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Manager, Safety Services

Job ID 450639BR Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Job Posting Company Disney Parks & Resorts Job Posting Area Walt Disney World Resort Category Facilities and Security Date posted 05/10/2017
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

The Manager, Safety Services will provide strategic and day-to-day direction, leadership oversight, feedback and development to the salaried and O&T Cast in the development, implementation and sustainment of the high severity and high frequency safety programs for their designated business. This role is required to use sound technical judgment to perform and lead others in the identification, assessment, analysis and solving a broad spectrum of safety issues across a diverse group of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts businesses.


  • The role will be required to drive results by leading the team in development of strategies designed to eliminate or reduce loss exposures and drive compliance within a designated business area.
  • Guides an assigned team in the implementation of safety programs, performing job task analysis, analyzing injury and illness trend data, evaluating safety performance, and identifying opportunities to continuously improve safety performance.
  • Defines team responsibilities and assignments and approves annual team member strategies.
  • Assigns work tasks and duties, provides leadership follow through, gathers and synthesizes team input to formulate recommended action plans and analyze data/trends to drive incident reduction and hazard mitigation.
  • The Manager is also responsible for driving continuous performance improvement, reviewing source material (rules, codes, laws and standards) and identifying and sharing industry practices.
  • Services as primary contact with client senior executives.
  • Must be knowledgeable of applicable safety standards and when necessary, be able to perform and lead others in resolving complex issues outside of established regulations.
  • Required to develop strong relationships and work as part of a team within a fast paced, matrix environment with all levels of leadership and employees.
  • Operations include but are not limited to, manufacturing, production, warehouse, food and beverage, lodging, construction and entertainment/theatrical.
  • Exceptional candidates will have a proven track record of independently and/or leading a team in driving above average incident reduction results achieved through the development and implementation or targeted safety strategies and tactics.

Basic Qualifications

  • 12+ years of industrial safety experience required in a related field (petro chemical, construction, maintenance, manufacturing, hospitality, entertainment/theatrical, transportation, distribution/warehouse).
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory and industry standards and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to use analytics and identify trends.
  • Proven project management experience.
  • Self-driven and resourceful professional with the ability to solve problems outside area of expertise.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to operate within an ambiguous and changing environment.
  • Proven strong planning, organization and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and diffuse difficult situations.
  • Demonstrated strong consultative influencing skills.
  • Proven experience in training delivery.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to manage projects to completion.
  • Proven experience leading high performance teams with direct reports.
  • Bi-lingual language skills.

Required Education

  • 4 year degree

Preferred Education

  • 4 year degree in Occupational Safety or related Engineering discipline
  • Advanced degree in Occupational Safety or related Engineering discipline
  • Certifications: CSP, CIH, or PE

Additional Information

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