Manager, Production Safety - Features and Indies
NetflixLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
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 100 million members in over 190 countries. With our increasing slate of originals, it's a great time to join Netflix.
The Netflix Production Safety Technician candidate will support our health & safety function within Netflix's Original Productions across Features globally (including Self Managed and Independents), as well as providing peripheral support to Documentaries and Unscripted verticals, as needed.
This role is responsible for health and safety consulting for Netflix productions. Reporting into the Manager, Production Safety (Features), this role partners closely with Legal, Risk Management, and Physical Production.
• 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
• 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
• A minimum of 10 years of environmental, health and safety experience (and at least 5 working for a studio or other production entity)
• 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
• Knowledge of United States health & safety and environmental regulations (international regulatory experience is advantageous)
• Certified Industrial Hygiene (CIH) and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification a plus
• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Travel domestically and internationally
• Determine the applicable regulations in countries where a particular production may be shooting (possibly for the first time)
• Quickly recognize and resolve various production 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