Responsible for managing the Agency's day to day risk management functions, including the identification, evaluation and mitigation of the agency’s operational risk. Assist with the oversight of the implementation of the Agency’s insurance programs including, vehicle physical damage, property, liability and self-insured workers’ compensation.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university in risk management,business administration, public administration or a related field and five to sevenyears of progressively responsible administrative or supervisory experience in risk management/claims administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Legal background desirable.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Must be skilled in the use of English grammar and punctuation with the ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style; ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints; and the ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals with the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Has thorough knowledge of actuarial statistics and assumptions used for modeling cost and risk trends.
Knowledge of basic office equipment and personal computers. Familiarity with software programs such as Microsoft Office, to include Word, Excel, Access, etc.
Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to understand and interpret laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to risk management including OSHA 1910 and Cal OSHA Title 8 Regulations. Effectively develops, introduces, and implements policies, procedures and programs to limit exposure, reduce accidents and control costs. Must be able to analyze complex issues and prescribe effective interventions. Must have the ability toeffectively interface with public, Board and management staff and maintain effective working relationships as well as the ability to keep confidential information, to organize and plan the workload, and to make accurate decisions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) was established as a Joint Powers Agency on August 15, 1975 and began operating bus service on March 16, 1977. RTA is the Consolidated Transportation Service Agency for western Riverside County and is responsible for coordinating transit services throughout the approximate 2,500 square mile service area, providing driver training, assistance with grant applications and development of Short Range Transit Plans (SRTPs).
RTA provides both local and regional services throughout the region with 32 local routes, three CommuterLink express routes, on-demand GoMicro microtransit service and Dial-A-Ride services using 277 vehicles. In the cities of Corona, Beaumont and Banning, RTA coordinates regional services with municipal transit systems. In Riverside, RTA coordinates with the city's Riverside Special Services, which provides ADA complementary service to RTA's fixed-route services.