This is professional administrative in various phases of a comprehensive municipal personnel program. Incumbent administers specifically assigned functions in the areas of safety and risk management administration (including workers’ compensation, liability insurances), employee training activities and other functions as assigned. All work is performed under the general direction of the Human Resources Director, but incumbent exercises final responsibility for major administrative functions.
TYPICAL DUTIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)
In area of safety and risk management, incumbent conducts safety inspections and investigation of City facilities/work sites. Coordinates safety and security issues of City Hall and Annex buildings. Coordinates personnel training for emergency egress procedures; provides oversite of safeguards and procedures for physical security measures for City Hall staff and facility. Maintains all liability insurance policies and assures compliance with specifications. Maintains records relating to safety and insurance and historical files of insurance financial data. Reviews and processes invoices as needed. Reviews budget projections for liability insurances and workers’ compensation.
Administers of the City workers’ compensation program. Monitors workers’ compensation claims coordinating with employee, carrier, physicians and departments. Administers the Drug Free Workplace program, CDL testing, including disciplinary action procedures, grievance procedures and assists supervisors in following due process.
Administers records relating to City property, vehicles, and all other equipment for insurance purposes and renewal of policies with carriers. Provide information to carriers for renewals and coordinate applications for insurance. Prepares reports to council for recommendation of insurance renewals, etc. and processes confirmation to insurers.
Assures proper contributions to risk management insurance funds through the annual budget process. Verifies accuracy of all liability insurance invoices. Processes and monitors lawsuits, EEOC complaints, workers’ compensation claims and settlements. Attends mediation hearings and coordinates with legal representation regarding same.
Handles citizen complaints in the areas of risk management related claims.
Investigates serious accidents, safety violations, and makes recommendations for safe working conditions. Represents City at Mediation Hearings and other legal proceedings; assists City Attorney with claims. Convenes and Conducts Incident Review Board. Analyzes statistical data; conducts studies for safety/insurance.
Monitors the Employee Assistance Program and facilitates employer referrals to the EAP. Approves EAP invoices for payment. Provides interpretation and application of Personnel Policies and Procedures and assists in preparation of same. Updates Employee Safety Handbook.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor degree in Business Administration is required with a minimum of five years' full-time experience in a full-service public personnel department specializing in risk management. Preference given to candidates whose experience is in a municipal or county personnel department. Insurance experience preferred. A combination of more than 5 years of directly related experience and education may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate, physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling and may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12 – 20 pounds). Work at a computer station/desk for long periods of time. Ability to use hands to operate calculator, typewriter and computer terminal, drive City vehicle. Ability to squat and bend. Ability to talk on telephone and in person for long periods of time. Possession of a valid Florida Non-Commercial Class "E" driver's license.
During occasions of local emergencies this position may be required to report to perform emergency tasks, which may result in extended work hours as well as extended periods of time away from family members. The Incident Commander and the employee’s department Head will make the determination as to who will be required to work.
The City of Titusville is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, or disability. As part of our commitment to a drug-free workplace, a job applicant is offered employment conditional upon successfully passing a drug test. Refusal to take the test, or failure to pass the test according to minimum standards, is cause for disqualification. If you become employed with the City, you may be required to again submit to a drug test as requested. Your refusal, or failure to pass the test according to minimum standards, will result in your termination.
The City will provide reasonable accommodations necessary to applicants with disabilities preventing them from completing a City application form. Please contact the Human Resources Coordinator immediately if you need a special accommodation.