Line Up Examiner Job Description Sample
Minimum QualificationsCandidates must be currently employed with the City of Rochester and must have served continuously*
as an Assistant Plans Examiner or Assistant Architect for the 12 months immediately preceding the date of the examination.
- Candidates must have permanent competitive status or 55a status
1.Employee must complete the requirements for and obtain a New York State Basic Code Enforcement Training Certification for building and property inspectors, within eighteen (18) months after the date of appointment. Training will be arranged by the City of Rochester at time of appointment.
2.Possession of a valid New York State Class D Driver's License at time of appointment and throughout employment.
General DescriptionThis is a technical position in the Department of Neighborhood and Business Development responsible for reviewing and recommending approval of plans for large construction projects and the more complex alterations and renovations. Incumbent occasionally inspects construction sites and performs other field inspections and may be required to perform emergency inspections due to fires and other structural impacts.
Work is performed independently with general direction from senior level staff and the Permit Office Manager. Related work is performed as required.Typical Work ActivitiesReviews architectural plans of proposed new construction, renovation, and remodeling projects, and may also develop such plans;
Monitors construction and reviews plans for compliance with contracts, agency construction standards, and various local and state building codes;
Issues building permits for various types of construction; including mechanical, electrical and plumbing work;
Confers with City staff, property owners, contractors, architects, and engineers to explain code requirements and code enforcement actions, and to suggest reasonable construction alternatives to meet code requirements;
Inspects construction in the field, answering contractor's questions, observing test procedures, photographing project details, and verifying work is being done according to plans and codes;
Participates in meetings with City staff and outside agencies in order to identify code related problems on permit applications or design proposals;
Conducts field inspections when technical scope of assignment is beyond the capabilities of the
inspection staff and to assure uniform application of code provisions;
Reviews and evaluates existing codes and procedures, recommends and implements changes;
Assists contractors, developers, and property owners by providing building code information at the public counter and over the phone;
Inputs, updates and retrieves information on specifications and project files using personal computer;
Updates property files on the City's automated Building Information System and maintains other
files as appropriate;
Prepares reports and related business correspondence.
Exam InformationThis is a written test designed to evaluate knowledge, skills and /or abilities in the following areas:
1.Building construction and rehabilitation
These questions test for knowledge of the various methods and materials used when constructing or renovating various types of buildings and their components.
2.Understanding and interpreting building plans and requirements
These questions test for the ability to read, analyze and perform computations based on technical drawings and written technical material related to building facilities and projects. All the information needed to answer the questions will be presented in the written material and/or drawings.
3.Building, housing and zoning laws and codes
These questions test for knowledge of, and the ability to apply, provisions of the Building and Residential Codes of New York State (and the portions of other codes applicable to these two codes), and the general concepts of zoning, including related laws and regulations.
4.Understanding and interpreting written material
These questions test for the ability to understand and interpret written material. You will be presented with brief reading passages and will be asked questions about the passages. You should base your answers to the questions only on what is presented in the passages and not on what you may happen to know about the topic.
The New York State Department of Civil Service has not prepared a test guide for this examination. However, candidates may find information in the publication "How to take a written test" helpful in preparing for this test. This publication is available on line at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/testing/testguides.cfm
Use of calculators is RECOMMENDED for this exam. Candidates are permitted to use quiet, hand-held, solar or battery powered calculators. Devices with typewriter keyboards, "Spell Checkers", "Personal Digital Assistants", "Address Books", "Language Translators", "Dictionaries", or any similar devices are prohibited.
RATING: This examination will be rated in accordance with Section 23.2 of the Civil Service Law. The provision of the NYS Civil Service Rules and Regulations dealing with the rating of examinations will apply to this exam.
WEIGHT: The written test will contribute 100% to the final score.
