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General Manager, Health And Safety, Forestry T7

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Manulife Vancouver , WA 98660

Posted 3 months ago

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General Manager, Health and Safety, Forestry T7

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Property & Resources Management Group

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Vancouver, WA US

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Full Time

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Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description

Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG) founded in 1985, is a registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of John Hancock/Manulife Financial Corporation. HNRG is based in Boston, Massachusetts and is comprised of two core businesses; Hancock Timber Resource Group (HTRG) which develops and manages timberland investments and Hancock Agricultural Investment Group (HAIG) which develops and manages farmland investments.

As of June 30, 2018, HNRG managed USD 14.4 billion of timberland and farmland, compromising over 6.3 million acres located in the United States, Canada, and Australia. HNRG is committed to responsible investing and sustainable management of its client's assets, including the ongoing reduction of environmental impact, and improvement of sustainability and stewardship performance.

Hancock Forest Management, Inc. ("HFM") and Hancock Farmland Services, Inc. ("HFS") are wholly owned subsidiaries of Hancock Natural Resource Group ("HNRG"). HFM and HFS are property management companies that serve global institutional investors through related-party investment management groups (Hancock Timber Resource Group and Hancock Agricultural Investment Group) and third-party private investors. HFM oversees the timber development and harvesting operations for approximately 3.8million acres of timberland across the USA and Canada.

HFS oversees the agricultural assets and operations for approximately 0.3 million acres of farmland throughout the USA. Collectively, HFM and HFS represent the North American property management platform of HNRG.

Forestry Health and Safety Manager T7

Location: Northwest Division Office Vancouver, Washington

General Directive: Responsible for managing employee and contractor health and safety (H&S) programs, across Hancock Forest Management (HFM) North-Inland and Northwest Divisions.

Responsibilities encompass a broad range of H&S support to forest operations including HFM employees and forestry contractors. The two divisions currently include all of Hancock Timber Resource Group's (HTRG) timberland investments within the western United States.

Scope: HFMNW manages more than 1.35 million acres across the Northwestern United States providing HTRG clients with superior forest management services. Creative solutions are required to ensure that health and safety management systems are up to date and implemented to reduce risk and maximize employee and forest contractor health and safety performance.

Specific Duties:

Ensure client fiduciary obligations are maintained without compromising H&S goals. Service the continuous information and communication needs of multiple teams based in multiple regions related to H&S.

Actively engage HFM employees and contractors to improve H&S systems and safety performance. Maintain and revise H&S policies, procedure, guidelines and manuals. Provide health and safety leadership to forest operations to foster ground level implementation of safety protection of HFM employees and contractors.

Implement internal H&S employee and contractor compliance audits. Develop and maintain an H&S leading indicator program and reporting dashboard. Evaluate, design and maintain a simplistic and cost effective H&S data management system.

Conduct H&S incident investigations and improve safety systems and protections based on findings. Provide H&S technical and cultural support to division level employee and contractor H&S committees. Develop H&S cultural programs and provide leadership to influence and improve the H&S culture of employees and contractors.

Monitor, review and manage H&S drug and alcohol program effectiveness and efficiency. Provide H&S Training to employees and contractors. Conduct H&S research and analysis to improve safety systems and performance. Ensure compliance with Federal and state H&S regulations.

Skill Sets Required:

Good written and verbal communication. Excellent computer and analytical skills.

High level organizational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines. Excellent working Knowledge of health and safety systems. Ability to provide H&S advice/consultancy to forestry staff and contractors.

Ability to train employees and contractors in the H&S systems, principles and culture. Good knowledge of OSHA regulations. Knowledgeable and the ability to install a positive safety culture through change management strategies. Ability and desire to learn forestry operations and apply H&S principles, techniques and practices.


A bachelor's degree in occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene or related discipline; or a forestry bachelor's degree with safety certifications and extensive H&S experience is required. A graduate degree in occupational health, industrial hygiene or related discipline is highly desirable.

Minimum of 3-5 years occupational health and safety experience is required. Forest management experience is desirable.

Must be team player and self-motivated.

Must have excellent relationship, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong computer, and analytical skills are desired. Willingness to travel up to 40% of the time.

Reports to: HTRG Vice President of Health, Safety and Environment

Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG) is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. The Company is committed to employ, train, promote and compensate individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability without regard to race, color, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran or marital status.

If you are ready to unleash your potential it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere.

We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. At the end of 2016, we had $977 billion (US$728 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment.

A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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