Law Enforcement Senior Risk Control Specialist

North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
January 23, 2023
Raleigh, NC
First Name
Last Name
Phone Number
(919) 715-0089
Closing Date
Open Until Filled


In this role, the Law Enforcement Senior Risk Control Specialist will administer the law enforcement risk control program for the NCACC Joint Risk Management Agency. This individual will identify, evaluate, develop, and coordinate the delivery of resources for member sheriff offices and detention centers. Topics of training will include all operational aspects of county law enforcement, including driver training, use of force, hiring, retention, disciplinary actions, regulations, detention operations, search and seizure, arrest techniques, and generally accepted law enforcement related practices that will assist the member in controlling actual and potential operational risk exposures.

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Serve as a subject matter expert and thought leader for county law enforcement members of the NCACC Risk Management Pools. Collaborate with member sheriff offices to identify and control risk exposures resulting from law enforcement and detention operations. Consult on-site with county sheriff’s offices regularly to identify and control risk exposures to the member’s law enforcement and jail operations.

This is accomplished by using the following techniques and strategies:

  • Review and analyze detailed loss data to identify accident trends and potential loss exposures systemic to the law enforcement operations; develop correctional action plans and prepare executive summaries for senior management.
  • Lead processes to develop and train the law enforcement community on topics related to officer safety and reduction of liability from law enforcement and detention operations.
  • Develop resources for use by the law enforcement community, to include technical bulletins, risk alerts, articles, and presentations.
  • Review and analyze loss trends to target services to areas within the sheriff’s office that may need attention.
  • Develop relationships and serve as the liaison with the NC Sheriffs Association, NC Justice Academy and other law enforcement related institutions in the state to further address law enforcement risk management issues.
  • Promote and monitor members agency usage of the NCACC’s policy development platform and associated LMS provided by LLRMI.
  • Provide technical assistance to the NCACC staff and related vendors; serve as the staff SME for law enforcement related issues.
  • Provide technical supervision and support to regional Law Enforcement Risk Control Specialists.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience Required:

A combination of education and professional experience gained from a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, risk management, business, or other related field of study with coursework in safety, law enforcement operations, risk management or insurance.  Minimum of five years’ management or command experience as a sworn officer in a local law enforcement agency.

Specific experience in a senior leadership or administrative role in a sheriff’s office, as a field consultant or advisor to the law enforcement community, NC Justice Academy Instructor certification and documented experience as a driver trainer is preferred.

Certificates and Licenses:

Current State certified law enforcement credentials

Valid Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:  

Thorough knowledge of the modern principles and techniques of risk prevention; thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations governing the protection of life and property, especially in the areas of law enforcement in North Carolina; ability to recognize existing and potential hazards in a wide variety of work environments, structures and installations; ability to prepare clear and concise written reports; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Association’s membership database; ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, members, state and local officials, public employees and the general public.


TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]