State of Oregon Insurance Examiner (Market Analyst) in Salem, Oregon

Insurance Examiner (Market Analyst)

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Insurance Examiner (Market Analyst)

Salary

$57,180.00 - $83,724.00 Annually

Location

Salem, OR

Job Type

Permanent

Department

Consumer & Business Services-Financial Regulation

Job Number

DCBS18-0079

Closing

5/7/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Description

Our mission...

To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.

This position is with the Division of Financial Regulation (DFR). DFR's mission supports that of the department by protecting Oregonians' access to fair products and services through education, regulation, and consumer assistance. The division is responsible for ensuring the safety and soundness of financial institutions, the availability and affordability of financial products, and the fair treatment of consumers. Functions include licensing, regulating, and monitoring the conduct of banks, credit unions, financial services providers, health care service contractors, insurance companies, and licensed or registered agents of such entities.

This position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform market surveillance on foreign and domestic insurance companies doing business in Oregon to assure they are in compliance with the provisions of the Oregon Insurance Code and Administrative Rules, and to address any market conduct problems through appropriate corrective actions necessary to protect the insurance-buying public.

Obtain the complete listing of job duties by clicking here.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at the Insurance Examiner level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the Insurance Examiner Entry level qualifications (listed below) to apply as we may consider underfilling the position for up to 36 months. Underfill candidates will be paid at the Insurance Examiner Entry level salary range of $3,943 to $5,765 monthly and must meet the qualifications for the Insurance Examiner level within 36 months of hire.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Insurance Examiner:

  • Hold the Accredited Insurance Examiner (AIE) or Certified Insurance Examiner (CIE) designation offered through the Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society.

Insurance Examiner Entry Underfill Option:

  • A Bachelor's degree in any discipline;

    OR

  • Three years of experience in insurance compliance examination work, auditing, accounting, underwriting, claims adjudication, or loss adjusting work related to the insurance industry;

    OR

  • One and one half years of experience in insurance compliance examination work, auditing, accounting, underwriting, claims adjudication, or loss adjusting work related to the insurance industry; AND an Associate's degree in any discipline.

REQUESTED SKILLS

  • Skill in data analysis

  • Ability to run query reports to analyze data

  • Skill/experience auditing and/or analyzing accounting/financial records

  • General knowledge of financial accounting

  • Proficient with computer software and systems

  • Ability to work independently and well as participate as a member of a team

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work to meet various deadlines

Additional Information

HOW TO APPLY

  • To apply for this position, click on the "Apply" link above to fill out the online application. Only complete applications received by the posted closing date and time will be considered.

  • Attach a cover letter, not more than two (2) pages, describing how your training and experience meet the minimum qualifications and requested skills for this position.

  • Attach your resume indicating positions you have held, organizations for which you have worked, complete dates of your employment (month and year), and a detailed description of your duties and level of responsibility.

  • Attach copies of transcripts, if you are using education to qualify. Transcripts must be from an accredited institution within the US and must include your name, coursework completed with a passing grade, degree and date received, and institution name.

  • Qualified applicants whose backgrounds most closely match the needs of the position will be invited to interview.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK

Employment will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.

WORK AUTHORIZATION

The Department of Consumer and Business Services does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

HELPFUL LINKS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Learn more about DCBS

Understanding the State Application Process

Online Employment Application Guide

Help & Support webpage

Learn more about Oregon

For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov or by phone at 503-378-3200.

DCBS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Committed to Workforce Diversity

Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

  • $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

  • Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

  • Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

  • Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

  • 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

  • Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

  • Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

  • Long-term and short-term disability

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment

  • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.