Risk Control Specialist – Law Enforcement

Date Posted: June 26, 2021

Salary Range: $62,000 – $87,000 per year

Contact: Heather Rowbury

Phone: 530-623-2322

Job Application: Please email hrowbury@trindel.org

Open until filled

About the Position

Trindel Insurance Fund is seeking an experienced Risk Control Specialist with a working knowledge of law enforcement and corrections, plus general knowledge of local governments to join our Risk Control team. This position will provide a high level of customer service primarily aimed at our member law enforcement agencies. The Risk Control Specialist will act as a resource to staff and member entities providing technical information related to occupational safety, worker’s compensation, tort liability cost containment, and risk management. This includes the following:

  • Perform research and analysis and recommends occupational safety and risk control policies, practices and procedures for member counties.
  • Collaborate and consult with member county law enforcement management and employees to develop safe work practices and policies for member counties.
  • In coordination with Executive Director and/or Director of Risk Control, develop, write and present risk control training curriculum with a focus on law enforcement agencies.
  • Plan, promote, and implement effective safety and risk control programs focused on law enforcement.
  • Assist member counties with risk control inspections of facilities and worksites for physical, environmental and work practice hazards, including jail inspections.
  • Provide written recommendations for corrective actions of identified hazards within member counties, in collaboration with our law enforcement subject matter experts.
  • Assist member counties investigation of incidents involving worker or public injury and/or property damage to determine causal factors.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s Degree, or have ten years of increasing responsibility, either as a sworn or non-sworn Public Safety Officer. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job, including by not limited to those listed below:

  • High to advanced skills in common computer word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in use of various instructional techniques, with a high level of writing, interpersonal and organization communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • General knowledge and understanding of local government structure and process, with a concentration in law enforcement.
  • Working knowledge of California and Federal occupational health and safety regulations, Peace Officer Standards and Training, and BSCC Standard and Training for Corrections.
  • Thorough knowledge of effective investigation techniques and methodologies
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and good public relations with other employees, agencies, members and the public

Advanced educational training in the fields of law enforcement, risk control, occupational health and safety, business administration, or public administration is highly desirable. POST Training, STC training and other designations such as ARM, CSP, ASP, are also high desirable.

Benefits:

A generous benefit package is provided including Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); a Section 1254 Cafeteria Plan with an allowance from which coverage may be chosen from health, dental, and vision insurance. Life insurance is paid for by the Fund and a deferred compensation plan is offered. Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays are also offered.

Physical Requirements

Physical requirements of this positon typically include: sitting for long periods of time, including in a vehicle during travel to member counties. Reaching, grasping, kneeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently.

Special Requirements:

Possession of a valid State of California Driver’s License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles, or the ability to obtain one within the first month of employment. Proof of auto insurance with no exclusion for business use is required.

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Claims Technician

The application period for Workers Compensation Claims Technician is currently closed.

Trindel Insurance Fund is a Joint Powers Authority located in beautiful Weaverville, California. At Trindel Insurance Fund, we focus on our members and their employees. As a Claims Technician on the Workers Compensation Claims team, you can help us realize our mission of providing excellent customer service for the people we serve. The Claims Technician provides administrative support and overall assistance to Claims Examiners to assure the timely payment of benefits and administration of claims in compliance with California state law.

About Your Job

• Provide administrative support and overall assistance to Claims Examiners
• Contact members, employees, medical facilities, or other involved persons to obtain the necessary information to process claims
• Document conversations or information to claim file note pad
• Stay current with diary tasks
• Provide customer service such as giving information to members, injured workers or providing referrals to outside vendors as requested by Examiner
• Process payments
• Organize and work with Examiner using computer to enter, access, search and retrieve data

Qualifications
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED) (Preferred)
• Strong understanding of insurance claims principles
• Excellent phone and customer service skills
• Strong computer typing skills and data entry experience
• Attention to detail, ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
• Ability to pass any required licensing exams.
• Must have a working knowledge of current PC software and be familiar with medical terminology

This role is an entry-level opportunity in claims and can be the start of a long-term career. If you are seeking an exciting opportunity with variety and lots of growth potential, this could be the one for you!

Full-Time Position

Salary: $36,000-56,000
PERS retirement and health benefits
Contact: Heather at hrowbury@trindel.org or 530-623-2322

The application period for Workers Compensation Claims Technician is currently closed.

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