118 North Clark Street
Welcome to the Department of Risk Management's Home Page
This page will serve as an online resource for the residents and employees of Cook County, Illinois. The Department will be expanding the content selection of this site in the future, but for now, please select from the following for your information needs:
The following are the current Shakman Exempt job postings available for the Department of Risk Management. Regular postings for the Department that comply with Shakman hiring processes can be found on the Human Resources: Current Job Listings page.
Manager of Employee Benefits
Manages the development, implementation and administration of the employer-sponsored benefit programs for Cook County and Forest Preserve District employees. This includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, unemployment compensation as well as various voluntary benefit programs. Develops policies and programs designed to keep employees informed about benefit plans and proposed changes including the development of various wellness initiatives and policies to be implemented countywide. Ensures all programs are current with regard to trends, best practices and costs. Reports directly to the Chief of the Bureau of Human Resources and prepares comprehensive reports for the benefit programs to be used for budgetary purposes, union negotiations and contract management.
Should you have any questions or comments, you can call the Department at (312) 603-6422 or email us.