Loss Control Risk Services Specialist

Location Name MN, Minneapolis - 222 S 9th Street - Suite 2500
Date Posted
1 month ago(5/1/2024 1:59 PM)
Continental Western Group
Primary Location
MN, Luverne
Risk Management

Company Details



Rated Best Places to Work 2020 by Business Insurance, Continental Western Group is a regional property casualty insurance company offering commercial products and services through independent agents in the Midwest. CWG provides unique value through the service provided by our experienced group of employees and independent agents. Since 1886 - Strong, Local and Trusted.


As a Berkley company, we enjoy operational flexibility that allows us to deliver quality coverage solutions.  W. R. Berkley Corporation, and all member insurance companies, are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, and carry Standard & Poor’s Financial Rating of A+ (Strong).


This position would be for a fully remote colleague but they need to be located near the Minneapolis, MN (preferred).  The territory this colleague would cover Minnesota, Northern Iowa, and Northwestern Wisconsin.  #LI-AV1 #LI-Remote #losscontrol


The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. 


As Loss Control Risk Services Specialist, you'll survey moderate to high complexity business operations and consult with customers and underwriters to determine the type and level of exposures and controls needed.  You will be responsible for providing consultative advice to customers to protect their business and assets (property, employee safety, fleet, equipment damage, etc).  You’ll manage relationships with both internal and external stakeholders like underwriting, claims, product management, marketing and agencies. 


You'll have the benefit of a supportive team of highly technical colleagues who each have an area of expertise. We value growth and have a SME program so you not only have colleagues to collaborate with but you too can develop expertise in a valuable niche. Operate like a business owner for your territory, taking charge of surveying complex risks. Your expert opinion is not just valued; it's critical to our success! 


What you can expect:

  • Culture of innovation, teamwork, supportive colleagues and leaders willing to invest in talent
  • Internal mobility opportunities 
  • Visibility to senior leaders and partnership with cross functional teams
  • Opportunity to impact change
  • Benefits – competitive compensation, paid time off, comprehensive wellness benefits and programs, employer funded health savings account, profit sharing, 401k, paid parental leave, employee stock purchase plan, tuition assistance and professional continuing education

We'll count on you for:

  • Training Excellence:  Assist in creating, preparing, and delivering specific technical training to our field risk services team.
  • Compliance Leadership: Monitor, research, and update staff on material changes to local, state, and federal safety laws.
  • Influence Key Decision-makers: Conduct training; mentoring; and on occasion may provide specialized technical advice and counsel to staff and customers.
  • Business Acumen:  Assist Underwriters with risk selection and ongoing account management. 


What you need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with a preferred emphasis in occupational/industrial safety, agricultural science, engineering or insurance; or eight years property/casualty risk control experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to mentor and achieve results through others; organize and manage multiple priorities; communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Must possess problem analysis and problem resolution skills; strong customer orientation and interpersonal and communication skills including presentation skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; company business systems and various analytical tools to evaluate data
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis       
  • Have the flexibility to occasionally work outside normal business hours to survey clients’ operations
  • Valid driver’s license required

What makes you stand out:  

  • Training/presentation experience desired
  • CSP, CFPS, CDS, CIH designation preferred
  • Completion of or working toward AINS, ARM, CPCU or similar professional insurance designation

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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