Intern, Safety and Loss Control - Hybrid role
Charleston, WV  / Charlotte, NC 
Posted 15 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Encova Insurance has again been recognized as a RISE Elite Top 50 internship program, making this our third year in a row! Rising Insurance Star Executives (RISE) is the voice of young professionals who are looking for ways to share their innovative ideas and spread a new message about who the insurance industry is. As an intern at Encova Insurance you will be part of a dynamic, results-driven team and learn to manage real world situations alongside Encova associates. Our successful internship program attracts students from across our region and our diverse opportunities ensure that our interns are provided with a wide range of learning possibilities!

This role will work a hybrid schedule in either our Charleston, WV or Charlotte, NC offices. The intern will report to the Assistant Vice President, Safety & Loss.

This is a full-time summer internship and will require someone who can work at least 40 hours per week. Start and end dates will be based on availability and business need.

The Intern Safety & Loss Control will assist Safety & Loss Control Consultants in conducting loss analysis and research prior to conducting on-site occupational safety and loss prevention surveys of work sites to assess the policyholder's safety efforts and to detect occupational safety hazards to employees. The Safety & Loss Control Intern will help prepare reports of findings and make recommendations to correct workplace hazards and safety program needs, recognizing conditions or exposures which need an industrial hygiene and/or ergonomic evaluation. This position also participates in management training programs; researches literature, laws, standards and technical developments in the field of workplace safety.

This is a full-time summer internship and will require someone who can work at least 40 hours per week. Start and end dates will be based on availability and business need.

1. Run loss reports, research policyholder's history.
2. Review previous safety and loss control reports.
3. Accompany Consultants on job-site visits and assist with identifying loss hazards.
4. Prepare safety and loss control reports including making recommendations to assist policyholders with reducing losses.
5. Analyze loss runs for accident pattern and injury patterns.
6. Assist in the development of cost effective methods of correcting hazardous conditions.
7. Research literature, standards, laws, and rules to provide employers with effective solutions.
8. Assist with PowerPoint presentations for training.

1. Nonessential function: other duties as assigned

* Must have completed at least 60 credit hours with an accredited college or university.
* Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in Occupational Safety & Health.
* Must be proficient in Microsoft applications.
* Must be detailed oriented.
* Knowledge of Federal OSHA and MSHA standards.
* Ability to compile, analyze, and report on findings.
* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
* Knowledge of safety rules, regulations, and standards.

This position has been evaluated in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Encova Insurance makes every effort to reasonably accommodate disabilities to permit performance of the essential functions and candidates who need such accommodation are encouraged to seek it. This description reflects the nature and level of work performed by associates in this position. It is not an all-inclusive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required. It provides an accurate overview of the work and skills needed to perform this position. Because job content may change from time to time, Encova Insurance reserves the right to add and/or delete functions from this job as it deems necessary for business reasons.

Ready to join our team?
At Encova Insurance, we firmly believe that our associates drive our company's success by delivering unrivaled service to our customers. With success in mind, we make an ongoing effort to provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.

Join us to discover a work experience where your diverse ideas will be met with enthusiasm - where you can learn and grow to your fullest potential.

What you can expect from us
Join our family of industry leaders, and let us reward you with a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package that includes but is not limited to: a 401(k), wellness programs, bonus incentive plans and flexible schedules, with an early close of the office every Friday. Additionally, Encova aspires to be an outstanding corporate citizen in all the markets we serve; we encourage and support associate participation in community initiatives through our foundations.

Encova Insurance is an EOE/E-Verify employer.


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As soon as possible
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