Manager of Risk Management

Department/Agency of position: 
East Bay Municpal Utility District Finance Department
Location of position: 
Oakland, CA
$125,676 – $181,536 Annually, Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement
Date Posted: 
Monday, November 18, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2019
Job Description: 

East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is seeking a talented manager with strong management skills to join our Risk Management team. The Manager of Risk Management is responsible for the administration of EBMUD’s risk management program and workers’ compensation program with a focus on prevention of loss and reduction of liability. Reporting directly to the Director of Finance, the successful candidate will supervise both professional and clerical staff.

EBMUD’s Manager of Risk Management is faced with the challenge of preventing loss and reducing liability and when losses occur, exercising effective claims settlement strategies. The manager is also responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of self-funding and commercial insurance. This position works closely with EBMUD managers, supervisors, outside counsel and EBMUD legal staff to determine strategies to assist EBMUD in preventing loss and reducing liability. When claims arise, in addition to settling claims within established authority, the manager is expected to coordinate with and direct services provided by contract claims administrators and insurance carriers, determine questions of fact and to recommend settlements or strategy for resolution.


  1. A bachelor's degree* with major coursework in risk management and insurance, finance, business or public administration, or a related field (*additional years of experience (beyond the minimum requirement may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis, only if the experience is at the level of the job for which the applicant is applying); AND
  2. Three years of experience** in the administration of a risk management program, related insurance industry management, or in multiple-line claims adjusting above the adjuster level (**a graduate level degree in a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience).

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 6,

  1. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.