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


Class Code:E8159

DIRECTOR OF RISK MANAGEMENT

NATURE OF WORK

This is highly responsible managerial and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Risk Management Division.

Work involves responsibility for the administration and direction of the County's Risk Management/Self Insurance program. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. Work is performed independently with general supervision by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Administers the County's Risk Management/Self Insurance program; directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of divisional activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.

Coordinates and authorizes through the adjusting staff the settlement of all claims with concurrence from the County Attorney's Office, and in some cases the Board of County Commissioners' approval.

Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the Division.

Facilitates the accomplishments of the work of the division through providing, obtaining and/or coordinating a variety of management services.

Prepares and monitors division budget, actuarial review and year end closing, and prepares special reports as required.

Instructs, assigns and reviews the work of subordinate personnel to determine accomplishment of objectives.

Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of

self insurance.

Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local

regulatory requirements applicable to self insurance and risk management programs.

Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal

environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial

planning and management.

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.

Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County'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, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public or business administration; thorough experience in self insurance and risk management program including considerable high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Certification: Yes
Work Locations: Risk Management
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E1/91

 


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