The Yolo County Public Agency Risk Management Insurance Authority (YCPARMIA) CEO/Risk Manager provides risk management advice and support to local member agencies. This includes overseeing the risk management and the self-insured/investment funds of the Joint Power Authority (JPA), as well as claims handling, budgeting, fiscal management and overall supervision of the JPA.

Job Title: YCPARMIA CEO/Risk Manager

Job Description 

The primary function of the CEO/Rick Manager is to oversee a risk funding mechanism that protects the member’s collective financial exposures. As well as, providing an in-house resource to the various member agencies. This includes handling the JPA’s self-insured programs, which include Workers’ Compensation, Property, Liability, and Fidelity. Will perform various risk management and loss control functions; serve as a resource to the various member agencies, and provide guidance related to applicable Federal (OSHA, ADA, etc.) State (Cal OSHA, etc.) and local laws, codes and regulations in order to minimize financial exposures; and serve as the fiscal manager of the JPA.


Knowledgeable in funds investment, accounting and budgeting, and understands risk management, liability, workers compensation, loss control and prevention and claims administration and litigation.
Overseeing liability investigations and managing investigations.
Provides risk assessments and recommendations to the members in the area of workers’ compensation, security, safety, property and liability.
Responds to and conducts incident investigations and inspections.

Familiar with established risk management practices, and awareness of current risk management.
Experience with developing and delivering presentations to various groups.
Experience with preparing reports, agenda packets, spreadsheets, etc.
Understanding of financial reports as they related to a JPA.

Ability to establish a rapport and work cohesively with the Board, the staff and the staffs of member agencies
Develop and maintain risk management programs; provide technical direction regarding safety, hazard assessment, loss prevention and related programs to assist the JPA in complying with standards, policies and procedures.
Firm, yet flexible, and respects legitimate differences of opinion among member agencies
Responsive and able to make recommendations and assess alternatives.
A demonstrated hands-on manager who is able to train and develop staff members.
Ability to precisely evaluate the Authority’s efficiency and effectiveness, and maintain the organization’s sound financial footing.
Have significant risk management or related risk management experience in a multi-faceted program. These may include pool administrators, risk managers, claims administrators and seasoned local government managers such as chief executives, assistants, finance directors, human resource directors, and program managers.
Reviews weekly injury reports and develop training as appropriate for member agencies.
Reviews property, liability and workers compensation loss runs. Looks for trends and makes recommendations to save costs.
Collaborate with member agencies to assure compliance of established standards, requirements and procedures; assure complete understanding of established rules and regulations.
Prepares Board reports and conducts monthly Board meetings according to established policies.
Attends meetings and conferences.
Provide excellent Customer Service.
Regular, predictable, consistent and timely attendance is an essential function of the position, in that Employee must be present to respond to member agencies and clients.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic well-rounded manager who has experience working with various municipal governments to provide Risk Management on all coverages including Workers Compensation, Liability, Property, Casualty and Fidelity coverages. Candidates should be able to think outside the box and provide innovative solutions; work with all levels of clients, from City Managers to citizens of the various member agencies; finalize a decision and move onto the next issue; maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.

Job Requirements 

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with major course work in a related field. An advanced Degree such as a Master’s Degree, or Juris Doctorate is preferred. A Risk Management Designation is highly desirable.

Six (6) years of professional level experience in Risk Management, including conducting safety inspections and audits for a municipal entity, including at least three (3) years or supervisory experience managing a Department or Division.

Licenses and certifications:
Possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver’s License. A CSP, ARM, ARM-P and CSRM or equivalent are highly desirable.
Ideal Candidate

Apply by: Mon, 11/27/2017

To Apply, Contact: 
(530) 661-5811