Job Details

    Job Title : Investigations Specialist
    Company Name : WorkSafeBC
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : Richmond, BC, Canada
    Post Date : 2018-11-02
    Close Date : 2018-11-29
    How To Apply: To apply Visit and select Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.

    Description :

    We’re looking for an investigations specialist to provide expertise drafting judicial authorizations, conducting forensic interviews, and preparing Reports to Crown Counsel. With extensive experience using the Major Case Management (MCM) system, you’ll provide support to the Fatal and Serious Injury manager and team using advanced investigation techniques.


    Consider joining an investigations team that contributes to determining the cause of accidents to help prevent future injury to the workers of our province.


    What you’ll do

    As an investigations specialist you will:

    • Conduct and participate in investigations of workplace incidents, as part of a team, to identify the sequence of events, causal factors, and related violations where the investigation has transitioned from a regulatory investigation into a quasi-criminal investigation
    • Interview witnesses, obtain and analyze statements, acquire expert opinions, and issue orders for production of witnesses, documents and physical evidence
    • Apply the provisions of the Workers Compensation Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, and WorkSafeBC policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure investigations proceed in an efficient, competent, and timely manner
    • Maintain up-to-date documentation of multiple on-going investigations to apprise management and team members of investigation status and developing issues
    • Participate in administrative proceedings, coroner’s inquests, and prosecutorial cases by providing written briefs and testimony as to facts obtained through personal observation, witness statements, and examination of documentary and physical evidence
    • Prepare comprehensive investigation reports and deliver investigative expertise in applying relevant sections of the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation in a highly visible forum


    Is this a good fit for you?

    We’re looking for someone who has:

    • Working knowledge of disclosure rules and a thorough understanding of the MOU with the Criminal Justice Branch
    • The ability to use Major Case Management methodology and provide a high level of investigative experience and leadership to assist the team during investigations
    • The ability to conduct and participate in forensic interviews, prepare Reports to Crown Counsel, and prepare disclosure packages for Crown Counsel
    • The ability to conduct and participate in both regulatory and quasi-criminal investigations
    • A high level of understanding in regards to criminal code investigations and the ability to be an effective liaison with police and other similar investigative agencies
    • An understanding of the requirements of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the ability to utilize criminal code rules to conduct investigations
    • The ability to mentor and coach staff regarding investigation activities and duties, and can participate in developing and delivering training to staff, both in one-on-one sessions and group sessions


    Your experience and educational background:

    • A diploma that includes formal education and training in conducting statutory enforcement investigations
    • A minimum of five years of experience (within the past seven years) conducting statutory enforcement investigations leading to judicial or quasi-judicial sanctions and
    • Within the past four years, at least three years of experience with the following:
      • Major Case Management
      • writing search warrants
      • conducting forensic interviewing
    • Must be able to qualify for Special Constable status
    • Experience managing multiple case files concurrently and in a timely manner


    Who are we?

    At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases do occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers’ compensation system today and for future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.3 million workers and 231,000 employers in our province.


    What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

    It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


    Our benefits

    Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.


    If you’re the successful applicant, we’ll be making a conditional offer contingent upon your passing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act. At the time of the offer, you’ll need to consent to the criminal record check. Once you get clearance, your offer of employment will be confirmed.


    We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


    To apply

    Visit and select Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.


    Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we’re only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.

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