INSURANCE SPECIALIST II - 43000984

Date:  Mar 28, 2024
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308


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Requisition No: 825960 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: INSURANCE SPECIALIST II - 43000984

 Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 43000984 

Salary:  $36,000.00 - $38,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 04/26/2024 

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*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****

DIVISION: RISK MANAGEMENT

BUREAU: BUREAU OF STATE EMPLOYEE WC CLAIMS/ COMPLIANCE UNIT

CITY: TALLAHASSEE

COUNTY: LEON

SPECIAL NOTES:

Two (2) or more years of professional or nonprofessional experience in the insurance field is preferred

 

Additional preferences:

  • Knowledge of Chapter 440, Florida Statutes.
  • Experience evaluating data related to workers’ compensation or other insurance claims.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

 

The annual salary for this position is $36,000.00 - $38,000.00, based upon experience.

 

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

 

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

 

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 the principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communication and basic arithmetic.  Ability to: examine and evaluate data relating to a workers' compensation program; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to a workers' compensation program; conduct fact finding investigation; handle telephone calls in a timely, courteous and effective manner; work independently; utilize problem solving techniques; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; prepare and maintain reports; perform basic arithmetical calculations.

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

This position is part of the Compliance Unit, in the Bureau of State Employee Workers’ Compensation Claims.  The person in this position will be responsible for reviewing reports for the purpose of troubleshooting and resubmitting rejected EDI filings to the Division of Workers’ Compensation and also performing other functions related to EDI and/or quality assurance as it relates to the workers’ compensation claims administration.

 

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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. 


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