Performs difficult professional and responsible administrative work in the development and administration of a risk management program; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over subordinate paraprofessional and professional personnel.
Supervises and administers a variety of City insurance and Safety Programs including self insured group health, worker's compensation, and liability programs; Administers the property insurance operation; Reviews risk and losses related to City operations and implements needed changes; Develops risk management policies and directives for all operations; Analyzes commercial insurance and self-insurance for effectiveness and cost; Implements cost reductions alternatives; Coordinates and directs the activities of insurance consultants; Supervises the processing of premium billings, administers claims; collects and reports all data required by insurance carriers; Publishes and disseminates information and materials relating to risk management; Analyzes insurance policies for purchases; negotiates and approves insurance purchases and renewals; Supervises the processing of reports of accidents, property loss, and damage related to the City; recommends cases for settlement of litigation; Keeps abreast of current State and Federal insurance laws and regulations and supervises the maintenance of records and information on same.
Chairs meetings of the Accident Review Board and Managers Safety Committee: Reviews and approves City contracts for risk components; Performs related tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of risk management; thorough knowledge of claims handling and settlement negotiations; thorough knowledge of laws pertaining to Worker's Compensation and other types of insurance; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices related to industrial safety; thorough knowledge of the function and operation of city departments, and of the duties, responsibilities, and equipment used in municipal employment; ability to analyze work conditions and recommend and assist in implementing alternative methods and procedures; ability to discuss litigation procedures with defense attorneys; ability to analyze and communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to prepare detailed reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department directors, city officials, and associates; ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinate personnel.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in risk management or related field. Minimum of five (5) years experience in risk management including some supervisory experience.
Must possess a valid state of Florida driver's license with no more than six (6) points in the last three (3) years.
Additional Salary Information: Depending on Qualifications