Specialist, Emergency Management

Suncor - Mississauga, Canada

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Job ID 24495

Are you an emergency management professional looking for a new challenge? In this role, reporting to the team lead, you will provide support to the distribution, rail and marine business units in the development, implementation and maintenance of emergency and continuity management solutions. You will be tasked with improving business processes while aligning with regulatory requirements, industry standards and best practices.

  • Develop and maintain the rail, marine and distribution terminal emergency response programs
  • Coordinate required drills and exercises, prepare timely reports to accurately reflect the outcome of exercises and findings to drive continuous improvement
  • Participate in community awareness, emergency response networks and mutual aid organizations
  • Build and maintain existing or new preparedness plans, response plans and procedures
  • Establish and maintain emergency response teams consistent with the emergency response plans
  • Evaluate regulatory requirements and standard methodologies relating to preparedness, response, management and coordinate with the business
  • Improve employee awareness with respect to emergency preparedness by developing effective training programs and providing guidance for personnel
  • Provide subject matter expertise on the selection, procurement and maintenance of emergency response facilities, equipment and infrastructure
  • Perform technical writing functions that includes; editing plans and reports, and writing at the appropriate level for the target audience
  • Support other initiatives and programs related to environment, health and safety

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years of experience working in emergency management roles
  • Previous experience in emergency response roles and activities in oil and gas, industrial, marine, or transportation industries preferred
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma; preferably in health and safety, disaster and emergency management or equivalent is an asset
  • Completion of Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 200, 300 level training; instructor level is ideal
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and Visio
  • Proven leadership and facilitating skills, with experience developing and implementing emergency response and continuity plans including: response requirements, exercise design and coordination
  • Deep understanding of emergency planning and response concepts
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills with advanced skills in presentation, negotiation, training, coaching and mentoring
  • Knowledge of industry regulations locally, provincially, nationally and internationally
  • Demonstrated ability to engage collaboratively and effectively with internal and external teams, clients and other associated stakeholders
  • Bilingual (English and French) is preferred 
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • Ability to anticipate potential problems, develop solutions and obtain buy-in from a variety of stakeholders

Working Conditions

  • This position is based out of the Mississauga office at 2489 North Sheridan Way
  • Travel to other Suncor site locations is required, approximately 20% of your time
  • You may be required to respond without notice to support major incidents/events
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates 

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Aug 18, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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