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Zurich NA Senior Risk Services Representative, Property and Machinery Breakdown in Toronto, Ontario

Senior Risk Services Representative, Property and Machinery Breakdown


Job Summary

Experienced Property and Machinery Breakdown Risk Services representative; knowledge of insurance risk control programs.

The successful candidate will be both an Account Engineer and Field Engineer; managing multiple accounts. They will be responsible to work with our underwriting partners to manage the insurance risk control program for selected customers, coordinate and conduct site risk assessments, stewardship meetings and account summary meetings, following Zurich global technical standards as well as recognized national/international codes and standards.

Contribute to the Risk Services team through development of technical papers; mentoring junior engineers; shared knowledge.

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • UniversityBachelor’s Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • candidates with 5 years experience in the Insurance Risk Conrol area will be considered or

  • Fire Protection College Diploma or equivalent and a 8 or more years of experience in the Insurance Rick Control area

  • Knowledgeable of the risk control insurance arena; managing accounts, conducting/coordinating site risk assessments

  • Knowledgeable of complex risks (manufacturing, forestry, energy, chemical, etc.)

  • Experience with applicable codes and standards (NFPA, FM, National/Provincial Fire Codes, etc.)

  • Developing and managing risk improvement actions to help improve the risk profile of a customer

  • Capable of presenting to groups (small & large; internal and external)

  • Self-sufficient with time management skills; ability to work with deadlines and promise of deliverables; capable of working remotely with minimal supervision

  • Expert knowledge of exposures, controls and best practice risk improvement

  • People & customer management skills set/experience

  • Fully bilingual in French & English is a strong asset

  • Capable of national travel (as necessary) – 25%

  • Ability to work within a national team; assisting colleagues; sharing knowledge; engaged participation in meetings

  • Experience in Liability, Product Liability/Recall and Construction risk control a strong asset

Additional Information

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

Zurich is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environment resulting in an accessible organization for employees, customers, and other parties who interact with, or on behalf of, Zurich. We strive to achieve a workplace free of discrimination of all forms, including discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, or medical condition. If you are interested in a job opportunity, please advise if you require an accommodation, so we can work with you to provide a more accessible process.

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting 09/16/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200004CQ

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.