If you are interested in leading a risk management program and enjoy hands on work to lead the amazing safety committee and program; then this may be the position for you. We need a certified, experienced Risk Management and Safety Professional to lead a deeper look into all areas of risk and provide refreshed solutions for us. This is a very visible role full of rewards in knowing that you are making a difference in the day to day lives of employees and in the protection of District assets. Your certification is key, and your confidence in your knowledge is imperative.
The Risk Management and Safety Professional is responsible for managing and mitigating threats posed to the progress of the District and for the protection of District assets, employees, reputation, data and cyber connections, governing board, and public when engaged on our property. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating a protocol that governs how to conduct business while limiting risk. It is his or her role to identify trouble before it occurs and to relay this information with recommendations to others within the District. This position also requires managing various company insurance policies to ensure that the District is properly protected with the right amount of insurance. If problems arise, he or she will file claims with the insurance companies.
Recommends and assists management and staff on methods to mitigate risk.
Conducts research and advises management on risk management and risk related issues including those involving applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations.
Establishes methods to consistently improve cost savings through development and administration of creative risk management and insurance programs.
Establishes, updates, negotiates, prepares bid specifications and conducts bid analysis for all District property and casualty insurance, District safety and loss control and risk management functions.
Manage the worker's compensation program, including claims.
Prepares, reviews and evaluates the insurance or other evidence of financial responsibility, bonding and safety requirements in District-wide Requests for Proposals, Bids, Quotes and the resulting contracts.
Reviews all certificates of insurance issued to the District by respondents to proposals, bids, quotes and purchase orders. Reviews the certificates to ensure they meet coverage and limit requirements.
Maintains, manages, investigates and updates an incident reporting system for 1st party property damage events, 3rd party liability events and motor vehicle crash events.
Conducts negotiations and discussions with attorneys, insurance companies, investigators and adjusters on claims against the District.
Administers District’s safety program and coordinates the committee.
Plans, develops, coordinates and schedules presentations and programs on the plans and programs of this area.
Prepares reports and makes presentations to Governing Board, management and staff as requested for all programs under the purview of Risk Management and Safety.
Reviews Environmental Assessment reports prior to acquisition of land to identify any potential environmental risk exposure.
Coordinates and implements resources and activities related to emergency/crisis management issues.
Participates in District emergency management activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelors or better in Business Administration or related field
Bachelors or better in Risk Management and Insurance or related field
7 years related work experience with employee safety and risk management
Experience with ISO 31000 standards
License & Certifications Required (1 of the below + Driver's license)
Property Casualty Underwriter
Associate Risk Management
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Pay grade 116. 4% to approximately 23% annual rates of pay grade displayed. Starting pay will be based upon education and experience.
This position is eligible for relocation reimbursement, limited to moving expenses, upon meeting mileage and program criteria.
Internal Number: 0023
About Southwest Florida Water Management District
Who We Are
The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) manages the water resources for west-central Florida as directed by state law.
The District encompasses roughly 10,000 square miles in all or part of 16 counties and serves a population of more than 5 million people. The goal of the District is to meet the water needs of current and future water users while protecting and preserving the water resources within its boundaries.
What We Do
The District was established in 1961 as a flood protection agency. Since then, its responsibilities have grown to include managing the water supply, protecting water quality and preserving natural systems that serve important water-related functions.
In addition to having the opportunity to work for an agency dedicated to the protection of the environment, District employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for the following benefits:
Florida Retirement System
Annual ...and Sick Leave
Health and Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Career Training and Development Opportunities
Deferred Compensation Plan