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Date: Sep 11, 2019

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Requisition No: 72899 

Agency: Financial Services


Position Number: 43003110 

Salary:  $46,381.20 - $102,026.16 

Posting Closing Date: 09/23/2019 







A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university OR a minimum of five (5) years of professional executive experience in either worker’s compensation or risk management or regulatory administration is required.

Additional requirements:

  • Three (3) or more years of workers’ compensation experience
  • A working knowledge of 440, Florida Statutes and Administrative Rules
  • Ability to apply supervisor principles and practices

Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • Three (3) or more years of managerial or supervisory experience
  • One (1) or more years Microsoft Office Suite experience in a professional setting
  • Two (2) or more years’ experience conducting face-to-face fact-finding reviews or interviews
  • Audit experience
  • Risk management experience
  • A professional audit certification

Travel required. Valid driver’s license required.

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 and skill in utilizing investigative techniques; statutory coverage requirements of the Workers’ Compensation Law (Chapter 440, Florida Statutes) and Florida Administrative Rules; ability to apply supervisor principles and practices. 
  • Ability to make and defend decisions regarding enforcement actions; to conduct fact-finding interviews and take statements; to evaluate and document performance of staff; to use deductive reasoning; to determine work priorities, assign work and ensure proper completion of work assignments; to analyze information and determine its validity; to prepare and conduct training programs; to prepare reports; to make independent decisions; to maintain strict confidentiality; to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; to safely operate a motor vehicle, as evidenced by a valid driver’s license; to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures; to supervise people; to prioritize work load; to develop various reports; to assess budgetary needs; to collect, analyze and interpret data; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to communicate effectively; to plan, organize and direct program activities. 
  • Skilled in the review and analysis of written correspondence.


*The Workers’ Compensation Administrator is a managerial/supervisory position requiring work planning, directing, and enforcing workers’ compensation laws and regulations. In this position the Workers’ Compensation Administrator will travel with a team of Insurance Examiner II’s to a claims handling entity’s location to assure the greatest possible compliance with the Workers’ Compensation Law (Chapter 440, Florida Statutes) and Administrative Rule requirements. The incumbent is responsible for administration of the program and supervision of the Bureau’s Audit staff and directing of staff in activities that include the interpretation, application and enforcement of rules under the workers' compensation law. This includes planning, directing and coordinating the work of staff to assure efficiency, effectiveness and productivity; communicating with, motivating, training and evaluating employees; planning and directing staff in their work and recommending new hires and corrective/disciplinary actions. Oversees audit planning, field work, and audit reporting; prepares reports, and communicates findings and recommendations to line and senior management.

*Reviews completed case files, special assignments and reports for accuracy and completeness. Reviews cases being challenged for legal action ensuring all statutory requirements are satisfied for successful prosecution.

*Evaluates and document job performance, efficiency, effectiveness, productivity of staff, and provide additional training, as necessary. Provides instruction, interpretation, opinion and advice to staff in order to resolve disputes or answer questions in complex or technical matters.

*Renders decisions, opinions, referrals and reports with consistent quality, reliability and equity without bias, in accordance with applicable statutes, rules, regulations and policy. Demonstrates sound judgment and reasoning in advising and assisting prosecutors and legal counsel on resolving enforcement matters and legal cases. Assists staff in all aspects of complex or difficult investigations and accompany staff on a routine basis to assess proficiency and performance.

*Establishes and maintains positive work relationships. Promotes positive customer service and public relations atmosphere on behalf of the Division.

*Serve as a public speaker or panelist, write original and/or responsive correspondence, appear as complainant or witness in litigated cases and as a consultant to employers or regulatory agencies with requests for compliance information.

*Administers routine personnel matters affecting subordinates, including granting sick, compensatory or annual leave and recommends hiring, promoting, disciplinary or terminating personnel.

*Assists in development and enhancements of audit systems, and prepare reports with recommendations and process flows.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee