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Liability Claims Manager

Public Entity Risk Management Authority (PERMA)

Salary Range: $108,584 to $145,513

Retirement: CalPERS Classic 2.7% @ 55, PEPRA 2% @ 62

Health: CalPERS Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability

Application deadline: January 3, 2020, 5:00 p.m.

The Public Entity Risk Management Authority (PERMA), located in Palm Desert, CA, is recruiting for the position of Liability Claims Manager. PERMA, a Joint Powers Authority (JPA), is made up of 31 public entities, comprised of municipalities (21), transit districts (4), and special districts (6).

The position will perform a wide variety of liability claims management services, such as investigation, evaluation of liability and damages, preparation of administrative responses, settlement negotiations, litigation management, coverage determination, and consultations with member entities on the disposition of claims filed against them.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to: Bachelor’s degree in insurance, risk management, public administration or related field; and five years experience in public entity claims administration including two years as a supervisor; and an Associate in Risk Management for Public Entities (ARM-P) designation; and a valid driver’s license.

For more information about PERMA, a full job description, compensation and benefits, and employment application, please visit the PERMA website at

Final Filing Date: 
Friday, January 3, 2020 - 5:00pm
Public Entity Risk Management Authority (PERMA)