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Employee Wellness & Accommodation Advisor


Surrey, BC, CA Kelowna, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,400 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Position Overview


Do you have a passion for health and wellness and a desire to inspire others?


Do you have a background in Human Resources?


Are you detailed oriented with critical decision making skills?


If so, stop scrolling! We want to hear from you!

At FortisBC, we’re committed to fostering a work environment that supports our more than 2,400 employee’s health and safety. As the Employee Wellness and Accommodation Advisor, you’ll be responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring our company-wide well-being initiatives and accommodation programs.


In this role, you will:


  • Develop our health and wellness programs and provide our FortisBC Family with the right tools for them to adapt and maintain a well-rounded healthy lifestyle.
  • Improve the overall health and wellness of our employees, identify risks, increase morale and retention and decrease absenteeism.
  • Collaborate with others to coordinate workplace accommodation, based on human rights legislation.
In year 1, you will:


  • Develop our health and wellness program plan, with incremental milestones and targets for first four quarters and annual review.
  • Enhance our existing work accommodation program and help us update our policy, templates and job aids. 
What it takes:


  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in Human Resources Management or Health Sciences from a recognized program and five to seven years of recent and related  experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience 
  • Disability Management Professional (CDMP) or Return to Work Coordinator (CRWC) certification an asset
  • Experience working in a unionized environment
  • Knowledge and/or understanding of Human Rights legislation and relevant Case Law related to Work Accommodations
  • Knowledge and/or understanding of disability management procedures
  • Computer skills – knowledge of SAP and advanced knowledge of Excel
Additional Information


Please refer to full job description here.

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.


The safety of our customers and FortisBC family members is our number one priority. Depending on the responsibilities of the job, some employees continue to report to the office while others work remotely. To ensure the safety of our employees on our job sites, there is strict adherence to our worksite safety plans and social distancing practices. As an essential service provider, we’ll continue to follow the government COVID-19 guidelines and adjust our plans as necessary. As we welcome new employees, our commitment to safety remains for all of our FortisBC family.


To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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