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Vice President, Environmental Heath and Safety


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with the entertainment industry’s biggest filmmakers and brightest stars to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission: Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as A Quiet Place and Rocketman have further elevated  Paramount’s film legacy. On the small screen, Paramount Television Studios’ Defending Jacob, 13 Reasons Why, The Haunting of Bly Manor, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, Made for Love and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount’s passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.


We are currently searching for a Vice President that will be responsible for the interpretation, development, oversight and direction of all PPC studio related Occupational Safety & Health Programs, Ergo, Emergency Medical Response, and Environmental Programs!

Overview and Responsibilities:

  • Direct the design and implementation of all PPC studio-related environmental, safety, and industrial health (EHS) programs that achieve and maintain compliance, and minimize the risk of injury and illness
  • Serve as Paramount’s subject matter expert on all EHS related activities, interpret and prepare for legal review all changes/modifications in applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate and accompany regulatory personnel during all facility inspections
  • Coordinate internal monitoring resources and data for annual City of Los Angeles Department of Building & Safety and for Master Plan compliance. Scope is for day to day operational activities. Coordinate plan with heads of Government Relations and Facility Services.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with Legal, Labor Relations, Back-lot Departments, Facilities, Studio Fire/Life Safety Department, and Studio Security Department *Ensure impeccable accident, training and complaint record-keeping and training materials
  • Prepare and present root-caused analysis and process improvement for all workers compensation matters *Prepare and maintain all required documentation for internal and outside counsel, as requested
  • Develop and maintain a robust training and education program which includes all required and applicable CA OSHA, FED OSHA, EPA, SQAMD or any other governing body
  • Assess and determine the applicability and impact of all pertinent or imminent Environmental and Safety related laws and regulations as it related to PPC and any area where PPC business is being conducted
  • Responsible for implementing all EHS programs and for supervising and training members of the department
  • Direct the global Ergonomic Program including budget, consultants and inter-department coordination *Interpret and advise on applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations for EHS*
  • Direct all EHS compliance audits of health and safety programs, and develop strategies for addressing areas of concerns identified through the audit program
  • Direct investigations of any safety or medical related incident and provide process improvement actions or assessments of any environmental complaint and provide corrective actions and/or preventative measures
  • Direct the EHS Inspection Program to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations; and ensures that all discrepancies are addressed
  • Own the EHS Metrics Program including the development of new metrics and ensuring the EHS staff meets their assigned metrics
  • Regular and active participation in industry association EHS committees to effect fair and equitable legislation and regulations by acquiring and evaluating information on future EHS management practices and programs
  • Direct the review and management of all safety equipment and supply needs, recommending replacement and new equipment purchases, as deemed necessary, and ensure required inspections of personal protective equipment are conducted *Prepare and track contracts for consulting services
  • Ensure that programs and procedures are in place to respond to all complaints and/or identification of safety hazards in a timely manner
  • Fully Assist and support in the development and maintenance of the Emergency Management and Business Continuity program.
  • Participate in strenuous physical activities including, but not limited to, various climbing assignments
  • Travel as required
  • Perform related special project assignments as requested

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years managing EHS experience
  • MS Degree in Environmental Sciences or related Field

Additional Qualifications:

  • CSP or CIH is desirable *Detailed understanding of OSHA and environmental regulations
  • Strong Construction safety experience
  • Understanding of emergency management and business continuity *Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • Entertainment industry experience preferred


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles