Workers Compensation & Occupational Health Senior Specialist

Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Remote, Remote, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round


As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!


Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at


Job Summary:

Assist the Occupational Health Manager as enterprise Food & Beverage subject matter expert (SME) and safety representative. Seasonally assist Workers Compensation team with claims administration.


Job Specifications:

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Other Specifics: Remote
  • The expected range is $47,840 - $63,000 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Support OH manager with F&B safety initiatives and WC team during peak winter season; including but not limited to:
    • Create and distribute F&B incident reduction plans 
    • Attend F&B regional meetings
    • Monitor compliance with VR Food Safety Audit
    • Monitor F&B compliance with broader health & safety audits
    • Monitor F&B safety trends using Tableau
  • Support the Company’s Health and Safety strategy to achieve world class Health and Safety performance within the travel and leisure Industry.  Responsible for the execution of:  
    • Safety Trainings 
    • Audits and Assessments  
    • Resort Safety Programs and Compliance  
    • Advising and coaching front line leaders on Health and Safety initiatives   
  • Develop an understanding of the core business needs and historic/current/predictive safety metrics in order to adjust safety strategy accordingly.  
  • Address compliance and regulatory safety as well as risk management trends and regulatory focus areas as directed by the Senior Manager.   
  • Engage, as required, with local, state and federal officials as necessary to support Health and Safety Compliance and best practices. 
  • Communicate with a variety of stakeholders in a matrix environment. 
  • Interpretation and knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) and WorkSafe BC regulation
  • Execute projects as assigned 
  • Own your self-development on the Health and Safety Team. 
  • Provide seasonal administrative workers’ compensation support as needed
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned


Job Qualifications:

  • BS in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Public Health or like required
  • Previous food safety inspection and retail food establishment plan review experience.
  • 1-3 years’ experience working in Health and Safety, Public Health or related field
  • Certified Food Safety Professional (CP-FS), Food handler training, Certified food safety manager by an accredited source
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word), including Tableau, Saba learning management systems, and Enablon.
  • English and Spanish (preferred)



  • Familiarity with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Code
  • Understanding of basic food safety principles
  • Food Safety Manager course, Food Handler or Certified Professional in Food Safety (CP-FS)
  • FDA inspection experience
  • Understanding of foodborne illness
  • Understanding of communicable disease 
  • Experience working with large-scale Food & Beverage operations
  • Experience analyzing, and advising on safety data analytics
  • Experience leading and implementing change


The expected Total Compensation for this role is $47,840 - $63,000.  Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID  495536
Reference Date: 07/06/2023 
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