Facility Examiner Job Description Sample
Land Law Examiner (Minerals)
BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team to serve as a Land Law Examiner (Minerals), for the North Dakota Field Office; Division Minerals. This position is located in Dickinson, North Dakota. Information about the Dickinson area can be found at .
The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to, the following:
Preparing decision documents and or notices such as those rejecting or accepting applications, maintenance fees, maintenance fee waivers and/or other required supporting documents; requesting additional information or curative actions.
Reviewing and processing a full range of difficult and complex mineral leasing and mining law adjudicative cases; ensuring that supporting documents filed are complete and meet all of the requirements as specified by law and regulation.
Utilizing data systems and applications to collect, enter, manipulate, update and maintain data according to prescribed program standards.
Ensuring data quality and integrity by adherence to quality control standards and procedures.
- At times, Travel for meetings and/or training may be required.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.
Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" sections.
You cannot hold an active real estate license, nor can you
have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.
Direct Deposit Required.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
For GS-09 Applicants must meet one of the following:
A) Directly related master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or B. or J.D., if related. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work and include a major field of study (including law school) that included or was supplemented by 12 semester hours of course work related to the administration of land laws. Examples include course work in land surveying, cartography, land use law, real estate law, land appraising, land use planning, water rights, mining laws, or legal instrument review and interpretation.
B) One year of specialized equivalent to at least the GS-7 grade level in the federal service. Examples include: Adjudication or examination of applications and claims for the disposal, use of, or title to public lands, issuance of leases, licenses, or permits for land or resources use, and resolving conflicts arising from use; general practice of law that included substantial involvement in examinations of titles or other legal transactions involving acquisition, lease, or disposal of land; and title searching, abstracting, or interpreting land records, survey plats, or tract indexes and books, provided the work demonstrated an understanding of the laws, regulations, and policies associated with land management programs.
C) Equivalent combinations of post-high school education (A) and specialized experience (B) may be used to meet total qualification requirements.
Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade of the position to be filled.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no education requirement for this position. See qualifications section.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
Appointment is subject to meeting one-year probationary requirements.
Government facilities are required to provide a smoke free environment for their employees. Smoking will be permitted only in designated areas.
Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP.
If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must fall within the Well Qualified or Best Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position. Information about CTAP eligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at .
The BLM utilizes telework flexibilities to increase employee satisfaction and retention and to continue operations during emergencies and weather-related closures.
This position is also being advertised under vacancy announcement MT Merit-2018-0194. In the event of new vacancies additional selections may be made from these announcements.
BLM may use certain incentives, currently offered by the Federal government, to attract and maintain high quality applicants. The incentives that may be offered include Student Loan Repayments, Relocation Incentives and/or Recruitment Incentives. BLM positions located in Dickinson, North Dakota, may be eligible for a retention incentive after 90 days of employment.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your rating will be based on your responses to the Job Specific Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
In addition, interviews may be conducted for this position. The interviews may be conducted on a pass/fail basis or may be scored. The job specific questions relate to the following knowledge, skills, and abilities required to do the work of this position:
Knowledge of the various public land laws, mineral leasing laws, Indian Land Laws precedent decisions, legal records, regulations in Title 43 Code of Federal Regulations, program handbooks and manuals, Bureau and Departmental procedures, and related instructions in order to perform accurate records searches and document decisions.
Knowledge of land surveying terminology and land record systems in order to interpret and understand legal land descriptions, and to accurately determine surface and mineral ownership status from surface and quad maps, Master Title Plats, mineral plats, court decisions, commercial legal publications, and other related manuals and guidance.
Ability to utilize computer equipment and software applications to input, manipulate, update, and maintain data and request reports.
On-line Questionnaire: Please make sure that your responses to the on-line questionnaire are supported in your resume.
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Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
THE FOLLOWING SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE INCLUDED, AS APPLICABLE:
- College Transcripts: If you believe you qualify based on your education, or a combination of education and experience, you must submit a copy of all college transcripts (undergraduate/graduate) or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university.
If your degree is from a Foreign Institution see to see Foreign Education requirements. Note: Transcripts must be submitted to each announcement as applicable.
- Veterans Preference Documentation: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the level of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume.
Your veterans' preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide. Missing documentation may result a change or removal of your claim for Veteran’s preference. If you are claiming preference as a TP Veteran your profile must contain a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release, or Discharge from active military service showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc., and reason for separation)- the member 4 copy is preferable.
