Risk Management and Safety Professionals: Work for Our Water Resources.
Dive in, explore your potential, and commit to a cause that matters—for today and generations to come. Take up challenges that take on greater meaning by the day. Drive a variety of projects and initiatives with life-changing impact. Be part of an entrepreneurial team that is committed to preserving one of our most vital resources. And build a career that can become your life’s work with the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District).
Join our Human Resources Office and make a lasting impact.
If you are interested in leading a risk management program and enjoy hands on work to lead the amazing safety committee and program; then this may be the position for you. We need a certified, experienced Risk Management and Safety Professional to lead a deeper look into all areas of risk and provide refreshed solutions for us. This is a very visible role full of rewards in knowing that you are making a difference in the day to day lives of employees and in the protection of District assets. Your certification is key, and your confidence in your knowledge is imperative.
The Risk Management and Safety Professional is responsible for managing and mitigating threats posed to the progress of the District and for the protection of District assets, employees, reputation, data and cyber connections, governing board, and public when engaged on our property. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating a protocol that governs how to conduct business while limiting risk. It is his or her role to identify trouble before it occurs and to relay this information with recommendations to others within the District. This position also requires managing various company insurance policies to ensure that the District is properly protected with the right amount of insurance. If problems arise, he or she will file claims with the insurance companies.
For helping to maintain our valuable water resources, we offer:
Real work-life balance
Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance
Prescription drug coverage & mail order program
Health savings & flexible spending accounts
Employee assistance program
Legal and identity theft
Florida retirement system/retirement benefits
Public service loan forgiveness qualified employer
State adoption benefit program qualified employer
Training and development resources
Recommends and assists management and staff on methods to mitigate risk.
Conducts research and advises management on risk management and risk related issues including those involving applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations.
Establishes methods to consistently improve cost savings through development and administration of creative risk management and insurance programs.
Establishes, updates, negotiates, prepares bid specifications and conducts bid analysis for all District property and casualty insurance, District safety and loss control and risk management functions.
Manage the worker's compensation program, including claims.
Prepares, reviews and evaluates the insurance or other evidence of financial responsibility, bonding and safety requirements in District-wide Requests for Proposals, Bids, Quotes and the resulting contracts.
Reviews all certificates of insurance issued to the District by respondents to proposals, bids, quotes and purchase orders. Reviews the certificates to ensure they meet coverage and limit requirements.
Maintains, manages, investigates and updates an incident reporting system for 1st party property damage events, 3rd party liability events and motor vehicle crash events.
Conducts negotiations and discussions with attorneys, insurance companies, investigators and adjusters on claims against the District.
Administers District’s safety program and coordinates the committee.
Plans, develops, coordinates and schedules presentations and programs on the plans and programs of this area.
Prepares reports and makes presentations to Governing Board, management and staff as requested for all programs under the purview of Risk Management and Safety.
Reviews Environmental Assessment reports prior to acquisition of land to identify any potential environmental risk exposure.
Coordinates and implements resources and activities related to emergency/crisis management issues.
Participates in District emergency management activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Credentials for Risk and Safety Professional Opportunity
Bachelors degree (or higher) in Risk Management and Insurance, Business Administration, or related field.
Seven (7) years related work experience with employee safety and risk management.
Must possess a valid Associate Risk Management (ARM) certification, PRIMA-Enterprise Risk Management (PRIMA-ERM) certification, RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional certification (RIMS-CRMP), or a Property Casualty Underwriter (PCU) certification.
The successful candidate must have at least one of these certifications to be considered for this opportunity; however there is a strong desire for possession of two or more of the listed certifications.
Valid driver's license.
PreferredCredentials for Risk and Safety Professional Opportunity
Experience with ISO 31000 standards.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation: $64,000.00 - $75,000.00
This position is also eligible for relocation reimbursement, limited to moving expenses, upon meeting mileage and program criteria.
Internal Number: RISKM01418
About Southwest Florida Water Management District
Who We Are
The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) manages the water resources for west-central Florida as directed by state law.
The District encompasses roughly 10,000 square miles in all or part of 16 counties and serves a population of more than 5 million people. The goal of the District is to meet the water needs of current and future water users while protecting and preserving the water resources within its boundaries.
What We Do
The District was established in 1961 as a flood protection agency. Since then, its responsibilities have grown to include managing the water supply, protecting water quality and preserving natural systems that serve important water-related functions.
In addition to having the opportunity to work for an agency dedicated to the protection of the environment, District employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for the following benefits:
Florida Retirement System
Annual ...and Sick Leave
Health and Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Career Training and Development Opportunities
Deferred Compensation Plan