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Enterprise Risk Management Specialist

The State Office of Risk Management (SORM) is looking for a Risk Manager who will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and facilitate the evolution of risk management for state agencies. As a SORM Risk Manager, this person will assist clients in creating a culture of enterprise risk management to proactively manage hazard, operations, financial, and strategic risk and effectively integrate risk management into agency operations. This person will provide consultative services with program participants to conduct broad risk management support including a full range of assessments, recommendations, and advocacy. Risk Managers at SORM serve as an authority on safety and loss control programs, and work closely with our workers’ compensation claims adjusters, continuity of operations, insurance specialists, and other staff to convey professional knowledge of all programs. SORM’s unique culture embraces communication, creativity, and critical thinking. We hire motivated, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with a strong desire to assist our clients, and one another, succeed. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in risk management for Texas state agencies.

Learn more about this opportunity by reading the full job description for the Enterprise Risk Management Specialist (Risk Management Specialist III-IV; 21-0287; PDF) position and apply below.

The Office

The State Office of Risk Management is a unique state agency with an environment of creativity and collaboration. Our employees appreciate the warm atmosphere, mutual respect, progressive approach, engagement, and genuine community that comes from truly caring about each other and what we can do together. We don’t do silos, and your voice and happiness is as important as your skill. We take pride in our mission, our colleagues, and our belonging.

Advantages of working with SORM:

  • Casual dress code
  • Open and accepting environment
  • Wellness and employee engagement activities
  • Much more.

Advantages of working for the State:

  • State Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • Free downtown parking
  • Employee Assistance Program from legal services to mental health
  • Transit discounts
  • State discounts are offered at many stores, hotels, cell phone service providers, and more!

The Texas State Office of Risk Management is administratively attached to the Office of the Attorney General and is governed by a five-member Board. The Office is charged by law to administer insurance services obtained by Texas state agencies, including the self-insured government employees workers’ compensation insurance program and the state risk management programs. Its mission is to enable State of Texas agencies to protect their employees, the general public, and the State’s physical and financial assets by reducing and controlling risk in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

How to Apply

You may apply to the job directly through the CAPPS Career System.

Or, you can mail a State of Texas application (Word) to:

  • Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management
  • State Office of Risk Management
  • P.O. Box 13777
  • Austin, TX 78711-3777

Applicants may direct inquiries to Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management, at