Risk Management and Safety Internship

  • City and County of Denver
  • Denver, Colorado
  • May 23, 2019
Full Time Internship Public Safety Risk Management and Insurance Claims Water and Wastewater Treatment

Job Description

About Our Job

The Department of Finance is seeking a Summer Risk Management and Safety Intern to join our Risk Management department. In this role, you will work with Risk Management and Safety staff to conduct safety site audits, develop job safety analysis, conduct facility audits, and analyze accident reports. You may assist with probably maximum loss analysis, insurance claims adjusting, participate in risk related trainings, and entering of property insurance data into the City's property management system. You will obtain a working knowledge of Risk Managements city wide policies and procedures while working with many agencies throughout the city.

This opportunity is available from May 2019 - August 2019, with the possibility to extend through fall of 2019.

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to experience:
  • Assist with identify hazards in the workplace, and assist in the implementation of corrective actions
  • Assist with Risk Management processes
  • Assist with entering property insurance data
  • Working with City agencies to implement safety practices
  • Develop safety training
  • Create job safety analysis forms
  • Schedule work site audits
  • Inspect work sites
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
About You

Our ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Current Junior or Senior enrolled in a Risk Management, Environmental Health and Safety, or Occupational Health & Safety program leading to a Baccalaureate Degree
  • Ability to multi-task
  • An excellent communicator, both in writing and verbal
  • Must demonstrate a high level of attention to detail
  • Proven to take responsibility for assigned tasks and prioritize workload in fast paced environment
  • Passion for excellent customer service
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organization skills

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Current enrollment in a college program leading to a Bachelor's degree specific to the departmental and or work assignment
  • Continued enrollment in a college program is condition of employment with the City
  • License/Certifications: By position, requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application

Other mandatory documentation required to be considered for this position:
  • Current college transcripts (Official or Unofficial)
  • Cover letter detailing the following; What about the job posting interested you the most? What do you hope to gain out of this experience? What can the City and County of Denver hope to gain from choosing you as our intern?

About Everything Else

Job Profile
TA0015 Professional Occupations Intern II
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Position Type

Pay Range
Pay Range $15.88 - $15.88

Department of Finance

Assessment Requirement

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