SENIORITY: Seniority points shall be awarded based on the date of first permanent appointment in the classified service since last entry into the classified service of the employer for whom a promotional examination is administered (i.e. the City of Rochester or Rochester Housing Authority, as the case may be). Points will be added to the score of every passing candidate as follows:
at least 2 years but less than 7 - 1 point
at least 7 years but less than 11 - 2 points
at least 11 years but less than 16 - 3 points
16 years or more
- 4 points
MULTIPLE EXAMINATIONS SCHEDULED FOR THE SAME DAY: If you have applied to take a written test announced by either one or several local jurisdictions (county, town, city) scheduled to be held on the same test date as this written test, you must notify each of the local jurisdictions no later than two (2) weeks before the test date to make arrangements for taking all tests at one test site.
All examinations for positions in State government will be held at a State examination center. To notify the City of Rochester that you will be taking more than one exam on the same day, please submit a Cross-Filer form. To access the City of Rochester's Cross-Filer form and other employment forms, please copy the following into your browser: http://www.cityofrochester.gov/article.aspx?id=8589935785
Applications: Applications may be obtained from room 103A City Hall, 30 Church St., Rochester, NY 14614-1280 or from our website www.cityofrochester.gov.
A separate application must be completed for each separately numbered examination. Applications must be received by the close of business or postmarked by the Application Deadline date. Late applications will be rejected. Applications must be complete and accurate.
Application Fee: An Examination Application Fee is charged for the City of Rochester to process a candidate's examination application.
It is not a fee for the examination itself. Exam applications will NOT be reviewed until exam fee is paid. Late fees will NOT be accepted.
Payment Due Date is the same as Application Deadline Date for applications. There will be no exceptions to this requirement. There will be no refund of fees if a candidate does not qualify for an exam or if a candidate fails to appear for the examination.
Eligible Lists: Eligible lists contain the names of applicants who have received a passing score on the examination.
Lists will be established in rank order, with the highest score being #1. In the case of tied scores, all persons at that score are considered equal. Candidates must be one of the top three candidates to be reachable for appointment.
Promotional eligible lists are limited to present employees of the City and take precedence over open-competitive lists. All eligible lists are established for at least one year and may be extended for up to four years.
Change of Address: You are required to notify Civil Service of any address changes. Failure to do so may result in your removal from an eligible list.
Admission to the Exam: If you have not received notification of acceptance or rejection for this exam by the Wednesday before the exam date, please notify this office at 585-428-7454.
There is no residency requirement for participation in examinations. Preference in hiring may be given to City of Rochester residents on open-competitive lists pursuant to Section 23 of the Civil Service Law.
Military Candidates: Any candidate on active military duty in the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force or Coast Guard may be eligible for alternative testing dates if necessary.
This applies to the State Militia and National Guard if under Federal Control. If alternate testing is necessary, candidates are required to notify Rochester Civil Service in writing, as quickly as possible. Any such requests must be accompanied by a DD214 or other official military document that substantiates the applicant's active military service at the time of the examination.
Alternative testing accommodations will not be honored if requests are made more than 60 days after release from service.
Effective 1/1/98, the State Constitution was amended to permit candidates currently in the armed forces to apply for and be conditionally granted veteran's credit in examinations. Any candidate who applies for such credit must provide proof of military status to receive the conditional credit.
No credit may be granted after the establishment of the list. It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide appropriate documentary proof indicating that the service was in time of war, as defined in Section 85 of Civil Service Law, and that the candidate received an honorable discharge or was released under honorable conditions in order to be certified at a score including veteran's credits.
Veterans: To apply for your Veterans' or Disabled Veterans' Credits you must submit an application which can be found at City Hall, 30 Church St., Rm. 103A or on-line at www.cityofrochester.gov, click on Jobs and then the Employment Forms link.
Your Veterans' Credits application can be submitted with your exam application, but MUST be submitted PRIOR to the establishment of the eligible list. Veterans' Credits CANNOT be added to your score after the eligible list has been established. Veterans' Credits can only be added to a passing score.
You may waive using your Veterans' Credits any time prior to appointment. You many use your Veterans' Credits for hire only once in your lifetime.
