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Managing Risk Control Specialist Property

Naperville, Illinois

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$118,400.00 - $195,400.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

Under direct oversight reports to Technical Director, Property Development. Responsible for advancing property skill development of RC Consultants, Regional Specialists, and Specialists in a timely, efficient and effective manner. Assist with keeping the quality of the property discipline high throughout assigned Field Risk Control region(s). Responsible for tracking and monitoring property skill development in a manner that development activities and status (e.g. lagging, on-target, completion) can be easily seen and understood by staff and leadership to allow for corrective action, appropriate work assignments, and Level of Expertise to be properly handled.

What Will You Do?

  • In concert with field leadership and the Technical Director, Property Development, determine property skill development gaps and oversee the timely, efficient and effective means of capturing current needs, and monitoring and moving staff forward on their individual property development plans.
  • Responsible for property skill development in the assigned Field Risk Control region(s) through training, active coaching, and co-surveys. Build learning strategies and Individual Dev Plans for field staff.
  • Identify technical development needs of staff and engage resources needed to support staff development.
  • Attract, recruit, retain and develop top property loss control talent. Work in close collaboration with peers and field leadership.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Insurance and Risk Control knowledge; strong understanding of PC lines of coverage and Commercial Lines products and the related Risk Control disciplines.
  • Prior role that included technical training or mentoring within the property discipline.
  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist, NFPA Committee Member or similar earned designation.
  • Demonstrates expert property knowledge and can apply the competency in the most complex situations.
  • Able to help others understand the skill or discipline.
  • Effective platform skills with presentation and training skills for all audiences.
  • Superior interpersonal skills demonstrated in a variety of settings such as communicating complex topics, influencing and negotiating.
  • Must have or be able to attain appropriate certification to meet specific state requirements where applicable.

What is a Must Have?

  • Bachelors' degree.
  • 6 years of technical experience within fire/science, engineering discipline, or technical science/property field.
  • Valid drivers license.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you're eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results. 

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.