, editing and photography skills, project management, instructional design skills, and multi-media content development skills for the preparation of communication products and training programs across a range of platforms.

In a collaborative team environment, you will work with subject matter experts, internal and external stakeholders, to develop communications and training content that satisfies learner and client needs.  Your ability to develop and deliver multi-media communications materials and training programs is complemented by your ability to work with minimal supervision.


You possess sound knowledge of instructional design, adult education, and facilitation, and have obtained a post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, complemented with a minimum of 3 years of related job experience.  Formal education in instructional design and/or adult learning is helpful, as is knowledge of the mining industry.

The work involves exposure to the underground mining environment and adverse conditions and long duration travel provincially.  Travel away from home of approximately 20-30 days per year is required.

This position provides a challenging career with an attractive benefits package and salary based on qualifications. If you feel you meet our needs and are interested in being a part of a rewarding career in occupational health and safety, please forward your cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board and resume by September 25, 2020 to:

Human Resources
Workplace Safety North
690 McKeown Avenue
North Bay , Ontario
P1B 9P1 ,
Fax: 705-482-0326

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