Additional Exam Credits: In conformance with section 85-a of the Civil Service Law, children of firefighters and police officers killed in the line of duty shall be entitled to receive an additional ten points in a competitive examination for original appointment in the same municipality in which his or her parent has served.
If you are qualified to participate in this examination and are a child of a firefighter or police officer killed in the line of duty in this municipality, please inform this office of this matter when you submit your application for examination. A candidate claiming such credit has a minimum of two months from the application deadline to provide the necessary documentation to verify additional credit eligibility. However, no credit may be added after the eligible list has been established.
Alternate Testing Arrangements: If alternate or special arrangements for testing are required, please indicate that on your application and attach appropriate documentation.
A copy of the City of Rochester's Alternate Test Policy is available in Room 103A, City Hall, or from our website. Deadline for requests is two (2) business days after exam.
Preferred List Applicants: Any employee whose name appears on a preferred list, and who submits an application by the deadline, may participate in a promotion examination, if qualified at time of layoff.
Claims Examiner I
Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation's largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.
Mission: L.A. Care's mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.
The Claims Examiner is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of direct contract and delegated
claims per regulatory and contractual guidelines, which includes:
Processing claims for all lines of business, including complex claims
Monitoring itemized billings for excessive charges, duplications, unbundling, and medical coding
Determining prior authorization/precertification of services paid via system and/or health services
Requesting and reviewing medical records as needed for basic information to validate billing information
Reviewing claims for required information, pending claims when necessary, maintaining a follow-up
system, and updating and releasing pending claims when indicated.
- Meeting and exceeding performance measurements for Claim Examiners as required by department to
meet regulatory compliance.
Processing incoming claims: Determining correct level of reimbursement based on established criteria, provider contract, participating provider group, health plan and regulatory provisions. Processing all claims eligible Or ineligible for payment accurately and conforming to quality, production standards and specifications in a timely manner. Documenting provider claims/billing forms to support payments/decisions. Negotiate reimbursement amounts for out-of-network claims. Identifies dual coverage, Potential third party savings/recovery. Maintaining department databases used for report production and tracking on-going work. Claims will be processed within the contractual and/or regulatory time frames within or less than 45 working days and as supported by the departmental policies. (60%)
Perform special projects and ad-hoc reporting as necessary. Projects will be complete and reports will be generated within the specific time frame agreed upon at the time of assignment. (15%)
Assist management with in-house and on-site training as offered to employees, contracted partners and providers. (5%)
Working with internal departments to resolve issues preventing claims processing or enhancing processing capabilities. May assist in testing, changing, analyzing and reporting of specific enhancements. (5%)
Attend meetings as required. Claims Department/Operations Division will be represented at internal and external meetings. (5%)
Perform other duties as assigned. (10%)
High School Diploma
With High School Diploma: At least 2 year of healthcare claims processing experience in a managed care
Previous Medi-Cal claims processing experience, knowledge of State Department of Health Services
regulations, and previous experience in EDI Claims processing a plus.
Ability to operate PC-based software programs or automated database management systems.
Strong communication skills with excellent analytical and problem- solving skills.
Ability to self-manage in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
Extensive knowledge of medical terminology, standard claims forms and physician billing coding, ability to read/interpret contracts, standard reference materials (PDR, CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS), and complete product and Coordination Of Benefits (COB) knowledge.
Moderate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Medical, Dental and Vision
Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles
Job Segment: Claims, Medical, Medical Coding, Insurance, Healthcare
Mid Level Forensic Examiner
• Testifying in court, Grand Jury, or other legal proceedings through testimony, sworn
affidavits, or other legal instruments.
• Successfully passing competency and annual proficiency tests in Digital Forensics as
determined by SFL9.
• Maintaining operational effectiveness of all assigned Government hardware, software,
and forensic support equipment.
• Maintaining proper chain of custody of evidence and associated documentation.
• Performing other laboratory forensic functions as assigned.
