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Senior Specialist, Health and Safety

Date:  Jan 14, 2022

Heavenly, CA, US

Company:  Heavenly Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

If you want to work for a different kind of ski resort, you’ve found your perfect match at Heavenly. With a massive mountain full of off-the-grid terrain and incredible views of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is for those who want to go big and forge their own path. From on-mountain concerts to world-famous après ski parties and a one-of-a-kind DJ CAT, Heavenly exudes high-energy from first chair to last call. Come be a part of the team committed to delivering a refreshingly unique ski experience. www.vailresortscareers.com

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Job Summary

The Senior Specialist of Health and Safety will support all aspects of Health and Safety at their resort location.  This position will work closely with Health and Safety leadership, resort operations, and corporate leadership to implement and sustain a Health and Safety culture that achieves world class safety performance. This position will work and collaborate with external partners, community leaders, and regulators in supporting the resort as well as the company’s core value of Be Safe.


Job Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Be an unbiased leader and voice for resort leadership so they understand the risks and opportunities to drive, improve, and then maintain superior safety performance.
  • 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.
  • Support the Senior Manager of Health and Safety and serve in their absence.
  • Communicate across a variety of stakeholders in a matrix environment.
  • Execute projects as assigned.
  • Own your self-development on the Health and Safety Team.
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years’ experience working in Health and Safety or related field
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including project management software, Visio


  • Degree in Health & Safety related field
  • Experience analyzing, and advising on safety data analytics
  • Experience leading and implementing change


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. 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. 

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 390027