Director of Risk Management

Recruitment #19-CO0109-01

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. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the Montgomery County Risk Management Department.  Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were.  If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be used along with a structural interview to rank applicants on the register.  Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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