Loss Prevention Consultant

  • MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ
  • Mohave, Arizona
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Risk Management and Insurance Claims
  • Salary: $49,316.80 - $76,523.20 Annually USD

Job Description

Job Summary

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Mohave County Risk Management is currently recruiting for a Loss Prevention Consultant.

Performs professional level work involved in the development, implementation, coordination, presentation and evaluation of safety, environmental, security, loss prevention programs, safety/risk training and recordkeeping.

REPORTS TO
Work is performed under direction of a higher level of authority.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Exercises technical and functional supervision as required.

Essential Job Functions

  • Coordinates and participates in the development and implementation of County-Wide safety, environmental, security, loss control, and emergency preparedness programs including the conducting of safety, educational and training programs to include but not limited to New Employee Orientations, Defensive Driving, Hazard Communication GHS (Worker's Right to Know), Bloodborne Pathogen, CPR/AED/First Aid, Flagger and Work Zone training, Substance Abuse, and Train-the-Trainer Safety Programs; the initiation of appropriate actions to resolve safety, environmental, security issues and concerns, investigate and interview employees when necessary to resolve conflicts, threats, thefts, and damage to county property; and the compilation, review and analysis of accident statistical data to determine patterns and corrective action needed.
  • Performs and participates in the on-going inspection of County facilities (to include but not limited to grounds, parks, open pit mines, landfills, roads, construction sites and public facilities), equipment (including AED's and various warehouse, shop, and field equipment) and work activities to assure conformance with safety standards; notes deficiencies, recommends corrective and preventive actions and collaborates in the corrective action process.
  • Investigates accidents, POST accidents, environmental spills and issues, suspected criminal activity, threats, thefts, property damage, and security breaches to determine causes and recommend preventive measures to be taken to resolve and avoid recurrence; maintains records.
  • Coordinates inspections for county employees and outside contractor's employee safety and to assure contractor removes any hazardous materials (waste) brought onto county property.
  • Coordinates, conducts and evaluates safety and environmental training programs and accident review board and risk control committee meetings with County departmental personnel to assess, prevent and reduce industrial and vehicular accidents, to assure fire safety and building evacuation procedures are understood and to explain precautions to be taken when hazardous conditions are encountered; acts as safety advisor and resource person.
  • Prepares notice of meetings, agendas and minutes for various committees and boards.
  • Reviews and evaluates program performance and develops methods and procedures for program improvement.
  • Assists in the development, maintenance and distribution of the safety-environmental-security related technical manuals including hazardous materials, emergency preparedness, facility and field safety, pandemic mitigation, biohazardous materials, hazardous waste, universal waste, chemical spills, environment policies and industrial hygiene.
  • Assures Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) requirement compliance to include but not limited to hazardous materials by maintaining files on products and conducting require training.
  • Utilizes assistance available from local, State and Federal agencies, insurance carriers, the National Safety Council, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Arizona Department of Environmental Policy (ADEQ) and consultants in matters pertaining to health and safety standards; maintains liaison with safety/loss prevention professionals in other agencies.
  • As assigned performs and participates in legal research, analysis and concise reporting for various issues and cases that arise periodically.
  • Interacts with Arizona Counties Insurance Pool and insurance carriers for insurance policy renewals and updates; reviews Certificates of Insurance (COI) provided by contractors and vendors and coordinates revisions and updates to ensure compliance with County requirements; coordinates provision of County COI's to partner entities; and provides assistance and advice to Procurement and other departments on insurance and indemnification requirements.
  • Assists in or is responsible for the review and filing of Supervisors Reports of Injury, coordination and monitoring of Workers' Compensation claims processing, preparation of reports to insurance carrier, State and Federal agencies, and related activities.
  • Answers routine correspondence and develops and prepares required forms, reports, newsletter articles, or other documentation as requested.
  • As required, performs a variety of clerical tasks including but not limited to: scheduling appointments; answering phones; responding to or routing inquiries; referring and directing employees/clients to appropriate agencies.
  • Performs special assignments as requested.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Maintains records.
  • Effectively manages problems which may be controversial or sensitive in nature.
  • Communicates and acts in a professional manner with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.

SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Receives selected emergency management training and performs duties as assigned during county emergencies.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Performs special assignments as requested.
  • Exercise regular and predictable attendance and punctuality in accordance with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience in teaching or training in a school or work environment.
  • Familiarity with the basic concepts and procedures of at least one of the following: risk management, business insurance coverage, indemnification and liability, workplace safety, regulatory safety compliance, or facility security
  • OR Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training may be considered in meeting the minimum qualifications.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's Degree from an Accredited University
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the coordination and maintenance of industrial, vehicular safety, loss prevention programs including injury and accident investigation and analysis, driver safety education and training, work and facility hazard analysis.
SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENT
  • Must provide acceptable driving history at no cost to the County.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license for operation of motor vehicles on Arizona roads at the start of employment and maintain said license while employed in this position.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Occupational hazards, policies, practices and objectives and modern techniques used in effective loss prevention, environmental, security and safety programs including but not limited to auditing environmental plans and programs, traffic safety, driver education, security orientation, surveillance, run-hide-fight active shooter training, cybersecurity procedures, proper disposal of chemicals and industrial injury and accident investigation.
  • Published Safety standards and the provisions of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act and related State requirements.
  • Computing literacy to include use of electronic spreadsheet and word processing applications.
  • Modern office practices to include manual and computerized records retention and maintenance procedures.
  • Research techniques and reports presentation.
  • Legal research applicable to diverse topics.
  • Basic statistical concepts and methods used in collecting and reporting data.


Skill in:
  • Effectively utilizing computer systems and applications, mainframe and personal computers, in the performance of work assignments, such as electronic spreadsheets, word processing and graphics.
  • Operating office equipment efficiently and effectively to include typewriters, calculators and other office equipment relative to area of assignment.
  • Communicating and maintaining professionalism with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.


Ability to:
  • Understand, interpret and apply pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations including safety/loss prevention, environmental, security loss prevention and departmental procedures and rules.
  • Make decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations.
  • Read, interpret and apply technical materials encountered as a result of work assignments.
  • Prioritize and handle a multitude of assignments at one time.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Understand and follow complex instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing and make oral presentations.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and documentation.
  • Prepare concise, orderly reports in a timely manner.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Comply with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures, and Department Regulations.

Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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