CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO
invites applications for the position of:
Safety and Risk Analyst I or II
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Hourly- $31.43 - $43.30
Biweekly-$2,514.00 - $3,464.00
Monthly-$5,447.00 - $7,505.33
Annually-$65,364.00 - $90,064.00
OPENING DATE: 01/17/20
CLOSING DATE: 02/02/20 05:00 PM
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
The City of San Luis Obispo is looking for a Safety and Risk Analyst which will be either a Safety and Risk Analyst I or a Safety and Risk Analyst II.
The level of responsibility and salary will be based on qualifications of the applicant. (see Education and Experience below).
Note: If you are selected to oral boards, they are scheduled for February 20, 2020.
Under general supervision, develops, implements, monitors and administers Risk Management policies, procedures and programs, and fund management. Oversees the investigation and processing of liability/property and workers compensation claims; responds to inquiries regarding city liability claims; analyzes and evaluates insurance policy placements/renewals; analyzes risk exposure by generating, customizing and interpreting trend reports, and assists with trainings on risk programs/procedures. Coordinates employee safety policies, vehicle collision, general liability, property, and casualty insurance, and workers compensation programs.
Safety & Risk Analyst II is the experienced level class in this series, capable of performing a wide variety of human resources assignments, is comfortable filling in for more senior positions in the department, including the HR Director and HR Manager, on an as needed basis.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
The Safety & Risk Analyst I/II receives general direction from the Director of Human Resources. Direction may be provided to office support staff on a project or day-to-day basis.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
NOTE: Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions of this class.
- Plans, organizes, coordinates and administers a comprehensive risk management, asset protection, safety, workers compensation, and loss program.
- Analyzes risks and prepares recommendations concerning appropriate insurance/self-insurance coverage; consults and advises the City regarding the procurement of cost-effective insurance and prepares draft specifications for coverage.
- Communicates cost and loss histories to City departments regarding operations; recommends changes and improvements to minimize losses.
- Ensures that contracts, leases and purchase documents are reviewed for proper hold-harmless clauses, insurance provisions and other conditions that could cause loss or exposure to loss.
- Oversees the liability claims administration program, directs and coordinates the work of third-party administrators as required.
- Consults with City departments and provides recommendations on risk management problems.
- Manages the insurance fund; forecasting future expenses, monitoring claim expenditures, and recommending modifications as needed.
- Coordinates with legal staff regarding legal aspects of potential liability and claims litigation.
- Coordinates the survey of City facilities, programs and operations to determine hazards, liability potential and insurable risks.
- Provides current information to third party administrator or underwriters for risk assessment and premium calculations.
- Plans, organizes, coordinates and administers the City's workers compensation program.
- Oversees and coordinates return to work, modified duty, and other workers compensation programs.
- Periodically assess the quality of the workers' compensation system; reviews doctors, third party administrative services, etc. to ensure high quality.
- Analyzes loss reports and workers compensation experience; recommends training and other program changes to minimize future risk.
- Supports the Citywide Safety Committee and provides consultation to departments and departmental safety representatives.
- Analyzes laws, legislation, and requirements pertaining to risk management and worker safety; recommends policy and procedural changes to implement adopted legislation.
- Develops recommendations and implements program changes as needed.
- Performs related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
- Principles and practices of risk management and workers compensation administration.
- Laws and regulations relating to risk management, asset protection and workers' compensation programs.
- Policies and procedures regarding insurance claims processing and control.
- Computer applications related to the work.
- Techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts with insurance providers, governmental agencies, third-party administrators and employees.
- Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to City staff, in person and over the telephone.
- Project management and budgeting techniques.
- Manage a comprehensive risk management, asset protection, safety, workers' compensation and loss control program.
- Direct and manage the work of third-party administrators and adjustors.
- Research, analyze, interpret and evaluate a variety of complex actuarial, insurance and liability related data.
- Analyze, classify and rate risks, exposure and loss expectancies.
- Negotiate and monitor insurance contracts in an effective manner, ensuring proper hold harmless clauses and other conditions are in place.
- Evaluate and investigate claims and make sound recommendations within policy procedural guidelines.
- Conduct thorough interviews and gather and verify facts regarding loss-related incidents.
- Survey City facilities, programs and operations to determine hazards, liability potential and insurable risks.
- Assist legal staff regarding potential liability and claims litigation.
- Monitor and analyze current insurance developments and legislation and their implications for the City.
- Use tact, initiative, prudence and independent judgment within general policy and legal guidelines.
- Work in a team atmosphere and participating on a variety of departmental and Citywide committees to enhance the provision of all City services.
- Prepare clear, concise and effective reports, correspondence and other written materials.
- Make effective oral presentations of complex material to diverse audiences.
- Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
Perform a variety of office support duties following standard guidelines with independent judgement on occasion.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Risk & Safety Analyst I:
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in business, human resources, public administration, industrial relations, accounting, statistics, or a field related to the work.
Two years of professional experience in human resources, risk management, finance, or related department coordinating one or more employee or risk programs.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Risk & Safety Analyst II:
In addition to the above:
Two additional years of professional experience managing occupational health and safety, risk management, workers' compensation and/or similar programs at a level equivalent to the City's class of Risk & Safety Analyst I.
Experience in fiscal and statistical analysis a public agency setting is highly desirable.
Possession of a graduate degree is desirable.
POSSESSION AND MAINTENANCE OF:
- A valid California class C driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.
- Associate in Risk Management (ARM) certification desirable.
THIS POSITION WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING BEFORE A FINAL OFFER IS MADE:
- Livescan/fingerprinting - DOJ
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: