Knowledge of risk management, safety, wellness and environmental principles and practices.
Knowledge of workers compensation, property and casualty insurance programs and claims management principles.
Knowledge of the Colorado Governmental Immunity Act and the ability to apply the principles to claims.
Contract administration and principles of risk financing including self-insurance, commercial insurance, investments and actuarial concepts.
Knowledge of the applicable laws and regulations affecting safety, including OSHA and NIOSH.
Principles and practices of public finance, accounting, budget, cost allocations and cost/benefit analysis.
Methods and techniques of personnel management including supervising, goal setting and performance evaluation.
Principles of alternative dispute resolution, mediation, negotiation and settlement.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, other County employees, other professionals, and the general public.
Ability to communicate in both oral and written form.
Ability to understand and compose complex contract language.
Ability to instruct and train others in safety administration and investigation.
Works under the general direction of the County Attorney.
Supervision of three or more is required.
Associate's Degree in Risk Management, Insurance, or a related field.
Five to ten years of experience working in a risk management capacity. Public Entity experience is desirable.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience that satisfy the requirements of the job.
Work in this class is characterized by the requirement to thoroughly analyze facts and concepts from various levels and areas wherein only generally defined principles exist to indicate a course of action. Requires the development and advisement of recommendations.
SCOPE OF INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:
Contacts are with management staff, other County employees, personnel and legal professionals, and the general public. Information is frequently technical and sensitive in nature and requires a high degree of profesÂsionalism and confidentiality.
Work is usually confined to a standard office environment with occasionÂal trips outside the office to attend meetings, conduct training programs and investigations, evaluate work sites, etc.
Remains sitting 80% of the time while in the office; stands or walks 20% of the time while in the office.
Occasionally required to stoop, crouch, or kneel while moving office supplies, filing, or conducting training or investigations.
Frequently engaged in auditory and oral interaction both interpersonally and through communication devices such as the telephone.
Utilizes full scope of visual capacity in order to operate automated office equipment and automobiles.
Constant use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling performance of duties and operation of office equipment.
Occasionally: Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.
Constantly: Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.
Frequently: Activity exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.