Senior Safety Professional (Temporary Assignment/Project Hire)

Senior Safety Professional (Temporary Assignment/Project Hire) at DISNEY (

Job ID 10028029

Location Anaheim, California, United States

Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

Date posted Oct. 25, 2022

Flex Type On-Site 

– This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

They climb to the top of Space Mountain to check on fall protection. They make sure our Disney princesses are secure when they wave from a float in the Main Street parade. They check the air quality in our kitchens and in the barns that house our horses. They are Disnelyand Resort’ Sr Safety Professionals, and they do a job that is as invisible as it is essential. Do you have the skills to be one of them? As a Sr. Safety Professional, you’d join a dynamic, team that has a passion for spotting problems and the know-how to diminish them. Our Sr Safety Professionals truly enjoy keeping others safe, and the diversity of opportunity at Disneyland Resort is unrivalled in the industry. If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please apply today!

You will report to Team Leader of Safety.

You Will:

Guests who come to our Parks and resorts trust us with their children, and the families of our co-workers trust us with their loved ones. This really puts into perspective just how necessary safety has been to Disney’s success over the years. Our Senior Safety Professionals have “earned a seat” at every table and are involved in all aspects of Parks operations, from the blueprint stage to ongoing maintenance. Senior Safety Professionals work in every area of our Parks and Resorts, from kitchens, hotel rooms and attractions, to veterinary clinics, horticultural shops – even our massive laundry facilities. You’d be part of a matrix-style team where all levels of leadership work towards incident reduction through the development of smart, targeted safety programs. This is a senior-level safety position with negligible guidance from Leadership. You will make decisions independently and will demonstrate technical safety knowledge.

Every day as a Senior Safety Professional is different! On any given day, you might:

  • Insure the ergonomic safety of our dancers, stunt people, performers and puppeteers
  • Find new ways to keep beloved characters like Mickey Mouse cool on hot summer days
  • Embed in a team that’s building a new attraction, starting with blueprints and working through to opening
  • Provide findings – good or bad – to leadership, because they trust our Sr Safety Professionals to be completely candid
  • Grow your career by attending conferences and other learning opportunities – Disney encourages this!
  • Check emergency egress, smoke detector placement and fire door functionality in a luxury resort
  • Work mostly outdoors – your “office” is Disneyland
  • Analyze injury and illness data, prepare presentations on trends and mitigation plans, then share them with your peers/leaders
  • Work independently or as part of a team, often on the same day
  • Identify opportunities to improve safety in areas such as manufacturing, production, warehouse, transportation, F&B, lodging, construction, entertainment and attractions
  • Enjoy the perks and benefits of working for The Walt Disney Company, including movie screenings, deep discounts on things you can really use, and free entry to our Parks using your Gate Pass!
  • Stand for 8 hours or more
  • Walk several miles in a day
  • Work in inclement weather
  • Wear personal protection equipment
  • Lift/carry equipment
  • Climb steps, ladders and scaffolds
  • Work in confined and dark spaces
  • Work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays and evenings

You Have:

  • 5+ years of industrial safety experience in a related industry such as petrochemical, construction, maintenance, manufacturing, hospitality, entertainment/theatrical, transportation, distribution/warehouse
  • Knowledge and hands-on application of regulatory standards, best-practices and guidelines, such as confined space, incident investigation and root-cause analysis
  • Strong knowledge of Federal and Cal OSHA fall protection regulations and industry best practices
  • Ability to work varying shifts with little daily oversite
  • Expert in recognizing hazards and propose mitigations
  • Proficient in each of WDP&R’s leadership competencies (Leadership, Management, Technical, and Relationships)
  • Creatively resolve problems – sometimes in areas outside your realm of expertise – and work within a dynamic, sometimes ambiguous atmosphere
  • Project management experience
  • You will provide direction – complete projects by being consultative, and by resolving conflicts  
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Passion for mentoring others through training and feedback
  • Proven ability to develop detailed project scope and justifications

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field