City of Beverly Hills

Who We Are The City of Beverly Hills has a long-standing reputation for providing superior customer service to residents, businesses, and visitors. This characteristic, combined with outstanding staff in all departments, has been a hallmark of success for this high performance organization. The municipal government (approximately 1,080 full-time and part-time employees) provides the highest quality safety services, recreational, municipal services, and physical environment. What We Do The Administrative Services Department provides a variety of services to other City departments and to the public that includes finance/accounting, budget and revenue, human resources, and risk management. The Risk Management division administers employee benefits, loss control, workers compensation, and strives to identify, analyze and reduce the City's financial risk while providing unparalleled services to the City's employees and residents. What We're Looking For The City of Beverly Hills is seeking an outstanding Risk Management and Benefits Analyst to help administer the loss control, injury prevention and claims administration programs designed to identify and reduce employee injuries, property damage, and financial loss. The Risk Management and Benefits Analyst will perform a wide range of professional duties related to loss control and risk transfer programs, liability claims investigation and administration, subrogation, employee safety and injury prevention, workers' compensation program administration, and employee benefits. A key member of the Risk Management team, this position reports directly to the Risk Manager and may serve as a lead to other Risk staff. Exceptional customer service skills are essential, as the Risk Management and Benefits Analyst must be responsive and proactive when addressing the needs of internal and external customers. Candidates for this position must possess a strong commitment to public service, the ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion, and the ability to maintain confidentiality and act with integrity. This position requires strong communication and interpersonal skills. You will be a champion of the City's culture and values, partnering with managers to help them build their departments, lead their teams, navigate and resolve employee and public health and safety concerns. The ideal candidate will be an analytical, strategic and creative thinker who engages managers to anticipate and plan for future human resources needs. A detailed description of the Risk Management and Benefits Analyst position may be found here.

Job Title: Risk Management and Benefits Analyst

Job Description 

A Risk Management and Benefits Analyst provides a wide range of professional and analytical duties in the administration of liability claims, workers compensation, health benefits, employee leaves, interactive processes, loss control, injury prevention, and related functional areas.

Some of the core duties include, but are not limited to:•Serves as a resource to employees and members of the public by providing expert guidance in assigned areas, such as liability, risk management, benefits, leaves, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation and interactive process requirements, and safety programs within the City. Provides information and assists customers (internal and external) in filing claims, completing forms and receiving information.
•Acts as liaison between departments, third party administrator, adjustor and legal counsel in receiving, processing and assisting in the administration of liability claims and suits against the City; Makes claims decisions as appropriate and/or develops strategies for handling claims in consultation with claims administrator and counsel. If directed, negotiates settlements with claimants or their attorneys, and insurance carriers.
•Manages and makes recommendations on workers' compensation cases and claims, coordinating with the third party administrator, employees, department representatives and designated counsel to develop strategies for case management and promote return-to-work; Advises managers, supervisors, and employees regarding workers' compensation.
•As it relates to reported safety hazards, accidents, workplace injuries and other liability claims, conducts and/or coordinates investigations, reviews or writes investigate reports, and determines an appropriate course of action.
•Assists with and serves as a back-up for various aspects of the City's safety program and employee wellness programs.
•Maintains logs, files, computer data bases and other records related to claims and other risk management activities utilizing general Microsoft Office software as well as specialized claims management and benefits administration software and web portals; May serve as system administrator for various software programs.
•Receives, compiles and analyzes data and reports related to liability and workers' compensation claims, employee benefits, leaves and safety and/or to respond to requests for internal and external needs; Summarizes and presents information regarding claims activity and trends in assigned areas.
•Facilitates the interactive process under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) with employees for both industrial and non-industrial temporary and permanent disabilities; works closely with employees, department managers/supervisors, other human resources staff, and outside facilitators when necessary in documenting essential functions analysis, determining reasonable accommodations and ability to perform essential functions, conducting and documenting the interactive process.
•Conducts and/or oversees the overall management and day-to-day administration of an integrated leave management program, including leave and benefits provided under workers' compensation, Labor Code 4850, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act (CFRA), Pregnancy Disability Leave, and paid disability leave programs.
•Administers and coordinates benefit enrollment, billing and termination of benefits for employees and retired employees (including reimbursements for retirees); maintains accurate spreadsheets and databases of all employees and retirees containing benefits eligibility and calculations.
•Provides guidance and information regarding employee benefits plans and resolves a variety of individual employee questions regarding benefits, coverage and interpretation of various benefits and insurance policies.
•Researches laws, policies, program guidelines, and regulations to stay abreast of the most current methods of delivering an effective risk management program for the City and performs all duties in compliance with laws, regulations, policies and MOU provisions; Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures in compliance with laws, policies and best practices.
•Assists management staff with special projects and research.
•Manages contracts and aspects of departmental budget in assigned areas.
•May serve as a lead to other Human Resources/Risk Management staff.
•Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience:
•A Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Human Resources or a related field. A Master's degree is desirable.
•Three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional/analytical experience in risk management, human resources, benefits administration or closely related function.

Licenses and Certifications:
•Possession of a valid Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Registered Professional Adjuster (RPA) and/or Certified Safety Professional Designation (CSP) are desirable.
•Other related certifications in Human Resources, Benefits Administration and/or Risk Management are desirable.


Apply by: Mon, 03/12/2018

To Apply, Contact:
(310) 285-1067