The City of Roanoke is seeking to hire a Risk Manager in the General Services Department under general direction, the Risk Manager provides leadership in the development and implementation of city wide risk management and loss control programs; plans, directs, and manages the activities of a comprehensive risk management program to protect the city's resources through risk avoidance, reduction, transfer and retention; assumes responsibility for the day-to-day coordination of insurance and contract services and activities; management of workers’ compensation, safety and loss control, and general liability programs, along with maintaining compliance with applicable laws and various ordinances and codes to reduce costs and loss exposures.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises approximately 2-3 employees in Risk Management. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with major work in business or public administration, legal profession, insurance or related field; five to ten years related experience and/or training in administering claims and insurance programs, preferably for a large organization using the risk management approach and administrative management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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