Post Date: 11/04/2019
Close Date: 11/18/2019
To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.
This position is with the Workers' Compensation Division (WCD). WCD administers, regulates, and enforces the laws and administrative rules governing the Oregon workers' compensation system.
This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment
Colleagues who are passionate about public service
Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package
Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with the State of Oregon
Live, work, and play in Salem, Oregon
Here’s what you will do:
As a self-insurance specialist, you will protect injured workers and assist employers through the administration and implementation of statute and rules related to self-insurance for workers’ compensation. This includes, but is not limited to:
Certifying employers as possessing the ability to manage and fund their own workers’ compensation liabilities
Assessing, on an annual basis, self-insured employers’ workers’ compensation liabilities in order to determine appropriate levels of security and excess insurance coverage
Developing, revising, and monitoring the effectiveness of program procedures
Here’s what you need to qualify:
Four years experience doing administrative research that included compiling and evaluating facts to recommend management action, or decide compliance with program guidelines and regulations. Two of the four years must be above the technical support level.
Note: college-level course work may substitute for experience on the basis of 45-quarter units per year, up to a maximum of three years.
Reviewing and analyzing financial statements to determine: (a) current and projected future financial stability, (b) the financial strength and liquidity of the business, (c) the ability to make prompt payments, and (d) sufficient working capital;
Understanding of accounting and finance concepts;
Analyzing corporate structure and business ownership changes;
Evaluating the quality of investments used for securitization of future liabilities;
Writing concise summary of findings from financial review; and
Basic property and casualty underwriting principles and practices.
Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.
How To Apply:
Go to https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site and search REQ-23248
To apply for this position, click on the "Apply" button to fill out the online application and complete the questionnaire.
A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. Please attach it in the “Resume / CV” section of the application.
Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.
After you apply:
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Make sure to complete these tasks or actions before the job announcement closes.
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You may be asked to complete a skills assessment or submit a writing sample as part of the application screening process.
This position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your “My Applications” section.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
Helpful Links And Contact Information:
Learn more about DCBS
Understanding the State Application Process
Help & Support webpage
For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov or by phone at 503-378-3200.