The County Contract Insurance Manager reports to the Liability Claims Manager within CEO Risk Management. This position is responsible for performing risk assessments of County operations, programs, contracts, agreements, and leases; training County agencies and departments on County insurance requirements; and may be supervising staff. This position requires strong knowledge of contracts and the ability to interpret insurance coverage provided in policies and endorsements; the incumbent will need to determine if the risk is covered to an acceptable level as required.
Applying knowledge to the County’s standard insurance requirements that are to be used in all County agreements and contracts, and writing and reviewing insurance templates for Architect and Engineers, Public Works, Commodities and Capital Assets, Services and Human Services as needed
Updating County Insurance requirement boilerplates, checklists and Insurance Manual periodically
Working with all County agencies regarding contractors taking exceptions to the County’s standard insurance requirements and negotiate acceptable terms
Performing a large volume of risk assessments for all County agencies when contractors cannot comply with the County’s standard terms and conditions
Performing a large volume of risk assessments and determining appropriate lines and limits of insurance for new contracts
Issuing Certificates of Self-Insurance when contractually required
Approving insurance documents and bonds for Public Works projects
Approving Agency Staff Reports in CAMS that involve Risk Management review
Providing training on the County insurance requirements to all County agencies
Working with County Counsel on issues with non-standard indemnity and limitation of liability provisions and risk determination
The ideal candidate will possess at least 6 years of contract insurance experience or 4 years of contract insurance experience and a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates who possess an Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Claims (AIC), or a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) certification(s) will be highly desirable but not required.
About County of Orange
The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation.
The Office of Risk Management within the County Executive Office preserves and protects the human and capital assets of the County of Orange to allow County departments and agencies to meet their missions without unnecessary cost. The Office operates as an "insurance company" for the County of Orange and manages numerous programs. Each of these programs are designed to protect the human, financial and physical assets of the County and reduce both the direct and indirect costs of accidental loss to County departments and agencies.
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