If you are claiming preference as a CP, CPS, or XP, your profile must also contain a Standard Form (SF-15), Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, with all applicable supporting documentation as instructed in the SF-15. If you are claiming preference based on sole survivorship (SSP), provide the documentation you received granting this preference. More information regarding Veteran's preference .
- Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): If you are a CTAP Eligible applicant: Provide 1) a copy of your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location; and, 2) proof of eligibility. It must be indicated in your application that you are applying as a CTAP eligible. Note: CTAP documents must be submitted to each announcement as applicable.
Uploading and Faxing Supplemental Documentation: You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your computer or USAJOBS Profile. Uploading Documents: you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager (3MB is the maximum size allowed for a document). Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume. The opportunity to do this will be provided during the application process by a pop-up message option to generate an auto-requested fax cover sheet. Each document type must use the appropriate generated fax coversheet and be faxed in a separate transmission. Do not use both options or upload more than one file in each section, only one document can be saved in each section, and only the latest document will be maintained in the system. Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
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
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
Plans Examiner - Palm Bay, FL
Combination Plans Examiner - Palm Bay, FL
SAFEbuilt is currently seeking a talented and experienced On-Call Building Plans Examiner for our West Palm Beach area, FL Operations. This position offers great opportunity for dynamic, motivated self-starters to work on a variety of work 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.
SAFEbuilt has a 20 year history of providing building department services as a government contractor. Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. Join the other 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.
Reviews all plans and specifications for commercial, industrial, and 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.
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.
- ICC Building Plans Examiner certification required.
- ICC Plans Examiner Certifications in multiple trades preferred.
3-5 years combined experience in building department field inspection and plans examiner duties.
Commercial and High Rise plan review experience is a plus.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Acceptable driving record.
COMPENSATION: Competitive salary and benefit package
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.
Processing basic payments and/or claim denials for group health which includes medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, HRA and disability benefits; demonstrating the highest levels of customer service, technical skills and professionalism to ensure mutually rewarding and continued provider relationships.
Examining and entering basic claims for appropriateness of care and completeness of information in accordance with accepted coverage guidelines, ensuring all mandated government and state regulations are consistently met.
Processing claims for multiple plans with automated and manual differences in benefits, as well as utilizing the system and written documentation to determine the appropriate payment for a specific benefit.
Approving, pending, or denying payment according to the accepted coverage guidelines.
Identifying and referring all claims with potential third party liability (i.e.,. subrogation, COB, MVA, stop loss claims, and potential stop loss files).
Maintaining internal customer relations by interacting with staff regarding claims issues and research, ensuring accurate and complete claim information, contacting insured or other involved parties for additional or missing information, and updating information to claim file with regard to claims status, questions or claim payments.
Examining and entering complex claims for appropriateness of care and completeness of information in accordance with accepted coverage guidelines, ensuring all mandated government and state regulations are consistently met.
Processing complex claims for multiple plans with automated and manual differences in benefits, as well as utilizing the system and written documentation to determine the appropriate payment for a specific benefit.
Troubleshooting all claims with potential third party liability, i.e. subrogation, COB, or MVA and stop loss claims and potential stop loss files.
Approving, pending, or denying payment according to the accepted coverage guidelines.
Assisting in training of new groups and new staff as needed; assisting the management team in problem resolution, planning and overseeing workflows; testing and preparing documentation and updating current documentation, as well as providing suggestions and recommendations to improve workflows and departmental efficiencies
High School diploma or GED required
2-3 years Claims processing or directly related work experience.
Knowledge of medical terminology, CPT-4, ICD-9, ICD-10, HCPCS, ASA and UB92 Codes, and standard of billing guidelines required.
Must have FACETS exp
Must have Medicare knowledge
QicLink experience or certification preferred.
Audit experience preferred.
Proficient in Excel
Tax Examiner II
The Department of Revenue's core mission is to collect the revenues required to support the business of the Commonwealth, to make a difference in the lives of children by enforcing the financial responsibilities of parenthood, and to assist Massachusetts cities and towns in sound and efficient fiscal management. Our vision is to conduct our operations in a manner that inspires public confidence in government by administering and enforcing tax, child support and municipal finance laws in ways that are innovative, customer-focused and transparent.
The Operations Division provides information and assistance to taxpayers and tax practitioners of the Commonwealth through the delivery of outstanding customer service, maximizing revenue collections and using the most innovative, cost-effective means available and to promote DOR's enhanced web service.
