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Risk Management Consultant - K-12 Schools

Washington Schools Risk Management Pool
Seattle, WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $84,475 to $110,838 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical, vision,
Job Description

The Washington Schools Risk Management Pool is seeking a Risk Services Consultant to develop, implement, and present liability and property loss control programs to member School Districts. Duties include developing training content with appropriate resources and delivering training to members, providing risk management recommendations to members, providing risk management resources and assistance to reduce the frequency and/or severity of losses, and working collaboratively with the Risk Services team to provide exceptional service member districts.

The Washington Schools Risk Management Pool (WSRMP) is a self-funded non-profit risk pool composed solely of 93 public schools, 7 Educational Service Districts, and their inter-local cooperatives. WSRMP exists in partnership with its members to provide staff and student communities a safe and protected educational environment while protecting member resources. To learn more about WSRMP, visit

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related area (substantial risk management experience plus AA degree or certification in safety or risk management may substitute for BA degree).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in risk management or insurance-related field.


Preferred Qualifications

· 5-7 years of risk management or insurance-related experience.

· Public entity and/or school district risk management experience.

· Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation.

· Experience providing training/technical assistance to groups.


Risk Services Consultant

Purpose Statement

The job of Consultant, Risk Services is done for the purpose/s of supporting member school districts through risk mitigation efforts, safety and risk control programs, and risk management services and recommendations.

This job reports to the Director of Risk Management.


Essential Functions

  • Plan, schedule, and conduct on-site and virtual risk assessments/facility inspections relating to property and liability loss exposures and make specific recommendations to members to control or reduce loss exposures.
  • Develop risk management recommendations, prepare reports, document consulting activities in RMIS systems, and monitor members’ compliance with recommendations.
  • Leverage Enterprise Risk Management principles with members for strategic planning and risk mitigation.
  • Respond to requests for risk management consultations and training. Develops and delivers training to member districts to reduce risk exposure and enhance member understanding of property/liability risks and processes.
  • Develop, review, and/or revise risk services content for program-related communications, risk control manuals, articles, broadcasts, and other resources for member use.
  • Maintains a variety of manual and electronic documents, files, and records.
  • Participates in state, federal, and local level meetings, joint committees, workshops, and seminars to convey and gather information, provide guidance and advice, and assist in the development of rules, laws, and regulations.
  • Work closely with various WSRMP departments/staff to identify risks of individual members and overall loss trends and exposures of the program.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret safety documents, loss runs, accident reports, and other information.
  • Travel to various state and national conferences, workshops, and training for program representation, member relationship management, and professional development.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments by reading various professional literature and attending related training and seminars.
  • Research federal and state laws, building codes, health codes, and other regulations to provide members with regulations and established standards.
  • Maintains proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and other position-specific software.
  • Ability to adapt to changing goals and new technology.
  • Embodies the principles and practices that form our culture and commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to meet the WSRMP’s Mission and Targeted Strategies.
  • Driving a vehicle is required to perform the essential functions of the position. Fleet vehicle may be provided.

Other Functions

  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the department.
  • Seeks new skills and opportunities for professional development.
  • Earn Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certificate within six months of hire and maintain certification.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: See competencies under Abilities below.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percentages, and/or ratios; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: See competencies under Abilities below.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:

Job-Specific Competencies

CUSTOMER FOCUS: Commits to clarifying and supporting internal and external customers’ goals and strives to meet their expectations and requirements. Consistently acts with customers in mind. Holds self-accountable for providing high-quality, responsive, and personable customer service.

INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY: Generates unique methods, ideas, insights, and connections that challenge the status quo to expand possibilities.

KNOWLEDGE SHARING: Imparts relevant information to others to increase understanding and overall Agency effectiveness and alignment.

RISK ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT: Identifies, defines, and analyzes risks to the Agency, represented districts, programs, staff, and students posed by potential adverse actions or events. Plans, communicates, and implements measures that will avoid, reduce, overcome, or compensate for elements of risk.


Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of some resources from other departments is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 34% sitting, 33% walking, and 33% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment

Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required

Education: Bachelor’s degree or targeted, job-related education with study in a job-related area

Equivalency: Substantial risk management experience plus an AA degree or certification in safety or risk management may substitute for a BA degree.


Residency: Washington State

Required Testing Certificates and Licenses

ESD approved driving record

Valid Driver’s License and evidence of insurability


Continuing Education / Training Clearances

Criminal Justice/Background Clearance

COVID-19 Protocol

WSRMP requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.

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Company Description
Self-Insured Insurance Pool. We provide property and casualty insurance to approximately 130 school districts in the state of Washington.

Washington Schools Risk Management Pool

Why Work Here?
Self-Insured Insurance Pool. Great benefits, and competitive salary.

Self-Insured Insurance Pool. We provide property and casualty insurance to approximately 130 school districts in the state of Washington.


6720 Fort Dent Way

Seattle, WA


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