Risk Manager

  • Housing Authority of the City of Alameda
  • Alameda, California
  • Dec 21, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Risk Management and Insurance Claims Other Executive
  • Salary: Salary Range 42: $10,402 - $12,644/month USD
  • Salary Top: 12, 644
  • Apply By: Feb 18, 2021



The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda (AHA) is proud of its mission and accomplishments. In partnership with the entire community, the Housing Authority advocates and provides quality, affordable safe housing, encourages self-sufficiency, and strengthens community inclusiveness and diversity in housing.

Job Description

Job Description

The Housing Authority is seeking a team-oriented candidate to work as AHA’s first Risk Manager. This new position will provide risk management procedures, policies and analysis to assist various Housing Authority projects and programs, and will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work for an agency dedicated to providing affordable housing in the most impacted region of the nation.


The Risk Manager will evaluate, manage, and mitigate agency risks across agency functions and departments including legal, finance, information technology, human resources, physical, property and residential real estate, capital improvement and new construction projects; and design systems to identify and address risks posed in or to the Agency, its employees and clients. The Risk Manager will also analyze programmatic practices and procedures; make recommendations for organizational, operational, policy, and procedural improvements; and conduct investigations, analyses, feasibility studies, and evaluations.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, risk management, or a related field. A Master’s degree (or equivalent) is strongly preferred; AND
  • Four years of professional risk management experience including one year of supervisory experience. Enterprise risk management experience, and public, government, or housing related experience is strongly preferred.

Associate Risk Management (ARM) or comparable certification is preferred but not required.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by the time of appointment and ability to meet the driving requirements for coverage under the agency’s auto liability policy is required.  Proficiency in one of the Housing Authority’s LEP languages (Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, or Taglog) is preferred.

Special Instructions

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Additional Information

Additional Information


The Housing Authority provides an outstanding benefits package, including:

  • Membership in CalPERS defined benefit retirement program. Important: AHA does not participate in Social Security.
  • A variety of health insurance plans to choose from, with some plans fully paid for (regardless of the number of dependents) by employer contributions
  • 3 weeks of vacation to start, and
  • A schedule of 9 8-hour work days each pay period with every other Friday off
  • The Risk Manager will routinely work on-site and telecommuting is not offered. This position requires 2-3 days in the office during the current health crisis.
  • Please see the summary of benefits on the AHA website for additional information


Important Application Information: All Applications Must Be Submitted Electronically

Final Filing Date: The position is open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible as the position may close at any time.

To apply, candidates must submit a fully completed and signed Housing Authority employment application, including responses to the supplemental questionnaire and a resume (documents must be in Word or pdf format, and uploaded into the online application form). The AHA application form is located in the Working With Us>Employment Opportunities section of the Housing Authority’s website at www.alamedahsg.org. The full job description and supplemental questions are on the Open Positions page in Employment Opportunities.

If you need a reasonable accommodation under the American with Disabilities Act, please contact the Housing Authority office at hr@alamedahsg.org.

The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda is an Equal Opportunity / ADA Employer

Job Address

Alameda, California United States View Map