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Health & Safety Senior Specialist

Date:  Nov 23, 2022
Location: 

Whistler, BC, Canada

Company:  Whistler Blackcomb
Shift Type: 

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

 

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 

 

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 

 

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • RSP Options (after 12 months or 2000 cumulative hours of service)
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 

 

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours) 
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 

 

Job Summary:

This Senior Specialist role will support leaders at WB in their pursuit to be incident free.  They will work with leaders on training, reviews, auditing and documentation.  They will work to manage a varied number of OH&S programs that are driven by either local or enterprise teams.  The Senior Specialist will work to ensure compliance with all local regulatory bodies.

 

Job Specifications:

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Whistler Blackcomb

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct formal and informal audits of OH&S programs and execute follow up and feedback as necessary.
  • Lead OH&S program as assigned
  • Facilitate OH&S orientations and training as required and provide ongoing support
  • Support WB supervisors & managers with accident investigations, follow up with action plans and ensure documentation of work
  • Support WB teams with safety plans
  • Monitor electronic employee records, report and follow up on deficiencies
  • Lead Joint Occupation H&S Team
  • Support construction safety inspections & training for external contractors
  • Provide administrative coaching to the department

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary degree, diploma or certificate in OH&S preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the Health & Safety field
  • Experience conducting in person and online training & presentations
  • Experience working independently & as a part of a team
  • Experience providing clear and affective feedback to all levels in an organization
  • Experience collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
  • Experience conducting audits
  • Able to build relationships
  • Experience working with trauma informed models
  • 5 Years supervisory experience
  • BC Driver License mandatory
  • Construction Safety Officer certificate an asset
  • OFA or another 1st Aid an asset
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Proficient in English
  • French & Spanish an asset
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be a team player and willing to help others when necessary
  • Able to ski or snowboard at an intermediate or higher level

 

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 488152