Senior Loss Prevention Specialist – Schools

Posted: May 18, 2017

CSAC Excess Insurance Authority

At CSAC EIA we encourage a dynamic work environment that welcomes fresh ideas, values diversity and fosters creativity.  We empower our employees to take the initiative in serving our customers and provide training and development to help them advance in their careers.  Encouraged by an open door policy, employees interact with each other, exchanging ideas and growing personally and professionally.

About CSAC Excess Insurance Authority

The EIA is a joint powers authority of California public entities, which was established in 1979 to provide insurance and risk management services to California’s counties. Since then, our membership has expanded beyond the counties to include numerous other public agencies such as cities, schools, joint powers authorities, fire districts, etc.

The EIA operates various risk-sharing pools, which provide insurance and risk management services to its members for lines of business including workers’ compensation, general liability, property, medical malpractice, and employee benefits.

About the Position

CSAC EIA is seeking an experienced Loss Prevention Representative with a working knowledge of the school/education environment to join our team.  This position provides a high level of customer service primarily to schools and related member entities.  The Senior Specialist will act as a resource to staff and member entities.  Providing technical information related to occupational safety, workers’ compensation and tort liability cost containment; and, risk management.  This may include service plan development, stakeholder meetings, on-site safety/risk assessments, policy and program development, training program development and delivery and meeting presentations.  Researches and develops best practices and model programs related to school and public agency exposures.  Analyzes loss data and determines strategies to minimize a line of coverage or member entity exposure; and, formulates action plans that get positive results.  The Senior Specialist will conduct special project research and analyses in order to provide resources for the Authority and/or member agencies.  Ability and willingness to travel, up to 50% of available time, and some overnight stays are required.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a directly related field or equivalent, and five years increasingly responsible work in directly related field.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job, including but not limited to those listed below:

  • Knowledge and experience in the principles and methods of loss prevention & control, safety, risk management, and local government administration
  • Comprehensive experience in local and California environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance
  • Knowledge and experience of the principles and techniques of training
  • Analyzing, developing, and implementing policies/procedures
  • Problem identification, solution recommendation and implementation
  • High intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and good public relations with other employees, agencies, members and the public
  • Excellent presentation skills

Advanced educational training in fields related to loss prevention/control, occupational health and safety, business administration, or public administration is highly desirable.  Progression toward one or more of the following certifications is also highly desirable: ARM, CSP, ASP, CIH (if combined with a CSP), ALCM, or COHN-S.

Physical Requirements

Physical requirements of this position typically include:  reaching, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move.

Licensing Requirements

A valid California Driver’s license is required.  Proof of auto insurance with no business exclusion is required.  Possession of SIP certification issued by the State of California is required.

Salary and Benefits

The hiring salary range for this position is $6,277 – $9,102 per month.  The full salary range for this position is listed to provide information on earning potential; the hiring salary is based on skills, knowledge, ability and experience.  A generous benefit package is provided including Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); a Section 125 Cafeteria Plan with coverage options including health, dental and vision; long-term disability and short-term disability insurance; life insurance; optional deferred compensation program; and sick and vacation leaves.  As a PERS participant, EIA employees are exempt from paying Social Security except for the Medicare portion of the cost.

Application Procedure

Interested persons must submit a resume and a completed application to the Human Resources Manager at CSAC Excess Insurance Authority. Please visit our website at www.csac-eia.org to obtain an application.   Please submit the entire application packet to abateman@csac-eia.org.  This position will remain open until filled.