Risk Management


The County Risk Manager provides direction for the overall County safety program and is the safety advisor for the County. The department offers support for all County departments in the form of risk management, occupational health, insurance, and safety programs.


Department duties include:

  • Acting as a designated employer representative for the Department of Transportation's drug and alcohol testing
  • Assisting departments in identifying and examining risks, selecting risk control and risk financing techniques, evaluating results, and improving risk management
  • Coordinating all aspects of the workers' compensation program for injured county employees
  • Coordinating required training for all county employees
  • Developing, implementing, and reviewing county risk management and safety programs and policies
  • Developing training programs and monitoring employee training schedules
  • Evaluating and securing appropriate coverage for workers' compensation, general liability, property, medical malpractice, airport, crime, watercraft, and special events using any combination of insurance, joint powers authorities, and self-insurance
  • Identifying safety and accident prevention training needs
  • Reviewing insurance requirements for agreements, contracts, and use of facilities as requested