Chief Executive Officer - Special District Risk Management Authority (CA)

The Special District Risk Management Authority (SDRMA) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer. This an exceptional opportunity for an experienced, hands-on leader to continue and enhance the efforts of this exemplary insurance pool to provide outstanding service to its member agencies.

Appointed by and reporting to the Board of Directors (Board), the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for directing the organization in a manner to ensure effective and profitable operation and growth. The CEO is accountable to the Board and the membership for optimum service and financial return. The CEO’s duties also include assistance and implementation in the development of policies, business plans and for establishing necessary controls for operating efficiency.

Qualifications: Five years of increasing responsibility in a management or administrative position in a public or private entity that includes supervisory responsibilities, as well as formulation and implementation of programs, budgets and administrative operations and a Bachelor’s degree are expected. Direct experience with insurance and risk management programs is mandatory. Extensive background and knowledge of local government operation is highly desirable. Outstanding communication and people skills; a relationship builder; high emotional intelligence. The ability to obtain the Associate in Risk Management (ARM or ARM-P) professional designation within the first 12 months of employment is anticipated. A Master’s degree and additional claims or risk management certifications such as CRM or CPCU are desirable.

Salary: Negotiable and Competitive
SDRMA also provides an attractive benefits package that includes CalPERS retirement.
First resume review: Friday, February 3, 2023.

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For more information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: (916) 471-3126

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