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Benefits & Risk Manager - Full-time

 

SALARY:       $60,208 to $68,039

SUMMARY:

The essential function of the position within the organization is to oversee the City’s healthcare plan and manage risk exposures within the City’s government. The position is responsible for managing the healthcare plan by utilizing analysis, research, consultation, collaboration in seeking plan improvement, and identifying risk exposures within governmental operations, assessing potential impact of the risks, evaluating likelihood of occurrence, and developing appropriate measures to control, limit, and finance the risk exposures.

This position’s primary duties are:

  • Oversees healthcare plan structure, benefits, and experience to ensure optimal operations.
  • Utilizes analysis, research, consultation, collaboration, and innovation in seeking improvement of health plan benefits for City employees.
  • Evaluates validity of insurance claims and seeks appropriate resolution.
  • Identifies and evaluates potential risk exposures within City governmental operations; develops and implements risk control measures in compliance with state and federal regulations and laws.
  • Plans, administers, and coordinates a comprehensive Risk Management Program; studies safety policy and practices of organization and each department to ensure adequate scope of policy and practice.
  • Leads in management of workman’s compensation claims, ensuring participation of relevant parties and appropriate claim resolution.
  • Reviews accident/incident/injury reports and confers with insurance company to identify ways to prevent recurrences.
  • Promotes organizational health and well-being through prescribed activity, wellness program, appropriate incentives, positive reinforcement of good practices, and balanced disciplinary actions.
  • Monitors and adapts fitness levels of Police and Fire Department personnel in positive context, based on standards developed through medical and industry research.
  • Gathers and maintains information/data to support periodic and special reports documenting activities for area of responsibility.
  • Attends staff and other professional meetings to exchange information; attends technical or professional seminars or conferences to improve technical or professional skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires education or training equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in law, risk management, human resources, insurance, business administration, or a closely related field. Requires valid Tennessee Driver’s License. Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) or Certified Benefits Professional (CBP), or SHRM-CP preferred. Requires six years of related experience including managing a group self-fund benefit plans, risk management, and worker’s compensation.

Applications can be completed online.  Resumes may be sent by fax to 865-453-5518 or e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Learn more about working for the City of Sevierville and full-time employee benefits.

The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in its programs or activities pursuant to Public Law 93-112 or 101-336.

The City of Sevierville does not discriminate based on race, color, or national origin in federal or state-sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d.)

Contact Us

Kristi Ward, Human Resources Manager

120 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500
Phone: 865.453.5504

 

The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in its programs or activities pursuant to Public Law 93-112 or 101-336. The City of Sevierville does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d.)

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