Risk Manager - Inspector

Porter & Curtis, LLC
Greensburg, PA
Sep 18, 2017
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Job Description


Title: Director Risk Management

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Serves as the on-site representative for Porter & Curtis, LLC to ensure efficient property inspection and assessment for both leased and owned properties in a cost-effective manner.

  • Bachelor's Degree with specialized training in plant and equipment management or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three to five years' progressive experience in property and casualty insurance with a sound background in the areas of safety, risk management and Facility Condition Assessment.
  • Ability to fully comprehend risk and insurance issues relevant to the Diocese and present them in a manner easy to understand.
  • Specialized courses such as the ARM and ALCM to expand his/her technical knowledge of insurance.
  • Ability to operate basic machinery and test equipment.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to operate an automobile.
  • Proficient reading, writing, and grammar skills; proficient analytical and mathematical skills; proficient communicative and interpersonal relations skills
  • Proficient PC skills using MS Word, Excel and database such as SQL
  • Ability to comply with established budgets and operate within budgetary constraints.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employ to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform he essential functions.


    A thorough knowledge of commercial property and casualty insurance is required with an understanding of current risk management practices.

    This position operates both in a home office environment and in the field traveling to various diocesan locations when needed. The field environment requires some exposure to hazards and/or weather extremes. The individual in this position may be called upon to work at times other than noted above, when necessary and/or directed. This person may also be called upon to travel (via automobile) to various diocesan locations, when necessary and/or directed.

    The functions of this position requires normal physical movement and endurance, and possibly some ladder climbing no more than 6 feet high. Some functions of this position will also be performed at a desk utilizing typical office materials and equipment. This position requires a high level of attention to detail recalling technical data and information. The position also requires analytical skills and the ability to make sound decisions.

    The individual in this position must be able to see well enough to examine loss and inspection reports and other documents and hear and speak well enough to provide direction and feedback to individuals and handle extensive telephone communications.

    The position requires a working knowledge and familiarity with building codes, federal and state regulations for safety and environmental risk.

    This position may require involvement in the organization and distribution of humanitarian assistance, particularly of a rebuilding nature, as a result of significant weather events.

    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with clergy and other members within the hierarchy of the Catholic Church.

    The ability to maintain professional relationships with insurers and other professionals specifically related to this position.

    The ability to explain technical insurance issues and discuss insurance and general business concepts.

    Perform other duties as required that are comparable to the above.


    50% - Conduct on-site risk and facility condition assessment inspections at all Greensburg and surrounding area locations to ensure the highest degree of appearance, operating efficiency and customer and employee safety. Analyze and assess loss information to identify higher risk locations and leading loss drivers with the goal of controlling losses, reducing claims and creating a culture of awareness. Work with excess insurance carrier to implement appropriate safety and inspection program in an effort to prevent and reduce overall loss experience.

    30% - Work with diocesan locations to correct assessment findings as needed, and work with the excess insurance carrier to address risk management issues. Work with the Facilities Office to assist in facility reconstruction due to insurance claims as needed, and maintain property schedule and communicate appropriate information to the insurance company.

    20% - Compile report on facility assessment and inspection, and communicate to Facilities Office. Report should be prioritized in an urgency manner.

    Work with partner insurance carrier to identify and implement appropriate risk management programs for the locations.

    May assist in the process of conducting building repairs and emergency mitigation repairs for casualty loss incidents.

    Makes and or recommends contractor selections.

    Participates in real property environmental audits and remediation activities to include coordination with contractors and governmental agencies as required.

    Serves as the principle point of contact/advisor with diocesan facilities director for safety and identified risk issues.

Company Description
Porter & Curtis, LLC is a consultative commercial property and casualty insurance broker that creates client centric risk management solutions which reduce its clients' cost of risk and uncertainty.

We create client oriented solutions by objectively advocating our client's interests and, where necessary, innovating new possibilities.

We are uniquely able to take this approach because of our ownership, structure, staffing, market access, and experience. We believe we must earn our business every day.

We see yesterday's accomplishments as ancient history and therefore are constantly seeking ways to enhance and improve our client's programs and improve the effectiveness of our own organization.

Greensburg, PA


Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:39:07 PDT