Long Beach Transit

Risk Manager

Human Resources and Risk Management


The Risk Manager analyzes, coordinates and manages risk identification and evaluation activities related to Long Beach Transit (LBT) property and operations while ensuring that the organization’s assets are adequately protected through appropriate insurance coverage and risk prevention programs. This position is also responsible for managing LBT’s partially self-insured programs.






  • Oversees General Liability and Workers’ Compensation claims processing
  • Reviews LBT insurance coverage and makes recommendations  
  • Markets insurance renewals for best protection, value, and cost
  • Provides insurance requirements for various solicitations, vendor coverage and LBT contracts; monitors, reviews, and approves Certificates of Insurance (COI’s)
  • Reviews potential causes of accidents, injuries, and/or loss; recommends preventive measures and plans to support LBT’s safety culture and to prevent accidents and injuries




  • Manages budget preparation and monitoring, analytical transactions, prioritizing work, maintaining good employee relations, ensuring compliance with all related laws and regulations, and related activities
  • Develops and oversees claims handling procedures and program enhancements to streamline claims processing and mitigate loss
  • Fosters good business relationships internally and with third party service providers including brokers, insurers, and Third Party Administrators (TPA)

  • Oversees LBT’s partially self-insured programs and analyzes potential financial exposures. Secures and analyzes actuarial reporting and projections for General Liability and Workers’ Compensation partially self-insured programs
  • Establishes loss prevention standards and evaluates alternative approaches to address losses and exposures; develops, implements, and monitors the adjustment of liability, subrogation, and property loss issues, and develops presentations to communicate risk management policies
  • Prepares and is responsible for key performance indicators, loss analyses, identifying exposures, recommending solutions, implementing approved programs, and promoting loss prevention

  • Reviews and evaluates existing insurance policies for appropriate coverage levels and costs
  • Prepares insurance renewal specifications for obtaining appropriate insurance coverage for the organization
  • Reviews procurements, scopes of work, special service arrangements and contracts assuring appropriate insurance coverage is secured
  • Documents, updates and communicates procedures and processes
  • Collaborates with Safety department personnel and coordinates with Purchasing department, and Project Managers on cross-functional initiatives, programs, insurance policies, and incidents/accidents related to loss prevention and risk mitigation
  • Collects and analyzes data; prepares statistical reports and trending data
  • Supports the VP of Employee and Labor Relations in procuring employee health and welfare programs
  • Ensures the accuracy and confidentiality of data, records, and files
  • Other duties may be assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above and below are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience, and/or ability needed to perform this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Demonstrated application of knowledge, principles and practices of risk management, including risk identification/reduction, loss control, asset protection, employee safety, General Liability and Workers’ Compensation, and other insurance programs
  • Successful history of claims administration and/or analyses, including the management of TPA’s
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with partially self-insured Workers’ Compensation and General Liability programs
  • Experience in evaluating insurance programs and setting appropriate levels of coverage
  • Demonstrated application of statistical methods and analysis
  • Experience in preparing and monitoring Risk Management budgets
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, particularly in Excel with claims database experience  
  • Demonstrated history of leadership, including mentoring staff and/or co-workers; prior supervisory experience
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Track record of maintaining confidentiality and the highest level of integrity in all aspects of the job for self and staff
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate successfully across functional lines and at all levels
  • Demonstrated importance of safety in the workplace, such as following safety rules, practicing safe work habits, utilizing appropriate safety equipment, and reporting unsafe conditions
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills both orally and in writing and the ability to make presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals and instructions in written, oral, or schedule form




Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in a related field from a four-year college or university. Five years of experience as a Risk Manager or Senior Risk Management position    

Certificate of Risk Management (CRM) and/or Safety and an Associate Risk Manager (ARM) desirable

An acceptable background check to include a local and state criminal history check and a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record


Salary Structure:


WAGE BAND J - Hiring range:$7,233 - $9,583 per / month (DOQ), with excellent fringe benefits. Submit resume, salary history.

UPON REQUEST you will need to submit a current (within last 30 days) H-6 DMV printout.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

Successful candidate must pass company physical, drug and alcohol test.

Long Beach Transit 1963 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, California  90813


This job description is not intended to be a complete listing of all the job duties required of this position, but to provide information on the general scope of the position. 







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