Risk Analyst

  • Solano County
  • 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield, California
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Risk Management and Insurance Claims Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: $89,841.56 USD
  • Salary Top: $109,202.98
  • Phone: 7077841113
  • Apply By: Mar 29, 2021

Summary

The County of Solano recognizes that our employees are our biggest asset. We work collaboratively to solve problems and introduce creative solutions. If you are a creative team player with exposure to and an interest in risk management work processes, we invite you to apply for this opportunity.

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to be a strategic partner who provides our customers with high quality services and fosters an environment where a well-qualified and trained workforce succeeds. The Risk Management division of Human Resources provides the following services and functions for the County of Solano:

  • Obtaining coverage for workers' compensation, general liability, property, and other more specific insurance programs
  • Employee Health and Safety
  • Compliance with Americans with Disability Act Title I and II
  • Administration of the County's Injury & Illness Prevention Program
  • Occupational Health & Safety Training
  • Prevention of workplace injuries
  • Prevention of injuries to members of the public using facilities, program and services
  • Management of claims administrators
  • Evaluating exposures for risk for County Departments
  • Provide recommendations for reducing exposure to losses and techniques for managing the risks associated with County operations

To learn more about the Human Resources Department, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/hr/default.asp

Job Description

The Risk Analyst investigates, evaluates and resolves claims from property liability, medical malpractice, and fleet vehicle loss; consults with County departments to minimize risk and safety exposures; assists in administration of Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Worker's Compensation, and Family Medical Leave Act.  

 

The primary area of focus for this position is leave absence management to include application of State and Federal disability leave laws and regulations. Along with that, the analyst will be a dynamic team partner in workers’ compensation administration, safety programs, insurance or underwriting activities, data gathering to assist with cost allocation and actuarial analyses, and delivery of risk management-related training for employees, supervisors and managers.    

Opportunity exists for the analyst to work with various departments in the County as well as contribute ideas and strategies that will create positive effects on the work environment for employees.  The analyst will be engaged in a wide variety of tasks within Risk Management in the protection of County resources and staff, such as:

  • Effective and proactive administration of leave absence management to include reviewing medical leave requests and determining eligibility to ensure best practices and the timely receipt of benefits related to those leaves, when appropriate
  • Effectively engage in the interactive process with employees who are requesting ADA reasonable accommodation in the workplace
  • Review, investigate and analyze claims to determine compensability for Workers' Compensation as well as advise employees on claim procedures and required documentation. Work collaboratively with team members in Risk Management and with workers’ compensation third-party administrators to promote the timely delivery of services and benefits, and facilitate the employee’s return  to work as soon as possible
  • Investigate, evaluate and recommend resolution of claims from property liability, medical malpractice fleet vehicle loss, and various other insurance programs with claims administrator. Investigate claims of property conditions that could potentially cause injury or illness
  • Promotion of safety-conscious behaviors,  practices and work environment
  • Review certificates of insurance for coverage dates, amounts and additional related language for contractors.
  • Effective communications with stakeholders and customers 

The County’s Risk Management team is proactive in approaching accident prevention through the minimization of risk and dangers that lead to injury and through working together to create a safe environment. Working together means each employee has an important role to play in the County’s Risk, Safety & Loss Prevention Program by providing leadership, commitment, and accountability and employee involvement.

This position is an “at-will” senior management position and is exempt from the civil service; incumbents serve at the discretion of the appointing authority.  

 

Job Requirements

Experience:  Two years of experience in the field of risk management, safety, worker’s compensation or insurance is required.  

 

Education/Training: A Bachelor's degree is required from an accredited college or university, preferably in business administration, risk management, industrial hygiene or safety; human resources management or public administration.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Class C driver's license may be required.

To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=18800

Special Instructions

A Bachelor’s Degree is required for this position. All candidates must submit a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the date and degree conferred) by the final filing deadline. Candidates who fail to submit their diploma or transcripts by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:  Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service.  The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment.  Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.

How to Submit Your Documents

In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com.  Be sure to include the recruitment title (Risk Analyst) and the recruitment number (21-193030-01) in your email or fax.

Additional Information

 

Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,586.60 per month for 2021. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.

 

Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County.   

Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security. 

 

The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this unit receive one floating paid holiday per year.

 

Vacation is accrued at approximately 15 days per year for the first ten years.

 

Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. 

 

Effective July 1 of each year, 80 hours of administrative leave is granted.

 

Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. Employees may receive credit for prior years of service employed with California cities, counties, joint power authorities, and other special districts as approved by the Director of Human Resources and the County Administrator.  

 

To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16490

 

CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:

• Tuition Reimbursement Program

• Annual Education Fair

• County Mentoring Program

• Leadership Academy

• Supervisory Trainings

• Skill Development Trainings

• Self-paced learning opportunities

 

Job Address

675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield, California United States View Map