Administers and oversees citywide risk management, safety, loss prevention, and employee insurance benefit programs to minimize risk and reduce the City’s exposure to financial loss. Coordinates worker’s compensation, property and liability claims.
Essential job duties are to perform supervisory duties, administration of risk management and safety training, administration of insurance, administration of claims, Title VI coordination, and emergency management. Performs other job duties as assigned, including conducts safety compliance at City construction sites, serves as the City’s ADA coordinator, and perform related duties and responsibilities to assist other employees in the department as required.
Primary challenges of this position include developing and maintaining professional relationships with all department directors to work through and solve difficult safety, accident, or other liability issues.
Operates computer and other office equipment such as printers and fax machines
Key competencies required are Job Content Knowledge, Language Skills, Mathematical Skills, Reasoning Ability, and Teamwork.
Performance of the essential duties of this job requires the incumbent to regularly sit, use hands, reach and talk or hear; occasionally stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, lift up to 10 pounds, frequent exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasional work near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
The work environment is moderately noisy (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).
The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through obtaining a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university plus six to seven years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Certifications/Licenses: Risk Management for Public Entities (RMPE)