San Bernardino County Transportation Authority

San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) is the council of governments and transportation planning agency for San Bernardino County. SBCTA is responsible for cooperative regional planning and furthering an efficient multi-modal transportation system countywide. SBCTA serves the 2.1 million residents of San Bernardino County. As the County Transportation Commission, SBCTA supports freeway construction projects, regional and local road improvements, train and bus transportation, railroad crossings, call boxes, ridesharing, congestion management efforts and long-term planning studies. SBCTA administers Measure I, the half-cent transportation sales tax approved by county voters in 1989.

Job Title: Risk Manager

Job Description 

Under general direction, identifies areas of exposure to loss or injury which results from the activities of SBCTA; plans, promotes and coordinates the activities of a comprehensive insurance and risk program, analyzes, develops and recommends programs to protect SBCTA against catastrophic loss; minimizes potential risks; and performs related duties as required. Provides highly complex and responsible support to the Procurement Manager and Chief Financial Officer in areas of expertise; assists with the development, management, and implementation of SBCTA risk management policies and procedures; performs related work as required.

Job Requirements 

◦Implements and administers those elements of policy for which direct responsibility is assigned to the Risk Manager and coordinates implementation and administration of those elements of risk policy as appropriate and necessary.
◦Studies and analyzes the degree of exposure related to SBCTA ongoing and upcoming operations.
◦Determines the various feasible alternatives that will protect SBCTA assets, minimize SBCTA exposure to general liability risks, and ensure continued operation in the event of a catastrophic loss without unbearable impact on the SBCTA budget.
◦Develops and maintains current specifications for all types of insurance coverage deemed necessary to adequately protect against losses, and oversees specifications for the purchase of insurance by bid or negotiation through SBCTA's broker.
◦Conducts continued analysis to determine areas in which Cooperative Municipal Insurance would be advantageous for all or part of the risk as opposed to purchasing conventional coverage and vice versa.
◦Keeps abreast of current developments in the fields of risk management and insurance, and incorporates necessary or desirable changes into SBCTA's policies affecting the comprehensive insurance and risk management programs.
◦Maintains liaison with SBCTA's department heads and employees on insurance matters.
◦Serves as SBCTA's representative at court hearings, court appearances, depositions; and monitors subpoena processes.
◦Acts as SBCTA's liaison with third party administrators and coordinates investigation of accidents and incidents, and acceptance and rejection of claims.
◦Monitors insurance premiums on annual basis to makes recommendations on appropriate level of insurance for SBCTA.
◦Monitors claims processing by third party administrator to insure SBCTA's assets are adequately protected; recommends changes in SBCTA's policies and practices to minimize liability and control costs.
◦Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of risk management and procedures.
◦Oversees the drafting of insurance requirements in SBCTA contracts to protect SBCTA's interests and adjust insurance types and limits to be contract specific.
◦Coordinates with staff, executive management, and/or legal counsel to resolve conflicts related to risk management issues.
◦Confers with and advises project managers and consultants to resolve risk management issues and to ensure risk management compliance with Board adopted policies and procedures as well as State and Federal laws and regulations.
◦Monitors contract insurance compliance and works with Risk Management consultant regarding claims, insurance compliance and insurance concerns.
◦Provides highly complex staff assistance to the Procurement Manager; develops and reviews staff reports and other necessary correspondence related to assigned activities and services; presents reports to various committees, and the board.
◦Conducts a variety of organizational, investigational, and operational studies; recommends modifications to assigned programs, policies, and procedures, as appropriate.
◦Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of risk management; researches emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to SBCTA's needs.
◦Monitors changes in regulations and technology that may affect assigned functions and operations; implements policy and procedural changes after approval.
◦Receives, investigates, and responds to difficult and sensitive problems and complaints in a professional manner; identifies and reports findings and takes necessary corrective action.
◦Performs other duties as assigned.

Apply by: Fri, 11/03/2017

To Apply, Contact: 
Management Services
(909) 884-8276