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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Class Code:E1006




This is advanced professional, supervisory, and administrative work assisting

the Director in planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing the operations

of the Risk Management Division. Work involves responsibility for assisting the Director in departmental supervision and on special projects pertinent to the administration of the purchased and self insurance programs of BrowardCounty, advising on budgetary and managerial issues, and representing the Director on special assignments.  Serves as Claims Manager for the

Liability and Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration Sections within the Division.






·         Assists in directing, supervising, and planning the activities, and operations

of the Risk Management Division.


·         Makes recommendations and implement changes to policies and procedures to meet

established goals.


·         Coordinates and assists in managing activities associated with the

administration of the self insurance program and commercial insurance policies

to include timely renewal of policies required, follow-through of the proper

purchasing procedures to obtain required insurance coverage.


·         Serves as Claims Manager with direct supervision over both the Liability and Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration Sections within the Division.



·         Serves as liaison between the CountyAttorney's Office and the Liability and Workers’ Compensation adjusting staff.


·         Performs periodic review and written updates of the Divisional Internal Control

Handbook and other procedures manuals for the Liability and Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration sections.


·         Serves as the Director's liaison and coordinates special projects as assigned by

the Director for securing consultants, insurance, agents/brokers, insurance

carriers , vendors, and other services needed for managing risks on behalf of the



·         Serves as acting director in the absence of the director and represents the

Division and County at conferences and public and professional meetings.


·         Performs related work as required.




KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS – REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE( Applicants are expected to possess the required Knowledge, Abilities and/or Skills listed below prior to being hired for the position in this job title:



·         Thorough knowledge of the current principals and practices of self insured and

purchased insurance risk management programs for governmental entities.


·         Thorough knowledge of the applicable laws, regulations and procedures

related to the management and operation of the county's Risk Management



·         Thorough knowledge of both Liability and Workers’ Compensation claims administration laws, regulations, practices and procedures.


·         Thorough knowledge of the principals of supervision, organization, and

administration .


·         Considerable knowledge of automated claims administration systems and office automation applications, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.


·         Ability to plan, direct and supervise divisional operations and activities.


·         Ability to analyze facts and exercise sound judgement in decision making and use

discretion in establishing, applying, and interpreting division policies and

procedures .


·         Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.


·         Ability to prepare materials and make presentations to large groups.


·         Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in

full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty's Ethics and Conflict

of Interest policies.


  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.




Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course

work in business, public administration, insurance/risk management or related

field ; minimum six (6) years insurance industry experience of which two (2)

years must be in self insured and self administered governmental entity risk management programs;

and four (4) years or more claims management experience or any combination of relevant training

and experience.





Possession and retention of a valid FloridaState Dr ive r’s License

r’s License




Possess one of the following: A valid State of Florida 5-20 All Lines Adjuster’s License; or a valid State of Florida 2-20 Insurance Agent’s License; or an Associate of Risk Management (ARM) designation; or a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation; or other Risk Management designation.





Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented

FLSA Status: Exempt

Code of Ethics

Certification: No

Class Spec. Estab ./Revised: E10/0 R 08/07


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