CSAC Excess Insurance Authority

The EIA is a joint powers authority of California public entities, which was established in 1979 to provide insurance and risk management services to California’s counties. Since then, our membership has expanded beyond the counties to include numerous other public agencies such as cities, schools, joint powers authorities, fire districts, etc. The EIA operates various risk-sharing pools, which provide insurance and risk management services to its members for lines of business including workers’ compensation, general liability, property, medical malpractice, and employee benefits.

Job Title: Workers' Compensation Specialist

Job Description 

The Workers’ Compensation Claims Specialist will, under the general direction of the Workers’ Compensation Manager, maintain a case load of open/inactive and future medical excess workers’ compensation claims; monitor reserves and case statuses to ensure compliance with applicable caseload requirements; input claims statuses into financial database; report cases with potential above EIA coverage to requisite carriers; reconcile claims for reimbursement and present to Claims Review Committee for approval; update information concerning claims and maintain claims files; prepare correspondence; generate requisite reports from claims files; contact member agencies or TPAs concerning claims status and information; identify files for closure and do related work as required; attend file reviews with the member and TPA when indicated; provide training to the members and TPAs when indicated.

Job Requirements 

The ideal candidate will have an Associates’ Degree and two years of increasingly responsible work experience in insurance claims adjusting, reporting, management and settlement work.; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Skills include:
• Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
• Experience working with a RMIS system (SIMS, Valley Oaks, David Systems, ATS, etc.)
• Basic knowledge of recordkeeping principles
• Ability to set priorities and handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to handle basic arithmetical calculations
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and good public relations with other employees, agencies, members, and the public
• Completion of specialized educational training and courses related to insurance claims adjusting, reporting, settlement, and management are highly desirable
• Public agency claims experience is highly desirable
• Ability to maintain a current workload (diary, mail, settlement authorizations, etc.)
• Ability to travel when indicated

Physical Requirements
Physical requirements of this position typically include: reaching, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move.

Salary
The EIA strives to compensate its employees within very competitive salary ranges. The hiring salary range for this position is $4,704 - $5,645 per month. Salary adjustments are based on individual merit and accomplishments. A generous benefit package is provided including Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); a Section 125 Cafeteria Plan with coverage options including health, dental and vision; long-term disability and short-term disability insurance; life insurance; optional deferred compensation program; and sick and vacation leaves. As a PERS participant, EIA employees are exempt from paying Social Security except for the Medicare portion of the cost.

Application Procedure
Interested persons must submit a resume and a completed application to the Human Resources Manager at CSAC Excess Insurance Authority. Please visit our website at www.csac-eia.org to obtain an application. Please submit the entire application packet to abateman@csac-eia.org. This position is open until filled.

Apply by: Thu, 11/30/2017

To Apply, Contact: 
Allison Bateman
(916) 850-7300