The City is seeking a collaborative risk management professional to join the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services as the Risk Manager. This role provides leadership in the development and implementation of Citywide risk management and loss control programs, which includes liability claims, safety management, loss prevention, insurance, workers' compensation, City property claims, collections, and related risk functions. The Risk Manager leads the Risk Management Division.
About the Risk Manager Position
Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Risk Manager develops and administers the City's risk management and loss control programs which protect the City's operations, financial position and reputation. The manager must be knowledgeable of the risks inherent in the City's wide variety of city functions, alert to national and local risk-related trends and legislative developments, able to develop financial strategies and policies that balance risk exposure with cost, and advise subordinate program supervisors and bureau management on approaches and improvements to programs and operations.
About the City of PortlandThe City of Portland comprises an area of approximately 145 square miles in northwestern Oregon. With a 2016 population estimated at 627,000, Portland is the center of commerce,industry, transportation, finance, and services for a metropolitan area with a 2016 populationestimated at 2.4 million people. Portland is the county seat of Multnomah County, and is thelargest city in Oregon and the second largest city in the Pacific Northwest.Lauded as one of the best places to live in America, Portland has a vibrant downtown, diverseneighborhoods, natural beauty, good schools and friendly people. Portland is listed among thetop 25 arts destinations in the United States, named one of the best cycling cities in NorthAmerica, and is one of America's best walking towns. Portland maintains deep ties to the PacificNorthwest's natural beauty, with Mount Hood, the Cascade Mountain Range and the renownedOregon Coast each just over an hour away. There are 37,000 acres of parks and green spaceswithin the metropolitan area, including the 5,000-acre Forest Park, the largest urban wildernessin the U.S. Average temperatures range between 34° in winter to 80° in summer and Portl...andreceives 37" of rain annually, less than Seattle, Houston, Baltimore, Boston and Atlanta.Portland has a reputation for being unique, and our governance structure is no exception.Portland voters adopted the commission form of government in 1913, and over 100 years later,Portland is the only large city in the country continuing to operate under this structure. The fivemembers of the City Council are each elected at-large, and have legislative, administrative, andquasi-judicial responsibilities. The Mayor assigns bureaus to each Council member. The Mayorserves as Commissioner-in-charge of the Office of Management and Finance (OMF), whichincludes the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services (BRFS), and oversees the independentCity Budget Office (CBO).Portland is a full-service city with approximately 6,000 represented and non-representedpermanent employees and a budget of over $3.46 billion. The City has maintained its triple-Abond rating for over 40 years, reflecting its strong financial management policies andpractices.Why join the City of Portland?The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-termdisability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and theirfamily members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental lifeinsurance and employee assistance program coverage is available to ensure employees havethe appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family. The City of Portland alsoparticipates in PERS, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System.