Risk Management Specialist II

  • Risk Management Specialist II
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  • Do I qualify?
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Class Number: 
0523
Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$44,352.00 – $65,280.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,848.00 – $2,720.00
Pay Grade: 
A28

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Definition

This is senior-level professional, administrative, and/or supervisory work directing risk and insurance management for Missouri state government and public entities.

Job Duties

Plans and oversees the recommendation of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to the procurement of insurance and bonds; administration of the Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund, including underwriting, claims administration, member services, and loss control; or administration of workers' compensation, liability, insured and self-insured property programs; or an occupational safety and health program for the State of Missouri.

Supervises and negotiates settlements for complex workers' compensation, liability, property, or public entity claims; presents claims to reinsurers and monitors reinsurance recovery; monitors claims for potential subrogation and salvage; investigates, monitors, and resolves claims within established authority levels.

Evaluates state and public sector programs, operations, and properties for potential loss exposures; develops and/or recommends procedures to address those exposures; analyzes member's loss exposures to determine appropriate multi-line coverage and pricing structure.

Consults with and advises state agencies, legislators, state and public entity officials, insurance officials, attorneys, agents, brokers, adjusters, and others on matters relating to the Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund, insurance, bonds, workers' compensation, risk management, first and third party claims, and occupational safety and health.

Monitors pending third party litigation, communicates the Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund's position on litigation to contracted legal counsel, represents the Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund at mediations, authorizes settlement of cases, and testifies in court as required.

Monitors the maintenance and interpretation of accident, injury, and property loss statistics and/or insurance cost data.

Evaluates new legislation for impact on the state's and public entities' insurance, risk management, workers' compensation, liability, property, and/or occupational safety and health programs.

Keeps abreast of new developments, products, legislation, and regulations in the public entity sector and/or liability and property insurance, risk management, workers' compensation, and the occupational safety and health fields.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Areas of Interest: 
Business Services

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted.  These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as a Risk Management Specialist I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System .

OR

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 earned credit hours in Risk Management; and,

Three or more years of professional experience in areas of risk management, workers' compensation, property and liability, risk and loss control, underwriting, or in the administration of commercial insurance.

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Risk Management, Safety Administration, or a closely related area may substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.)

(Certification from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters and the Insurance Institute of America may substitute for one year of the required experience.)

OR

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Business or Public Administration, Risk Management, Safety Administration, or a closely related field; and,

Four or more years of professional experience in areas of risk management, workers' compensation, property and liability, risk and loss control, underwriting, or in the administration of commercial insurance.

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified areas may substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.)

(Certification from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters and the Insurance Institute of America may substitute for one year of the required experience.)

(Technical experience in the administration of property, liability, or workers' compensation claims, or in the administration of a commercial insurance program for a private or public entity or underwriting may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures of self-insurance and/or medical insurance, risk management, liability, property insurance, sovereign immunity, shared-risk operations/functions, including underwriting, broker/producer affiliations, claims administration, member services, loss control, and occupational safety and health.

Comprehensive knowledge of laws and regulations governing the Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund, Missouri workers' compensation, risk management, liability, and property insurance, and their application to state government and public entities.

Intermediate knowledge of the principles of management and supervision.

Ability to provide supervision to subordinate personnel, including contract professionals and other vendors.

Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures relating to the administration of risk and insurance management functions and determine alternative methods to deal with risk.

Ability to understand shared-risk concepts, including broker/producer affiliations, public accountability, claims administration, member services, and loss control.

Ability to secure, interpret and analyze highly technical data relating to workers' compensation, insurance and bonds, liability, property, loss control, occupational safety, and health and risk management.

Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, reason through complex legal issues, and direct the work of contracted professionals and/or staff.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and interact professionally, even in adversarial situations, with public entity and government officials, state employees, medical and legal professionals, insurance agents/brokers, and the general public.

Ability to communicate well and express ideas clearly and concisely.

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