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Principal Safety Professional

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 520375BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Disney Parks & Resorts Date posted May. 03, 2018

Job Summary:

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 create happiness.” 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!

Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of Disney’s Parks and Resorts business segment. Representing more than 150 disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers are responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects.

The Occupational Safety positions serve as the key technical resource and are responsible for the development, implementation and sustainment of key safety programs for their designated businesses. Exceptional candidates will have a proven track record of independently driving above average incident reduction results achieved through the development and implementation of targeted safety strategies and tactics.

Responsibilities:

This role is required to use sound technical judgment to assess, analyze, identify and solve a broad spectrum of safety issues across a diverse group of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts businesses. Operations include, but are not limited to, manufacturing, production, warehouse, food and beverage, lodging, construction and entertainment/theatrical. The role will be required to drive results by guiding implementation of safety programs, perform job task analysis, analyze injury and illness trend data, evaluate safety performance, and identify opportunities to continuously improve safety performance. Must be knowledgeable of applicable safety standards and when necessary, be able to resolve 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 + years of industrial safety experience in related industries that include: 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 and influencing skills
  • Proven experience in training delivery

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic ergonomic, industrial hygiene or food safety experience
  • Bi-lingual language skills

Required Education

  • 4 year college degree

Preferred Education

  • 4 year degree in Occupational Safety or Safety Engineering
  • CSP
  • Advanced degree in Occupational Safety or Safety Engineering

Additional Information:



About Disney Parks & Resorts:

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts are where dreams come true. More than sixty years ago, Walt Disney created a new kind of entertainment families could experience together, immersed in detailed atmospheres and vibrant storytelling. His vision now includes a collection of six of the world’s leading family vacation destinations – Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, Calif.; Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; Tokyo Disney Resort, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan; Disneyland Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, France; Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, located on Lantau Island; and Shanghai Disney Resort, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China. In addition, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts includes the world-class Disney Cruise Line; Disney Vacation Club; Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa; Adventures by Disney, a guided group vacation experience to some of the world’s most popular destinations; and Walt Disney Imagineering, which creates and designs all Disney parks, resorts and attractions.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Parks & Resorts.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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