Liability Claims Risk Analyst

Full-time
County of Ventura
10/15/2021

SALARY:
$75,561.98 - $105,797.38 Annually

POSITION INFORMATION:
Under supervision of the Risk Management Analyst, assists in the administration of the Liability Claims and Insurance program.  The Liability Claims Risk Analyst is called upon to review, investigate, adjust, negotiate, represent the interests of the County and manage a case load of injury and property damage claims.  The cases will be from entry to mid-level cases with the potential to learn and grow in to handling more complex cases within time.

Claims may be litigated or non-litigated and may include actions involving governmental tort liability, automobile liability, employment practices, real and personal property damage, environmental claims, civil rights actions, and medical malpractice actions.  Investigations may include scene inspection and photographs, interviews with claimants, employees and other witnesses, analysis of medical records and police reports, and analysis of potential insurance coverage.

Negotiations and representing the interest of the County may entail direct negotiations with claimants and litigant's counsel in informal settings, before mediators or before the State or Federal court. The Liability Claims Risk Analyst may assist in the development and implementation of training programs to assist in avoiding and mitigating liability losses. The Liability Claims Risk Analyst may assist in the development and implementation of training programs to assist in avoiding and mitigating liability losses.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
The ideal candidate will be a technically sound, with strong interpersonal communication skills and be a developed claims professional, and have sufficient training in the areas of investigating, evaluating, and negotiating automobile and general liability cases in a paperless environment.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE: 
Any combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  A typical combination is completion of a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years' experience with automobile and general/casualty liability as a claims professional.

Additional years of experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California driver license and be willing and able to travel throughout California
  • Physical Requirements:  Must be able to perform field investigations, including walking on uneven surfaces such as unimproved trails and in flood control channels, and able to climb ladders.
  • Excellent written communication skills must be demonstrated in the completion of the employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
  • The ability to conduct effective public presentations.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at www.ventura.org/jobs.  A paper application can be obtained by calling (805) 654-5129.  Our address is County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.

For further information about this recruitment, please contact Monika Maine by e-mail at Monika.Maine@ventura.org or by telephone at (805) 654-2629.