JOB TITLE: RISK MANAGER
RISK MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
REPORTS TO THE DEPUTY COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB
Plans, implements, manages and evaluates a comprehensive risk management and loss control program that includes employee benefits, Workers’ Compensation, as well as risk avoidance and indemnification for the county.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Manages personnel functions of the division, to include interviewing, hiring, assignments, training and development, performance evaluation, and discipline.
Analyzes risk, prepares bids, recommends the purchase, review, approval and renewals of auto, general liability, property and employees dishonesty insurance polices and self-insurance as well as health, life and benefits policies.
Participates in contract review process established by the Purchasing Department to include analyzing risk, establishing insurance requirements in Requests for Proposals, and reviewing and approving Certificates of Insurance issued to the county by vendors.
Formulates, recommends and implements a plan for Workers’ Compensation coverage to include the purchase of insurance and/or self-insurance and the renewal of Workers’ Compensation Administration contracts:
- Administers the review and processing of all injury reports and the monitoring and management of all Workers’ Compensation claims.
- Directs the authorization and coordination of medical care and rehabilitation.
- Monitors administrator’s activities, to include review of all expenses and fees and approval for payment.
Prepares the division budget, oversees expenditures and recommends annual allocation of risk expenses to all departments.
Monitors the BCC Self-Insurance Internal Service Fund and approves disbursements and recoveries.
Manages, oversees, and coordinates the county safety program to include development of employee training that complies with Federal and State requirements and coordination of a safety committee.
Acts as liaison with county attorneys on contracts, claims, litigation and related matters; coordinates settlements with attorneys and recommends approval of payments for damage and injury claims; assigns claims to attorneys and participates in the selection of attorneys.
Provides management of claims, including attending hearings and mediation, and acts as an employee advocate in claim disputes.
Ensures comprehensive regulatory compliance with county, state, and federal policies and procedures for all risk management functions; recommends policies and procedures for loss prevention and risk control.
Advises management and departments on loss control, insurance, self-insurance, contract administration, and claims administration.
Participates in development of benefits strategy of employee benefits programs; schedules and coordinates enrollment periods, presentations and training concerning county benefits programs.
Conducts research, procedural and administrative studies; prepares reports and recommends solutions or courses of action regarding risk management issues.
Plans and supervises development and maintenance of databases for an effective risk management information system.
Serves as the county’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator for Title II (provision of public services) of the ADA.
Serves as the county’s coordinator of public records requests.
Conducts new employee orientation.
Administers county wellness program.
Must be able to meet work schedule and attendance standards.
Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or closely related field; supplemented by a minimum of six (6) years progressively responsible experience in the risk management field that provides a solid foundation in all areas of risk management, preferably for a state or local government, to include a minimum of three (3) years in a supervisory/management capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. CPCU or ARM designation strongly preferred. Must be computer literate. Requires a valid driver license.
$2,156.00 - $3,545.60 Biweekly
$56,056.00 - $92,185.60 Annually
If interested, please apply at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/okaloosa.