Manager, Health & Safety

June 16 2021
Industries Arts, Entertaiment, Culture and Leisure
Categories Health, Security, Disability, Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, HR, Training, Management, Administration, Production, Operations, Quality, Safety
Vancouver, BC

Position: Manager, Health & Safety

Department: Event Services

Reports to: Director, Event Operations & Security


The Manager, Health & Safety is responsible for managing and overseeing all aspects of the health and safety program for staff, guests, clients, contractors, and partners at Rogers Arena. This role supports all departments in identifying, implementing, and maintaining safe workplace procedures and conforming with all sanitation, food safety, health and safety and environmental requirements.

A typical day includes:

  • Evaluating and monitoring health and safety hazards and recommending strategies to control risks in the workplace
  • Monitoring and identifying relevant changes in regulations and laws and updating procedures and policies accordingly
  • Managing the emergency preparedness program, including conducting health and safety training with full and part-time staff, overseeing orientation training of all new employees, contractors, and partners, and reviewing and updating all Emergency Response plans and manuals
  • Conducting and regularly reviewing risk assessments and provide recommendations to eliminate risks and hazards in the workplace and conduct all workplace accident investigations
  • Designing and delivering training programs, policies, and procedures to support a comprehensive Occupational Health & Safety Plan
  • Working with Facility Operations and Engineering to ensure compliance by all Contractors in completing Pre-Job Safety plans and orientation and conducting workplace inspections
  • Managing first aid program including management of files of first aid treatments, administering database, maintaining first aid supplies and inventory, and providing first aid treatment as required
  • Participating in WorkSafeBC RTW program, ensuring claims management process is followed
  • Consulting with event managers to ensure all health and safety requirements are adhered to for events; liaising with First Aid service provider to ensure adequate staffing levels at all events


  • A team you can belong to and believe in
  • A fun, high energy environment
  • An open mind for new ideas
  • The opportunity to embark on a career development journey


  • A related bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • At least 3-5 years of management experience in the health and safety field
  • OFA Level 2 First Aid
  • Experience in developing and implementing safety and emergency plans
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, management, partners, and clientele
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Creative thinker with the ability to identify ways to improve systems and procedures
  • Ability to work a varied schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the world and Canucks Sports & Entertainment strives to create a workforce that is inclusive, equitable, and represents our beautiful, unique community. We value unique perspectives, ideas, and creativity that support a diverse, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment. Canucks Sports & Entertainment is committed to building and supporting a diverse team.

This position will remain open until filled.

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