The Department of Administrative Services’ (DAS) is committed to administering the State of Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Program to be current with the standards of an ever-changing industry. The main objective is to achieve the delicate balance between cost effectiveness for our organization and the delivery of a responsive program to our injured employees. The goal is to empower and support state agencies to meet the established operational procedures within the program as well as assisting them to promote a culture of safety within their respective workforces.
The State of Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Program is centrally administered through DAS. DAS contracts with a third party claim administration company for all claim adjusting services, the physician provider directory, and all supporting managed care services to the program. The DAS Workers’ Compensation unit has the responsibility for oversight of the Third Party Administrator. The role of the DAS Workers’ Compensation Program Coordinator is critical to our mission, statutory obligations and program goals.
The DAS Workers’ Compensation Division is currently accepting applications for (1) Workers’ Compensation Program Coordinator position. This is a (40) hours per week position 8:30am to 5pm Monday through Friday, located at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT.
The position will be responsible for:
Preparing analyzing and projecting fiscal data
Preparing reports and documents in Microsoft Suite, including, Word, Excel Pivot Tables, and Access
Processing workers’ compensation claims utilizing CORE-CT( PeopleSoft) preparing and analyzing wage audits
Coordination and oversight of a Workers’ Compensation third party administrator
Attending Workers’ Compensation Hearings and File Reviews
Supporting state agency’s safety mission by coordinating loss control initiatives including injury prevention
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify their qualifications on their application.
Applicants are required to submit a resume on the resume tab.
NOTE: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation such as performance reviews, attendance, supervisory references, etc., to support their candidacy for this position.
Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact DAS' Human Resources: Belinda.Rivera2@ct.gov.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Administrative Services this class is accountable for coordinating loss control and/or risk management activities of the Workers Compensation Program.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Coordinates loss control and/or risk management programs; analyzes all 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; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of occupational safety and health; considerable knowledge of loss control and risk management; knowledge of current educational and training techniques; knowledge of research methods and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate training programs; considerable ability to manage, analyze and summarize fiscal and programmatic data.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years experience in risk management, loss control, claims adjustment, occupational safety and health or contract management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
1. One (1) year of the General Experience must have primarily involved professional responsibility for loss control and/or risk management activities in the area of workers compensation and occupational safety and health.
2. May require certification as a Certified Safety Specialist from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. 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.
2. A Master's degree in business administration, occupational safety or closely related fields may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
- Experience preparing fiscal reports
- Experience with Microsoft Suite
- Experience with CORE-CT (PeopleSoft)
- Experience in coordination of a Workers’ Compensation third party administrator
- Experience in CT Workers Compensation Hearings
- Experience coordinating Loss Control Initiatives
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.