Health, Safety and Risk Management Director

Location: Toronto, ON
Employment Status: Full-Time


Who are we?

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide.  Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 1,000 brands with the 98 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

Who are you?

Passionate and motivated.  Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit.  Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Canada, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on! 


The Director, Health, Safety & Risk Management establishes clear and consistent Health and Safety practices, risk mitigation and provides guidance for all Live Nation Canada operations. This role is accountable to ensure the health and safety of our patrons, staff, third party vendors, artists, and visitors across our portfolio of events, venues, and festivals. In this role, you are also responsible for establishing and leading best practices in partnership with third party venues in which Live Nation Canada operates. This role is responsible for establishing and ensuring best practice adoption and continuously improving our Health and Safety standards and performance. 


  • Manage H&S policies, programs, processes, standards and plans, including operational protocols and programs related to the impact of Global, local and regional or national incidents such as COVID-19. 
  • Oversee the integration of Live Nation Global H&S policies programs, processes, standards, and tools into Owned and Operated Venues and Festivals
  • Provides advice on managing and reducing risk during the inception, planning and execution of events through the lens of regulatory requirements and crowd safety including the development of weather protocols and the Live Nation Public Safety, Security and Emergency Management Plan
  • Oversees incident investigations and reviews reports regarding injuries to workers and patrons
  • Engages with regulators and authorities to develop standardized requirements in connection with the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Remain current with new and changing H&S regulatory/legislative requirements across Canada and emerging issues/trends, while initiating action to ensure programs, policies and practices are compliant
  • Identifies legislative requirements and communicates them to relevant stakeholders
  • Develops relationships with venues and works to implement nationwide standard H&S practices in relation to worker safety during event set up and tear down
  • Provides recommendations for safety enhancement and risk mitigation and successfully rolls them out 
  • Manage and track legislated training following provincial OHS requirements
  • Oversee medical and security responsibilities for our venues and festivals
  • Develop and supervise the Joint Health and Safety Committees for our venues and offices


  • Post-secondary education and/or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and AODA
  • Working knowledge of the BC Employment Standards Act and AB Employment Standards Code
  • 5+ years in a health and safety leadership role
  • Strong ability to interpret legislation and assess issues
  • Excellent interpersonal / communication skills
  • Fluent in English, French an asset
  • Must be able to handle sensitive matters and exercise excellent judgment and confidentiality
  • COVID-19 vaccination will be required for this position subject to legally valid exemptions

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment 

Sits for extended periods of time at a computer station or work desk; stands and walks throughout the day; occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.; uses hands and fingers to operate computers and office equipment for up to 8 hours each day; lifts up to 10 pounds regularly; exposed to typical office environment conditions and noise levels.

Employment Equity 

Live Nation Canada strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by provincial and/or federal law. Accommodations for candidates with disabilities are available on request during all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If accommodation is needed during the recruitment and selection process, please contact us and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

Hiring Practices 

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Live Nation Entertainment recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation Entertainment may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms. This job description is a summary of duties that are expected to be performed. Duties outlined on this job description may not be all-inclusive, and can be modified at any time if requested by management.

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