The Tax Examiner II (TE II) that is selected for this position will beresponsible for covering the counter operations at the Department of Revenue'sHyannis District Office. The TE II willensure that the counter is staffed Monday through Friday between 8:30am and4:30pm.
The TE II will encourage taxpayers to utilize DOR's online services orprovide one-on-one customer service as circumstances and resources allow. TheTE II will ensure that daily receipts, tax returns and other documents enterDOR's workflow and distribution systems in a timely and efficient manner. When time allows, the TE II will also assistthe Special Projects Unit by working on Work Item Queues, Call Campaigns, andany other duties that are deemed necessary by Collections Bureau Management.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting, auditing or tax examining work, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for the required experience.*
- Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operators License may be required
Financial Examiner Entry And Journey
The Financial Examiner entry position will train under the Financial Examiner-Supervisor and other senior examiners and be resposible for performing entry level examiner work. After approximately six months on-the-job training, financial examiners are assigned solo examinations for smaller credit unions and assist senior examiners on larger examinations.
After demonstrating progress and readiness for increased responsibility, financial examiners will progress by increasing the number of solo and progressively larger credit union examinations.
An examination of a credit union includes the ordinary procedures necessary to determine solvency and if business is being conducted in accordance with the statutes, Directors orders, bylaws and accepted business practices
The Financial Journey level position will serve as the examiner in charge of progressively larger more complex credit unions or assist the examiner in charge in the examination of the most complex credit unions or credit unions with significant problems.
The Financial Examiner Entry position is in pay schedule/range 07-04 and the starting salary will be between $17.60/hr. and $22.92/hr
The Financial Examiner Journey position is in pay schedule/range 07-03 and starting salary will be between $22.92/hr and $25.17/hr.
This position does require the ability to travel independently to credit unions throughout the state of Wisconsin.
Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check with may include FBI fingerprinting.
DFI does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.
A minimally qualified applicant will have training and/or experience in both of the areas listed below:
Training and//or Experience performing fiscal related duties (e.g. accounting, finance, loans, etc.)
Training and/or Experience analyzing/reviewing financial documents
In addition to having training and/or experience in both of the areas listed above, a well-qualified candidate will have training and/or experience in at least one of the areas listed below:
Training and/or experience evaluation an institutions financial conditions and performance
Training and/or experience preparing mortgage lending documents
Claims Examiner WC
Claims Examiner Workers Compensation
CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER!
Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the place for you. As the largest and most innovative Third Party Administrator in the claims industry and the first and only TPA to receive both recognition as the Best TPA in America and the coveted Employer of Choice designation, we invite you to come be a part of our team and, "Claim Your Future."
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To analyze complex or technically difficult workers' compensation claims to determine benefits due; to work with high exposure claims involving litigation and rehabilitation; to ensure ongoing adjudication of claims within service expectations, industry best practices and specific client service requirements; and to identify subrogation of claims and negotiate settlements.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Analyzes and processes complex or technically difficult workers' compensation claims by investigating and gathering information to determine the exposure on the claim; manages claims through well-developed action plans to an appropriate and timely resolution.
Negotiates settlement of claims within designated authority.
Calculates and assigns timely and appropriate reserves to claims; manages reserve adequacy throughout the life of the claim.
Calculates and pays benefits due; approves and makes timely claim payments and adjustments; and settles clams within designated authority level.
Prepares necessary state fillings within statutory limits.
Manages the litigation process; ensures timely and cost effective claims resolution.
Coordinates vendor referrals for additional investigation and/or litigation management.
Uses appropriate cost containment techniques including strategic vendor partnerships to reduce overall cost of claims for our clients.
Manages claim recoveries, including but not limited to: subrogation, Second Injury Fund excess recoveries and Social Security and Medicare offsets.
Reports claims to the excess carrier; responds to requests of directions in a professional and timely manner.
Communicates claim activity and processing with the claimant and the client; maintains professional client relationships.
Ensures claim files are properly documented and claims coding is correct.
Refers cases as appropriate to supervisor and management.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Travels as required.
Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Professional certification as applicable to line of business preferred.
Five (5) years of claims management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Skills & Knowledge
Subject matter expert of appropriate insurance principles and laws for line-of-business handled, recoveries offsets and deductions, claim and disability duration, cost containment principles including medical management practices and Social Security and Medicare application procedures as applicable to line-of-business.
Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Analytical and interpretive skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Service Expectations
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines
Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required
Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking
NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer
DTS (Defense Travel System) Voucher Examiner
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