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Summary:  The Washington Schools Risk Management Pool seeks a Risk Consultant to develop, implement, and present liability and property loss control programs to member School Districts. Posted Date:  September 16, 2019 Closing Date : October 6, 2019 Job Location:  Tukwila, WA Salary: $66,736-$77,393/year The Washington Schools Risk Management Pool seeks a Risk Consultant to develop, implement, and present liability and property loss control programs to member School Districts. Duties will include providing training and recommendations to members, inspecting facilities, contract review, and provide other risk management resources and assistance ...
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Summary: The Washington Counties Risk Pool is recruiting for the position of  Senior Risk Analyst  (option to work remotely). Posted Date:  September 12, 2019 Job Location:   Tumwater, WA (option to work remotely) Job Type : Full-Time Salary:   $73,860 or higher depending on qualifications and experience The   Washington Counties Risk Pool   is   in search of an individual seasoned in property and liability risk management to fill our current Senior Risk Analyst vacancy. This person will work within the Risk Management Department of the WCRP and will provide senior-level risk management support to our member counties and our current staff, ...
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Summary:  Texas Association of School Boards   is seeking to fill the role of   Claims Manager . Posted Date:  September 7, 2019 Job Location:  Austin, TX The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has been promoting educational excellence for all Texas schoolchildren since 1949. We provide a wide variety of services and programs to help public school board members serve their communities more effectively and to help school districts function more efficiently. Since 2009, TASB has regularly made the top 10 list in the large-employer category of the Austin Business Journal ’s Best Places to Work in Central Texas. Our inclusive, friendly work ...
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Summary:   Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association   is seeking to fill the role of   Health and Benefits Director . Posted Date:  September 7, 2019 Job Location:  Columbia, MO Pay Range: $65,000 to $105,000 MIRMA is a multiline municipal pool that was founded in 1981 in Columbia MO.  We have formed a health pool for our municipal members and have created a new Health and Benefits Director position. This full-time position provides general oversight, coordination, and management of the health and employee benefits program,   general oversight and supervision of the actuary, third-party claims administration firms, pharmacy benefits ...
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The Michigan Court of Appeals recently analyzed a risk pool’s governing documents, dividend practices and self-governance in   County of Ingham et al v. Michigan County Road Commission Self-Insurance Pool . Although the case is Michigan law, there are several aspects of it that deserve attention from all pools. The Michigan County Road Commission Self-Insurance Pool (MCRCSIP) is a member of AGRiP. Like most pools, MCRCSIP’s governing documents determine what happens when a member withdraws, particularly in relation to the accumulated surplus equity that might have otherwise been paid to them in the form of dividends. On that point, MCRCSIP’s documents ...
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The AGRiP Fall Forum 2019   provides a unique opportunity to learn from and network with people who are just as dedicated to public entity pooling as you are. Where else can you step into a community of people who understand exactly what it is you do and why pooling exists? The Fall Forum includes three learning paths with sessions on key aspects of pooling operations: Underwriting will focus on:  Violent event coverage PTSD presumptions Insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bonds Modernizing underwriting processes Actuarial approaches to cost allocation Evaluating a pool’s retained ...
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Summary: Ashton Tiffany  is seeking an experienced   Communications Strategist to join their team. Posted Date:  August 20, 2019 Job Location:  Phoenix, AZ Ashton Tiffany, LLC, has been making risk management fun (seriously) since 1995. For 20 years and counting, we’ve helped our clients reduce risk—and reduce the cost of it. Our specialty areas include insurance pool administration, self-insurance services, and outsourced risk management programs. That’s what we do, but the how is just as important to us. We’re committed to active listening, rigorous fundamentals, innovative thinking, and – unusually, in this business – having a good time at work. ...
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Summary: AMERIND Risk  is seeking to fill the role of   Underwriter I . Posted Date:  August 13, 2019 Job Location: Santa Ana Pueblo, NM AMERIND Risk  provides property, liability, automobile, and workers’ compensation insurance for Tribes, Tribal governments and Tribal businesses, as well as individual property coverage for Tribal members. AMERIND Risk also provides health benefits brokerage services to assist in securing affordable, cost-effective products for employee benefit plans through its AMERIND Benefits Agency and helps Tribes obtain state of the art broadband connectivity, through its AMERIND Critical Infrastructure (ACI) division. ...
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Summary: AMERIND Risk  is seeking to fill the role of   Director of Finance . Posted Date:  August 13, 2019 Job Location: Santa Ana Pueblo, NM AMERIND Risk  provides property, liability, automobile, and workers’ compensation insurance for Tribes, Tribal governments and Tribal businesses, as well as individual property coverage for Tribal members. AMERIND Risk also provides health benefits brokerage services to assist in securing affordable, cost-effective products for employee benefit plans through its AMERIND Benefits Agency and helps Tribes obtain state of the art broadband connectivity, through its AMERIND Critical Infrastructure (ACI) division. ...
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Summary: The Public Entity Risk Management Authority (PERMA) , located in Palm Desert, CA, is recruiting for the position of Liability Claims Manager . Posted Date:  August 12, 2019 Application Deadline:  January 3, 2020 Salary Range: $108,584 to $145,513 Retirement: CalPERS Classic 2.7% @ 55, PEPRA 2% @ 62 Health: CalPERS Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Job Location: Palm Desert, CA The Public Entity Risk Management Authority (PERMA), located in Palm Desert, CA, is recruiting for the position of Liability Claims Manager. PERMA, a Joint Powers Authority (JPA), is made up of 31 public entities, comprised of municipalities (21), transit ...
