Occupational Safety (Food Safety) Internship

Company: 
Walt Disney World Resort
Location: 
Lake Buena Vista, FL (USA)

Job ID 690964BR

Job Summary:

"We create happiness." That's our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you'll help inspire magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

KEYWORD: DisneySafety

Responsibilities:

Your Role...

As a member of the Worldwide Safety team, you will partner and interact with various departments on the coordination of cast and guest safety. Provide support to Manager and team and assist with the completion of a variety of responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in safety, health and sanitation/food safety audits, report findings, assist in development of corrective action plans
  • Conduct field surveys such as indoor air quality, noise dosimetry, ventilation surveys, etc., report out on findings, develop and follow up on mitigations
  • Develop JSA’s to determine site-specific safety requirements such as engineering controls, equipment specifications, machine guarding requirements, personal protective equipment, training, and other controls
  • Attend and assist with leading safety and wellness committee meetings
  • Attend and assist with development of safety and wellness educational offerings
  • Assist with incident investigations, developing mitigations, and evaluating/following up
  • Evaluating incident and near miss trend data and making recommendations for and developing mitigation strategies
  • Attend design review meetings and provide feedback on safety and health requirements
  • Assisting with special projects
  • Assist in maintaining documentation
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (Note: no rounding.)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Must possess a valid US driver's license
  • Availability to work various shifts commensurate with project requirements
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Comfortable functioning in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of the Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Successful completion of the Engineering Professional Development Studies class at Disney

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree or Post Graduate degree at an accredited 4 year college or university majoring in Safety, Environmental, Industrial Hygiene or related major
  • Junior, Senior or Graduate student status by arrival date

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must not have already completed one consecutive year of employment on a Disney internship or program
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must possess a valid US driver’s license
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Must be compliant with The Disney Look
  • Current Active Disney Cast Members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World Cast Members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland Cast Members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months) 

Location of position: This position has opportunities in Lake Buena Vista, FL

Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are January 2020 - June 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Application Deadline: The deadline to apply for this internship is October 2, 2019.

Recommendation – Print This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.

Materials Required: 

College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application
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  • Click the second tab "Applications" 
  • Select "Submitted Applications"
  • Click on the title of this position
  • Click the "Add Files" button
  • Under what you want to add, select "Transcript"
  • Be sure your document is saved in this format: FirstName_LastName_Transcript

KEYWORD: DisneySafety 

About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service. 

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. 

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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September 10, 2019