Environment Health & Safety Officer

Posted about 1 year ago by Rotana Hotel
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Hospitality & Catering
Job Summary:
Implement and monitor programs and processes necessary to ensure the Hotel remains in compliance with all Corporate, federal and local sanitation, food safety, health & safety, and environmental requirements. Drive and coordinate the implementation of EHS & HACCP programs and ensure continuous improvement in the hotel performance in consultation with relevant authorities. 
General Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop Environmental Health and Safety & HACCP manuals and review annually or less if required
  • Ensure that the EHS  management system is established , implemented and maintained in  accordance with ISO 14001  and OHSAS 18001 standards requirements
  • Provide the top management with the necessary reports on the EHS  management system established within the property along with recommendations for improvement
  • Develop and implement effective programs for protecting the environment and for maintaining, enhancing, and fostering a “zero incident” safety culture in the Hotel
  • Lead or participate in various types of EHS/ HACCP compliance and/or management system audits and provide guidance on conformance and corrective actions required
  • Establish audit requirements to ensure compliance in Food Safety, Occupational Safety and Environmental regulations. Oversees all audit results, evaluates trends, communicates results, and establishes action plans to ensure Hotel remains in compliance with Corporate and regulatory requirements
  • Participate in accident investigation and document root cause. Communicate results and set corrective actions required to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Assessing Hotel’s Employee training needs, develop training materials and conduct training programs as necessary
  • Ensure that the employees are trained on the basic EHS awareness training identified for their departmental operations
  • Ensure that the suppliers/contractors are complying with the EHS & HACCP local standards through audits and communications
  • Report to sector regulatory authority monthly and /or quarterly performance and hotel progress in implementing EHS management system
  • Monitor / identify relevant changes in EHS/HACCP local regulations and laws and update the internal procedures, policies, and forms accordingly
  • Drive improvement and track goals achievement through collection, analysis and communication of EHS goals and measurements. Review action plans with the Hotel EHS  committee to reach the set goals
  • Develop and oversee HACCP/ EHS Hotel budget, identifying requirements by analysing the risk assessment register, site inspection reports, audits and Hotel’s targets
  • Conduct & regularly review risk assessment for all areas in the Hotel, implement site specific control measures to minimize hazards
  • Communicate Hotel specific emergency management plans to address course of actions in case of an emergency
  • Operate in a safe and environmentally friendly way to protect guests’ and employees’ health and safety, as well as protect and conserve the environment
  • Comply with the hotel environmental, health and safety policies and procedures

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Rotana Hotel


Conveniently located ten minutes away from Erbil International Airport in the midst of the Fairground and business centers yet uniquely adjacent to the English and Italian villages while overlookin...

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Sector Specialisms: Hospitality & Catering
Office Location: Gulan Street, Erbil 44001 - Iraq
Phone Number: +964 66 210 5555