City of Huntington Beach

The City is seeking a Risk Manager who will be a visionary with strong collaborative leadership skills. A personable and professional manager with a willingness to proactively address issues, he or she will have a good sense of the needs of the department and will foster innovative ways to implement operational change.


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The Ideal Candidate will be progressive and forward-thinking, creative and innovative, and able to build upon the current work environment. The incoming Risk Manager must be an active change agent, willing to adapt and evolve to improve processes, methods and results. An individual who is willing to listen and accept input from staff, third party administrators, and other stakeholders is essential. The ideal candidate will have high energy, a vision for the future and will see challenges as opportunities. The selected candidate will respond to issues and concerns by recommending alternatives and potential solutions. A leader who can assist the Director of Human Resources in making prudent decisions and who accepts accountability will be an asset to the City. The model candidate will be a team builder with the ability to coach and mentor staff. An individual who has experience working effectively with department heads and elected officials, external stakeholders and staff using a collaborative style of management will excel in this position. The City would benefit from a Risk Manager who is approachable with an open style of communication. Candidates should possess a well rounded background and thorough understanding of a broad range of risk management programs and functions including, but not limited to, liability claims, workers' compensation programs, WCAB protocols, reinsurance and excess coverage, property and casualty insurance, general liability coverage, contracts,  interactive process protocols, third-party administration of workers' compensation and liability programs, joint powers authorities, and other related risk management matters.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelors degree in Business or Public Administration from an accredited college or university and have five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in insurance, public liability safety and risk control management, including experience supervising professional, technical and support staff. Master's degree desirable Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or comparable certification/designation required.


FOR FULL DETAILS AND TO APPLY ONLINE, VISIT www.governmentjobs.com.  Application deadline is Monday, May 7, 2018 at 5:00 PM PT.

Salary: $9,212 - $11,412 Monthly