Technical Standards and Safety Authority, Toronto, ON
The role of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (www.tssa.org) is to enhance safety where Ontarians live, work and play. In that role it carries out a broad spectrum of functions to ensure safety is achieved in the mandated programs to the betterment of the general public in Ontario. From safety inspections to engineering reviews, certification and licensing to public education and outreach, TSSA’s leading edge risk management and proactive partnership approach helps TSSA improve public safety outcomes. As a self-funded, not-for-profit organization that was created in 1996, TSSA has delegated authority from the Ontario Minister of Government & Consumer Services to administer and enforce the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000 (the Act). TSSA employs over 400 staff, approximately 75 percent of whom work in operations.
The Director is a strategic business leader accountable for the Fuels leadership and operational functions within TSSA.
The Director is responsible for the leadership of two primary teams – the Engineering Group and the Inspections Group. This person must be a strong people leader, able to effectively lead, develop and engage those two groups, helping them see how a modern, outcomes-based regulator can lead to a safer Ontario. This leader will develop people and implement policies, practices, programs and plans that support the organization through its transformational changes including outcome-based regulator, digital enablement and culture shifts (leadership, accountability & collaboration).