The Director of Environmental Health, Safety & Fire Prevention is responsible for minimizing and/or eliminating risk to ambassadors and property, enabling ambassadors and contractors to perform their tasks safely, and providing an environment where shows, exhibitors, show contractors, and attendees can enjoy a safe and risk-free event. This position will lead a team tasked with similar responsibilities to ensure compliance with local, State and Federal environmental, health and safety regulations.What You'll Do:
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What We're Looking For
- Coordinate and conduct safety inspections, work area assessments, surveys and program evaluations to determine the presence of hazardous. Respond to complaints of safety hazards.
- Maintain all OSHA programs. Track workplace injuries and accidents and maintain OSHA records/logs. Develop and conduct training for a diverse audience to include ambassadors and building partners as it relates to specific OSHA requirements and other safe work practices relevant to each work group.
- Oversee and conduct safety training and chair Central Safety Committee meetings and assists other departments with their committee efforts (i.e. departmental safety committee meetings, review of minutes, safety inspection checklists, etc.) and "Safety Talks" campaign initiatives.
- Ensure trade shows and exhibitors meet all requirements of the LVCVA's Building User's Manual, to include all applicable fire codes, safety regulations and building codes. Work closely with Show Management, Official Services Contractors, Exhibitor Appointed Contractors and Convention Services Managers, and regularly participate in internal/external pre-con meetings.
- Oversee, review and update the organization's business continuity plan and emergency management efforts addressing the five phases of emergency management: prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation. Proactively develop, implement and ensure continued adherence to a comprehensive safe work plan that includes hazard elimination, risk reduction and regulatory compliance.
- Manage the LVCVA's Control Center operation, fire panels, the Authority's mass notification system, and any other system that have direct capabilities of effectively communicating emergency communications 24 hours/7 days per week.
- Direct the LVCVA Life Safety Program (fire sprinkler, alarm systems, etc.) Responsible for all associated inspections, testing and maintenance. Coordinate functions and activities with outside agencies as necessary.
- Direct the efforts and performance of subordinates in Safety, Fire Prevention and the Control Center. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, activities, policies, priorities while lending assistance and guidance to each subordinate.
- Work with People & Culture when accidents and workers compensation injuries occur. Complete safety investigations, correct deficiencies and provide training to ensure safe practices are in place to mitigate another occurrence. Perform new hire orientation safety training as necessary.
- Function as LVCVA's liaison with regulatory agencies such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Clark County, Department of Building and Fire Prevention, Southern Nevada Health District and related local, state and federal agencies.
- Responsible for administrative management of software programs such as Safety Data Sheets and VIVID Safety Learning System as well as the maintenance of all safety related programs such Personal Protective Equipment and hazardous waste disposal program for the organization.
- Oversee the preparation and administration of the assigned budget. Analyzes budget information in conjunction with delivery of services to ensure fiscal prudence and forecasts funds required for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies.
- Demonstrated leadership experience in environmental health and/or safety, with solid track record of successful execution of health and safety programs
- Extensive knowledge and application of OSHA regulations, NRS 618, NAC 618 and other codes such as NFPA and IFC
- Must have, or be able to obtain within 1 year, safety certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), or Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST)
- Completion of an OSHA- 500 course in general and construction industry safety and health hazard recognition and prevention, developed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor. Completion card must be continuously maintained while employed in this classification. Failure to complete and maintain the course within six (6) months of hire will result in non-confirmation of appointment
- Must have or be able to obtain within one (1)year certification as a Fire Inspector
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
- Ability to prioritize, plan and execute multiple projects simultaneously while under pressure and deadline
- Advanced ability to listen and communicate effectively with diverse clients, vendors, management, and other ambassadors in a variety of formats
- Bachelor's degree inEnvironmental Science, Occupational Safety, Emergency Management, Public Administration or safety related field
- Must be able to work outside of regular business hours
- Must have a valid Nevada driver's license at time of appointment and must maintain during course of employment
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the LVCVA will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at email@example.com