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SENIOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION EXAMINER - 43000429

Date: May 25, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 381824 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: SENIOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION EXAMINER - 43000429

Position Number: 43000429 

Salary:  $27,500.00 

Posting Closing Date: 06/21/2021 

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

DIVISION:  RISK MANAGEMENT

BUREAU:  STATE EMPLOYEE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS

CITY: TALLAHASSEE

COUNTY: LEON

SPECIAL NOTES:

Associate or bachelor’s degree or two (2) years of professional experience involving workers’ compensation claims preferred. 

Additional preferences:

  • Six (6) months’ experience in a position requiring the processing of medical payments or knowledge of medical terms.
  • Six (6) months’ experience in working with workers’ compensation claims in any capacity.
  • Six (6) months’ experience in customer service and providing information to callers.

The base annual salary for this position is $27,500.00 annually. 

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 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; ability to conduct fact finding investigation; handle telephone calls in a fast, courteous and effective manner; deal with the public in a tactful and courteous 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 assists workers’ compensation specialists with reviewing and evaluating medical-only workers’ compensation claims, processing and paying medical and legal bills associated with workers’ compensation claims and reviewing workers’ compensation First Report of Injury forms.

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