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In the old economy, job applicants competed for a limited number of positions. But with unemployment now reaching record lows, organizations are having to compete for candidates’ attention.  This dynamic is especially concerning for the pooling industry, which is expected to see significant retirements by 2022. Even more alarming is the projection that 75 percent of executive-level positions will experience turnover by 2028. The Jacobson Group , a company specializing in insurance recruiting services, recently published an article with suggestions on how to navigate this so-called “candidate-driven” labor market. Though geared towards the commercial ...
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Summary: Idaho Counties Risk Management Program  is seeking to fill the role of   Chief Financial Officer . Posted Date:  August 2, 2019 Job Location:  Boise, ID Idaho Counties Risk Management Program  provides property and liability insurance coverage and risk management resources to Idaho local governments. More than 950 Idaho counties, cities, schools and special purpose districts pool their resources together through ICRMP to obtain greater buying power for insurance. Job Description The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for all accounting, financial, and investment operations of Idaho Counties Risk Management Program (ICRMP). This ...
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Summary:  The  Michigan County Road Commission Self-Insurance Pool   is seeking to fill the role of  Assistant Administrator – Director of Finance & Administration . Posted Date:  July 29, 2019 Job Location:  Lansing, MI The  Michigan County Road Commission Self-Insurance Pool  covers nearly all types of property and casualty coverage (except health and life) needed by county road commissions. Job Description Under the supervision of the Pool Administrator, the Assistant Administrator – Director of Finance & Administration assumes responsibility and accountability for the general operation of the Pool Administrative Office. ...
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As pools and their public entity members consider utilizing enterprise risk management (ERM) concepts, they should think both about the value of the process overall and the details of effective implementation. Fortunately, with a tool now being developed by two risk pools, engaging in ERM may soon be an easier and more valuable process for public entities to perform. AGRiP  Executive-Level QEI Patron Origami Risk recently published a  blog post advocating an ERM approach that, among other things, (1) aligns with organizational objectives, (2) includes both the upsides and downsides of risk, and (3) avoids relying on static risk assessment ...
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Summary:  The Deep East Texas Self Insurance Fund (DETSIF)   is seeking to fill the role of Assistant Director . Posted Date:  July 19, 2019 Job Location:  Jasper, TX The Deep East Texas Self Insurance Fund (DETSIF) provides workers’ compensation coverage and related services to political subdivisions in the State of Texas pursuant to Chapter 504 of the Texas Labor Code. Job Description The Assistant Director serves as the lead on underwriting, rating, and proposal development and as the primary backup to the Executive Director, leading key service delivery as directed by the Executive Director. The position, in concert with ...
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Summary: Are you all about public entity pooling and project management? Check out this great opportunity to help develop an exciting new AGRiP initiative, Pooling Academy. Posted Date:  July 15, 2019 Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled Job Location: Dallas, TX (Frisco) Preferred – Will consider remote  Lexipol is seeking a Project Manager to support its work on the development and launch of AGRiP’s Pooling Academy.  The role will operate out of Lexipol’s headquarters in Frisco, TX, but consideration may be given to perform remotely. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Sharilyn Cromer, Director of Market Development, ...
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Two AGRiP member pools were recognized at the PRIMA 2019 Annual Conference for outstanding achievement in risk management. Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT) was acknowledged for its Quick Takes on Safety program and Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority (MMRMA) received an honorable mention for its Rescue Task Force Model Protocol & Reality Based Training .  Congratulations to MCIT and MMRMA for recognition for outstanding achievement in #IntergovernmentalRiskPooling ! Grateful for your work and leadership! @powerofpooling pic.twitter.com/EpXDAnRcEO — Weiss (@weissacre) June 10, 2019 ...
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A unique opportunity to elevate your leadership skills to a new level and gain science-based benefits for your pool is coming up at AGRiP’s CEO and Senior Staff Institute , Aug. 4-7 in Grand Rapids, MI. Top pool leaders who register now can secure their place at this exclusive event and take advantage of early-bird pricing. “The CEO Institute is unlike other conferences in that we are able to take a deeper dive into leadership issues,” says Michelle Voskuil, CFO for Cities and Villages Mutual Insurance Company in Wisconsin. “The CEO Institute has had the most influence over my professional development.” This year’s professional ...
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Rising business debt and its potential risks to the economy should prompt pools to take another look at the credit risk in their investment portfolios. Dan Byrnes of AAM cites a recent speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on the possible dangers posed by increasing business debt. While not reaching the level of concern that subprime mortgages posed a dozen years ago, Powell said that “business debt has clearly reached a level that should give businesses and investors reas on to pause and reflect.” Powell went on to say that “if a downturn were to arrive unexpectedly, some firms would face challenges.” He noted that the debt is ...
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Pool board members talk about many topics, but it is sometimes difficult to have the conversations that can most affect a pool’s future. Join administrators and board members from three public entity pools to explore the “ Conversations Every Pool Board Should Have ,” a webinar on July 23 from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT.   Registration is now open. This webinar is aimed at pool governing body members and executives, focusing on three key questions for pool leaders, and the critical conversations that will help answer them: What is my role in the organization? What should I know about the business? How do I know if I am doing my job well? ...
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