PURPOSE: This role is primarily responsible for claims input and analysis, loss prevention and trend analysis, and insurance procurement for the Risk Management department. This role will collaborate with Health and Safety and support the driver and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) safety program. Additionally, the Analyst will use technology to develop training programs for Port employees and serve as the department lead on utilization of MS SharePoint to collect, store, and manage documents as well as maintain the department Risk Management intranet site relative to content.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Document, code, analyze and manage both events and claims first party property damage, general liability and vehicle incidents using Port’s Risk Management Information System (RMIS). Track and monitor the cost through to completion, including cost reimbursement from third parties. Assist in identifying and implementing strategies to reduce costs related to incidents such as vehicle collisions using risk trend analytics. Develop and create Port specific training to reduce severity and frequency of events and claims.
Develop, manage, and maintain the Risk Management Compass Intranet site including recommending the optimal navigation architecture and keeping content current. The site includes a variety of materials including reports, department newsletters, program and policy manual materials, forms, new employee orientation site specific to new drivers, and other materials.
Help manage and maintain the department's MS SharePoint collaboration site. Assist the Risk Manager and in working with the Port’s external broker Account Manager to complete the insurance renewal process for both property and liability insurance coverage. This includes requesting and organizing data from other departments as required by the insurance broker, underwriting and assisting in preparing annual briefings to Port Commission on the insurance renewals.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Understanding of Risk Management principles and foundations, including risk analysis, assessment and mitigation. Well-rounded understanding of insurance claims management and loss trend analysis. Strong and collaborative project management skills. Independent and collaborative problem-solving skills. Well-developed and effective analytical, organizational, and critical thinking skills. Strong oral and written communication skills used to present a variety of information across the Port and with outside parties relative to claims recovery and collection. A strong customer service-oriented mentality. Experienced and competent in the Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Publisher, SharePoint and PowerPoint. Must possess strong time management skills prioritize work and meet deadlines.
The ability to be flexible and creative. The ability to be open to change, innovation, and improvement of processes. The ability to work well independently and as member of a team. The ability to quickly adapt to new priorities and demands. The ability to quickly learn new technology platforms and easily incorporate them into their work. The ability to work in a team setting, collaborate, and influence Port employees to engage in training and risk mitigation practices.
QUALIFICATIONS: Combination of education and experience demonstrative knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Legal, Engineering, Science or a related field; and
Four (4) years’ experience in a business environment as an analyst, support staff, or operations; and
Some demonstrated experience in business, human resources, law, engineering, insurance, claims, finance/accounting, or planning/budgeting.
Five (5) or more years’ experience with some exposure to risk management programs and processes;
Proficiency in applications such as Origami, MS SharePoint and Learning Management Systems; and/or
Certified Associate in Risk Management (ARM).
Will generally work in an office environment with occasional site inspections and driver trainings where one might be exposed to all types of inclement weather.
Driver’s License Requirement: A valid Washington State Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one, is required.
Weekly Standard Hours: Normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week).
The Port of Seattle is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that values diverse perspectives and life experiences. We encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, knowing decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, regulations and ordinances.
About Port of Seattle
Bringing international trade and transportation to the Pacific Northwest for 100 years, the Port of Seattle supports diverse business activities from tourism to commercial fishing, and is a key builder of transportation infrastructure.
The Port owns and operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle’s seaport with state-of-the-art cargo and grain facilities, two cruise ship terminals, four public marinas, and manages a number of real estate assets for broad economic advantage.
The Port is working to be the cleanest, greenest, most energy-efficient port in the nation. With the Puget Sound region already in attainment of federal air quality standards, the Port’s many environmental programs create real benefits for the local community and a competitive edge for our customers.
The Port of Seattle: Where a sustainable world is headed.