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Risk Manager

Government and Military

Human Resources

$76,113.00 - $95,142.00


5 years


College Station, Texas, United States


Under general direction of the Human Resources Assistant Director, The Risk Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the risk management function in the Human Resources Department and for managing the City’s Risk Management program, which consists of All-lines Insurance program management, claims administration, safety programming, contract administration, regulatory compliance, reporting, and Property Casualty fund management.

Principal Duties

  1. Lead the overall strategy and direct municipal risk management activities for all City operations, to include, but not limited to, the development and implementation of loss control measures and risk management best practices, establishing policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, the City Charter, personnel policies and practices, and state and federal statutes.
  2. Identify, evaluate, measure and report on the City’s risk exposure. Provide risk assessments of new and emerging risk areas for the organization, including major strategic initiatives, programs, and partnerships. Recommend control, transfer and mitigation alternatives. Assess the effectiveness and oversee program changes and enhancements.
  3. Collaborate with consultants, third-party vendors and key stakeholders to manage the City’s insurance program, including policy procurement, monitoring market trends in the risk management community, make recommendations, initiate new programs, practices, and techniques for continuous improvement and align with City objectives and the changing needs of our organization.
  4. Implement measures to ensure the City is maximizing risk control and risk transfer and minimizing risk exposures through the City’s contract insurance requirements, including recommending types of insurance coverage necessary to protect the City’s interests.
  5. Direct, manage, and provide leadership for activities related to incident reporting, claims administration, subrogation, health and safety engagement, prevention practices and City-wide risk management training. Hire, supervise, train, evaluate, set priorities for, and coordinate risk management staff activities, to include developing work plans, goals, and objectives.
  6. Compile statistical data and prepare reports on risk management-related activities establish and mature risk management practices and awareness and facilitate preparation of the City’s annual reports related to total cost of risk.
  7. Assist with department budget preparation and management by reviewing and approving risk management revenue and expenditures for loss subrogation, claims payment, insurance policy procurement, safety-related training, and safety equipment purchases and supplies.
  8. Perform other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in risk management, business administration, safety engineering, or related field, and five (5) years of responsible risk management administration experience, including one (1) year supervisory/leadership experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Texas Driver’s License. Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and risk management practices. Knowledge of insurance lines of coverage, risk financing techniques, casualty insurance policies, and insurance policy negotiating and purchasing. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Demonstrable strategic thinking abilities with the ability to implement various cross-functional and cross-departmental programs. Strong communication (oral & written) and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of staff, management, business contacts and internal/external partners. Ability to make effective independent judgments objectively and analytically, including the ability to develop creative solutions to difficult problems. Ability to adapt to change while simultaneously maintaining focus on organizational and operational objectives and envisioning the bigger picture. Ability to prioritize projects and meet established or anticipated deadlines. Excellent research, project management and public presentation skills. Availability for emergency response, as needed.


Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience. PRM, RIMS-CRMP or CPCU certification strongly preferred. Knowledge of public sector practices and principles. Knowledge of and experience with enterprise risk management practices. Experience working in a matrix style leadership environment.

Supplemental Information

Position posted until filled or closing date.