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Seattle, Washington
United States
Job Categories:
IH Specialist: Single site
IH Specialist: Multi-site
Risk Management Specialist
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Safety Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Government / Public Sector
Experience level:
1-2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Risk Management Specialist 3

Please Note:
Application review will begin immediately and it is to the applicants advantage to apply early. 

We have two opportunities located in Seattle and Bellevue.
The Division of Occupational Safety and Health is seeking a senior level Risk Management Specialist with the experience, knowledge, skills, and focus on methods that reduce and eliminate losses resulting from workplace injuries and illnesses.
This is a unique opportunity to use your communication and analytical skills to help employers reduce and prevent losses resulting from workplace injuries and illnesses. Risk Management Consultants educate and collaborate with employers, helping them to evaluate their injury and illness histories, and establish good safety, return to work, and claims management systems.   You will work with a team of DOSH safety and industrial hygiene consultants to help keep Washington safe and working. 
This position can be filled in-training at the Risk Management Specialist 2 or 3 levels depending on qualifications: 

  • Risk Management Specialist 2: $3,541.00 – $4,644.00 monthly
  • Risk Management Specialist 3: $3,807.00 - $5,001.00 monthly

Some of what you'll do:

  • Conduct risk management workplace assessments, advising employers on strategies to improve safety, claims management, Human Resource systems and loss control programs.
  • Assess, advise, and educate employers regarding workers' compensation rates, claim management, safety, human resource systems and strategies for performance improvement.
  • Work as a liaison between employers and Labor & Industries to actively market services via review of statistical data to identify employers for consultations, and recommend DOSH services.
  • Review employer-loss history data and claims, and assess the impact, to market services and determine level of service for employers.
  • Advise employers of their rights and responsibilities under Washington's workers' compensation laws.
  • Conduct marketing efforts at business and trade shows, conferences, and seminars.
  • Serve as a point of contact for resolving Risk Management and claims issues at the field level.
  • Assess, evaluate and analyze the current operations of a business and its claim and premium history to identify service needs.
  • Develop and conduct training seminars, forums and other presentations for customer groups on strategies to reduce workers' compensation costs, employer and employee rights and responsibilities, accident investigation, identification of fraudulent activities, etc.

Who should apply: 
Professionals with a bachelor's degree in safety and health, loss control, sciences, business administration or other relevant field, and twelve months experience in insurance loss control, risk management, occupational safety and health, underwriting disability or workers' compensation, insurance rates, claims adjudication, or vocational services. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted year for year for education.)
Must possess a valid driver's license!
Here's what we're looking for:

  • Knowledge of workers' compensation principles to include relationship between workplace injuries, claims, and the effect on both L&I and the employer.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and health hazards, basic written program requirements, hazard identification and correction.
  • Expresses ideas and information through the verbal and written word, using language that is appropriate to both the complexity of the topic and the knowledge and understanding of the audience; speaks English clearly.
  • Bilingual language skills are preferred.
  • Ability to analyze statistical data and reach a logical conclusion; develop methods and techniques for solving employer risk management problems.
  • Basic knowledge of actuarial and other statistical mathematics; principles of workers' compensation insurance, risk classification, and experience ratings; claims management; current theory and practice of employer-employee relations; public relations strategies and prevailing business practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; prioritize and manage work schedules and ability to work independently.
  • Confident, outgoing skills to actively market and sell the Risk Management Program to employers.
  • Competitive spirit likes to excel and do her/his best; works on strengthening and perfecting individual performance.

To apply please click the "Apply for this job" link abovee. In addition to your application, please include a letter of interest and resume, please attach while in the online application process.