Loss Prevention/Risk Management Trainee

Great American Insurance Group - Baton Rouge, LA3.9

Headquartered in the Central Florida city of Lakeland, Summit employs over 700 office and field associates at its main location and regional offices in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Gainesville, Georgia. As the people who know workers’ comp, we strive to provide an atmosphere of constant growth and development for our employees.

Summit provides workers’ compensation programs and services to thousands of employers throughout the Southeast.

Summit is a member of Great American Insurance Group, a company that focuses on building relationships and linking people to various career paths. Whether it’s underwriting, claims, accounting, IT, legal, or customer service, Great American Insurance Group combines a small-company entrepreneurial atmosphere with big- company expertise.

Develops the knowledge and skills needed to conduct loss prevention surveys / physical inspections of commercial accounts and effectively communicate findings in reports to underwriting. Training is directed at enabling the trainee to:
Provide underwriters with an accurate description of the physical and operational details of an insured.
Identify hazards and potential loss exposures and make recommendations to eliminate or reduce the potential loss.
Consult with underwriters and other staff regarding account / line-of-business acceptability, exposures and controls pertinent to the various lines of business.
Assist underwriters and other staff relative to account operations, exposures, construction and protection.
Conduct accident investigation and loss analysis to identify causes.
Employ effective sales and communication skills to achieve compliance with recommendations and provide safety and / or supervisory training to insureds.
Conduct joint marketing presentations, in conjunction with Underwriting, Claims and Marketing, to accounts and agents.
Successfully completes all coursework / education as assigned.
Develops a working knowledge of company / department manuals and procedures.
Develops knowledge and understanding of relevant Federal, State and other pertinent codes and regulations applicable to workers' compensation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree
Part of a formal training program. No prior experience required. Beginning coursework for certification in area of chosen expertise; appropriate certifications could include Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), Associate Risk Management (ARM), Certified Safety and Health Management (CSHMS), Associate Loss Control Management (ALCM) or Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST)
Training location will be Baton Rouge, LA; territory will be assigned later and relocation will be required.