Montgomery City County Personnel

Director of Risk Management (#CO0109)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this position exists is to direct and oversee all aspects of county risk management programs in an effort to minimize cost and liability to the county.  The Director of Risk Management is the liaison for the County to other governmental or quasi-governmental entities, outside government agencies, vendors, and the community in risk management matters.  The work responsibilities for the position include  directing and managing risk management programs  including loss prevention, insurance administration and risk assessments; managing employee benefits programs to include employee assistance, health and life insurance, and retirement; oversight of on-site clinics and wellness programs, conducting employee orientation; ensuring compliance of programs; developing and implementing risk management policies/procedures/strategies; analyzing a variety of information; managing and administering safety and training programs; managing the acquisition of services/benefits; managing relationships; and providing risk management guidance and support.  The Director of Risk Management is supervised and evaluated by the County Administrator. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration or a closely related field such as accounting, finance, risk management, human resource management, or insurance and 8 years of increasingly responsible management experience in all aspects of risk management including safety and loss prevention, insurance administration, property/casualty claims and risk assessments. 

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.


CLASS: CO0109; EST: ; REV: 2/27/2019;