Bar Examiner Job Description Sample
Financial Legal Examiner 1-4
Providing Regulatory Oversight for Our State's Financial Service Providers
About Our Agency:
The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions' (DFI) mission is to regulate financial services to protect and educate the public and promote economic vitality. Collectively and independently, the Department's nearly 200 employees within its 5 divisions - Administration, Banks, Consumer Services, Credit Unions, and Securities - work together to create a stronger economic future and secure financial environment for Washington's consumers and businesses alike. DFI is self-supporting, in that none of its operating revenues come from the state's general tax funds. Its operating revenues are paid by the organizations and individuals it regulates. To learn more about the Department of Financial Institutions, please visit our website at www.dfi.wa.gov.
About The Division:
The Departments Division of Securities regulates the offer and sale of investments to Washington state residents. This is accomplished using a variety of regulatory and enforcement tools, including registration requirements for securities, franchise and business opportunity offerings, and licensing and examination of securities broker dealers, and investment advisers. The division works directly with the entities it regulates and provides technical assistance to small businesses, responds to customer complaints, undertakes investigations based upon complaints and undercover work, and brings appropriate administrative, civil and criminal cases.
This division is recruiting for a Financial Legal Examiner, which may be filled at the 1 thru 4 level, depending on applicant qualifications.
About the Position:
Under supervision, this position supports the mission of the agency by reviewing initial licensing applications of investment advisers and broker-dealers and their representatives. Conducts examinations of investment advisers, broker-dealers and their representatives and analyzes associated financial records that may lead to administrative, civil or criminal actions. These actions advance DFI's goals if implementing and enforcing laws regulating financial institutions and consumer protection laws.
Some of What You Will Do:
Conducts examinations of investment advisers, including portfolio managers, which may involve a team of examiners
Functions as intermediary in coordinating requests for records and communications between exam team and investment adviser's management and personnel
Evaluates investment and financial integrity of investment advisors to ensure adequacy of capital, revenue and income.
Interprets state/federal laws and reviews investment adviser books and records in determining compliance with all applicable statues and regulations
Evaluates investment strategies to determine suitability of investments for clients
Performs thorough analysis and review of legal contracts and verifies compliance with regulations governing unethical business practices
Provides specific written reports and verbal recommendations to registrants directors and management to remedy identified areas of non-compliance
Conduct examinations of multi-state and regional broker-dealers
Assist with examinations of securities and investment firms of any size involving specialized and complex fields such as: day trading, market-making activities of firms, due diligence review of brokerage firms bringing high-risk securities of newly formed companies to the financial markets and evaluates adequacy of registrant supervisor, compliance and administration
Assist with reports and deficiency letter detailing examination findings
Work with enforcement attorney to bring appropriate resolution of serious examination deficiencies, including law violations
Conduct examinations in response to requests from the Enforcement Section for purposes of investigating consumer allegations of fraud, conversation of assets, theft and sale practice violations
Other duties as assigned
Legal examiners must have exceptional analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.
Graduation from an accredited law school. Knowledge of state and federal securities laws and other laws related to the Division's operations
Active membership with the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) or awaiting bar exam results and or bar number.
Official Work Station:
Your official work station will be defined as the Tumwater Headquarters Office.
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Submitting your application materials electronically will act as confirmation that the information submitted is complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. Failure to provide all required application materials may result in disqualification.
Interested applicants should select the "Apply" button and attach the following materials to their application:
Three professional references* (provide contact name, phone number, email address, company name, and job title)
Unofficial Law School College Transcripts
5-10 page writing sample
A professional reference is someone who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have sufficient professional references, please include non-professional references, such as educators or other professional associates.
Note: Application review may begin immediately. DFI reserves the right and may exercise the option to close this recruitment and make a hiring decision at any time. It may be to the applicants advantage to submit application materials as soon as possible.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including credit history and criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
- This recruitment is open until filled. The hiring manager reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time during the recruitment process.
Here at the Department of Retirement Systems, we are responsible for providing the information, tools, expertise and services that ensure our members receive the retirement benefits they earn while in public service.
