STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B23

Class No. 2744

RISK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST V

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) risk management work. Work involves overseeing the development and evaluation of agency risk management programs and directing risk management reviews. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

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

Oversees, develops, implements, and reviews risk management and loss control programs, policies, procedures, and guidelines.

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

Oversees staff responsible for accomplishing loss avoidance, prevention, reduction, retention, transfer, and control assessment for risk management programs.

Coordinates risk management programs to ensure that the development and implementation of programs are consistent with objectives and goals.

Establishes goals and objectives for risk management programs to minimize risk exposure, and evaluates risk management program effectiveness.

Establishes procedures for the submission of accident reports, handling of claims, and coordination of required information.

Establishes procedures to measure the effectiveness and performance of risk management programs.

Monitors claims adjustment and settlement activities; and reports inconsistencies, problems, and errors.

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

Determines the most effective methods of handling each loss, liability, or risk exposure.

May plan, assign, and/or 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 work, 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 programs, concepts, and techniques for risk management, insurance, and safety; and of risk management policies and objectives.

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 plan, assign, and/or 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