Flood Mitigation Specialist at Insurance Services Office, Inc.

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah





Job Description:

Company Description

ISO, a Verisk business, has been a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk since 1971. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, ISO provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information and analytics; compliance and fraud identification tools; policy language; information about specific locations; and technical services. ISO serves insurers, reinsurers, agents and brokers, insurance regulators, risk managers, and other participants in the property/casualty insurance marketplace. To learn more about ISO please visit us at: www.verisk.com/iso. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.We have received the Great Place to Work Certification for the fourth consecutive year. We've been recognized byForbesas a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

ISO's Community Hazard Mitigation Division implements the National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS), a voluntary incentive program that assesses a community's ability to mitigate flood damage. ISO continues to work with the CRS to encourage community floodplain-management activities that exceed minimum NFIP requirements.

Its three main goals are to: * reduce flood losses * facilitate accurate insurance ratings * promote the awareness of flood insurance CRS activities fall into four categories: * public information - advising people about flood hazards and how to reduce flood damage * mapping and regulations - increasing protections for new development with various programs * flood damage reduction - reducing the flood risk to existing development * flood preparedness - implementing flood warnings and dam safety programs.

Due to the continued growth of the Community Rating System (CRS) program, we currently have a need for a Flood Program (CRS) Resource Specialist.

If you are self-motivated and detail-oriented, then this position is for you. The primary responsibilities involve reviewing elevation certificates, community recertification documents, preparing reports in accordance with established standards, and representing ISO at meetings involving community officials.

Qualifications

We are looking for individuals who possess some of the following knowledge and skills, and/or experience:

Experience with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), floodplain management (i.e. through community planning).

College degree in business, engineering or similar discipline preferred and/or proven experience in flood plain mitigation.

Excellent customer service, strong math, and verbal/written communication skills are required.

A strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows is required.

Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, possess a strong work ethic and able to demonstrate the ability to work independently.

Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification is desirable.

This position requires a valid driver's license and some overnight travel, and you will work from your home office to complete all work assignments.

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