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Position: RISK AND SAFETY MANAGER - FINANCE (JOB NO. 14718)
Pay Grade: 120  Salary: $63,918 - $92,518 Annually, DOQ
Position Type: Full Time
Close Date: Until Filled
Minimum Training & Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Business, Public Administration or Insurance, with five years’ experience in a risk management capacity (municipal experience preferred), and at least one year supervisory experience. The equivalent combination of acceptable education, training and experience may be considered.

A valid Driver’s License is required.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Comprehensive knowledge of all lines of municipal insurance.

• Comprehensive knowledge of safety training and education principles and techniques.

• Working knowledge of tort, worker’s compensation laws and safety and loss control methods.

• Knowledge of state laws and local ordinances relating to insurance and workers compensation.

• Knowledge of standard Microsoft software applications.

• Skill in motivating others to the goals and objectives of the City's Risk Management Program.

• Analytical and mathematical skills, including regression analysis and forecasting.

• Ability to perform research and compile records and reports to effectively present oral and written findings and recommendations.

• Ability to develop and/or maintain spreadsheets and data base applications necessary for analysis of information relevant to the Risk Management Program.

• Ability to conduct and analyze risk identification surveys.

• Ability to negotiate and review leases and contracts relating to risk management.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

• Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.

• Ability to climb, negotiate uneven terrain, bend, reach, stoop, kneel and work in confined spaces or small areas.

Specific Duties

• Directs and supervises the activities of the Risk Management function.

• Receives all property damage and bodily injury claims against the City and submits loss reports to appropriate carriers. Maintains liaison between carriers, defending attorneys and the City, and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for use in hearings, lawsuits and insurance investigations.

• Identifies and analyzes the City’s exposure to its property, personnel, liability and income.

• Determines appropriate handling of risk within the City’s tolerance level to recommend retention or transfer of risk.

• Monitors federal, state and local legislation for changes in risk exposure.

• Markets all insurance coverage (i.e. worker’s compensation, property, auto, etc.) to obtain the most favorable coverage at the lowest cost and evaluates policies to ensure coverage is provided as specified.

• Maintains property values, vehicle schedules and updated loss data to provide management with accurate exposure analysis.

• Facilitates all property damage claims with FEMA, FHWA, NRCS and the State of South Carolina, including site visits, preparation of project worksheets, and compliance reporting.

• Performs or reviews work-site inspections for hazard reduction and/or elimination, and conducts accident/injury investigations (employees and public).

• Serves as the point-of-contact for SC OSHA as it relates to reporting, recordkeeping, site visits, compliance, written responses, conferences and hearings.

• Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 
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