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Management Analyst

Public Agency Risk Sharing Authority of California (PARSAC)

1525 Response Rd., Ste 1, Sacramento, CA 95815

www.parsac.org

The Public Agency Risk Sharing Authority of California (PARSAC) is a statewide risk-sharing JPA providing coverage for general liability, workers’ compensation, law enforcement legal liability, public officials’ error and omissions, auto liability, employment practices liability, and group purchased programs.

Current membership consists of 35 cities and one fire district throughout the state.

PARSAC is headquartered in Sacramento and has been providing risk management and risk financing programs to its members since 1986.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Under supervision of the General Manager, the Management Analyst will develop and implement policies and procedures for a variety of projects and programs including policy and program development, loss data analysis, website support, research, contract administration, and program evaluation. Candidate supports the work of management staff by providing a professional-level resource for organizational, managerial, and operational analyses.

This is an exempt entry level class in the Management Analyst series. Initially under close supervision, candidates will perform analytical and technical work. As experience is gained, assignments become more varied and are performed with greater independence. This level usually performs some of the duties required of the Senior Management Analyst but are not expected to function at the same skill level and usually exercises less independent discretion and judgement in matter related to work procedures and methods.

EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (Illustrative Only)

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Conducts a variety of analytical and operational studies, evaluates alternatives, makes recommendations, and assists with implementation. Prepares comprehensive technical records and reports, identifies alternatives, and makes and justifies recommendations;
  • Coordinates and performs professional-level administrative programmatic work in such areas as grants, purchasing, database management, contract administration, management analysis, public information, and program evaluation;
  • Assists in developing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and administrative control systems;
  • Assists in and coordinates resources to ensure members compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations;
  • Assists with the review of contracts and recommends risk transfer language, insurance coverage required, and issues certificates of coverage and endorsements;
  • Conducts varied analytical studies related to PARSAC programs and services; may consult with third party administrators or other service providers to develop data for loss analysis; analyze trends; prepare complex, routine, and non-routine reports utilizing a variety of software, and other materials;
  • Prepares and presents reports, recommendations, and other work products at Board meetings and to staff at member agencies;
  • Consults with General Manager regarding risk management related issues, needs, and services; explains program provisions and procedures;
  • Keeps current on federal and state legislation related to risk management; keeps abreast of trends and best management practices in risk management; may attend and participate in professional group meetings;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to plan, organize, carry out assignments with minimal direction and the use of independent judgement;
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines;
  • Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis, evaluation, development, and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures;
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively adapting to and balancing the diverse needs of members, vendors, contractors, and the public;
  • Conduct research projects on a wide variety of topics, evaluate alternatives, and make sound recommendations;
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials;
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations;
  • Effectively represent PARSAC in meetings with governmental agencies, contractors, vendors, and various businesses, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations; effectively present administrative and technical information and data in an effective manner.
  • Maintain accurate files and records;
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work;
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs;
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing;
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines in politically sensitive situations;
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of normal work;
  • Work collaboratively in a small office environment.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, political science, or a related field and one (1) year of professional experience performing administrative and analytical functions in the public sector. ARM desired.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License and maintain a satisfactory driving record.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain within twelve months professional certification such as Associate Risk Management (ARM), Associate Risk Management Professional (ARM-P).

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Vision sufficient to read rules, regulations, policies and procedures, computer screens and print outs and other documents encountered in the course of work; hearing sufficient to hear conversational levels in person or over the phone; speech sufficient to make oneself heard in person, at presentations and over the phone; dexterity sufficient to operate office equipment; mobility sufficient to safely move in an office environment and to travel to different locations within the Sacramento area and outside of the area to attend meetings; strength sufficient to lift and carry routine office supplies and set up meeting rooms; endurance sufficient to maintain efficiency throughout the work day.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Employees typically work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employee will drive and operate a vehicle. Occasional exposure to inclement weather and prevailing site conditions when performing field work. Employees may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

This position may require some travel.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Salary Range $68,919 - $89,593

Retirement

CALPERS Classic 2.5% @ 55 Formula (8% Employee Contribution)

PEPRA 2% @ 62 Formula (7.25% Employee Contribution (Projected 2019/20))

Voluntary Deferred Compensation Program (Sec.457)

Health Coverage

Fully Paid employee health premiums for medical, dental and vision, long and short-term disability insurance, life insurance. Premiums for dependents are partially covered.

Paid vacation, sick leave (8 hours/mo) and holidays (14.5) based on established policies and procedures. Tuition reimbursement. Agency will cross train for promotional opportunities as vacancies occur.

For more information or to apply visit our website:
http://www.parsac.org/contact/join-our-team/

Application, supplemental questionnaire, and resume required.

Position open until filled.

Final Filing Date: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 (All day)
Company: 
Public Agency Risk Sharing Authority of California (PARSAC)