Oak View Group

Oak View Group

Director of Safety and Loss Prevention| Denver Tech Center - Oak View Group (CO)

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The Director of Safety and Loss Prevention is responsible for crafting and implementing a Corporate wide program of occupational and environmental health and safety. This position creates, develops and/or articulates the Company’s central safety and health program and designs efforts to control risks of operations to workers and the public, thereby minimizing the potential for claims, OSHA citations, fines and lawsuits. The position also provides technical guidance and support for safety and health programs across all venues and food & beverage locations. This position reports directly to the VP, Risk Management and works closely with Claims Management and the Legal Department.


This role will pay a salary of $115,000 to $140,000.


For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).


Essential Functions


Manages OVG's worker health and safety program; Develops and implements programs to measure and improve worker safety and health.  Establishes, implements and maintains policies, practices, rules and programs dealing with all phases of occupational safety, health, accident prevention, and industrial hygiene covering all OVG workers and departments; Evaluates and assesses OVG operations for risks to the public and designs safety interventions to mitigate hazards;  Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations dealing with occupational safety, health and industrial hygiene matters;  Supports the OVG team in working with union representatives on health and safety issues;  Designs, publishes, distributes and implements programs, policies and standards to assess and mitigate the OVG's potential liability related to OVG operations;  Coordinates safety and health activities with departments, senior leadership to assure coordinated OVG responses to public safety issues requiring responses from multiple OVG departments;  Acts in a consulting capacity for OVG on safety, health, industrial hygiene and environmental issues facing OVG and OVG's operations.  Supervises the performance of on-site inspections of the physical conditions and safe work practices for compliance with standards and regulations, and recommend controls and corrections; Analyzes worker’s compensation measurements to develop, implement, manage, and evaluate safety objectives;  Directs investigation and analysis of accidents to determine causes and methods for prevention and personally investigates major accidents; Directs investigation of allegedly unsafe or unhealthy working conditions to identify possible hazards, and recommends controls for unsafe working conditions, including engineering controls, training and protective equipment; Coordinates the requirements for occupational medical programs for prevention, monitoring and surveillance of possible work-related medical conditions with physicians, nurses and other medical personnel;  Manages the compilation of accident statistics and maintains accident records for internal and external use;  Provides guidance on pre-employment physical qualification requirements and examinations;  Provides training for departmental safety personnel and employees on occupational health and safety issues;  Acts as primary liaison between OVG and outside entities, including governmental regulatory agencies, on environmental and worker health and safety issues;  Interviews, selects and directs contractors and consultants who perform safety, industrial hygiene, occupational health, and occupational medical services for OVG.

Other job duties as required.

  • Occupational safety and health, public health and safety, industrial hygiene.
  • Health and safety hazard anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control.
  • Safety inspection and accident investigation, Federal, state and local safety, health and environmental standards and industry guides.
  • Occupational safety and risk reduction in a large, international organization.
  • Worker's compensation laws.
  • Program planning, analysis and evaluation.
  • Contract management.
  • Skill in interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
  • Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct, through subordinate supervisors, a comprehensive occupational safety and loss control program for a large, national or international company.
  • Evaluate and analyze risk and develop strategies designed to reduce risk exposure.
  • Plan, direct, and implement policies and procedures designed to reduce risk exposure.
  • Learn the operations, occupations and safety requirements of various OVG departments.
  • Learn, understand and interpret OVG regulations, codes and labor agreements that affect occupational safety and loss control.
  • Work effectively in a diverse work group.
  • Prepare and effectively present comprehensive oral and written reports.
  • Enlist the cooperation of departmental officials to effect sound occupational safety practices and organizational quality movement.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative and operational officials, OVG employees, and others.


Qualifications (Education and Experience)


  • Completion of a bachelor's degree program in occupational safety, occupational health, environmental science, safety management, industrial hygiene or a related field at an accredited college or university is required. Related experience may also be substituted for educational attainment.
  • Seven plus (7+) years of occupational safety and health administration experience managing a health and safety program with demonstrated achievements and progressive responsibilities in a an organization with a large, occupationally diverse workforce is also required.
  • A master's degree in occupational health, occupational safety, or industrial hygiene is helpful but is not required. This credential can be substituted for up to two years of general experience.
  • Certification in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or certification as a safety professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals is also required.