Career Opportunity: Manger of Communications, Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission 

Company or Organization: Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission

Position Title: Manager, Communications

Position Type: Full time – permanent

Position Description and Qualifications: The Workers’ Safety and Compensation’s (WSCC) vision is to eliminate workplace diseases and injuries. In partnership with stakeholders, we ensure workplace safety and care for workers, and uphold the values of respect, engagement, integrity, openness and excellence in the workplace.

The Manager, Communications reports directly to the Vice President, Executive Services and is responsible for the management, development, and implementation of WSCC public relations and communication strategies and plans; the provision of expert advice and expertise related to media relations, enhancement of public image and identity, and the production of communications materials in support of the WSCC’s Strategic Plan; and the WSCC’s compliance with the Official Languages legislation in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. In addition, the position is responsible to manage the day-to–day activities of the Communications and Official Languages unit consists of: 3 Communications Officer, 1 Translator/Official Languages Coordinator and 1 Receptionist.

You bring to the position a degree in Communications or a related discipline, combined with a minimum of five years of progressive experience in communications development and implementation, and a minimum of three years of management/supervisory experience. Technical expertise in workers’ compensation is an asset. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary ranges from $51.29 to $61.24 hourly (approx. $100,015.50 to $119,418 yearly), plus a Northern Allowance of $3,450 yearly.

A satisfactory criminal records check is required for this position.

Closing Date: Open until filled

How to apply: If this sounds like a good fit for you, please forward your resume quoting competition to: careers@wscc.nt.ca

About the Company or Organization: The Workers’ Safety and Compensation’s (WSCC) vision is to eliminate workplace diseases and injuries. In partnership with stakeholders, we ensure workplace safety and care for workers, and uphold the values of respect, engagement, integrity, openness and excellence in the workplace.

Company website: http://www.wscc.nt.ca

Closing Date: Open until filled

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