STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B19

Class No. 2742

RISK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

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

Develops and 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.

Reviews risk management policies and procedures.

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

Conducts loss avoidance and loss prevention assessments for risk management programs.

Consults and coordinates with other risk management representatives to assess risk exposures and develop plans to mitigate risks.

May oversee and/or assist staff in accomplishing loss avoidance, prevention, reduction, retention, transfer, and control assessment for risk management programs.

May prepare and/or oversee the preparation of technical and comprehensive reports, plans, and procedures for developing risk management programs, reviews, and inspections.

May train others.

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 the impact of 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 make decisions to implement systems and programs; to coordinate risk management and safety programs; to communicate effectively; and to train others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

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


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15