Senior Risk Manager (recruiting for two positions)

Summary: The California JPIA is recruiting for two exceptional individuals to fill the at-will positions of Senior Risk Manager – Regional and Senior Risk Manager – Specialist.

$100,825 - $144,035 annually
Location: La Palma, CA
Posted Date: 3/16/2020

Providing innovative risk management solutions for its public agency partners for more than 40 years, the California JPIA is one of the largest municipal self-insurance pools in the state, with more than 100 member cities and other governmental agencies. The California JPIA provides innovative risk management solutions through a comprehensive portfolio of programs and services, including liability, workers’ compensation, pollution, property, and earthquake coverage, as well as extensive risk management training and loss control services.

The California JPIA is recruiting for two exceptional individuals to fill the at-will positions of Senior Risk Manager – Regional and Senior Risk Manager – Specialist.

The Positions: The primary responsibility of the Senior Risk Manager – Regional is to regularly meet and work with California JPIA members at various locations throughout a specific geographic region. This recruitment applies to the newly established Region 6 – consisting of members located in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. Work includes managing member action plans, meeting with member officials and staff, advising on matters regarding public policy, identifying training needs, providing training, serving as liaison on liability and workers’ compensation claim matters, making presentations to various governing bodies, including elected and appointed officials, reviewing contracts and providing assistance on a wide range of local government operational issues. The Senior Risk Manager – Regional will be expected to travel regularly (with occasional overnight and weekend travel) and have the ability to work effectively from a home office environment.  

The primary responsibility of the Senior Risk Manager – Specialist is to coordinate programs and projects that enhance safety and mitigate risk at member organizations. The Senior Risk Manager – Specialist will work from the Authority’s campus in La Palma and will be expected to travel occasionally (with occasional overnight and weekend travel). The Senior Risk Manager – Specialist serves as a subject expert in the following areas: contractual risk transfer, liability, workers' compensation, and occupational health and safety. Work includes assisting members with contracts indemnification language and insurance requirements, helping with loss mitigation strategies, evaluating and monitoring risk management program services, formulating policies and procedures, and recommending training.

Education: The position of Senior Risk Manager requires education equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in public administration, business administration, risk management, industrial hygiene or safety, or a related field. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and/or Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) are beneficial.
Experience: Candidates must have a minimum five to seven years progressively responsible experience in loss control, risk management, self-insurance management, or a directly related field. Experience relating to risk management for public entities desired. 

Apply by: Exceptional candidates interested in joining one of the most innovative risk pools in California are encouraged to apply by March 26, 2020. Job announcement and application materials are available for viewing and download on the Authority website,