At UPMC, we are committed to keeping our communities safe and healthy as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds.

Our recruiters will continue to fill positions throughout this time, but interviews and other processes may be modified to protect the safety of our candidates and employees. Thank you for your patience.

For more information about UPMC's response to COVID-19, please visit

Search Our Jobs

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct

Senior Risk Control Safety Health Consultant, (North Eastern PA, NJ)

  • Job ID: 960358500
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Health Plan
  • Department: HB Wrkrs Comp Risk Cntrl
  • Location: , Allentown PA
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $30.17 to $50.94 / hour


UPMC Health Plan has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Risk Control Safety Health Consultant! This position will report to the Health, Safety, and Risk Control Supervisor. Delivers risk control services to clients in assigned territory. Provides technical advice and account information to underwriting business partners for risk assessment and analysis. Works on complex accounts for workers' compensation. Markets UPMC WorkPartners.

Although work-from-home, the ideal location for the individual will be between Allentown and Scranton PA due to the clients local to that region. It is expected that this person will physically visit clients within Northeastern PA/ Northern New Jersey. 


  • Analyze loss trends, recognize opportunities to provide risk control products and/or services which can help reduce losses. Explain how recommendations can help minimize losses.
  • Conduct research for underwriters or clients on class of business, operations, unique or unidentified exposures, or any other technical subject requiring similar analysis.
  • Serve as resource to underwriting and claims departments.
  • Build and maintain productive relationships with underwriting and service teams assigned to support the business, with the broker/agent community, with claim staff, other risk control staff, and clients.
  • Apply analytical skills to complete claims review.
  • Maintain current knowledge of regulatory environment and emerging safety issues. Can explain to customers how the issues impact them and what they can do. Identify where customer is falling short and use that as an example of why they need to follow the recommendation.
  • Maintain timely, relevant communications with the Risk Control Supervisor.
  • Assist the Safety, Health, and Risk Control Manager in the training and mentoring of department staff members as needed.
  • Conduct loss control surveys/safety program analysis at client locations to determine potential hazards and risk factors to be considered in underwriting/risk selection.
  • Invites local consultants, brokers, and agents on co-surveys when appropriate, to further develop/strengthen staff and develop relationships with brokers and agents.
  • Write technically detailed reports that provide a clear assessment of risk and clearly articulate recommendations.
  • Consult with clients on ways to control hazards in order to reduce or prevent injuries. Consistently influences clients to implement recommendations.



  • BA/BS Occupational Safety and Health, Physical Science, or Risk Management required. (Relevant experience in Field Loss Control will be considered in lieu of degree)
  • 4 years of field loss control or increasing levels of responsibility in related operations.
  • High level of skill and competency in Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Makes complex technical information and recommendations understandable and clear to all audiences with varied levels of technical knowledge.
  • Influences others to take action on recommendations, obtains consistent by-in.
  • Listens effectively.
  • Clearly expresses ideas, recommendations, etc. verbally and in writing.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of workers' compensation coverage.
  • Fully understands risk control performance standards.
  • Knows and understands the business plans for each marketing business unit.
  • Has mastered risk control computer systems applications relevant for their area.
  • Handles most complex surveys that come into the office.
  • Understand customer wants and needs, recommend products and services that match their needs appropriately.
  • Provide input to underwriting to help support underwriting profit.
  • Builds credibility with internal and external customers.
  • Creates customer satisfaction by demonstrating the value of risk control services.
  • Familiar with the risk control service tools available to clients.
  • Continually assesses workload in light of business priorities; directs own efforts accordingly.
  • Identifies methods for improving personal productivity.
  • Understands when it is appropriate to bring in the service or technical expertise of our specialists.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Associate in Loss Control Management (ALCM), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Required Master's Degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Physical Science, or Risk Management or relevant experience in Field Loss Control will be accepted in lieu of certification.

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct