Administers the county's overall claims programs to include both self-insurance and insurance claims to include property and general liability, workers' compensation, and professional liability programs. Directly supervise and provides team lead oversight and serves as technical resource to the claims staff. Conducts program analysis and assists with long-range planning for the claims operations to ensure compliance with Risk Management's program goals and objectives. Oversees relationship and conducts audits of county's workers' compensation third-party administrator. Develops and implements appropriate claims policies and procedures, and prepares necessary management reports. Interacts with the County Attorney's office, staff in other county agencies, and citizens to resolve complex claims issues. Performs other administrative tasks associated with the claims program.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in risk management, claims management, insurance, financial management, business management, or related field; plus five years of professional experience in risk or claims management, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Completion or substantial progress towards earning the RIMS-CRMP Certification or the CPCU, ARM, AIC and/or other risk management designation. Detailed knowledge of the Virginia Workers' Compensation and tort liability laws. Familiarity with legal and medical terminology. Ability to work independently. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with personal computers and computerized claims systems. Experience in the handling of, or work in, a municipal self-insured claims environment.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, credit check, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job is generally sedentary, performed in a normal office environment. Occasional duties are done outside of the office that will include walking with minimal bending and stooping. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
Internal Number: 18-00707
About Fairfax County Government
Fairfax County is a great place to work, with a variety of jobs in different fields, great benefits, and an enjoyable working environment. We serve over one million residents in one of the largest counties in the country. Our talented employees have established Fairfax County as a leader in nearly every facet of public service and have won national recognition as innovators in local government.