Risk Control Consultant II

Date: Feb 11, 2020

Division or Field Office:

Underwriting Division

Department of Position: Commercial Underwriting Dept 

Work from:

Home (in Western Ohio)

 

At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.

 

Position Summary

Provides support to the underwriting process by providing an overall opinion of the risk. Performs risk control surveys of property and casualty exposures. Also performs accident investigations and client based consultative services, including evaluations of risk management programs and safety procedures.

  • The Hiring Manager will also consider candidates for Risk Control Consultant I or Sr Risk Control Consultant; level of position offered will be based upon the depth and breadth of selected candidate’s experience and qualifications
  • This position will cover western Ohio
  • A company car is provided
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs risk assessment surveys on prospective and existing business as directed and develops an overall opinion regarding the desirability of that risk. Prepares risk evaluation reports.
  • Consults with Policyholders on risk management issues by conducting consultative visits to the Policyholder's workplace. Develops and implements risk management service plans and risk improvement recommendations for selected policyholders and assists policyholder in implementing recommendations.
  • Makes acceptability decisions on risks within defined binding authority. Refers risks beyond binding authority to commercial lines underwriter, risk analyst, or underwriting supervisor.
  • Visits Agents to discuss risk management issues. Contributes to agency development by participating in various Agent meetings and coffee houses.
  • Supports the underwriting team philosophy by integrating loss control service activities with the claims and underwriting functions.
  • Assists the branch claims operation as requested.
  • Presents risk control training sessions to both internal and external customers.
  • Competencies
    Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures
    Ability to Manage Complexity
    Decision Making
    Developing And Maintaining Relationships
    Influencing Skills
    Information Management Skills
    Interpersonal Communication
    Job-Specific Knowledge
    Planning And Organizing
    Presentation Skills
    Problem Analysis
    Service Orientation
    Time Management
    Qualifications

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management, Risk Management and Insurance, Business Management, or related field, and two years of professional experience in safety or property/casualty insurance ; or • Associate's degree in risk management, business or related field and four years professional experience in safety or property/casualty insurance; or • High School diploma or GED and six years professional experience in safety or property/casualty insurance A professional Risk Management designation (ARM, CRM, CIC, CPCU, ALCM, ASP or CSP) preferred. Working knowledge of risk control practices preferred. Valid driver's license and good driving record required. Ability to travel. Some overnight trips required. Incumbent must live in territory assigned unless a change is approved by the company.

    Physical Requirements
    Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
    Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
    Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
    Driving; Often (20-50%)
    Pushing/Pulling; Occasional (<20%)
    Manual Keying/Data Entry; Often (20-50%)
    Climbing; Rarely


    Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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