Senior Loss Control Field Consultant

<strong>AF Group (Lansing, Mich.) and its subsidiaries are a premier provider of innovative insurance solutions. Insurance policies may be issued by any of the following companies within AF Group: Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Accident Fund National Insurance Company, Accident Fund General Insurance Company, United Wisconsin Insurance Company, Third Coast Insurance Company, or CompWest Insurance Company.</strong>


AF Group

<p class="p1"><strong>AF Group&rsquo;s focused and passionate team uses industry-leading best practices, analytics and resources to manage risk and minimize loss for our policyholders while strengthening businesses with our valued independent agent partners.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>We strive to continuously increase the long-term value of our organization by outperforming our industry peers and fostering a culture of underwriting and claims excellence.</strong></p>

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Fundamental Underwriters</a>&nbsp;provides specialty insurance solutions with expertise in commercial auto. We offer competitive pricing, coverage and partnership you need to keep your operation in motion. We deliver individual underwriting solutions, consultative loss control programs and rapid claims resolutions for risks with superior safety cultures.<br /><br /></p> <p>Responsible for providing consultation and training to employers to assist in the continuous improvement of their safety results. Develop a business partnership and ambassador-type relationship with insured policyholders. Evaluate customers and potential customers based on their loss trends,&nbsp;controls,&nbsp;and investment in technology. Evaluation&nbsp;and service consists of remote and onsite meetings with Trucking companies to gather information to assist in risk selection in the underwriting process and to provide continuous ongoing service to our customer base. This work will include interaction&nbsp;with key management personnel&nbsp;to develop loss control strategies that will have the greatest impact on reducing claims and achieving company success measures.<br /><br />This is a field position that requires residency in any of the following states: TX, AZ, CA, NV, OK, UT.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>WORKING CONDITIONS:</strong></p> <p>Work is performed primarily in the field. However, may be required to visit customer locations which may present some unusual hazards. Frequent travel is required with overnight stays. Ability to lift and carry computer equipment weighing up to 35 lbs. Must possess a valid driver's license with a record that meets corporate standards. Work is required at various times of the day and sometimes weekend work may be required. Must be able to meet general physical requirements that would allow the LC Rep the ability to view and participate in account operations which may include climbing ladders and scaffolding, work in confined spaces, and or other similar situations.</p> <br /><em>Pay Range - Actual compensation decision relies on the consideration of internal equity, candidate&rsquo;s skills and professional experience, geographic location, market, and other potential factors. It is not standard practice for an offer to be at or near the top of the range, and therefore a reasonable estimate for this role is between $56,620 and $123,000.</em>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Analyzing potential customers before visits based on their DOT and CSA measures.</li> <li>Analyzing loss data to look for trends that allow for a better understanding of the causes of loss, and supply insight and direction towards the improvement of customer base.</li> <li>Research and understand new technology related to the Transportation industry. Be able to relay this technical information to our customers and to our internal team.</li> <li>Train and/or make presentations to customers on driver safety related topics by participating in internal and external meetings. Make presentations to internal/external staff as needed.</li> <li>Gather and communicate pertinent safety information to assist in the risk selection part of the underwriting process.</li> <li>Assist customers with the development of trucking accident/loss prevention and/or safety programs. Monitor and measure the effectiveness of customer programs, corrective actions taken, and meetings held.</li> <li>Manage territory of assigned accounts/policyholders and ensure each one gets the appropriate level of service based on premium amount and fleet size.</li> <li>Coordinate policyholder visits with Business Development (Marketing and Underwriting), agent and/or Claims.</li> <li>Assist with the development of driver safety brochures, materials and exhibits for promotion and display.</li> <li>Represent company in community and industry groups, programs and conferences.</li> <li>Maintain strong relationships with independent agents to discuss new and existing clients, specific account loss control reports, analysis, and loss reduction recommendations and to respond to any agent concerns, questions, or issues.</li> <li>Demonstrate progressive responsibility and technical knowledge applying principles based on experience.</li> <li>Work on complex problems which have broader impact.</li> <li>Independently resolve situations.</li> <li>Contribute effectively in cross functional teams; may take on leadership role.</li> <li>Demonstrate proper collaboration in exchange of relevant elements with other disciplines (e.g., claims, underwriting).</li> <li>Develop recommendations to change existing policies/programs.</li> <li>Demonstrate well-developed conflict management/negotiation and presentation skills.</li> <li>Provide assistance with training, development and mentoring of commercial trucking loss control staff in trucking safety and vehicle accident prevention controls, procedures, presentation techniques, and sampling equipment.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><em>This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.</em></p>
Requirements: <p><strong>EDUCATION:</strong></p> <p><strong>Loss Control Consultant II:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Associate degree in a related field and/or a certification (such as ARM, ASP, CSP); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.</li> </ul> <p><strong><br />Senior Loss Control Consultant:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Associate degree in related field and certification (such as ARM, ASP, CSP) required.</li> <li>A Bachelor&rsquo;s degree&nbsp;in a related field is preferred.&nbsp;</li> <li>Continuous learning required, as defined by the Company&rsquo;s learning philosophy.</li> <li>Certification, or progress toward, highly preferred and encouraged.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <p><strong>Loss Control Consultant II:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum three years' relevant experience that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities.&nbsp;</li> <li>Commercial Multiline insurance experience preferred.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Senior Loss Control Consultant:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum seven years' relevant experience that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities.&nbsp;</li> <li>Commercial Multiline insurance experience preferred.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Knowledge of key loss control standards, guidelines, techniques and disciplines such as&nbsp;hiring, safety training and loss trend analysis.</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of, and the ability to apply, industry best practices related to, local, state and federal rules and regulations.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to proactively identify risk factors for companies and communicate risk concerns effectively to appropriate parties.</li> <li>Ability to proactively analyze and evaluate risk factors by synthesizing data and communicating risk concerns effectively to appropriate parties.</li> <li>Ability to mitigate risk and influence necessary change.</li> <li>Ability to manage multiple projects and meet necessary deadlines.</li> <li>Excellent time management and organizational skills.</li> <li>Ability to minimize losses by spending time appropriately.</li> <li>Ability and proficiency in the use of computers and company standard software specific to position with the ability to navigate systems quickly and produce necessary reports for analysis.</li> <li>Ability to effectively exchange information clearly and concisely, present ideas, report facts and respond to questions, as appropriate.</li> <li>Excellent verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to provide customer service by responding appropriately to inquiries or concerns from agents, policyholders, regulatory agencies, management, and employees.</li> <li>Effective presentation skills in a variety of settings.</li> <li>Ability to establish and maintain an effective working and client relationship.</li> <li>Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, reports, and legal documents.</li> <li>Ability to work independently out of a home office location with minimum supervision.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <p>The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.</em></p>