• Risk Control Specialist

    Location Name GA, Atlanta - 2 Ravinia Drive - Suite 1000
    Date Posted
    4 weeks ago(1/3/2020 10:12 AM)
    Berkley Agribusiness
    Primary Location
    Risk Management
  • Company Details

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    Berkley Agribusiness is a provider of property and casualty insurance solutions for select commercial agribusiness accounts and is a subsidiary of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the most respected names in the property casualty insurance industry.

    About W. R. Berkley Corporation
    W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively.



    Senior level risk control technical specialist or expert in respective area of specialty; responsible for high level risk assessment, evaluation and/or delivery of risk control technical consulting services and support on the most complex risk exposures; building strategies, best practices and tools to support field risk control operations and technical services group outcomes.

    • Responsible for providing high level industry segment technical expertise, training and consulting to support field risk control operations in achieving risk reduction outcomes and core organizational objectives through verbal, written, and on-site joint risk assessment. 
    • Independently, as member of group, or leader of team, identifies priority technical projects, research initiatives and key sources of loss within industry market segment or area of specialty to develop specialized products, resources, training and reports to assist in the recognition and mitigation of key risk exposures. 
    • Responsible for driving technical excellence for area of specialty throughout the organization and in support of business partners for the purpose of raising technical knowledge and understanding of new technologies, equipment, and regulations impacting industry segment, negatively or positively, to more timely identify alternative business and risk reduction methods, strategies, and solutions. 
    • Develops and submits results based, outcome oriented recommendations, action plans, and risk reduction opportunities utilizing specialized skill set, knowledge, and expertise. Assists in the planning, development, and facilitation of risk control workshops, seminars and other training for internal and external business partners. Measures effectiveness of technical improvement initiatives specific to industry segment and presents performance results to management. 


    • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with emphasis in occupational/industrial safety, agricultural science, fire protection, engineering or insurance, post graduate preferred; or 7 years property/casualty loss control experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Possesses in-depth technical experience and ability to function as technical expert in area of specialty, (e.g. Transportation, Worker Safety, Agronomy, Feed/Food Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Property Engineering, Food Processing, Grain Storage & Handling, etc.) 
    • Relevant professional and regulatory licensing and certifications also expected.

     Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    Ability to travel on a frequent basis including overnight; work in a self-directed environment; perform multiple duties in a fast paced environment; quickly and professionally respond to inquiries from customers; and prioritize and organize assigned tasks. 


    In-depth knowledge of insurance coverages, local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to safety (DOT NFPA and OSHA regulations). Regularly and consistently demonstrates commitment to company values and guiding principles.  Ability to care for, maintain, and operate company vehicle per corporate fleet safety and operational policies and procedures.


    Valid driver’s license for travel.  Chemical Vulnerability Information (CVI) authorized user certificate or ability to obtain. Federal/State licensing and certifications required per area of specialty expected



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