Risk Manager

County of Marin

Career Opportunity
County of Marin
$116,334 - $140,774 annually DOE/DOQ (3.0% COLA is anticipated July 2019)

Marin County seeks a Risk Manager who will oversee the County’s risk portfolio, property/liability, workers’ compensation, insurance programs, and occupational safety programs. To be successful ideal candidates will have some experience and expertise in operational risk management, and public and/or private industry that included some or all of the following: self-insured workers’ compensation, particularly experience among public safety employees, insurance portfolio management, claims management and contracts, and health care. The incumbent will also be a risk management generalist with a deep bench of knowledge in either the insurance field or safety side of risk management, and ideally experience with liability claims management or litigation management experience to ensure a safe, supportive and healthy work environment for County employees, and to mitigate potential claims exposure.

For more information please see the complete recruitment brochure: https://wbrowncreative.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Brochure-Risk-Manager-Marin-FINAL.pdf

The Position and Ideal Candidate

Risk Management is a division within the County Administrator’s office that reports to the Assistant County Administrator and oversees a staff of three (safety manager, workers’ compensation administrator and administrative support), and an approximate budget of $6.5 million. The Division of Risk Management has responsibility and authority over the County’s risk portfolio, including: property/liability, workers’ compensation (the county is self-insured and has a third party administrator that assists with managing the claims for all our employees), insurance programs, and occupational safety programs. The ideal candidate is a  risk management generalist, with a deep bench of knowledge in either the insurance or safety side of risk management, and brings experience with liability claims management or litigation management. The position will analyze and manage risk management issues by identifying, determining, and making decisions associated with programs and operational or enterprise risks for and in the best interest of the County. The Risk Manager will work with executive and department leadership, elected officials, insurance vendors and actuaries to ensure a safe, secure and healthy work environment, and minimize the potential of claims.

Background and Education:

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and abilities listed.  Typically, equivalent to graduation from a college or university AND five years of professional level experience in two or more of the following areas: risk management, occupational health and safety, loss control, claims administration, insurance or finance, and two years of supervisor responsibility.
Experience in a public agency is desirable.
A track record of building trust relationships with stakeholders.
Possession of California driver’s license at time of hire.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary: $116,334 - $140,774 annually DOE/DOQ - 3.0% COLA is anticipated July 2019

Salary is supplemented by a generous benefit program, see the link above for more details.

HOW TO APPLY:    This recruitment is open and continuous until filled, but could close at any time.  Therefore, interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early in the process and prior to March 28,2019 for first consideration.

IMPORTANT: your submission should include a resume and cover letter that addresses the competencies and technical skills described in the ideal candidate profile herein.

Apply at the County’s website. 

Contact Alisa Samuel at email: asamuel@marincounty.org or phone: 415-473-3706