STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B15

Class No. 2740

RISK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs routine (journey-level) risk management work. Work involves implementing agency risk management programs and conducting risk management reviews. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Implements risk management and loss control programs and guidelines.

Reviews files, reports, and programs for compliance with applicable state and federal laws related to risk management and loss control programs.

Conducts risk management program reviews and safety program evaluations, and conducts presentations on risk management programs.

Conducts onsite inspections of properties and facilities to identify hazards and risk exposures.

Consults with other risk management representatives to identify risk exposures and assist with developing plans to mitigate risks.

Prepares technical and comprehensive reports, plans, and procedures for developing risk management programs, reviews, and inspections.

Assists in conducting loss avoidance and loss prevention assessments for risk management programs.

Assists in the review of risk management policies and procedures.

Assists in the review of loss and exposure data.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in risk management, insurance, or workers’ compensation and safety program work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business management, public administration, risk management, insurance, occupational safety, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of risk management, of training and presentation techniques, of workers’ compensation and safety program management, and of risk management concepts and techniques.

Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to analyze plans and programs; to analyze risk management and loss control material; to analyze agency policies and programs for compliance with applicable state and federal statutes, standards, rules, and professional risk management guidelines; to coordinate risk management and safety programs; and to communicate effectively.

Registration, Certification, and Licensure

May require certification in risk management, insurance, safety management, or a related area of specialization.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15