Manager, Health and Safety

Dartmouth, NS or Saint John, NB
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CAA Atlantic: Shaping the Future of Travel and Safety in Atlantic Canada

At CAA Atlantic, we’re not just a company; we’re a driving force in the modern world of Atlantic Canada. With a rich history dating back to 1947, we are deeply rooted in our region, but our vision is firmly fixed on the future. Our mission? To make a difference every day by anticipating, understanding, and exceeding the expectations of our Members.

Serving our members with pride across the four Atlantic Provinces – New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador – we’re not your typical organization. As a forward-thinking, not-for-profit, we’re committed to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Here’s what you can expect when you join our team:

Innovative Services and Products: We offer cutting-edge services and products that redefine convenience and peace of mind. From state-of-the-art Emergency Road Service to world-class travel agency benefits, a comprehensive range of innovative insurance products, and an enticing Rewards program, and even more on the way.  We are at the forefront of delivering value to our members.

Advocacy for Progress: We’re not just about serving our members; we’re about shaping the future of travel and safety. Our advocacy efforts lead the way in promoting progressive and sustainable travel practices, ensuring a brighter and safer future for all.

Trusted Innovation: CAA Atlantic is not just a trusted name; it’s a trusted innovator. We’ve earned the honor of being recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers because we’re more than just a workplace – we’re a community that fosters growth, inclusivity, and belonging.

If you’re looking to be part of a company that’s leading the charge in modernizing the member experience, travel and safety industry, look no further. As a four-time recipient of the Most Trusted Brand in Canada over the past five years, we’re on an unwavering journey to become the most trusted member-focused organization and top employer in Atlantic Canada. Join us and be part of the future with CAA Atlantic. Together, we’ll drive innovation, ensure safety, and redefine the way Atlantic Canada experiences the world.

The Opportunity

Are you a progressive and modern health and safety leader that wants the opportunity to take on an exciting challenge of moving CAA Atlantic’s health and safety program to the next level? If so, this is the opportunity for you.  

As the Manager, Health and Safety you will be responsible for assessing, developing, and implementing in partnership with the existing team, leading health and safety practices to ensure that our employees, members, customers and the public are safe and healthy. The incumbent will work closely with leaders and their teams to ensure their unique safety needs are fully supported. This is a great opportunity for a dynamic health and safety leader to put their stamp on an organization’s health and safety practices and work with an incredibly collaborative group on our strategy.

The Manager, Health and Safety will report to the Vice President, People and Culture and will oversee all health and safety responsibilities at CAA Atlantic’s 7 locations across the 4 Atlantic Provinces. This position could be in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, or Saint John New Brunswick.


  • Identify, develop, source and implement modern health and safety programs and initiatives that supports our safety first culture at CAA Atlantic
  • Work with internal and external partners to ensure that the necessary training and education is delivered in a meaningful way that our employees are equipped to reduce of safety related incidents/accidents
  • Utilizes health and safety analytics to proactively identify areas of opportunity and track progress on the impacts of the new health and safety programs put in place
  • Performing site visits to facilities and ride along with our fleet to identify potential safety opportunities and implement solutions to improve potential areas of concern
  • Ensure vehicles, facilities, tools and equipment are being maintained to applicable safety standards
  • Lead investigations of workplace incidents or near misses
  • Managing disability and WCB claims and processes
  • Develop a safety program to assist our extensive contractor network
  • Develop, establish, implement, and manage health and well-being related programs that promote optimum health and wellness of the workforce. 
  • Manage Workers’ Compensation Board claims

 Your Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have completed a post-secondary degree or diploma in occupational health and safety, along with a minimum of 8+ years of experience with the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of safety policies, programs and systems. Certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) is a must have. The successful candidate will possess broad knowledge and understanding of industrial, transportation or equivalent environments. With excellent written and oral communication skills, you will possess solid analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Strong computer application and effective presentation skills are essential to success in this position. A valid motor vehicle driver’s license is a must. 

CAA offers you:

  • A competitive compensation package.
  • Exceptional benefits package including health and dental and company pension plan.
  • Complimentary CAA Membership
  • An in-house gym facility
  • An innovative and dynamic work environment.
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development

Diversity and Inclusion

 As a member-driven organization, CAA Atlantic is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live. It is important to this organization that every employee can reach their full potential, and we recognize that diverse perspectives enhance their collective innovation, creativity and allow them to provide amazing service to their Members.

Health and Safety

CAA Atlantic is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and wellbeing of our employees and only applicants who can provide proof of receiving two vaccines against Covid-19 will be considered for this position. In keeping with government guidelines, an exemption and resulting accommodation may be provided to new employees who cannot be vaccinated based on grounds protected by applicable human rights legislation and medical documentation outlining a specific and recognized contraindication to a COVID-19 vaccine.


During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with Nada Halaweh when they apply.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers and Most Trusted Brand in Canada. Interested candidates are asked to please forward their cover letter and resume to Shardeigh McGillivray via shardeigh@venor.ca & Nada Halaweh via nada@venor.ca 

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