Incumbent serves as the subject matter expert and performs a variety of complex work in enterprise risk management, insurance, and vendor contracts. Provides technical oversight and mentoring when needed. Incumbent may serve as a reference resource make presentations to the executive management and/or the Board as required.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities It is essential for all employees to adhere to Northern Wasco County PUD policies, procedures, and workplace behavior expectations.
Enterprise Risk Management
Lead and performs audit of current inventory of risk and mitigation plans.
Assess mitigation strategies and update risk inventory.
Provide ERM analysis and reports to management.
Serve as a subject matter expert on ERM matters to management.
Work with insurance broker to develop policies for risk management and loss control in support of District business needs.
Serve on project teams as an insurance expert, and reviews company polices and contracts to determine needs.
Ensure that insurance certificates are in full compliance, track policy details.
Ensure proper documentation and ongoing administration of insurance polices.
Oversee vendor contract review with legal counsel. Ensure proper documentation and ongoing administration of contracts.
Provides support for annual financial audit.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. A job description is a summary of the essential and anticipated additional functions of a job and does not represent an all-inclusive list of tasks or procedure
Specific Job Skills
Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and models
Strong problem-solving skills
Perform work functions with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Lead project teams effectively and efficiently to achieve assigned outcomes
Apply positive, collaborative approach to conflict resolutions
Cooperate with others through effective communication; respectfully express divergent opinions; work with others effectively under stress and deal with conflicts while maintaining good working relationships inside and outside the organization
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field
6+ years' experience in related position
Other combinations of education and/or experience demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do the work will also be considered.
Internal Number: 2021-00001
About Northern Wasco County PUD
Northern Wasco County People’s Utility District is a customer-owned utility that provides nearly 25,000 people and businesses with electricity in Wasco County, Oregon. As our name implies, “people” are what we are all about.
We take great pride in providing quality electric service at some of the lowest rates in Oregon, the Northwest and the nation. The 50-plus employees who work at the utility greet each customer with a friendly smile and provide prompt, efficient and courteous service. Our customers experience few power outages because our electrical system is well maintained.
Nearly all of the electricity needed to serve our customers is purchased from the federal Bonneville Power Administration, which serves several dozen public utilities in the Northwest with low-cost electricity. Northern Wasco PUD also has two hydroelectric power generation projects that supplement our BPA power.