As the administrator of eight public retirement systems, 15 retirement plans and the Deferred Compensation Program, we serve a vast and diverse population. Our customers include fire fighters, teachers, government employees, and public safety and law enforcement officers who expect to be treated respectfully, to receive responsive service, and for the information they receive to be right. We are dedicated to our customers and to meeting and exceeding these expectations.
Our office is located in Tumwater, part of the Olympia/Tumwater/Lacey tri-city area on the southernmost tip of Puget Sound. We are part of a community rich in history, culture and natural beauty.
We are looking for knowledgeable, experienced individuals to fill one full-time or two part-time Hearings Examiner positions. Hearings Examiners are responsible for all aspects of the hearings process for appeals filed by members, retirees, beneficiaries and potential beneficiaries, and employers of the systems and plans administered by DRS. Work performed by these positions helps ensure our members receive the benefits they earned while in public service.
As a Hearings Examiner, you will preside over pre-hearing conferences and appeal hearings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act and supplemental regulations. You will guide the parties through pre-hearing preparation, obtaining mutual agreement on the issue at hand, setting hearing date(s) and locations, and entering procedural orders.
You will preside over hearings, swearing in witnesses, taking testimony and exhibits, ruling on admission of evidence, and ensuring proceedings are recorded. You will create court-reviewable records and issue written decisions with findings of fact and conclusions of law, explaining your reasoning and results in clear and precise language.
The qualifications for this position include:
A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and membership in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association;
At least three years of experience in adjudicative proceedings under the Administrative Procedure Act (or comparable procedure) before public entities;
Understanding of principles of administrative law and procedure;
Understanding of principles of legal and judicial ethics;
Demonstrated ability to produce clear and legally supported written decisions; and
Demonstrated proficiency in the following competency areas:
Studies and reviews documents and information closely; readily identifies information that is not pertinent and understands when additional or verifying data is needed. Uses data and information in a clear and rational thought process to assess and understand issues, evaluate options, form accurate conclusions, and make recommendations/decisions.
Effectively conveys information in writing and through the spoken word, using language that is appropriate to both the complexity of the topic and the knowledge and understanding of the audience. Sees communication as a vital component of high performing teams.
Makes well-informed, effective, and timely decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment. Most solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time. Is sought out by others for advice and solutions.
Displays balanced thinking that combines data-based analysis, experience, and perspective while also considering decision impacts. Effectively weighs alternatives and makes decisions that incorporate facts, opinions, and other relevant information.
Researching and Gathering Information
Effectively identifies, collects, organizes and documents relevant data and information in ways that make the information most useful for subsequent assessment, analysis, and investigation.
Is a self-starter; demonstrates initiative and motivation in completing his or her workload. Delivers on commitments made to others. Maintains focus and effectiveness; is a visible role model for others.
Analyzes problem to identify the root cause(s). Evaluates possible courses of action; uses reason, logic, and creativity to reach conclusions. Develops timely, effective solutions that take into consideration alternatives, risks, and consequences in relation to organizational goals, resources, and constraints. Supplemental Information
Interested applicants who meet the qualifications and competencies in this announcement are encouraged to apply for this opportunity. Be sure to complete all sections of the electronic application and answer all supplemental questions. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the work history section of the application template.
General suggestions for creating a good application packet:
Read the job posting very carefully. Find out as much as you can about the position.
Make sure you are very diligent in following all the application instructions. Include all requested documentation.
Make sure your application and supplemental question responses address how you meet each of the required and desired qualifications.
Carefully read each of the supplemental questions and respond completely to each one. Pay careful attention to each component of the question, providing examples, and thoroughly describing when and where you achieved the proficiency level, and detail the types of work you performed, the work products, etc., to demonstrate 'how'.
Specifically include all of your work experiences doing the same or similar work, especially if you reference work in these jobs in describing when/where you gained proficiency level skills.
The initial screening will be based on the content and completeness of your application and the materials submitted. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. Applications with comments such as "see attachments" or "N/A" in the supplemental question responses will be considered incomplete.
NOTE: As part of our hiring process, we require an employment reference for the preferred candidate from his or her current or most recent supervisor. If the preferred candidate is a current or recent state employee, we will also review the personnel file as part of our process.
