State of Washington Classified Job Specification
RISK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST 2
Advises employers on strategies to prevent injuries, reduce costs of industrial insurance, improve safety and claims management systems, including specific recommendations for time-phased consultations, hazard correction, and policy development; develops written action plans to identify goals; monitors and documents employers’ progress on identified goals, and provides technical assistance or referrals;
Develops and conducts training seminars, forums and other presentations for employers and other customer groups on strategies for reducing workers’ compensation costs, understanding employer rights and responsibilities of workers’ compensation, accident investigation, etc.;
Attends training sessions to gain additional professional expertise and remain current on agency/division rules, policies and information technology;
Assists in training Risk Management Specialist 1;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: communicate information concisely and effectively through oral presentations, individual consultations, and written and telephone correspondence; analyze statistical data and reach logical conclusions; develop methods and techniques for solving employer loss control problems; establish and maintain productive working relationships; prioritize and manage work schedule; work independently.
A Bachelor's degree.
Eighteen months experience in insurance loss control, risk management, occupational safety and health as a safety officer, inspector or consultant in a governmental or industrial safety program, underwriting disability or workers compensation, insurance rates or audits, claims adjudication, or vocational services.
Additional qualifying experience may substitute, year for year, for the education.
Class Specification History
Revised definition and title change (formerly Loss Control Coordinator) effective June 13, 1986.
Revised definition, minimum qualifications, title change (formerly Loss Control Consultant) effective June 14, 1996.
New class code (formerly 46820) effective July 1, 2007.