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Risk Control Consultant

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Risk Management Services (RMS) department is seeking a highly qualified, professional for its Risk Control Consultant position. This position provides accurate and timely consulting services to the members of the TAC Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP), related to risk control issues commonly found in county and county-related organizations. Participate with the Risk Management Services (RMS) team assigned to a regional territory to identify service opportunities and to determine effective risk mitigation strategies for TAC RMP members. Assist TAC RMP members in reducing liability under TAC RMP coverage. Develop and conduct training, including online presentations. Position entails extensive weekly travel.

The successful candidate will have proven themselves in the Risk Control industry and be able to demonstrate their experience. Experience or familiarity with county government, political subdivisions, and risk pools preferred.

The Risk Control Consultant will be expected to:

  • Deliver risk control consultation services to TAC RMP members including: evaluate members’ safety programs, policies and procedures; provide risk management and safety-related training; assist members with risk management and safety related regulations; and conduct research on risk management and safety-related issues.
  • Assist members in developing service plans and implementation strategies, including comprehensive risk management practices to mitigate exposures commonly associated with workplace hazards, liability, exposure, and safety issues.
  • Responsible for members with unusually complex risk patterns or issues created by special circumstances as assigned.
  • Prepare technical findings and submit routine field notes to serve as an organizational record of member information.
  • Maintain active service plans for each TAC RMP member, including detailed records of services provided.
  • Provide member with in-depth analysis of risks related to Auto Liability, Property and Workers’ Compensation coverages for effective exposure reduction.
  • In collaboration with the Simulator Program Supervisor, serve as instructor for the driving simulator, including scheduling, operation, equipment transport, set up, and maintenance.
  • Travel up to 70 percent of each workweek to work directly with members, with multi-night overnight stays weekly, including responsibility for planning and cost control.
  • Assist members in the use of all available TAC RMP services, including online training and the simulation programs.
  • Serve as the lead in development of a professional development program for TAC RMP members, including development of electronic and reproducible trainings as assigned.
  • Develop and deliver presentations on risk management and safety issues to participants for professional development during TAC-sponsored and TAC-affiliate member organization conferences and other county official groups.
  • Participate in identification of risk control issues outside of area of expertise and refer to the Assistant Director for Risk Control for assignment to appropriate TAC areas for service.
  • Monitor and analyze new legislation and trends relating to risk management and safety issues and notify TAC RMP members of relevant statutory changes.
  • Attend and represent TAC and the TAC RMP at TAC sponsored and TAC-affiliate organization conferences for county officials and employees.
  • Prepare articles on risk management and safety issues for TAC publications and online resources.
  • Collaborate as a team member on internal special projects and new program development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, occupational health and safety, science or engineering or a related field; or loss prevention experience in occupational health and safety or risk management for a minimum of five years is preferred. Experience with a county or other governmental entity preferred.
  • Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Occupational Health and Safety Technologist, Associate in Risk Management, Certified Risk Manager, similar professional designation preferred.
  • Certified Defensive Driving Instructor by the National Safety Council preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Positio​n requires extensive travel.
  • Must be able to set up and transport truck driving simulator and related equipment
  • May be required to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to move or transport boxes or equipment occasionally.
  • May be required to ascend stairs or a ladder.
  • May be exposed to extreme weather conditions during travel or while working outside.

Outstanding benefits include company vehicle, health insurance and retirement plan. 

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to No phone calls, please.​ 

Wellness Consultant

​​Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Health and Benefits Services (HBS) department is seeking a highly qualified team member for its Wellness Consultant position. Primary responsibility is consulting with members of the TAC Health and Employee Benefits Pool (Pool) and other local governmental entities concerning health and wellness programs offered by the Pool. Develop and implement health and wellness programs for members of the Pool. Provide training to members’ on-site wellness coordinators and employee groups on available health and wellness programs. Assist Pool members in reducing liability and improving employee health. 

Position will serve the northwest region of the state and selected candidate may have the option of working remotely if they live in the area.  

The Wellness Consultant will be expected to:

  • Consult with Pool members during on-site visits to assess health and wellness needs and provide assistance. Extensive travel is required; up to 75 percent overnight travel in the state of Texas. 
  • Market health and wellness programs to Pool members, including initiatives based on claims analysis and risk factor analysis.
  • Design, develop and promote health and wellness programs and the communications strategies, educational and promotional materials to implement those programs, including presenting wellness and health improvement workshops and seminars at Pool members’ locations, delivering presentations at conferences and other venues and staffing a booth at TAC conferences and other events as assigned.
  • Train Pool member wellness coordinators using evidence-based “best practices” and assist in implementing worksite health and wellness initiatives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the outcomes of health and wellness program initiatives and make recommendations to department management for future programs.
  • Assist new and current Pool members in development and implementation of wellness programs, including proposals for new Pool members and training workshops. 
  • Regularly visit Pool members, including commissioners court members, and contact potential members related to health and wellness programs, including an initial visit to a new Pool member to explain the health and wellness programs. Conduct follow-up visits as necessary to resolve questions and promote programs. Extensive travel required. 
  • Serve as a departmental liaison for Pool members and vendors in resolving customer service questions regarding health and wellness programs. 
  • Develop and maintain understanding of current Pool coverage and programs, health care contracts, financial and claims reports and laws applicable to the Pool’s coverages, including COBRA, PPACA, HIPAA and Medicare. 
  • Monitor and analyze new legislation and trends regarding health and wellness programs and notify Pool members of relevant changes, including any necessary training.
  • Participate in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of special projects and assignments for new program development. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience/Education Requirement

  • Master​’s degree in health education or related field, such as health promotion, health management, public health, worksite wellness or equivalent experience required. 
  • Current licenses and certificates, including Certified Health Education Specialist, Certified Wellness Program Manager, health coaching, nutrition, exercise or worksite wellness preferred.
  • A minimum of two years experience designing, implementing and coordinating worksite wellness programs preferred. 

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC and the Pool in significant contacts with Pool members.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain a supportive member-focused environment for behavior change utilizing behavior change theory.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Basic knowledge of state and federal laws in health care, including HIPAA and COBRA. 
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.
  • Current Texas driver’s license with good driving record required; must be able to drive. 

Physical Requirements
Position requires extensive travel; up to 75 percent overnight travel in the state of Texas. 

  • Standing - All functions
  • Sitting - All functions
  • Walking - All functions
  • Lifting - Some functions
  • Pushing or pulling loads - Some functions
  • Reaching overhead - Some functions
  • Kneeling/squatting - Some functions
  • Climbing stairs - Some functions
  • Climbing ladders - Not required

Please send cover letter and resume to . No phone calls please. 

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