Monterey County encompasses some of California’s most stunning scenery and offers an ideal year round Mediterranean climate. Miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and scenic valleys are characteristics that contribute to the quality of life enjoyed by over 446,000 residents and the numerous tourists who visit the area year-round. Monterey County boasts world-renowned attractions such as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and the Steinbeck Center.
The Risk Manager will oversee various risk programs including workers’ compensation, liability, loss control, occupational safety, and insurance programs. An essential aspect of this assignment is the need for high levels of technical expertise in the various facets of risk management operation. This includes experience with third party administration of general liability, property, medical malpractice and worker’s compensation claims, and working with vendors and brokers in securing and administering various insurance programs and policies. The Risk Manager is also expected to be well versed in the latest trends in the industry, and proactive in identifying and providing new and innovative practices to the County, specifically in the area of training. As a leader, the Risk Manager will have a collaborative, engaged, and relationship-based approach in working closely with staff, and key county partners including the County Counsel and the Human Resources Department.
The ideal candidate will typically possess five or more years of professional experience in risk analysis, safety operations, claims, liability, and worker’s compensation, including at least three years in a management or supervisory capacity overseeing a variety of risk management programs, and possession of a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a closely related field. Experience within a representative environment in the public sector is highly desirable. Professional certifications such as a Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), and/or Professional Risk Manager (PRM) are also desirable.
To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by April 30, 2021.