Food & Beverage Health and SafetyManager

HMSHost at Miami International Airport

2100 Northwest 42nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33122

Food & Beverage Health and Safety Manager

$60,220 to $73,602 per year

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With a career at HMSHost, you really benefit! We offer:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, flex or sick)
  • Holiday pay
  • Meal and Transportation Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Training and exciting career growth opportunities
  • Referral program – refer a friend and earn a bonus


The purpose of the F&B Health & Safety Manager is to support and reinforce HMSHost’s commitment to help prevent the spread of communicable diseases, improve restaurant-level health practices and procedures, and increase the level of food safety and workplace safety knowledge among associates. The F&B Health & Safety Manager will execute the essential functions of the position for the purpose of developing and maintaining a culture of safety in the branch/plaza.

Essential Functions

  • Monitor and maintain a working knowledge of all current and emerging applicable federal, state, and local sanitary, safety, and health regulations, (OSHA, FDA Food Code, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), etc.) and advise the QA and Risk Management departments of local and state changes that may impact company policies/standards.
  • Work with managers and branch leadership to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local sanitary, safety, and health regulations, (OSHA, FDA Food Code, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), etc.) at each unit.
  • Review and manage the Workers Compensation and General Liability claims each period to analyze trends and develop action plans.
  • Build relationships with local and state health departments and utilize them as a proactive resource for understanding and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Identify and analyze the root cause of deficiencies in compliance and develop corrective actions that eliminate the causes of non-compliance and prevent reoccurrence.
  • Visit units/concepts daily to observe associate behaviors and verify that all health and safety related protocols are followed.
  • Walk the units to observe and detect safety risks; confirm that PPEs are in place and used correctly, equipment is in good working condition. Advise branch/plaza leaders of repair and maintenance issues.
  • Ensure all workplace health and safety related postings/signage are visible and up to date e.g., OSHA posters, Workers Compensation, hand washing signage.
  • Conduct and support associate training on all health and safety protocols in each location and obtain signoffs; reinforce training through shift meetings, daily/monthly training topics etc.
  • Collaborate with local HR/Leadership, to ensure all required documentation (e.g., temp checks, training sign-offs, policy sign-offs, investigation and incident reports) is properly maintained.
  • Participate in QA and Risk Management department webinars and other health and safety training as required.
  • Mange the ServSafe certification and training processes.
  • Chair the Safety Team and encourage participation.
  • Follow all required daily/weekly/monthly food safety and workplace safety checklists and audits.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Reporting relationship and other important information

  • The position as described falls under the Fair Labor Standards act as a Exempt position
  • The position typically reports to the Senior Director Operations/Director of Operations
  • The position is expected to work rotating shifts during various operating days and hours each week; during opening, during busy dayparts, and during closing to monitor restaurant health and safety associates’ work activities during these different days and times
  • The QA department and Risk Management will determine how to implement procedures to comply with the regulatory guidelines for food safety, workplace safety, COVID-19 and other communicable diseases.

Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; Previous experience conducting food safety and workplace safety audits
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; Experience in spotting patterns, investigating outcomes, creating and following up on action plans
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies; Demonstrated detailed knowledge of OSHA, FDA Food Code, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations, and communicable disease health and prevention protocols
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to communicate complex policies and procedures to all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing; ability to effectively communicate with external agencies
  • Proficient facilitation and coaching skills; Ability to facilitate and deliver training to both small and large groups; coach one on one and in small groups and monitor compliance with company standards

Experience, Education, Training and Certification

  • High School Degree required
  • Five or more years of Food and Workplace Safety experience within the restaurant industry
  • OSHA and ServSafe Certified or able to complete certifications within 30 days of hire o ServeSafe Manager Certification (8 hours) o ServSafe Responsible Alcohol or state required training (2 hours) o ServeSafe Allergens or state required training (1.5 hours) o OSHA #7505 Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation (7.5 Hours) o MIT 1 Food Safety o MIT 1 Workplace Safety o Comprehensive HAZMAT/BBP

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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About HMSHost

We are a global hospitality company with a passion for service! HMSHost offers the size, resources, training, and advancement opportunities you need to reach your most important career goals.

We believe in a culture of engagement. We strive to practice behaviors that set all associates up for success. We foster a culture of appreciation, caring and inclusion. We also believe in being the best version of yourself that you can be. We support this with competitive wages, robust benefits and recognition for a job well done.

HMSHost managers are coaches, guiding their teams to achieve great results while having fun and making a difference every day. Our managers show their passion for service and hospitality, are open to different ideas and perspectives, can adjust to the pace of our business, and serve the needs of our associates, guests, brands and other stakeholders.

We value manager-coaches who are reliable, can be counted on to do the right thing and focus on the simplicity of our mission – ensuring everyone feels great at work, and that our travelers are feeling great on the move.

At HMSHost, we know our success is based on great people, strong teams, and a fun environment. If you have positive energy, a passion for serving others, enjoy a fast-paced environment, are a team player, like to learn and grow and have fun at work – apply now!

HMSHost at Miami International Airport – 2100 Northwest 42nd Avenue
Miami, FL

HMSHost is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. HMSHost is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you are an applicant 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 HMSHost’s online applicant portal as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to