State of Washington Classified Job Specification
RISK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST 1
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;
Assists in developing and conducting 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.;
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.
A Bachelor’s degree.
Four years’ experience in insurance loss control, risk management, occupational safety and health, underwriting disability or workers’ compensation insurance rates or audits, claims adjudication, or vocational services.
Class Specification History
Revised new class code: (formerly 46819) effective July 1, 2007