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GOVERNMENT ANALYST II - 43002020

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 58844 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: GOVERNMENT ANALYST II - 43002020

Position Number: 43002020 

Salary:  $46,381.20 

Posting Closing Date: 08/22/2019 

****OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***
DIVISION: OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION
BUREAU: PROPERTY & CASUALTY PRODUCT REVIEW

CITY: TALLAHASSEE

COUNTY: LEON

SPECIAL NOTES:

A bachelor's degree in risk management and insurance, or other bachelor's degree requiring proficiency in analysis, reading comprehension, and writing is preferred.

Additional preferences will be given to applicants with experience in the following areas. 

  • One (1) or more years of job-related experience in insurance.     
  • Successful completion of coursework pertaining to insurance.
  • Experience in the analysis of written documentation or other data.
  • Experience in the analysis of property and casualty insurance contracts through coursework or current/previous employment.
  • Experience in writing reports, memoranda, business letters or other forms of written communication.        

The scheduled work hours for this position are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.  

A skills assessment may be given to evaluate your skills in the reading, comprehension, and application of the Florida Statutes.

The anticipated starting annual salary is $46,381.20. 

This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment. 

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.   

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process. 

Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of:

  • Property and casualty insurance products.
  • The methods of data collection and analysis.
  • Data collection principles and methods.      

Skill in:

  • The use of Microsoft Word or comparable word processing software. 

Ability to:

  • Analyze insurance contracts and identify and describe scope of coverage.
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Understand and apply statutes and administrative rules.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Collect, evaluate, and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work flow and other activities relating to the improvement of management practices.
  • Organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents, and other written materials.     
  • Conduct fact-finding research.     
  • Utilize problem-solving techniques.     
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Work independently and to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to insurance. 

OTHER ENTRY-LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of computer applications and software.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
This is an advanced level position which independently performs the following duties under limited supervision:

  • Analyze property and casualty insurance forms and other filings which are submitted for review by insurers or other licensed organizations to ensure compliance with insurance laws and regulations in Florida. Confer with representatives of insurers or other licensed organizations through concise, written correspondence, telephone conference, or personal conference to clarify or substantiate where additional information is needed to approve, disapprove, or withdraw filings.  Conduct comprehensive research of insurance-related topics and prepare thorough, concise, written reports as directed.
  • Keep abreast of changes to law or regulations affecting insurance, and respond to requests for technical assistance regarding consumer inquiries. Provide assistance to insurers and other licensed organizations seeking information regarding the regulation of insurance products and operations in Florida.  Provide management consulting services and assistance to unit staff, insurance industry representatives, and Office personnel regarding regulatory matters based upon well-established and accepted practices, theories, techniques, and methodology.  Participate in and assist with job related training.
  • Prepare reports recording the results of systems work performed, including technical writings such as operations manuals, procedures guides, or operator instructions required for systems operations, as well as project reporting.  Assist in identifying areas of potential improvement by use of interview with Division staff, consultants, and project managers.  Plan, organize, manage, and perform investigations, internal audits, internal management reviews, and consultation engagements within the Property and Casualty Product Review Unit.  Provide assistance to agency officials and their staffs to promote the most efficient and effective accomplishment of the operating objectives at the lowest cost.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor, the Director, his/her designee, or upper management. 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee