Assistant Director of Risk Management*

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support Risk Management and Insurance Claims
  • Salary: $113,006.40 - $161,886.40 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Earn an Annual Salary Up to $161,886.40!

The Department of Risk Management is recruiting for a Assistant Director of Risk Management* who is responsible for assisting the Director of Risk Management with the overall planning and management of the operations of San Bernardino County's Risk Management Department to achieve the department's mission of providing loss prevention, control programs and direction, insurance, environmental and claims management services to San Bernardino County departments, districts, and Trust members to reduce or eliminate losses. The Assistant Director provides significant input and guidance to the director influencing executive decisions that direct the operations of the department and has responsibility for directing the management of operational/technical functions. The Assistant Director performs advanced legal work in the area of risk and claim liability management and has oversight of comprehensive insurance programs, claims adjusting, and resolution activities.

The Assistant Director may oversee insurance procurement, budget preparation and fiscal administration as well as multiple programs such as Self Insured, Self Administered Liability and Workers' Compensation claims programs, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program.

*Official Job Title : Deputy Director, Human Resources Administrative Services

For more detailed information, refer to the Deputy Director, Human Resources Administrative Services job description.


Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. This recruitment may close without further notice, interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.


Background Check :
Applicants must pass an extensive background check, which includes credit check, DOJ LiveScan fingerprinting, DMV check, and physical exam including drug testing, prior to appointment. Must be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent U.S. resident.

Travel : Statewide and nationwide travel is occasionally required. Travel throughout the County is required and employees are required to make provision for transportation. Must possess and maintain valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance for the individual providing the transportation (mileage reimbursement at current IRS rates is available).

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business/Public Administration, Finance, Risk Management, or related field.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional experience administering risk management programs for a large organization; conducting risk assessment and evaluation; and/or claims administration/loss prevention. Experience must include two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and qualifying experience may be considered.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have experience administering risk management programs for a large organization, which included conducting risk assessment and evaluation, claims administration, have public sector experience, experience in a self-insured environment, and completion of an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or Associate in Risk Management for Public Entities (ARM-P) course are highly desirable.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, may be referred for interview. It is to your advantage to be explicit in your responses on the application and supplemental questionnaire.

Application Procedure : To receive priority consideration, apply by 5:00 PM Friday, March 03, 2023. Applications received after this date will be processed as needed; recruitment may close at any time once a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline . Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note: if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application, we have not received your application.

All communications regarding the remainder of the selection process will be via email . Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through and from email addresses with the following domain "". Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn of any additional information regarding this recruitment. Also, check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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