Career and Volunteer Opportunities

Career Opportunities


July 31st, 2019  BC Minisry of Mines is looking for someone with Ergonomics experience for the Mines Inspector position.  Details are in the link below

July 24th 2019   Simon Fraser University Environmental Health and Safety dept. has a job posting for a Program Manager, EHRS (Ergonomics and Safety Management Systems).  The ideal candidate would have at least 3-4 years of experience, strong technical skills in the ergonomics field and experience in health and safety.  The job posting and application can be found online via the SFU careers webpage -

Careers in Ergonomics are often embedded in other programs.  You can search for wellness programs, return to work and occupational health and safety.  The following provides a information about choosing a career in Ergonomics or Human Factors Explore the Possibilities: Pursue a Career in Human Factors/Ergonomics.

Career advice (from HFES (US) can also be found here

Career and volunteer information sessions are presented at BCAK and at BPK Career Days

The following are recommended places to search for Ergonomics positions:

Association of Canadian Ergonomists Jobs page

Human Factors and Ergonomics Association Job page

Global Ergonomics

Some BC Employers

  • WorksafeBC
  • Fraser Health Authority
  • Seaspan
  • CP Rail
  • Life Labs
  • City of Vancouver
  • BC Hydro
  • Pepsico

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is a good way to meet prospective employors and see whether you are a good fit.  

April 2018 - 2021

The International Ergonomics Conference will be held in Vancouver in 2021.  The organizing committee is looking for students to get involved.  many different roles are available.  Contact Anne-Kristina Arnold or Ian Noy for more information.

IEA Conference 2021
ACE has been selected to host the 21st Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA), which will take place in 2021. This will be a remarkable opportunity to network and collaborate with scientists and practitioners from the four corners of the world, to showcase ACE to the worldwide community, to promote awareness in Canada about the value and impact of ergonomics and human factors, to educate students and expose them to diverse topics and applications in ergonomics and human factors, and to have lots of fun doing it.




Employers with jobs or volunteer positions available please contact Anne-Kristina Arnold