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Risk Manager

Company: County of Solano
Location: Vallejo
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Help us foster an environment where a well-qualified and trained workforce succeeds.-- The County of Solano recognizes that our employees are our biggest asset. We work collaboratively to solve problems and introduce creative solutions. If you are a creative team player with a broad background in several risk program areas including worker's compensation, casualty/loss, safety, compliance, insurance, wellness, and leading or supervising professional staff, we invite you to apply for this opportunity. The mission of the Human Resources Department is to be a strategic partner who provides our customers with high quality services and fosters an environment where a well-qualified and trained workforce succeeds. The Risk Manager is a senior policy advisor to the Human Resources Director, and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Risk Management team, which consists of the Risk Manager, five Risk Analysts, the Wellness Coordinator, and an Office Assistant III. The Risk Manager serves as the County's primary representative on the PRISM Board of Directors and represents the County's interests in all PRISM meetings. The Risk Manager also works closely with the County Administrator's Office, County Counsel, County Departments and retained counsel to manage and settle numerous risk issues on behalf of the County. The Risk Manager reports directly to the Human Resources Director, and is responsible for the strategic and day-to-day administration of:-- County's Leave Administration/Disability Management Program County's Self Funded Worker's Compensation Program County's Casualty and Loss Program County's Safety Program County's Compliance Program County's Wellness Program The current vacancy is for a regular, full time position. This position is an " at-will " senior management position and is exempt from the civil service; incumbents serve at the discretion of the appointing authority. QUALIFICATIONS Experience:-- Five years of full-time progressively responsible and comprehensive experience in the administration of safety, risk management, general liability, worker's compensation, or similar insurance programs and at least two years of lead or supervisory experience. Public sector experience in the fields identified above is desirable but not a requirement; AND Education:--A Bachelor's degree is required from an accredited university with a major preferably in Public Administration, Business Administration, Engineering, Public Safety, or a closely related field OR An equivalent combination of training, education and experience which has provided the required knowledge, skills/abilities and attributes. An Associate of Risk Management certification from the Insurance Institute of America may be substituted for two years of required education or two years of the required experience. To viewthe job description for this position, please visit: BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,586.60 per month for 2021. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage.--The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage. Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County. Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.-- The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 1 floating paid holiday(s) per year.-- Vacation is accrued at approximately 15 days per year for the first ten years. Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year. Effective July 1 of each year, 80 hours of administrative leave is granted. Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 years. Employees may receive credit for prior years of service employed with California cities, counties, joint power authorities, and other special districts as approved by the Director of Human Resources and the County Administrator. Solano County is committed to "Invest In and For the Future"by providing training resources to encourage employee professional developmentand growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County,employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, anddevelop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model byparticipating in the following programs: ---Supervisory Trainings --- Self-pacedlearning opportunities SELECTION PROCESS 08/16/21 - Deadline to submit application and any required documents for 1st Application Review.-- 08/30/21 - Tentative week for hiring interviews.-- 10/18/21 - Deadline to submit application and any required documents for 2nd Application Review.-- 11/04/21 - Tentative date for hiring interviews.-- Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination . Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant's ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change. RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees. HOW TO APPLY Please visit the County of Solano website,, to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by the final filing date. Be sure to include the recruitment title (Risk Manager) and the recruitment number (21-107080-01) in your email or fax. Previously submitted application materials (e.g., copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment .-- Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.-- DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS If qualifying for this position with a Bachelor's Degree or ARM Certification, proof of this degree or certification is required. All applicants are encouraged to submit either a copy of their college diploma (verifying the degree, date earned and area of specialization) or official/unofficial transcripts (verifying the student, institution, date and degree conferred); or a copy of your ARM certificate by the final filing deadline. However, proof of this education requirement must be submitted prior to appointment. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.-- How to Submit Your Documents-- In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to Be sure to include the recruitment title (Risk Manager) and the recruitment number (21-107080-01) in your email or fax.-- SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Background Checks: The County may conduct a background check and a reference check on candidates prior to appointment. Independent Travel: Incumbent may be required to travel independently, for example, to perform work at other worksites, to attend meetings with other County employees, to attend meetings with community organizations, etc. Hours of Work: Incumbent may be required to work weekends, holidays, irregular hours, on-call, and after normal business hours.-- AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job. APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the "Selection Process"), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: .-- This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request. Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play--- TheAmerica's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 BestCommunities for Young People for six straight years-the onlyCalifornia community with that distinction. -- Live--- Solano Countyas well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest marketsacross the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location andaffordability. -- Learn - Highereducation abounds! Within the County, education choices include: SolanoCommunity College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and TouroUniversity. Bordering our County is the renowned University of CaliforniaDavis. -- Work - The blend ofagriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attractionof Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county isalso home to biotechnology and other growth industries. -- Play - Situatedmidway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County ishome to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residentscan enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and theNapa and Sonoma Valleys. CountyPopulation (2019): 447,643 Theprovisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked withoutnotice. SOLANOCOUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Click on a link below to apply for this position:

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