County of Tulare

County Government which provides the residents of Tulare County with quality services to improve and sustain the region's safety, economic well-being, and quality of life. Tulare County government strives to earn the trust, respect, and support of its residents through collaborative, fair, and effective service. The County has a growing population of 479,112 and includes an area of 4,863 square miles. Mountain peaks of the Sierra Nevada range rise to more than 14,000 feet in its Eastern half, which is comprised primarily of public lands within the Sequoia National Park, National Forest, and the Mineral King, Golden Trout, and Domeland Wilderness areas. Meanwhile, the extensively cultivated and very fertile valley floor in the Western half has allowed Tulare County to become the top producer of agricultural commodities in the United States. Visalia, the County seat, is the gateway to Sequoia National Park, home to a variety of recreational activities. The city, with a population of 127,081 is within a four-hour drive of San Francisco and Los Angeles and a 2-1/2 hour drive from California's central coastline. Its family-oriented lifestyle and affordable housing have proven attractive to people from all areas of the state and country.

Job Title: Risk Manager

Job Description 

To manage and supervise the administration of the County’s risk management programs which include general liability, worker’s compensation, disability, malpractice, property and casualty; oversight of the County Safety Program; provide responsible and technical staff assistance to County Counsel.

This is a non-competitive classification which is appointed by and serves at the will of the County Counsel. Responsibilities include the direct and indirect supervision of administrative, technical and clerical support staff.

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Job Requirements 

First Review of Applications: March 31, 2023

Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, risk management, or a closely related field.

Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in public agency risk management administration, including at least one (1) year in a supervisory capacity.

Experience Equivalency: Five (5) years of risk management experience in private industry.

License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a certificate of competency as issued by the Manager, Self-Insurance Plans, California Department of Industrial Relations; other industry related certifications such as an Associate in Risk Management, or Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter.

Apply by: Fri, 03/31/2023

To Apply, Contact: 
Online at
(559) 636-4937