Job Posting

Assessor Fitness to Work

Job Type: Part Time, Contract
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Other Professional Occupations in Therapy and Assessment (3144)
NOC Job Title: CAT (Certified Athletic Therapist)
Expires in 21 days
Expires: 2021-05-31
Last Updated: 2021-04-20

Job Number: 668458

Job Location(s)

8511 Eastlake Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5A 4T7, Canada

Job Description

Job Title: Fitness-to-Work Assessor

Location: Burnaby, BC

Status: Part time

Job Purpose: Assess workers for any pre-existing musculoskeletal injuries or health conditions that may lead to further injury to themselves or others on the work site. To evaluate a worker’s strength, conditioning, and use of proper lifting technique as it relates to the physical demands of the position they are applying for.

Working Conditions

  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 4 hours, between 7:00am – 9:00pm, some evenings and weekends
  • Travel: Occasional travel to other SureHire locations for coverage
  • Hazards: Exposure to infectious disease (e.g. Hepatitis, HIV, etc.) through client contact
  • Physical Environment: Office environment
  • Safety Sensitive: Yes
  • Mobile Device: No
  • Dress Code: Business casual
  • Other Considerations: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Job Summary & Duties


  • Review a worker’s health and injury history, blood pressure measurement, PAR-Q, functional status and medical condition questionnaire to ensure they are safe to exercise
  • Perform a full-body musculoskeletal evaluation, including grip strength testing, to identify any pre-existing conditions (“Medical”)
  • Observe and instruct a worker through SureHire’s lifting protocol ensuring that workers are using proper lifting technique (“Critical Strength & Mobility Testing”)
  • Follow SureHire’s Immediate Medical and Physical stoppages to ensure that workers are not proceeding with further testing, if deemed unsafe

Occupational Testing

  • Conduct a variety of occupational testing services

o Urine analysis

o Breath alcohol

o Vision

o Audio (optional)

o Spirometry (optional)

o Mask Fitting (optional)

o Client Intake (optional)

Additional duties & tasks when assigned

Job Specifications:


  • Entry-level clinical degree (physiotherapist, chiropractor, athletic therapist)


  • Assessing and treating musculoskeletal injuries is an asset
  • Assessing and treating occupational injuries is an asset
  • Direct patient care is an asset
  • Exercise testing and proper lifting mechanics is an asset

Formal training/certifications/licences:

  • Physiotherapist: BSc.PT or MSc.PT; successful completion of the Physiotherapy Competency Exam (PCE); registered with the College of Physical Therapists of Alberta
  • Chiropractor: Graduate of an accredited Chiropractic College; successful completion of the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board (CCEB) clinical competency exam; registered with the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors
  • Athletic Therapist: CAT (C) designation (post-secondary); successful completion of the Canadian Athletic Therapy National Certification exam; registered with the Canadian Athletic Therapy Association
  • Physician: Completion of a medical degree from an accredited school; registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta

Required competencies/knowledge/skills/abilities:

  • Knowledge of human anatomy
  • Knowledge of musculoskeletal pathology and treatment
  • Knowledge of safe lifting mechanics
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with participants and co-workers
  • Excellent organizational and time management skill
  • Ability to work in a team environment and direct others
  • Skills in conflict resolution is an asset
  • Ability to remain calm in event of upset participant

How to Apply

Expiring: May 31, 2021

Contact: Belvina Basra