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Risk Administrator

Sacramento, California 95816
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The purpose of this position is to plan, coordinate, supervise and oversee the District’s Risk Management programs as it relates to general liability claims/litigation programs, workers' compensation claims and the purchase and administration of insurance programs including commercial excess and contract insurance compliance.


The Sacramento Region is undergoing great transformational changes. As with any Metropolitan City, transportation is the backbone of a city. Good physical connectivity in the urban and rural communities are essential for economic growth. SacRT provides over 20 million rides annually to students, seniors, commuters, etc. As the largest transportation provider in the Sacramento region, SacRT employs close to 1,000 individuals and has over 700 retirees. As an employee of SacRT, you will receive great medical, insurance, pension and other benefits that many private agencies simply cannot provide. As a large employer in the Sacramento area, we take pride in our employees by providing training and opportunities for personal growth and advancement. If you are interested in joining this wonderful agency, please see the filing instructions below.



  • Administers the District's self-administered general liability program and subrogation claims program.
  • Provides assistance with litigated claims and represents the District in settlement conferences, mediation/arbitrations and trials.
  • Provides oversight of the workers' compensation Third Party Administrator (TPA) which includes ensuring work is performed in accordance with state rules and regulations, Department of Industrial Relations rules and guidelines and within contract terms.
  • Communicates and coordinates with TPA, Legal, medical service providers, and supervisory and management staff to develop action plans for claim investigation and settlement of work related claims.
  • Prepares and maintains complex records, reports and documentation related to incident/accident/claim investigations.
  • Develops procedures and supervises staff responsible for the light duty/ modified work program.
  • Selects consultants and oversees contracts for variety of risk services.
  • Coordinates with actuary and Finance to provide bi-annual actuarial analysis of claims reserves and to develop and maintain adequate reserves.
  • Coordinates with auditors to provide analysis of self-administered general liability and TPA workers' compensation claims management and control.
  • Performs loss analysis and develops systems to effectively manage the district losses.
  • Coordinates with assigned staff and broker to oversee the annual design, marketing and selection of all insurance coverage for the District.
  • Administers the Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP), supporting major construction projects, by supervising staff assigned to daily oversight and oversees the contractual performance of insurance services rendered by brokers and consultants.
  • Monitors insurable assets and provides recommendations for safety and security of District assets.
  • Reviews analysis of associated risk and appropriate risk transfer on third party contracts, leases, agreements and purchases.



Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Risk Management, or a related field. Additional directly related experience beyond the minimum requirement may substitute for the required education based on the ratio of one and a half (1.5) years of experience for each (1) year of education.


Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of experience in risk management with direct experience in worker’s compensation, general liability or property damage claims, or loss prevention including two (2) years of experience supervising a claims processing unit.


Proof of required education beyond high school, such as college transcripts, diplomas, licenses and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application, if not substituting experience for the education requirement.



The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application, supplemental questionnaire and proof of education, as outlined above, are required for this position. Applications, job announcements, supplemental questionnaire and copies of the complete job description are available at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, or through our website at www.sacrt.com. All documents presented in Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word formats, are available in accessible formats. Please call (916) 321-2877 or TDD (916) 483-4327 to request an accessible format.


Completed employment application, supplemental questionnaire and proof of education, as outlined above, must be submitted to the Human Resources Department not later than Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. RT does not accept e-mail applications, on-line applications, or late applications regardless of postmark. RT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.

RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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