Prior to offering positions to the preferred candidates, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the candidates' suitability and competence to perform in the position.
The Washington State Department of Retirement Systems is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.
Persons of disability needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this announcement in an alternate format, may call the Human Resources Office at (360) 664-7220 or TTY Relay Service at 711.
Latent Print Examiner
InCadence Strategic Solutions is currently seeking a Latent Print Examiner to work on our client site in Atlanta, GA. The Latent Print Examiner will be based in Forest Park, GA, however travel may be required OCONUS, as needed: Afghanistan, Kuwait, Bahrain, or Djibouti. The Latent Print Examiner will be responsible for the following:
- Perform analysis techniques to determine the existence of latent prints.
- Identify, mark, photograph, determine suitability, submit, and perform comparisons.
- Process evidence to determine the presence of latent fingerprints using any documented wet and dry laboratory process at their location. Processing methods include, but are not limited to, Cyanoacrylate fuming, stickyside paste, and dyes.
- Examine evidence for latent prints using all means available, including, specialized lighting sources, conditions, and magnification. All latent prints discovered shall be marked in a non-destructive manner.
- Photograph each latent print using photographic equipment capable of producing an image of 1000 dpi or greater. Each photograph of each latent print shall be separately serialized with each evidence item and case.
- Examine the photographic image and determine whether the print has sufficient quality to make a comparison, and/or to submit to the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS). This determination shall be in accordance with documented criteria.
- Examine and compare latent prints to known prints. Determining a match shall be based on best professional judgment of the examiner. Another examiner shall verify matches independently.
- Document all examination results/findings in the Weapons Technical Intelligence Exploitation Analysis Tool (WEAT) database.
- Annotate the case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results.
- Perform administrative and/or technical reviews of reports and worksheets.
- Ensure proper chain of custody is maintained at all times
- Maintain a clean laboratory and personal workspace environment, in accordance with local laboratory procedures.
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 2-4 years’ experience in the processing of material for latent prints, recovery of latents, examination, visualizing/recording latents, and evaluating latent prints in a forensics laboratory; OR an Associate’s degree coupled with 5-7 years related experience; OR a High School diploma coupled with 8-10 years related experience.
- Proficiency utilizing AFIS, ABIS, and/or other National databases.
- Must be able to successfully pass all medical requirements for deployment.
- Must be able to successfully pass a skills assessment.
- Current comparison experience is a must.
- Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.
- Professional certification by the International Association of Identification (IAI) is desired but not required
Biometrics Examination Services (Bes) Examiner
Job Location: Bethesda, MD
Salary: Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI (must be current and active)
Travel: Up to 25% CONUS and OCONUS
The purpose is to support the NMEC.
- Perform biometric examination services and produce reporting in accordance with agency guidance.
- Conduct thorough identity exploitation of media devices and routinely interact with interagency partners on exploitation findings.
- BS/BA +2yrs experience in IC or law enforcement Biometric Examination Services, or, 4 years of experience in IC or law enforcement Biometric Examination Services in lieu of a degree.
- Knowledge, expertise, and training in image comparison, facial recognition, or facial identification.
- Experience demonstrating the ability to prioritize work assignments and produce reporting on a time sensitive basis.
About the company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
- Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
- Set the Example - "Be out front"
- Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
- Persevere - "Find a way"
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
- Medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
- Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
- Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
- 401(k) with matching
- 10 Paid Holidays
- 120 hours of PTO accrual per year
Coffee Bar Team Member (Nights) South Boston
Provide support as a member of the Specialty team to include receiving and preparing product, maintaining the Specialty floor and displays, and selling product in support of the regional Specialty vision. Ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members. Specialty departments at most WFM stores include cheese, coffee, tea, beer, wine, housewares and other specialty foods and products.Responsibilities
Provide excellent customer service and address needs of customers in a timely and effective manner. Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delicious food.
Ensure a fresh and appealing display by keeping cases and shelves clean and well stocked by front-facing, checking codes, rotating, and removing out-of-date products.
Prepare food items;:cut, wrap, and price cheese and other products.
Assist customers in selecting cheese, beer, wine, housewares, and other specialty products.
Maintain accurate department signage and pricing.
