Safety Director

Location: Hallandale Beach, FL
Date Posted: 02-12-2018
Since Gulfstream Park first opened its doors in 1939, we have quickly become known as South Florida’s legendary entertainment destination. Whether you are looking to watch some live Thoroughbred racing action, try your luck in our high-stakes poker room or unwind with appetizers and cocktails at the Village, we provide a little of something for everyone.
We offer our guests a standard of service unbridled by any other and this level of excellence stems directly from the commitment of our employees. We are always searching for candidates that share our same level of passion for people and desire to succeed, while also embodying our positive spirit. Your future is bright at Gulfstream, so make the right bet and join our winning team today!

Summary: It is the primary responsibility of the Health and Safety Manager is for planning, establishing and maintaining health, safety programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees. A self-starting leader who enjoys the challenges of daily involvement with an operation and maintenance team. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and property policies, practices and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop, implement and manage Safety Compliance and Training Programs.
  • Evaluate training effectiveness and track training.
  • Manage the implementation of regulatory programs.
  • Ensure appropriate testing and maintenance of all fire safety equipment including fire extinguishers.
  • Effectively delivers occupational safety and health training. Speaks in front of large groups as required to teach safety classes.
  • Serve as liaison to corporate, regulatory agencies and other third parties relative to safety programs.
  • Plan, schedule and administer property safety committee meetings. Chairs the property safety committee which meets monthly to discuss important safety related issues.
  • Consistently and frequently tours site to identify property occupational safety and health hazards.
  • Ensure all employees receive required OSHA-mandated safety training and recurrent safety training.
  • Attends management meetings to discuss safety initiatives, as necessary.
  • Works with other departments on developing safety programs and inspections.
  • Orders safety related products needed and budgeted for.
  • Works closely with OSHA and Fire Department on safety inspections of the property.
  • Reads and understands blue prints and complex property maps.
  • Enforce all policies, fire and safety related codes, and applicable State, County, Federal laws and regulations.
  • Perform all other job related duties as requested.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • At least 5 years of safety program administration experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills with a proven track record for writing and administering safety programs and projects.
  • Able to teach and mentor managers and leaders effectively.
  • Must have excellent people skills.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays at times.
  • Must have an intermediate level of knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, and preferably Spanish in both written and oral forms.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certifications or training from an OSHA recognized safety organization on required safety programs including Hazard Communication, Bloodborne Pathogens, Permit-Required Confined Space Entry, Fall Protection, Fire Extinguisher, Hearing Conservation, Lockout / Tagout, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection
  • Possess American Heart Association certification for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and First Aid certification.
  • Certification and competency level in Confined Spaces and Fall Protection trainings.
  • Previous experience working in a similar resort or hospitality setting a plus.
  • Bilingual communication skills highly preferred.

Gulfstream Park offers all full time employees comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, STD, LTD Life and  401K with employer match after one year of employment, vacation, sick, and holiday pay, tuition reimbursement and more!

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