EHS Specialist – Operations (3rd shift)

  • Universal Studios Orlando
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Apr 24, 2019
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety

Job Description

Here at Universal Orlando Resort™, you can enjoy an exciting culture where creating our unique Universal brand of thrilling experiences is a top priority. We are passionate about what we do and take pride in the exclusive ways we deliver fun.

Being a part of the Universal family also comes with extraordinary perks. We offer paid on the job training, excellent growth opportunities, free park admission, complimentary passes, and more!

Whether you’re bringing the world’s premier movie and TV scenes to life at Universal Studios, living the excitement of legendary heroes at Islands of Adventure, or exploring the thrills and relaxation in the lush tropical paradise of Volcano Bay; we want to do it with YOU!

: Procure product and services using assigned company purchase systems. Assist in writing contracts. Reconcile statements. Source materials and vendors for competitive prices and unique plant specimens.


  • Procure products and services utilizing assigned company credit card. Reconcile purchase cards in SNAP. Create purchases requests in Maximo. Implement and draw upon blanket purchase orders. Write scopes of work/contracts. Process contracts through purchase manager in SNAP. Receive services and product as well as facilitate payment by providing AP with necessary documentation.
  • Research new products, services, materials/heavy equipment leasing for use at Universal Orlando. Meet with representatives of various products and services to see if their goods will benefit Universal Orlando. Identify materials and services that are sustainable for our environment within Universal Orlando.
  • Create DWO’s for management. Monitor spending and ensure correct DWO’s are managed correctly. Understand the assigned budgets and communicate with management.
  • Receive and compile necessary documentation on Standard Operating Procedures from management. Verify documentation for approval.
  • Contract grown materials for seasonal color/foliage and identifying specimen material for themed environments.
  • Communicate and Coordinate resource needs and work plans to affected departments, management and crafts.

SCOPE: Plans, schedules, procures and oversees necessary resources for the successful execution of Horticulture related projects, and the sustainability of existing trees and shrubs.

 High school degree or GED is required. Associate’s degree (AA) in Horticulture or equivalent from two-year College or technical school is preferred.

Successful completion of 6 courses as listed below for Valencia Community College Horticulture Program or equivalent training is preferred: Introduction to Horticulture, Ornamental Plant Materials I and II, Soils and Fertilizers, Principles of Entomology and Plant Physiology.

 One year of landscape maintenance experience is required. Five to seven years of experience of landscape maintenance in upscale commercial, residential, or resort environment or other horticultural enterprise is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Valid Florida Driver’s License required. One of the following certifications is preferred: Florida Certified Nursery Professional or Florida Certified Landscape Technician, Landscape Maintenance Operator, Certified Arborist.

Good organizational skills and multitasking. Strong computer skills are required in Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint and Maximo 7.

Universal Orlando is an equal opportunity employer.

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Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.