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Senior Loss Control Representative
Location: Des Moines, IA
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a general professional or technical field.
Other Requirements: Include:
- Minimum Qualifications:
- Minimum 7 years’ experience in safety and loss control or related field.
- Extensive technical skills and knowledge of loss control, safety and governmental entities continuously acquired through on the job training and experience.
- Work to obtain additional certifications such as Associate in Risk Management, Certified Safety Professional and OSHA 30-Hour desirable.
- Knowledge and understanding of workers’ compensation insurance.
- Thorough knowledge of our Client’s products and services.
- Thorough knowledge and extensive experience in safety and loss control.
- Thorough knowledge of governmental entity operations.
- Working knowledge of personal computers and productivity software.
- Ability to interact and communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide range of personalities.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, our Client’s members and agents as well as service providers.
- Learn various software programs.
- Work outdoors in variable temperatures and conditions throughout the year.
Salary Range: $65k to $80k
Description: The purpose of this position is to provide professional consulting services in risk management and loss control related issues to local governments. Under the direction of the Loss Control Coordinator, the Senior Loss Control Representative is responsible for conducting on-site loss control visits with our Client’s members, advising officials of programs to minimize losses, analyzing exposures for potential losses, overseeing employee injury and illness statistics, advising and assisting in developing and implementing risk management programs to control exposures, and investigating and analyzing specific incidents. This position is responsible for larger accounts with significant risk exposures that require additional service and a higher level of experience and expertise. Other duties include creating various presentations, preparing and conducting training seminars and workshops, attending professional conferences and seminars, performing administrative duties and monitoring current loss status. This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Functions include:
- Essential Functions:
- Provide professional loss control consulting services to public entities and upper management in a manner that is viewed as an added benefit or service to the insured while at the same time reducing the risk factors of the account which can significantly affect the financial performance of our Client.
- Performs loss control work requiring specialized advanced knowledge and continuous on the job and educational training in loss control, safety and governmental entities.
- Must be aware of new developments in the field.
- Observe, collect and record loss control data in order to make recommendations to member entities exercising varied independent judgement in performing normal day-to-day work.
- Assist public officials with minimal supervision.
- Analyze workers’ compensation exposures by conducting facility and departmental safety hazard assessments and hazard identification, and review loss run data to identify loss trends, risk exposures and high loss claims.
- Investigate specific incidents for recommendations and possible changes in the workplace, and determining cause of loss and corrective actions as applicable.
- Generate written reports to officials with recommendations following each site visit.
- Develop training programs for presentation to members based on members’ needs.
- Negotiate specialized training programs with outside vendors for members as necessary.
- Conduct underwriting reviews of applicants to help determine eligibility for membership.
- Provides risk assessment and recommendations regarding risk selection to underwriting for evaluation and pricing.
- Prioritize and manage work assignments to provide reports on quotes, new business and renewals per established turnaround standards and due dates to facilitate account management.
- Approximately one day per week dedicated to meetings with staff and other office work.
- Extensive travel throughout the state with a limited amount of out-of-state travel.
- Nonessential Functions:
- Assist with our Client’s Annual Conference and Exhibit.
- Perform other duties as assigned.