Maintain back stock in good order.
Maintain a safe, clean and well-organized working and shopping environment by sweeping floors and completing sweep logs.
Assist with sampling program, keeping sample areas full, clean, and appealing.
Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.
Operate and sanitize all Specialty equipment in a safe and proper manner.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team
Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow team members and customers
Ability to follow instructions and procedures
Ability to sell proactively
Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in department
Effective time management skills
Strong work ethic and integrity
Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness
Ability to work in a wet and cold environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
Use of tools and equipment, including box cutters, electric pallet jacks, and other heavy machinery
Desired Work Experiences
Customer Service Focus
Located at 348 Harrison Ave, Boston
At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.
InCadence Strategic Solutions is currently seeking a DNA Examiner to work on our client site in Atlanta, GA. The DNA Examiner will be based in Forest Park, GA, with required deployments OCONUS. Possible deployment locations include Afghanistan, Kuwait, Bahrain, or Djibouti. The DNA Examiner will be responsible for the following:
- Examine evidence in consultation with firearms and latent print analysts (as needed) to ensure proposed collection approach will not negatively impact collection of other forensic data from the evidence.
- Collect potential DNA samples from evidence using approved procedures designed to minimize the possibility of sample contamination. All samples shall be properly packaged, marked and stored in preparation for extraction.
- Generate STR DNA profiles from evidence and reference samples.
- Analyze and interpret data from analysis which typically consists of complex mixtures and low level samples.
- Use photographic equipment to capture still images of each evidence item and relevant key portions of the evidence item, or other exhibits, to support further analysis, conclusions, and documentation.
- Annotate the case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results.
- Perform administrative and/or technical reviews of reports and worksheets.
- Ensure proper chain of custody is maintained.
- Perform instrument maintenance.
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 4+ years’ experience working in a forensic laboratory performing DNA analysis on criminal evidence. Experience must include the following:
- Identification of blood and bloodstains, body fluids, and stains of body fluids, hair and other items requiring DNA or related analysis.
- Performance of visual and microscopic examination of hairs.
- Generation of STR DNA profiles.
- Comparison of evidence from victims, scenes, or instruments of incidents to evidence from suspects.
- Must be able to successfully pass a skills assessment.
- Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance required.
- Physical ability and commitment to deploy globally as a team member.
- Professional certification such as American Board of Criminalistics (ABC) is desired
- An active DoD Secret Clearance is desired
Claims Examiner - San Antonio, TX
Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Positions in this family support claim processing functions including investigations, negotiating settlements, payments, and research regarding eligibility, etc.
This role is responsible for providing expertise or general claims support to teams in reviewing, researching, investigating, processing and adjusting claims. Authorizes the appropriate payment or refers claims to investigators for further review. Conducts data entry and re-work; analyzes and identifies trends and provides reports as necessary.
Provide expertise or general claims support by reviewing, researching, investigating, negotiating, processing and adjusting claims
Authorize appropriate payment or refer claims to investigators for further review
Analyze and identify trends and provides reports as necessary
Consistently meet established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards
Provide excellent customer service
High school diploma or equivalent
1 years of previous medical claims processing experience
Basic Level Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook
Ability to multi-task, this includes ability to understand multiple products and multiple levels of benefits within each product
Basic Level Proficiency with SharePoint or Doc.DNA or IKA
Ability to perform and be successful in a high paced environment
Highly dependable and able to perform all duties outlined
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Extended periods of sitting at a computer and use of hands/fingers across keyboard or mouse
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000 lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: Claims Representative, Claims Examiner, Medical Claims, San Antonio, TX, Texas
Residential Plans Examiner
SAFEbuilt is currently seeking experienced Residential Building Plans Examiners to support their Operations in the Firestone, CO Area. This position offers great opportunity for dynamic, motivated self-starters to work on a variety of assignments. You'll be a member of our highly-respected building department team with a full complement of resources to support you and exciting projects to keep you challenged.
Reviews all plans and specifications for residential projects to ensure compliance with city, state, and federal laws and regulations.
Initiates preconstruction conferences with contractors and/or developers and associated staff members.
Provides technical direction and assistance to inspection personnel relating to field problems.
