Employment Contact

Please forward applications in writing to:

Human Resources
1039 Regional Road 24
Lively, Ontario P3Y 1N2


or by e-mail to jobs@snolab.ca

For further information on our research and facilities, see our web site at http://www.snolab.ca.


External Opportunities

McDonald Institute

To learn more about opportunities at the Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute please visit their jobs page.

Laurentian University

To learn more about physics opportunities, news, and events at Laurentian University, please visit the physics department website.


Health & Safety Technician

Health & Safety Technician

Strategic Risk Management Group

Full-Time Indeterminate Position


About Us

SNOLAB is an international facility for world-class underground physics research and has an expanding programme in astroparticle physics and underground science. Located in an air-conditioned clean room 2 km underground in the Vale Creighton Mine near Sudbury Ontario, with a suite of surface facilities and laboratories, SNOLAB is currently preparing for the next generation of experiments focusing on neutrino studies and the search for galactic dark matter.


­The Position

Under the direction of the Senior Environment, Health and Safety Officer, the Health & Safety Technician is responsible for performing activities that support the delivery and effective development, implementation and maintenance of the SNOLAB Environmental Health and Safety program.  This support includes inspection of SNOLAB’s surface and underground facilities and observation of work and research activities to ensure compliance with applicable legislation and conformance with SNOLAB policies and procedures and applicable codes and standards. This position will work primarily underground with some surface work and may be required to work around confined spaces, at elevated heights, and in drifts occasionally.




Certificate from a recognized Occupational Health and Safety program or in the process of obtaining certification or an equivalent combination of experience and training.

Certification as a Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) and/or a National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) is a considerable asset.



Demonstrated experience providing advice and support regarding specific issues related to health and safety programs, initiatives and policies in an industrial, construction or mining work environment.

Experience conducting workplace inspections in an industrial, construction or mining work environment.

Demonstrated experience implementing specific and essential OH&S policies, procedures and program elements.

Experience delivering safety talks, or similar training or awareness related communication.

Experience working in a mining or research environment is an asset.


Salary Range

Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience and includes an attractive benefits package. Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with SNOLAB policies. To meet operational needs, shift work may be required.


To Apply

All applications must be submitted to jobs@snolab.ca. Please do not fax or mail your applications. By applying to the e-mail address, your application becomes available to managers immediately. Interested candidates should include a cover letter and resume.


­Closing Date

The posting will remain open until the position is filled, but review of applications will commence on August 28, 2020. SNOLAB thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.


SNOLAB thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.


SNOLAB is committed to equity in employment and encourage applications from all qualified applicants, including women, Indigenous persons, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


SNOLAB will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.


Further information about SNOLAB may be found at www.snolab.ca


Posting Date: August 7, 2020


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