|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs professional work planning and directing broad risk management program for entire organization, including tiers of subordinate staff in in-house claims adjusting and litigation management. Directs a wide variety of insurance brokers, actuaries, and law firms in an all-lines self-insured and self-administered environment with final responsibility for exposure identification and risk assessment, transfer, financing and control. Responsible for managing catastrophic loss while ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. Employee is evaluated through conferences reports and effectiveness of results obtained.|
|Plans and directs activities of staff, assigns priorities to tasks. Assists and trains employees. Interfaces with other sections of department, other departments and outside agencies to increase effectiveness and control cost.
Develops and maintains an information system for timely recording of losses, claims and related costs.
Directs all elements of the City's workers compensation, and liability programs as related to records, statistics, auditing, premiums, policy expiration dates, claims, cancellations, etc.
Confers with doctors, lawyers, judges and insurance carriers, and may attend hearings, mediations and trials.
Keeps abreast of any new development concerning potential loss exposures through legislation and legal decisions.
Supervises staff in processing reports, as required by Florida Statutes 440, and claims relating to third-party injuries, property damage, occupational diseases, public liability accidents and other claims; maintains extensive files on accidents and claims.
Performs other duties as may be assigned.
|Knowledge of the Workers' Compensation statutes and other Federal and State laws related to personal injury, property damage, vehicle accidents and other risks.
Ability to plan, prepare and deliver effective training programs and to stimulate enthusiasm in participants.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City departmental officials, professional organizations and agencies, employees and the general public.
Knowledge of current risk reduction principles, practices, methods and techniques.
Knowledge of modern benefit plans, group insurance, funding, statistical research and experience ratios.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to identify and evaluate the City's loss exposure and to recommend and implement effective loss control measures.
Ability to help develop and maintain electronic data systems required to track claims status.
Ability to represent and bind the City in mediation of claims and to effectively interact with in house and contracted legal personnel.
|Bachelor's degree preferably with course work in Business/Public Administration, and five (5) years Risk Management experience including all-lines claims administration, loss control, and at least one (1) year supervisory experience in a related area is desired; or any equivalent combination or related training and experience. Valid Florida Driver's License is required.|