Assess and resolve complaints received from clients, applicants, public, designers, and contractors.
Regularly interacts directly with municipal clients and their staff.
May be required to perform inspections on as needed basis, providing interpretation of codes in the field.
Attends meetings, educational seminars, and functions relating to building codes.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Extensive knowledge of local building codes and current construction procedures/technology.
Must possess the ability to positively interact with other staff members, the general public, contractors, governmental agencies, and other clientele.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Good time management, organization, and attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and a considerable amount of independent judgment.
Ability to prepare written plan review correspondence and update information into company software programs.
Candidate must be able to handle multiple projects in a fast paced atmosphere.
Candidate must stay familiar and up to date with different editions of the International Building Codes.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
ICC Residential Plans Examiner certification required.
ICC Plans Examiner Certifications in multiple trades preferred.
ICC Residential & Commercial Inspection certifications in multiple disciplines preferred.
3+ years Residential Plan Review experience
Experience in residential construction, residential design, plan review, and/or inspections
High school diploma or equivalent.
Good driving record.
COMPENSATION: Competitive salary and benefits package.
More About SAFEbuilt: One of the fastest growing providers of privatized community development solutions in the country, SAFEbuilt has seen a significant increase in municipal contracts and employee growth over the past few years. 2018 is already shaping up to see similar growth and opportunity. SAFEbuilt partners with over 450 communities of all shapes and sizes throughout the country for the efficient delivery of privatized community development solutions including: building department services, community and transportation planning & zoning and community improvement services. Learn more at: http://safebuilt.com/
With Growth Comes Opportunity! Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. SAFEbuilt employs over 600 highly qualified and motivated individuals who share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Improvement. We offer a strong salary and benefits package to reward ability, certification levels, and work experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, paid holidays, paid time off, paid training, new certification bonuses, a matching 401K Plan, and more.
SAFEbuilt is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may call us directly on 970-292-2000.
Building Plans Examiner Specialist
ABOUT THE POSITION
On a specialist level, examines complex building and development plans for compliance with building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and zoning codes and regulations; plans, directs and reviews the work of a team of plans examiners.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Architecture or a field related to the work AND three (3) years of full-time experience in a combination of residential, commercial and/or industrial plans examination or residential, commercial and/or industrial design. Previous experience as a plans examiner may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.
Licensing and Certification:
Must possess an I.C.C. Plans Examiner certificate, or I.C.C.
Electrical, Plumbing, or Mechanical Inspector certificate, or IAEI Electrical Plan Review certificate or Master Electrician certificate, or nationally recognized equivalent at time of application. Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Building Plans Review
- Reviews and examines plans and specifications, life safety packages, and master exit plans for residential, commercial, industrial, amusement and transportation device plans, specifications and related documents for compliance with building and zoning codes and regulations.
Electrical Plans Review – Reviews and examines electrical plans and specifications, life safety packages, and residential, commercial, industrial, amusement and transportation device plans, specifications and related documents for compliance with building, electrical and zoning codes and regulations.
Combination Plans Review (Tenant Improvements) – Reviews and examines tenant improvement plans and specifications, life safety packages, and master exit plans for residential, commercial, industrial, amusement and transportation device plans, specifications and related documents for compliance with building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and zoning codes and regulations.
Plumbing/Mechanical Plans Review
- Reviews and examines plans and specifications, life safety packages, and master exit plans for residential, commercial, industrial, amusement and transportation device plans, specifications and related documents for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical and zoning codes and regulations.
- Reviews and examines plans and specifications, life safety packages, and master exit plans for residential, commercial, industrial, amusement and transportation device plans, specifications and related documents for compliance with building and zoning codes and regulations. Provides lead direction, training and work review to a small group of plans examiners or other staff, organizes and assigns work, sets priorities and follows-up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work.
Provides services at a public counter to answer questions and approve plans. Provides input into the selection, evaluation, disciplinary and other personnel matters, and may counsel employees as required. Researches zoning codes, land use applications, NRS and County Development Codes.
Provides technical information, assistance and direction to plans examiners in areas of expertise. Confers with developers, engineers, architects, contractors, property owners and others to give information regarding codes, regulations and procedures. Reviews engineering calculations for completeness, code compliance and accuracy.
