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Production Safety Manager

Netflix, Los Angeles, California

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This is your chance to be on the ground floor with a team that is transforming entertainment through original production.  Fueled by the broad appeal of the instantaneous enjoyment of movies and TV shows, Netflix has grown to over 139 million members in over 190 countries. With our increasing slate of originals, it's a great time to join Netflix. Although based in Los Angeles, the Netflix Production Safety Manager candidate will support our health & safety function within Netflix's Original Productions across the globe, within both Features and Series.   This role is responsible for health and safety consulting for Netflix productions and studio facilities.  Reporting into the Manager, Studio Safety, this role partners closely with Legal, Risk Management, and Physical Production.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides health & safety consulting services to Netflix’s global productions
  • Evaluates production concepts, scripts, pitches, etc., for safety and environmental concerns and risks
  • Mitigates safety concerns by working directly with Production Executives, Producers, Unit Production Managers and other production staff
  • Works directly with the Production in the planning and execution phase of all filming: assessing safety needs, securing appropriate vendors, and traveling to remote locations as required
  • Attends production technical scouts and production meetings on a national and international basis
  • Develops and distributes the Production Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), and other production safety guidelines to production partners
  • Evaluates production sets, stages and locations for safety issues
  • Recommends corrective actions and assists productions in implementation
  • Responds to, and investigates production emergencies, incidents and accidents
  • Coordinates production employee health & safety training
  • Works independently without direct management supervision
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with industry  safety organizations, representatives and governmental regulatory agencies as appropriate

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of production safety experience working for a studio, other production entity or as a production safety consultant
  • Thorough understanding of motion picture and television production process including organizational structure, terminology, equipment, construction methods, stunt and special effects techniques, etc.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health & Safety, Environmental Studies, Physical Sciences or related major
  • Knowledge of Federal, state and local health & safety and environmental regulations (OSHA, Cal/OSHA, EPA, and other globally analogous regulatory agencies)
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification a plus
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to:

  • Travel domestically and internationally
  • Determine the applicable regulations in states and countries where a particular production may be shooting (possibly for the first time)
  • Quickly recognize and collaboratively resolve various safety issues that arise during the course of normal production activities
  • Partner with risk managers, loss control executives and insurance underwriters to resolve loss prevention issues
  • Interact with regulatory agencies, company management, productions and studio personnel
  • Share, encourage and inspire partners and colleagues to embed an overall culture of safety into everything they do.

About Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

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