• Requires ability to travel with limited advance notice of 1-2 days. OSB travel typically
consists of 2 nights/3 days, with days 1 and 3 identified as travel days. The contracted
examiner must be able to adjust immediately to unexpected changes. OSB operations
normally take place during the workweek (i.e. Monday through Friday); however,
occasional weekend (i.e. Saturday and Sunday) work may be required.
• OSB operations frequently exceed a typical eight-hour day and it is required that the
contracted examiner remain onsite as long as is necessary to complete the operation.
• During an OSB, work schedules will adjust due to operational needs.
• Provide onsite digital forensics technical support for DEA operations.
• Identify and provide assistance and guidance for search and seizure of computer
systems, handheld devices, and digital storage media.
• Follow laboratory policies and procedures for OSB operations.
• Interfacing with a case agent and developing analysis plan to address questions of
• Performing forensic analysis, to include, but not limited to:
o Recovering deleted files and other system artifacts.
o Decrypting password protected data files and devices.
o Performing forensic keyword searches and producing results.
o Analyzing and interpreting various data to provide technically accurate forensic
results and reports.
o Querying, extracting, and reporting data from relational databases found on suspect
media while maintaining data integrity.
o Recovering and restoring proprietary pharmaceutical databases, to include from flat
files or backups.
• Writing clear and concise technical reports and notes detailing work.
• Conducting research and development to identify evidentially significant artifacts from
emerging hardware and software technologies.
• Conducting research and development to identify new methods of forensic data
extraction and preservation.
• Conducting validation of tools and techniques.
• Providing guidance and training on emerging technology and new techniques to forensic
personnel as needed.
• Participating and representing the laboratory in professional organizations and working
groups as required.
- US Citizen
- Background investigation
- BS Degree in Computers or Science field with 24 credit hours in computer science, engineering or math
- Possess a laboratory-approved industry certification, currently EnCE and pass a test
- 3 to 7 years digital forensic experience
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
Plans Examiner - Westlake, CA
A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES
Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.
Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.
This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.
Bureau Veritas North America, Inc. has openings for highly experienced ICC Certified Plan Reviewers for full time positions.
Provide complete non-structural plan reviews of commercial, industrial and residential buildings for compliance with applicable codes and standards.
May provide majority of the structural plan reviews of wood framed commercial, industrial, and residential buildings for compliance with applicable codes and standards and engineering principals.
Assess and resolve complaints received from clients, applicants, public, designers, contractors or co-workers.
May be assigned to provide basic plan reviews directly for jurisdictions, where the scope of work may include calculating construction valuations and permit fees, processing building permits, and reviewing contractors licensing, business licensing and owner/builder verifications (i.e. basic permit technician skills may be required).
Prepare written plan review correspondence and update information into various computer software programs.
Explain and answer client questions regarding generated plan review letters. May interact directly with clients and their staff.
Education -Any combination of education or experience normally equivalent to a two year college degree, building inspection technology degree or certificate or Associate Degree in engineering, architecture.
Experience – At least 2 years steady experience as a plans examiner with a city or county or professional code consulting group.
Certifications / Skills –
ICC certifications required
Must have a valid class C driver's license and safe driving record
Structural review ability a plus
Working knowledge of office computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, etc.
Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must be a team player and able to work well with clients and co-workers
Must possess problem solving skills
If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with your request to USinfor@us.bureauveritas.com We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!
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Commercial Auto Claims Examiner - Physical Damage
James River Group Holdings is a Bermuda-based insurance holding company which owns and operates a group of specialty insurance and reinsurance companies; James River Insurance Company located in Richmond, VA; Falls Lake Insurance Companies located in Raleigh, NC; James River Group Reinsurance, located in Bermuda and the parent company, James River Group, located in Chapel Hill, NC. Our family of companies have received numerous Best Place to Work awards from Business Insurance and the Richmond Times Dispatch.