Forwards plan packages to other departments and agencies for review; coordinates review with them and coordinates the plans examination process to ensure that all applicable standards have been met. Recommends necessary changes to obtain compliance with accessibility, building, electrical, energy, mechanical, plumbing, zoning, and other codes and regulations; conveys this information to individuals submitting plans, and suggests alternative ways to meet the code requirements. Advises building inspectors and others regarding problems that may occur in the field.
Maintains accurate records, logs and files of plans, plan review status and work performed. Monitors technical developments and legislation related to new materials and methods of construction, and zoning code changes; recommends procedural or ordinance changes as appropriate. Prepares reports, correspondence and a variety of written materials.
Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a personal or County vehicle to visit work sites and attend meetings.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to inspect field sites and attend meetings; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Lift and carry building plans weighing up to 50 pounds. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Claims Examiner II
The Claims Examiner II adjusts property and catastrophe claims as well as provides a full range of claims support and customer service for all of Boulder Claim's operations. The Claims Examiner II will work closely with the Claims Manager, Claims Assistant, Large Loss Specialist and Independent Adjusters to ensure smooth transition of claims files through the workflow process.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.
Provides a full range claims adjustment duties. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Evaluate estimates and inspections.
Apply coverages on Boulder Claims' losses.
Review and analyze reports from independents, experts and vendors.
Prepare for negotiation or settlement of assigned claims.
Prepare claim payments within established authority.
Works within operating systems, policies and procedures that achieve the directives of the strategic plans of the business unit and company.
Negotiates with insureds, public adjusters, attorneys, and other parties representing ICAT insureds.
Prepares reports on assigned claims.
Provides feedback on claims procedures and processes.
Participate in ICAT underwriting quality and claims reviews.
Participate in Boulder Claims' Large Loss meetings as needed.
Where appropriate, attend internal and external training and seminars.
Where appropriate, perform claim closings and re-openings on files.
Support project manager including, preparation of documents, and follow-up on timelines and deliverables.
Attend project meetings and prepare meeting minutes and action items.
Participate on cross-functional teams.
Maintain knowledge of and support ICAT's company values and strategic plan.
Sit or stand and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.
Stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach.
Work is generally scheduled Monday through Friday with some evening, weekend and holiday hours.
Perform general office administrative activities, including copying, filing and using the phone.
Able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.
Additional duties as assigned.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in insurance, business or related field or equivalent experience.
Three to five years commercial property and/or catastrophe claims examination processing experience or related insurance experience.
Adjusters License for a minimum of Texas and Florida. Able to obtain reciprocal licensing where required for the business and approved by the state.
At ICAT, we have a single goal: help business owners and homeowners recover from a disaster. Since 1998, ICAT has provided catastrophe insurance coverage to home and business owners throughout the United States. From day one through today, we remain a highly specialized, disciplined underwriter of catastrophe property insurance risk.
ICAT has over 200 employees and serves more than 65,000 customers in 42 states through its online quoting system, www.icat.com and through traditional broker submissions. The ICAT brand offers the promise of "Security, Service, Recovery" to policyholders and brokers in providing insurance solutions to protect against natural catastrophe events. ICAT continues to expand through new products such as its Residential Earthquake product in California, which helps homeowners protect their largest asset in the event of an earthquake.
ICAT underwrites on behalf of a diverse line up of strong carrier partners and Lloyd's of London syndicates. Claims administration services are provided by ICAT's sister company Boulder Claims. Boulder Claims was founded in 2005 and in its short history has successfully adjusted and settled over 23,000 claims, including claims from Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Katrina, Rita, Wilma, Dolly, Gustav and Ike. ICAT is based in Broomfield, CO with additional offices in Tampa and Honolulu.
ICAT is owned by The Schinnerer Group. The Schinnerer Group is one of the largest and most experienced underwriting managers of specialty insurance programs in the world. The Schinnerer Group includes Victor O. Schinnerer & Company and ICAT in the United States, ENCON in Canada and other MGA enterprises globally. For more information on ICAT, visit us at: www.icat.com.
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