The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of WORKERS' COMPENSATION SUPERVISOR to fill one (1) vacancy in the HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.
The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.
The Workers' Compensation Supervisor
is under general direction, to coordinate the City's self-insured and self-administrated Workers' Compensation Program; to supervise the claims handling and settlement negotiations; to ensure program conformance to applicable laws and regulations; to communicate with Claims Administrators, physicians, and attorneys to resolve claims issues; and to perform other related duties as required.
The ideal candidate shall have five (5) plus years of experience in California State workers' compensation claims management, reserving, adjusting, analyzing, and settling claims in a self-insured public sector environment and p ossession of a California State Certification of Claims Administrator. THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Collaborate with leadership in planning, coordinating, and implementing the strategies, goals, and objectives of the department.
- Provide subject matter expertise on workers' compensation matters to the City team and citywide partners.
- Present and provide recommendations on Workers' Compensation Authority Requests to the City Council in closed session.
- Supervise, review, examine, and adjust workers' compensation claims.
- Review claims and provide recommendations for future handling.
- Supervise, train, and evaluate professional, technical, and clerical staff as assigned.
- Advise employees and dependents of entitlement to Workers' Compensation benefits under State Law and City policy as required while maintaining a high level of customer service.
- Plans, coordinates, and conducts highly sensitive workers' compensation assignments or projects and prepares reports of findings and recommends solutions.
- Coordinate and conduct training for departments regarding procedures and reporting deadlines involving work related injuries.
- Attend WCAB hearings and authorize settlement authority as directed by the City Council.
- Supervise the preparation, or filing, and maintenance of required records, forms, and reports.
- Prepare and present staff reports and other correspondence as appropriate.
Qualifications Recruitment Guidelines:Education:
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Experience:
Five years of progressive experience in the California State workers' compensation claims management, reserving, adjusting, analyzing, and settling claims in a self-insured environment.Highly Desired Qualifications:
Necessary Special Requirement:
- 5+ years of experience in California State workers' compensation claims management, reserving, adjusting, analyzing, and settling claims in a self-insured public sector/government environment.
Possession of an appropriate, valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Possession of a California State Certification of Claims Administrator.
Selection Process DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION :
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SCHEDULING ASSESSMENTS:
- Completed Employment Application
- Completed Supplemental Questions
- Copy of California State Certification of Claims Administrator
If you are selected to move forward in the assessment process, you may be required to self-schedule your appointment. You will be notified via email of your status and provided with self-scheduling instructions. Please check your email regularly following the closing date of this recruitment.
The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification.
It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment.
Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen, and/or medical/physical examination. NOTE : The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university.
Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options:
A. An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at http://www.naces.org/members.html
or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at http://aice-eval.org/members/
B. An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university.All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.