The Physical Damage Claims Examiner will handle a caseload of high volume low complexity commercial automobile claims under a moderate level of supervision, depending on the level of experience. Job functions include the following: Analyzing claims to determine applicable coverage; Analyzing claims to determine the extent of the Insured's or insurer's liability; Reviewing and evaluating damages and determining strategies for resolution; Settling claims in accordance with policy provisions and within authority. The Claims Examiner will engage in frequent verbal and written communication with claimants and policyholders. The Claims Examiner will ensure that state claims handling requirements are met and internal guidelines are followed. The Claims Examiner will handle claims in accordance with established James River Claims Best Practices.
Duties and Responsibilities
Continuously exhibit and uphold Core Values of Integrity, Accountability, Communication and Teamwork, Innovation and Customer Service
Perform coverage, liability, and property damage analysis on all claims assignments
Investigate allegations and determine facts based on evidence and recorded interviews of parties with knowledge
Draft disclaimers and reservation of rights letters as soon as coverage issues are identified
Assign limited task based investigations and appraisals to independent licensed insurance professionals in close proximity to where the claim occurred
Negotiate property damage settlements, mitigate losses, and control expenses within authority
Maintain a high level of communication internally with Claims Manager and team members as well as externally with insureds and claimants.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical skills
Ability to work independently with moderate level of supervision
Excellent organizational skills
Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to work in a team environment and take directions from a Claims Manager
Functional knowledge and skills reflective of a fully competent Claims Examiner
Ability to successfully obtain the required state adjusters' licenses within six (6) months following the completion of Company-provided licensure training courses and maintain appropriate licensure thereafter.
Experience and Education
Four year college degree preferred
One to three years of claims handling experience
Experience in working with liability and coverage issues
Multi-jurisdictional claims experience preferred
Adjuster license and/or certifications preferred
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Under close supervision, receives assignments and reviews claim and policy information to provide background for investigation and may determine the extent of the policy's obligation to the insured depending on the line of business.
Contacts, interviews and obtains statements (recorded or in person) from insureds, claimants, witnesses, physicians, attorneys, police officers, etc. to secure necessary claim information.
Depending on line of business may inspect and appraise damage for property losses or arranges for such appraisal.
Evaluates facts supplied by investigation to determine extent of liability of the insured, if any, and extent of the company's obligation to the insured under the policy contract.
Prepares reports on investigation, settlements, denials of claims, individual evaluation of involved parties etc.
Sets reserves within authority limits and recommends reserve changes to Team Leader.
Reviews progress and status of claims with Team Leader and discusses problems and suggested remedial actions.
Prepares and submits to Team Leader unusual or possible undesirable exposures.
Assists Team Leader in developing methods and improvements for handling claims.
Settles claims promptly and equitably.
Obtains releases, proofs of loss or compensation agreements and issues company drafts in payments for claims.
Informs claimants, insureds/customers or attorney of denial of claim when applicable.
Knowledge of insurance industry
Basic knowledge of claims handling concepts, practices, and procedures
Basic Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability and willingness to travel and relocate
Analytical, Detailed Oriented
Customer focus – responsive with an appropriate sense of urgency
Strong Communication Skills - including the ability to listen effectively; to confidently and diplomatically express opinions and voice concerns with other team members; and to present effective written communication to varied audiences.
- Excellent Interpersonal
Ability to establish trust and effective working relationships with others on an external and internal basis.
Strong Negotiation and Presentation Skills
Ability to work collaboratively, independently and as part of a team.
Ability to Multitask
Ability to adjust and adapt in an ever changing environment
Committed to high standards of behavior and performance
Bachelor's Degree required
Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work environment. Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates and we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and skills. We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular background has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success.
Chubb offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health and dental, vision, a generous retirement savings plan, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and business casual dress. At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Examiner - Member Regulation, Sales Practice - Kansas City, MO
We Work to Protect Investors. Join our Team.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is seeking a well-qualified individual for our Examiner opening in Kansas City, MO. To be considered for this position, please submit your resume through our career site at www.finra.org/careers – no phone calls, please.
