East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is seeking a talented manager with strong management skills to join our Risk Management team. The Manager of Risk Management is responsible for the administration of EBMUD’s risk management program and workers’ compensation program with a focus on prevention of loss and reduction of liability. Reporting directly to the Director of Finance, the successful candidate will supervise both professional and clerical staff.
EBMUD’s Manager of Risk Management is faced with the challenge of preventing loss and reducing liability and when losses occur, exercising effective claims settlement strategies. The manager is also responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of self-funding and commercial insurance. This position works closely with EBMUD managers, supervisors, outside counsel and EBMUD legal staff to determine strategies to assist EBMUD in preventing loss and reducing liability. When claims arise, in addition to settling claims within established authority, the manager is expected to coordinate with and direct services provided by contract claims administrators and insurance carriers, determine questions of fact and to recommend settlements or strategy for resolution.
Highly qualified candidates will have:
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
Proven risk management and supervisory skills;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with managers, employees, the public and insurance industry representatives;
Successful experience in resolving liability claims and lawsuits; and
Knowledge of civil and government code, common law, inverse condemnation, case law, and workers’ compensation laws applicable to managing risks involving general liability, property and personal injury.
The annual salary is $125,676 up to $181,536. Initial placement within the range is based upon qualifications. Appointment is typically made at or below the control point ($163,380 per year).
EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.
A bachelor's degree* with major coursework in risk management and insurance, finance, business or public administration, or a related field (*additional years of experience (beyond the minimum requirement may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis, only if the experience is at the level of the job for which the applicant is applying); AND
Three years of experience** in the administration of a risk management program, related insurance industry management, or in multiple-line claims adjusting above the adjuster level (**a graduate level degree in a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience).
Other Requirements: Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the class. Must be willing to work overtime as needed. Also, must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.
Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 6, 2019. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.
EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) has a proud history of providing high-quality drinking water for 1.4 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. EBMUD’s award-winning wastewater treatment protects San Francisco Bay and serves 685,000 customers. EBMUD is a public utility formed in 1923 under California's Municipal Utility District Act.
EBMUD's Mission: To manage the natural resources with which the District is entrusted; to provide reliable, high quality water and wastewater services at fair and reasonable rates for the people of the East Bay; and to preserve and protect the environment for future generations.
The principles used in accomplishing this mission are:
•Exercise responsible financial management
•Ensure fair and reasonable rates and charges
•Provide responsive quality customer service
•Promote ethical behavior in the conduct of District business
•Ensure fair and open processes involving the public
•Provide a healthy work environment
•Promote diversity and equality in personnel matters and contracting
•Promote environmental, economic, and social sustainability
EBMUD employs nearly 2,000 employees at locations throughout the East... San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Stockton, Camanche and Pardee Reservoir areas. Explore the different careers paths available at EBMUD with descriptions of skills, experience, education, certifications and licenses needed to move and grow within the organization!
EBMUD offers employees a wide range of benefits and programs designed to suit their individual needs and promote balance between their work and everyday lives.
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EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or registered domestic partnership status, age for individuals over forty years of age, national origin, ancestry, disability (mental or physical, including AIDS and HIV), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veterans status, family or medical leave status, pregnancy, pregnancy disability leave status, or any other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.