Current Open Positions:

JOB TITLE: Risk Management Specialist 

SALARY:  Dependent on qualifications 

OPENING/CLOSING DATE:  January 14, 2019 until filled

 

SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  jobsearch@omag.org

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Provide risk management services, data analysis, and training to OMAG’s members and participants in order to minimize losses in its Municipal Liability Protection Plan (MLPP), Municipal Property Protection Plan (MPPP), and Workers’ Compensation Plan (WCP) (collectively “Plans”). 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

A.1     Present courses on various risk management and safety topics as well as develop and review course materials in those topics specific to the needs of target audiences. 

A.2     Assist in the development and management of special programs, including assessment of needs and participation in planning meetings. 

A.3     Conduct on-site safety surveys and risk management assessments. Make suggestions and recommendations regarding remedial actions. 

A.4     Provide information on OMAG risk management and risk management programs and services during field visits, OML conferences, etc. 

A.5     Market programs and services offered by OMAG’s Risk Management Department. 

A.6     Write articles for OMAG’s publications including newsletters, bulletins or special reports distributed to participants in the Plans and others. 

A.7     Assist with special projects related to risk management and risk management programs such as meeting arrangements, special writing projects, etc.           

A.8     Research, study and communicate statistical and other related information within OMAG to develop and/or track trends and future liability problems and to identify solutions to avoid risk when possible. 

A.9     Conduct Property Risk Management surveys and make recommendations regarding safety best practices. 

A.10   Assist in the training of interns and newly hired risk management staff. 

A.11   Perform other duties as directed in a manner which supports the vision, goals and objectives as well as the overall effectiveness of the organization. 

A.12   Develop and implement programs designed for social media and other digital communication.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

B.1      Consistently demonstrate accountability for proper job performance, showing competency and understanding of job responsibilities to further the goals and objectives of OMAG. 

B.2      Exercise good judgment and initiative in seeing work to be done and doing it. 

B.3      Maintain technical and/or professional proficiency in primary area of responsibility, demonstrating responsibility for self-development, striving to continuously stay informed regarding new ideas and procedures applicable to specific area of responsibility.   

B.4      Maintain the information technology and systems that are essential to capture and analyze key data, present reporting and communicate effectively. 

B.5      In conjunction with Management, assure that loss-producing exposure is identified and corrected. 

B.6      Demonstrate responsibility for safe, economical use of equipment and supplies, including reporting needs for repair and/or replacement to the appropriate individual in a timely manner. 

B.7      Demonstrate ability to establish priorities regarding work responsibilities and to adjust to new circumstances of ideas as well as changing needs of the department and OMAG. 

B.8      Establish and maintain positive working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, Board members, municipal representatives and the public, striving to keep open communication at all times. 

B.9      Show support and respect for OMAG, its policies and people, the municipalities, vendors, visitors and employees. 

B.10    Discuss concerns or disagreements regarding policies, goals or decisions with the appropriate individual in a manner which assists in problem solving. 

B.11    Demonstrate an attitude of cooperation, open-mindedness and flexibility regarding resolution of disagreements or problems. 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • Oklahoma drivers’ license and transportation suitable for frequent travel throughout the state is required

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS PREFERENCES:

Bachelor’s degree in industrial safety, risk management, and/or adult education or related field is preferred

  • Oklahoma Water and or Wastewater license; D, C, B or A

  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector designation

  • Associate in Risk Management designation or equivalent

Experience with Manual Uniform Traffic Control Devices Part 6

Experience with automobile/truck fleet management & safety

Experience with ISO 31000 and/or Enterprise Risk Management

Experience using word processing programs, such as, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and

Powerpoint

Experience using software developed for risk management or risk management

  • Knowledge of applicable laws regulating risk management, safety regulations and related recommended practices for municipalities.

  • Proficiency in communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as public speaking and oral presentation skills.

  • Language comprehension in order to develop written training materials to be used with municipal employees in a wide variety of positions and backgrounds.

  • Must be self-motivated and able to adapt quickly to changes and interruptions during the workday. 

PHYSICAL COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  •  Ability to talk and/or hear.  (Talking – expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words). (Hearing – perceiving nature of sounds by ear).

  • Ability to physically communicate via telephone and in person

  • Must be able to travel and to attend a wide variety of legal and/or governmental, political, and business functions throughout the State of Oklahoma as well as nationally when necessary. 

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS:   

  • Ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information.  Includes receiving assignments and/or directions from supervisor as well as giving assignments and directions to those supervised.

  • Ability to read a variety of reports, applications, messages, letters, informational documentation, directions, instructions, and methods and procedures.

  • Ability to prepare forms, reports and letters using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.

  • Ability to speak to people with poise, voice control and confidence. 

MOTOR COORDINATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using a computer and other office machines.

  • Ability to drive a vehicle in a safe manner

  • Ability to handle a variety of items such as computers, adding machines, boxes and cartons of supplies, etc. 

INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Ability to use tact, diplomacy, and establish positive working relationships with individuals in a wide variety of municipal positions.

  • Must be adaptable to performing under minimum stress when confronted with an emergency.

SELECTION GUIDELINES

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and presentation; and reference check. 


By joining the staff at OMAG you’ll have the opportunity to do something positive for the cities and towns of Oklahoma.  We take our mission to be the premier insurance provider for Oklahoma municipalities seriously. That includes providing extensive value-added services that range from education and training to legal and technical assistance and loss control and risk assessment, as well as dependable, fair and efficient claims handling. We believe the most valuable asset we provide is to make municipal insurance understandable, effective and affordable and to do so through our outstanding customer service.

OMAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Benefits provided by OMAG include:

  • OMAG pays 100% of the Health, Life, Dental and Vision insurance for employees

  • OMAG pays 90% of the Health, Life, Dental and Vision insurance for family coverage, if necessary

  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan for unreimbursed medical cost

  • Long-Term Disability (optional)

  • 10 Paid Holidays per year

  • 24 hours of PTO for the first 6 full pay periods

  • Vacation Leave, accrued biweekly, depending on years of service

  • Sick Leave of 12 days per year, accrued biweekly, maximum accrual of 720 hours

  • Defined Contribution Retirement Plan OMAG contribution of 17% of salary (5-year vesting)

  • Section 457 deferred compensation plan (optional)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Phone allowance $34.15 per pay period (exempt employees only)

  • Gym membership reimbursement up to $500 per year

  • 16 hours of Community Service Leave per year

  • Maternity/Paternity leave up to 40 hours for birth or adoption of a child

  • Tuition Assistance Program up to $5,250 per calendar year

The actual terms of these benefits, and any others, are governed by OMAG’s Personnel Policies as set forth in its Procedures Manual, a copy of which will be provided to you upon commencement of employment.

To apply for a position, email your resume and cover letter to jobsearch@omag.org, or call Suzanne Paulson at (405) 657-1444.