We have an exciting opportunity available in Chicago! Under limited supervision, this position provides a thorough, professional level of hazard detection, risk evaluation, and improvement recommendations initially for underwriting purposes, but primarily focused on the benefit for the insured customer. Most of the workload will consist of the region’s largest, most challenging accounts. Between 40% and 70% of the work performed is expected to be consulting service work for customers receiving ongoing safety management service. This will involve identifying exposures with significant loss potential, investigation of cause/effect of major losses and hazards, and determining alternate methods of control that can be recommended to the customer. All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
A Bachelor’s level college degree in a physical science or engineering discipline is preferred. A special academic focus on Occupational Safety and Health, or Risk Management is preferred.
The following experience level is required:
Loss Prevention engineering and fire safety technology proficiency normally acquired through 6 -10 years of full time employment in this discipline. A commensurate level of knowledge of OSHA, NFPA and other similar technical standards, along with a working knowledge of commercial property casualty insurance coverages and risk evaluation techniques is also required.
Ability and desire to engage in weekly travel to meet with customers and agents, assess risk, develop and help implement customer risk control plans.
Ability to effectively communicate with customers and agents and inspire others to adopt loss control strategies and reach their loss reduction goals. Must be able to build effective relationships with agents, regional underwriting, management and peers. Must be able to develop and present an effective technical training session to a group.
Must have valid state-issued driver’s license in good standing.
Demonstrate a basic proficiency in usage of computer tools including: Internet research applications, Microsoft Office, AuSum, eSelect tools, Cognos reports, etc.
Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.