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Senior Training Specialist

Salary Range
$77,684 - $108,120 annually

Deadline to apply
4 pm, Thursday, November 6, 2014

The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) is one of the largest municipal self-insurance pools in the state. Through its programs, it provides liability, workers’ compensation, environmental, property, and earthquake coverage, as well as risk management training and loss control services to 117 cities and other governmental agencies.

The California JPIA is recruiting for a talented professional to fill one of two at-will positions of Senior Training Specialist. The Senior Training Specialist performs a wide variety of program oversight and project management activities to assure the successful implementation of the Authority’s training program. Work includes planning, organizing, facilitating, and evaluating training workshops and academies presented to Authority members, including the Authority’s risk management educational forum, and working closely with subject-matter experts in order to develop or oversee the development of content for a broad range of training initiatives.

This position requires education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in learning and development, business administration, risk management, or a related field. Associate in Risk Management (ARM) is beneficial. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying.

Candidates must also have a minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in loss control, risk management, learning and development, field training, or a directly related field; and a minimum two years project management experience is required.

The successful candidate will be required to use his/her own personal vehicle for travel and will be reimbursed at the applicable IRS mileage rate. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to comply with the provisions of the Authority’s Vehicle Usage Policy. The California JPIA participates in the PERS retirement (coordinated with Social Security) and health benefits programs. Refer to the job flyer for additional benefits offered.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm.

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING: to Tammie Haller, Administrative Programs Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm:

  • Resume

  • Application (including salary history)

  • Supplemental Questionnaire

Resumes, applications, and supplemental questionnaires will be evaluated to determine those applicants demonstrating the skills best meeting the California JPIA’s needs. Only the best-qualified applicants, as determined by this review, will be invited to participate in the oral interview process. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

The oral panel interview may be scheduled on November 19, 2014; second interviews may take place on December 2, 2014, or shortly thereafter. Selected candidate will undergo a pre-employment physical and drug screen, and background check.

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