STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B21

Class No. 2743

RISK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST IV

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) risk management work. Work involves coordinating, developing, and evaluating agency risk management programs and coordinating risk management reviews. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Coordinates and implements risk management and loss control programs and guidelines.

Coordinates and evaluates loss avoidance and loss prevention assessments for risk management programs.

Develops policies and procedures, coordinates continuous improvement program activities, and establishes improvement programs goals and objectives.

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

Conducts program reviews.

Conducts presentations to identify loss, liability, or risk exposures.

Evaluates total quality service program effectiveness.

Identifies and analyzes losses, liabilities, or risks to avoid or limit exposures.

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

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

May direct the review of risk management policies and procedures.

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

May direct the review of loss and exposure data for the determination of loss, liability, or risk.

May monitor claim adjustments and settlement activities and report inconsistencies, problems, and errors.

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in the planning and directing of risk management, insurance, or workers’ compensation and safety programs, including supervisory experience. 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 formulate policies; to direct and coordinate programs; to determine, recommend, and evaluate the impact of plans and programs; to evaluate risk management and loss control material; to coordinate risk management and safety programs; to analyze agency policies and programs for compliance with applicable state and federal statutes, standards, rules, and professional risk management guidelines; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

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


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Revised 9-1-15