SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

Personnel Commission

 

CLASS TITLE: Risk Management Specialist

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform specialized technical support administrative functions to the County Office of Education in the areas of risk control, loss analysis, claims and litigation, staff training and consultations, occupational safety and environmental health, and regulatory compliance to oversee the administration of contract management; and to assure compliance with applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Employees in this classification receive limited supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures. This job class requires journey-level and specialized knowledge of risk management insurance programs, including the ability to analyze and interpret insurance related policies, procedures, and contracts.

ESSENTIAL AND TYPICAL DUTIES: The following duties are examples of assignments performed by incumbents in this classification. It is not a totally comprehensive list of duties, nor is it restrictive regarding job assignments.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Possession of:

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Generally, any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required knowledge and abilities will be considered as qualifying. A typical method of demonstrating these qualifications would be:

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT: Indoor and outdoor environments.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Ability to read small print of code, insurance policies and computer printouts; hear and speak to converse over the telephone and in person with others; manual dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, telephone and other office equipment; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, to retrieve and store files and supplies; lifting light objects; hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations; move over rough terrain and climb ladders to investigate claims; and seeing to read and write reports.

OTHER CHARACTERISTICS: Must be willing to work such hours as necessary to accomplish the job requirements; ability to drive; travel locally to attend meetings and to investigate claims; travel further distances to attend seminars and conferences.

BARGAINING UNIT: Office, Technical, and Business Services (OTBS) Unit

 

 

 

Personnel Commission Approval: 08/01/84
Revised: 07/08/85, 1/86, 1/26/99, 06/21/01, 04/10/08