Summary:
The Suffolk County Water Authority is seeking an Assistant Director of Risk Management to work alongside the Director of Risk Management to manage and oversee the day to day functions of the Risk Management Department. The successful individual will work to preform essential functions of identifying potential risks and possible solutions to protect the Authority from liability.
 

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Posted Date:
11/9/2020
 

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Position Type:
Full Time
 

Division:
Risk Management
 

Description:

The Suffolk County Water Authority is seeking an Assistant Director of Risk Management to work alongside the Director of Risk Management to manage and oversee the day to day functions of the Risk Management Department. The successful individual will work to preform essential functions of identifying potential risks and possible solutions to protect the Authority from liability.

Responsibilities include:
• Perform a limited marketing of SCWA’s insurance policies to include a review of the current program structure in comparison to operations.
• Perform a formal marketing of the Authority’s insurance/self-insurance program every few years.
• Assist in maintaining the management and oversight of the Risk Management Department including directly overseeing the Risk Manager and Administrative Assistant.
• Identify the best way to cover the Authority’s liability exposures.
• Work with Risk Manager and Actuary Consultant to provide SCWA with a full report on year-end liabilities resulting from open, closed, and projected future claims.
• Resolve problem situations involving claims, coverage issues, contracts, workers’ compensation coverage, accounts receivables for damage claims, accounts payables for vendors.
• Participate in claims reviews with carriers and brokers throughout the year.
• Prepare and maintain annual budget of $1,800,000.
• Participate and Co-chair Motor Vehicle Accident Review Committee
• Monitor Broker, Carrier and TPA performance throughout the year.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
• 10 years’ experience in a field relating to Risk Management.
• Previous experience working for a Utility preferred.
• Must be able to maintain a high level of professionalism and represent the Authority in communication with vendors, insurers, brokers, other public entities etc.
• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills required.
• Excellent leadership, supervisory, organization and written/verbal skills necessary.

*The Authority may accept an equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the requirements. *
Work week for this position will be Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Interested candidates should submit their application and resume via the SCWA website (www.scwa.com) and select “Career Opportunities”. Salary for this position will be commensurate with education and experience. Suffolk County residents preferred.
(The Authority shall not employ relatives of employees as defined to mean an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, stepparent, or direct descendant of grandparents of the employee as defined in the New York State General Municipal Law 810.)