Health and Disability Management Coordinator

Thunder Bay Police Service is a mid-sized Ontario service located in Northwestern Ontario serving the communities of Thunder Bay and Oliver Paipoonge with approximately 330 Sworn and Civilian members. 

We require an experienced Health and Disability Management Coordinator to work a part-time position 20 hours per week.

Major tasks:

Under the general supervision of the Human Resources Specialist, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing, promoting, and administering health-related services including education, counseling, and disability claims management.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Performs case management for the rehabilitation of disabled employees by monitoring the effectiveness of the treatment/rehabilitation plan while collaborating with insurers and care providers to determine a disability management plan which is realistic and achievable.
  •  Directs and participates in the development of individual strategies related to disability and rehabilitation management and maintains regular contact with disabled employees.
  •  Ensures disability claims are tracked, monitored and analyzed, and recommends/takes appropriate action.
  • Coordinating the disability claims process in accordance with WSIB legislation and agreements with insurance carriers.  This involves working closely with the Service’s Branch Commanders as well as with City of Thunder Bay human resources staff and includes overseeing the processing of claims, arranging for members’ return to work programs, co-ordinating the Attendance Management program, and providing information on absenteeism.
  • Coordinates the appropriate participants in the development of individual return to work plans, identifies systemic barriers upon returning, and assists departments to identify suitable transition work for disabled employees while ensuring the process and outcomes are evaluated.
  • Counsels and refers employees where indicated in order to facilitate health and wellness.
  • Develops and maintains an accurate record keeping system.
  • Acts as a liaison on health related matters between employees, the medical community, management and labour.


  • Certification as a Registered Nurse in Ontario; or a degree or diploma in health care services  and
  • Four to six years’ experience in the occupational health field.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of insured disability plans as well as Workplace Safety and Insurance Board benefits and current WSIB/OH&SA legislation is required.
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse (C.O.H.N.(c)) or CDMP – Certified Disability Management Professional is a definite asset.


Conditions of Employment:

  • Must undergo a successful police records check – type 2 and sign and abide by an Employee Confidentiality statement.  The use of a vehicle may be required.


Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume referencing the position title electronically  to: or by mail to Human Resources, Thunder Bay Police Service, 1200 Balmoral Street, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5Z5 by 4:00 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity in our workplace.  Accommodation is available for applicants with a disability.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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