The Examiner is responsible for identifying risks, developing regulatory strategies to address those risks and works with teams to achieve the goals of the strategies. The Examiner provides input to staff with regard to his/her respective area(s) of competence. This is a professional position sharing knowledge, developing and refining skills, and working under moderate supervision and guidance.
Position may be filled at various levels depending on experience and job skills of a successful candidate.
Essential Job Functions:
Participate in examinations, special projects, sweeps and task forces as assigned. The Examiner possesses a competent level of knowledge of relevant rules, regulations, guidelines and industry practices. This activity may be conducted either in the field or in the office.
Proactively identify notable trends in industry practices, products and procedures.
Ensure regulatory programs serve departmental goals and FINRA's mission in an efficient and effective manner.
Demonstrate proficient critical thinking, research and quantitative skills.
Possess a competent level of knowledge of securities products, activities of member firms and the industry.
Participate as a team member on examinations to assist with or conduct discovery/risk reviews and examination reports.
Actively participate in meetings on firms and/or examinations with moderate supervision and guidance.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Major in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Cybersecurity/Computer Forensics, Data Analytics or related fields preferred. Advanced degree/certifications a plus.
Knowledge of business conduct risk and industry practices, securities industry rules, regulations and best practices required.
Demonstrate working knowledge of risk analysis and proactive risk identification. Possess strong analytical skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Possess excellent time management skills.
Minimum of one to three years of securities, compliance or financial regulatory experience.
Exemplify the FINRA Leadership Characteristics and serve as a role model for staff in the department.
Work is normally performed in an office environment at FINRA, member firm premises or at various locations.
Overnight travel is required.
Extended hours are frequently required.
Work expectations include timely and high quality productivity.
To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume. A writing sample may be required as part of the submission.
The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.
Please note: If the "Apply Now" button on a job board posting does not take you directly to the FINRA Careers site, enter www.finra.org/careers into your browser to reach our site directly.
FINRA strives to make our career site accessible to all users. If you need a disability-related accommodation for completing the application process, please contact FINRA's accommodation help line at 240.386.4865. Please note that this number is exclusively for inquiries regarding application accommodations.
In addition to a competitive salary, comprehensive health and welfare benefits, and incentive compensation, FINRA offers immediate participation and vesting in a 401(k) plan with company match. You will also be eligible for participation in an additional FINRA-funded retirement contribution, our tuition reimbursement program and many other benefits. If you would like to contribute to our important mission and work collegially in a professional organization that values intelligence, integrity and initiative, consider a career with FINRA.
FINRA's Code of Conduct imposes restrictions on employees' investments and requires financial disclosures that are uniquely related to our role as a securities regulator. FINRA employees are required to disclose to FINRA all brokerage accounts that they maintain, and those in which they control trading or have a financial interest (including any trust account of which they are a trustee or beneficiary and all accounts of a spouse, domestic partner or minor child who lives with the employee) and to authorize their broker-dealers to provide FINRA with duplicate statements for all of those accounts. All of those accounts are subject to the Code's investment and securities account restrictions, and new employees must comply with those investment restrictions—including disposing of any security issued by a company on FINRA's Prohibited Company List or obtaining a written waiver from their Executive Vice President—by the date they begin employment with FINRA. Employees may only maintain securities accounts that must be disclosed to FINRA at one or more securities firms that provide an electronic feed (e-feed) of data to FINRA, and must move securities accounts from other securities firms to a firm that provides an e-feed within three months of beginning employment.
As standard practice, employees must also execute FINRA's Employee Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreement without qualification or modification and comply with the company's policy on nepotism.
FINRA is an independent, non-governmental regulator for all securities firms doing business with the public in the United States. FINRA works to protect investors and maintain market integrity in a public-private partnership with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), while also benefiting from the SEC's oversight. In its role as investor guardian, FINRA is informed, but not influenced, by the industry that it regulates. FINRA's independent regulation plays a critical role in America's financial system–all at no cost to taxpayers.
