Career Opportunities


Senior Risk Manager

Salary Range
$83,904 - $118,668 annually

Deadline to apply
4 pm, Thursday, September 25, 2014

The California JPIA is recruiting for a talented professional to fill the at-will position of Senior Risk Manager. This is a telework position with a 4/10 work schedule (Monday – Thursday). The successful candidate will be expected to travel daily (with occasional overnight and weekend travel) and have the ability to work effectively from home office and field office environments. 

The primary responsibility of the Senior Risk Manager is to regularly meet and work with approximately 25 California JPIA members (refer to Risk Manager Regions) at various locations throughout Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura, and Monterey counties. Work includes managing member action plans, meeting with member officials and staff, advising on matters regarding public policy and operational procedures, providing guidance on public policy, identifying training needs, providing training, serving as a liaison on liability and workers’ compensation claim matters, making presentations to various governing bodies, including elected and appointed officials, and providing assistance on a wide range of local government operational issues. 

This position requires education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in public administration, business administration, risk management, industrial hygiene or safety, or a related field. Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. 

Candidates must also have a minimum of five to seven years progressively responsible experience in loss control, risk management, self-insurance management, or a directly related field. Equivalent combinations of education, training and experience may be considered. Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and/or Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designations are beneficial. Experience relating to risk management for public entities desired. 

An Authority vehicle will be provided to the successful candidate. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to comply with the provisions of the Authority’s Vehicle Usage Policy including enrollment in the DMV Pull Notice Program. 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, September 25, 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, September 25, 2014.

  • 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 October 8, 2014; second interviews may take place on October 15, 2014, or shortly thereafter. Selected candidate will undergo a pre-employment physical and drug screen, and background check.
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