• Risk Management - Safety and Workers’ Compensation Temporary

    Job ID
    2018-3235
    Position Type
    Full Time - Temporary
    Hiring Pay/Range
    19.00-26.24
    Closing Date
    Open Until Filled
    Department
    Risk Management
  • Overview

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    This is a reposting of this position, if you already applied you do not need reapply as we have your information in our system.

     

    Larimer County's Risk Management Department is looking for an individual to join our team!  Working  under our Risk Manager, our Safety and Workers Compensation Coordinator will manage the County’s self-insured workers’ compensation claims, perform facility surveys or inspections of work site environments to identify, eliminate, and/or control workplace hazards. 

     

    Specific job tasks include:

    • Manages Workers' Compensation claims in conjunction with the third-party claims administrator, designated medical providers and attorneys
    • Conducts claim investigations
    • Provides technical guidance, expertise, and consultation to County employees and departments on safety & workers’ compensation
    • Analyzes losses to identify trends and opportunities to develop and implement prevention strategies
    • Coordinates and works in partnership with County departments to develop, update, implement, or maintain safety programs and procedures including coordinating safety committees
    • Performs surveys/inspections of County facilities, offices, work sites, and operations to identify unsafe conditions or practices and recommends steps to eliminate or reduce the hazard(s)
    • Coordinates and delivers training to County employees on safety and workers’ compensation
    • Assists in the preparation of State workers’ compensation filings, reports, and self-insurance permit renewals
    • Researches and prepares written reports, investigatory memoranda, and correspondence on safety and workers’ compensation matters

    To view the complete job description, click here.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Two (2) years of professional experience in safety, loss prevention, and workers’ compensations claims management. or related experience in the legal, occupational health, or risk management field required.
    • High School Diploma or GED required. 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in risk management, business administration, occupational therapy, physical therapy, public administration, or a related field preferred.  Combination of education and/or experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.
    • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Driver’s License
    • ARM or CSP Certification preferred.
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.

    An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.

     

    This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time.  Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.

    Employee Benefits

    Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.  Temporary employees may qualify for medical benefits if eligibility requirements are met.

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