The City's Risk Management Department is a service provider, working closely with all operating departments within the City in an effort to protect the City’s financial, physical, and human resources more effectively. The Department is staffed with experts in the following areas: safety, loss control, claims management, contract management, employee benefits, occupational safety and health, insurance, and risk financing.
Due to the fact that the City faces the potential for employee injury, property damage and liability suits in virtually all operations, the Risk Management Department is dedicated to minimizing or eliminating the exposure of City assets and resources to accidental and business loss as well as for the administration of benefit plans for full-time and part-time City employees and retirees.
To effectively control and reduce the City's risks through the centralized administration of comprehensive risk management and employee benefit programs and to provide optimum service to employees and the public through a variety of interrelated health, safety and liability/loss control programs. The provision of these crucial prevention-oriented programs greatly enhances the working environment and serves as an incentive for employee recruitment, retention and satisfaction, while protecting the City's assets, employees and citizens.