EH&S Specialist, Emergency Management

Position Details

Location: Calgary, AB
Job Status: Permanent
Department: Environment, Health & Safety

The EH&S Specialist, Emergency Management, provides direct support and specialist advice to Gibson regarding Emergency Management (EM) and Security. This is achieved through a thorough and ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of EM and Security people readiness, processes and technology and make/implement recommendations for improvement.

· Plan, schedule and lead projects related to the design, implementation and/or improvement of emergency management (EM), security, transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) and other OHS related programs as required with medium term timelines (1-3+) years.
· Subject matter expert (SME) for learning and development initiatives related to EM and security.
· Assess and identify EM and security training/developmental needs.
· Extensive knowledge of Incident Command System (ICS).
· Support development and technical review of Emergency Response Plans, and Security Plans, including the negotiation of mutual aid agreements where required.
· Develop and facilitate an emergency exercise program framework to support internal effectiveness measurement, regulatory compliance and continuous improvement.
· Facilitates tabletop and mock exercises on a planned and scheduled basis to ensure that EM and security control systems and processes are achieving desired intent.
· Facilitates hazard, threat and risk assessments with EM and security considerations.
· Provides input into incident investigations and root cause analysis.
· Participates in audits and assessments related to areas of specialization.
· Provides recommendations for corrective actions related EM and security controls.
· Provides data analysis and recommendations to all levels of leadership to improve EM and security performance.
· Interacts with regulators and industry partners on topics related to EM and security controls.
· Provides input on the selection and operation of EM and security technology including, but not limited to: communications equipment (e.g., Everbridge, alarm activation, radio communications etc.). Additionally, where identified, owns, operates and maintains the technology.
· Reviews internal and external data and best practices to provide recommendations to improve EM and security performance.
· Demonstrates a personal commitment and proactive approach to Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) through participation in all applicable EH&S programs and ensures safe operation and compliance with all Company EH&S policies and procedures.

· Expert knowledge of EM, TDG and security principles and their application.
· Ability to plan, schedule and lead projects related to the design, implementation and/or improvement of emergency and security management including response controls and processes.
· The ability to interpret and apply Gibson’s Emergency and Security standards, guidelines and ICS framework.
· The ability to interpret and apply regulatory requirements related to EM and Security.
· Ability to advise the corporation on internal and external best practices on EM and security.
· Ability to perform field audits and observations to ensure effective application of EM and security practices.
· Able to interpret data, make inferences and recommendations based on that data.
· Ability to foster strong relationships with Operations and Maintenance leaders, EHS leaders and experts.
· Ability to foster a network with external SME’s.
· Technical writing ability.
· Strong verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills as part of facilitating large group exercises that include senior leaders.
· 10+ years of experience with emergency and security management.
· Post-secondary qualification in Emergency Management and supporting disciplines (e.g., business continuity, disaster management, etc.).

· Post-secondary education in related field along with certifications related to the role
· 10+ years in a similar role
· Knowledge of current legislation and standards
· Intermediate to advanced computer skills and associated business and industry software

· Working in outdoor conditions may be required.
· Some travel will be required.


Gibson Energy ULC


AB - Calgary

Opening Date

Nov 12, 2019