FINRA touches virtually every aspect of the securities business—from registering and educating industry participants to examining securities firms; writing rules; enforcing those rules and the federal securities laws; informing and educating the investing public; providing trade reporting and other industry utilities; and administering the largest dispute resolution forum for investors and registered firms. FINRA uses technology powerful enough to look across markets and detect potential abuses. Using a variety of data gathering techniques, we work to detect insider trading and any strategies firms or individuals use to gain an unfair advantage.
In today's fast-paced and complex global economy, FINRA is a trusted advocate for investors, dedicated to keeping the markets fair and proactively addressing emerging regulatory issues before they harm investors or the markets. FINRA operates from Washington, DC, and New York, NY, with other offices around the country.
Find out more about us and how we work—and view our current openings—at www.finra.org/careers.
Search Firm Representatives
Please be advised that FINRA is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, a valid written agreement and task order must be in place before any resumes are submitted to FINRA. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FINRA without a valid written agreement and task order in place will be deemed the sole property of FINRA and no fee will be paid in the event that person is hired by FINRA.
FINRA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal state or local laws as appropriate, or upon the protected status of the person's relatives, friends or associates.
FINRA abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.
FINRA abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
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Claims Examiner - Liability
Claims Examiner Liability
IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE
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With one of the largest teams of liability experts in the world, Sedgwick supports and resolves property, general, auto, product and professional liability claims, and helps our clients maintain brand protection in times of crisis.
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To analyze complex or technically difficult general liability 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 general liability 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.
Assesses liability and resolves claims within evaluation.
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 claims 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.
Prior experience managing litigated files preferred.
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
National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (LB Field Examiner) W/Capital Markets, Nb-570-Vi
Help Duties Summary
As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (LB Field Examiner), with emphasis in Capital Markets, you will serve as the focal point in the examination of selected banks or business lines within Large Banks.
Large Bank Supervision
New York, NY
This vacancy was amended to extend the closing date to April 22, 2019.
Learn more about this agency
As a National Bank Examiner/Bank Examiner (LB Field Examiner) with emphasis in Capital Markets, you will:
Serve as an Examiner-In-Charge (EIC) of supervisory activities participating in planning and conducting capital market examinations. Plan, organize, and control supervisory activities in large banks, and occasionally for midsize banks, credit card banks, and/or the most complex community banks.
Using a risk based approach, develop supervisory strategies including plans to effect corrective action and programs to monitor bank progress. Understand and implement the OCC's program for Supervision by Risk.
Conduct or participate in discussions with senior bank management on findings and recommendations. Review and discuss findings, conclusions, and areas of concern with the Board of Directors, committees of the board, or senior bank management in coordination with the EIC.
Prepare communications to foster positive changes within the bank. Maintain effective communications internally within the OCC and/or external to the OCC and ensure that appropriate coordination and follow-up activities take place.
Monitor and evaluate work of assigned staff during supervisory activities. May serve as a training team leader or instructor; providing leadership and training to other examiners, including assigned staff during supervisory activities.
Occasional travel - Travel overnight or locally.
Job family (Series)
0570 Financial Institution Examining
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
If selected for this position, you will be required to:
Complete a one-year trial period (unless already completed).
Complete a background investigation (unless already completed).
Sign a statement that you are voluntarily leaving the competitive service for a position in the excepted service, if applicable.
Travel overnight or locally on a frequent basis.
Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
File an OCC Financial Disclosure Form.
Complete a financial disclosure review and resolve any ethics issues.
Click here for important information about OCC ethics standards, such as the requirement that new hires divest their bank securities.
You must meet the following requirements within 60 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement:
You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the NB-V band level. Examples of specialized experience for this position include:
- Leading examinations, reviews or audits within a financial institution to evaluate the effectiveness of capital markets risk management practices in two or more areas (e.g., asset securitization, risk measurement/reporting, capital planning/stress testing, earnings & capital, treasury, and trading activities).
The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector, or through volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
Education cannot be used to qualify for this position.
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