Department of Administrative Services

Workers Compensation Program Coordinator (9364MP)

$41.60-$56.72 Hourly / $3,327.82-$4,537.40 BiWeekly /
$86,856.00-$118,426.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Administrative Services this class is accountable for directing the loss control and/or risk management activities of the Workers Compensation Program.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the Workers Compensation Program Manager or other administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Directs staff and operations of the Workers Compensation Program;
  • Coordinates, plans and manages loss control and/or risk management programs; 
  • Analyzes loss control and/or injury and/or illness data by agency and facility to determine trends and address specific areas of concern; 
  • Prepares reports on safety, accident prevention, loss control and risk management for agency distribution; 
  • Recommends policies and procedures for risk management; 
  • Plans, implements, evaluates and promotes occupational safety and health programs; 
  • Provides consultative and technical assistance to agencies, physicians, attorneys and claimants; 
  • Communicates with other governmental agencies involved with occupational health and assists with development of inter-agency programs; 
  • Gathers, analyzes and summarizes fiscal and programmatic data;
  • Maintains and generates reports from program's database; 
  • Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
  • Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Considerable knowledge of
    • occupational safety and health; 
    • loss control and risk management;
  • Knowledge of
    • current educational and training techniques;
    • research methods and techniques; 
  • Considerable
    • interpersonal skills; 
    • oral and written communication skills; 
  • Considerable ability to
    • plan, develop, implement and evaluate training programs;
    • manage, analyze and summarize fiscal and programmatic data.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Eight (8) years of experience in risk management, loss control, claims adjustment, occupational safety and health or contract management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been professional experience primarily involved in loss control and/or risk management activities in the area of Workers Compensation and occupational safety and health.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  • College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  • A Master's degree in business administration, occupational safety or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain certification as a Certified Safety Specialist from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(27)-Personnel

BARGAINING UNIT

(03)-CONFIDENTIAL

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 62

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes.  As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Workers Compensation Program Coordinator in Salary Group MP 62 approved effective October 28, 2005. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 22-007

EFFECTIVE DATE

4/22/2022

CLASS: 9364MP; REV: 4/20/2022;