Examples of Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are considered essential for this job classification:
- Understand, interpret and apply city, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations pertaining to employee safety, workers compensation, leave and disability, ADA, public liability and insurance;
- Perform audits and analyses of departmental losses and trends;
- Work with contracted service providers and outside agencies to ensure effective and timely claims management;
- Prepare studies and implementation reports;
- Prepare agenda items for the City Council;
- Analyze data, prepare reports and make recommendations;
- Counsel employees, managers, supervisors, outside agencies and the public on risk management subject areas;
- Coordinate and participate in special projects or programs as assigned;
- Convene and facilitate interactive interviews;
- Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of new or revised risk management policies or programs.
The following duties may be performed when assigned as a Risk Management Analyst - Safety Officer:
- Participate in and serve as liaison for City-wide safety inspections;
- Coordinate the city-wide program for administration of Title II and Title III of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act;
- Coordinate and oversee Safety and Drug and Alcohol Programs and Ergonomic Assessment Programs;
- Coordinate the City's pre-placement and fitness for duty medical programs;
- Advise departments and track status of necessary corrections of dangerous conditions as a result of safety inspections;
- Receive, distribute and maintain documentation on complaints and accommodation requests;
- Meet with public and departments to investigate, explore potential accommodations and make recommendations when necessary;
- Chair internal steering and community advisory committee;
- Maintain contact with disabled community and/or their representatives;
- Arrange meetings, set agendas, maintain minutes and documentation;
- Perform periodic audits of departmental projects, reports and compliance;
- Compile annual report to Council;
- Initiate updates of policies and plans when necessary;
- Provide appropriate training and information dissemination to employees and to public where appropriate.
In addition to the duties listed in the Essential Duties Section, each employee in this classification may perform the following duties. Any single position may not be assigned all duties listed below, nor do the examples cover all duties which may be assigned.
- Contact all levels of City personnel, public agencies, insurance adjusters, attorneys and claimants to obtain and provide information necessary in order to resolve claims;
- Oversee, investigate, evaluate and make timely recommendations on disposition of a variety of incidents, accidents and claims against the City;
- Oversee third party consultants, and/or act as internal claims investigator and/or adjuster;
- Participate in negotiations and recommend settlement of liability claims with adjusters, attorneys and claimants;
- Work with City Attorney’s office to assist in litigation preparation and investigation on complex cases;
- Represent the City in Small Claims Court.
- Perform related duties as assigned.