Who We Are
Our mission at the State of Connecticut
, Connecticut Insurance Department (CID
) is consumer protection. The department carries out its mission by enforcing state insurance laws to ensure policy holders are treated fairly, by providing assistance, outreach and education to help consumers make sound choices and by regulating the industry in a fair and consistent manner that fosters market competition for availability of insurance.
The CID is currently recruiting for an Insurance Associate Examiner position for the Investigation/Fraud Unit. We are located at 153 Market Street in Downtown Hartford, easily accessible for all commuters. This position is full-time, 40 hours a week, Monday-Friday.
We participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan, as well as, paid time off!
Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included a resume within the "Resume Tab" of your application.
NOTE: Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meet the preferred requirements of the position.
Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Raisa Capellan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Insurance Department, this class is accountable for independently performing complex tasks related to the review of insurance policy forms and rates, investigation and mediation of consumer complaints or examination of insurance company records and market and/or business practices or analysis of financial statements and related records.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs complex related duties involving review of insurance company policy and rate filings, examination of insurance companies' market conduct and/or business practices or investigation and mediation of consumer complaints for compliance with relevant statutes and regulations; examine all related types of insurance policy forms based upon assigned functional area for new and unusual products; may conduct studies of cost, content and availability of various lines of insurance; may independently conduct investigation of complaints against insurance companies including complicated cases and issues; may lead or independently conduct market examinations of insurance companies for compliance with relevant state statutes and guidelines including rates charged and claims practices; may assist in the training of lower level examiners; prepares reports of examinations and/or investigations; assists in the preparation of material for criminal and/or administrative cases; may review loss reserve methodology including testing of underlying data and examining the adequacy of an insurer's loss reserve; participates in the drafting of regulations and bulletins; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to interpret insurance licensee law, regulations and guidelines; considerable knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices; considerable knowledge of business practices and operational procedures of insurance licensees; considerable knowledge of policy contracts and forms; knowledge of methods and procedures for conducting investigations and examinations; knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply insurance statutes, regulations and bulletins; knowledge of insurance rates and rating procedures; some knowledge of contract and property law; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to calculate complex mathematical formulas; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of experience in one or more of the following areas: claims, claims adjusting, sales, underwriting, contract development, actuarial work or agency services within the insurance industry OR governmental regulation of the insurance industry OR governmental examination of financial condition of insurance companies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a professional capacity. Professional capacity will be interpreted as work requiring the exercise of independent analysis and judgment in the application of professional principles and practices of underwriting, actuarial work or product development in the insurance industry or of government regulation of insurance policy forms and/or rates.
NOTE: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Insurance Examiner or Insurance Examiner (Examination and Market Conduct).
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 insurance, business administration, economics or a closely related field may be substituted for an additional year of the General Experience.
3. A Certified Life Underwriter (CLU) or Certified Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation may be substituted for an additional year of the General Experience.
The selected candidate will possess:
- Experience interpreting insurance laws, regulations, and guidelines;
- Experience with business practices and operational procedures of insurance companies;
- Experience with collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating significant amounts of information;
- Experience achieving thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task;
- Experience using spreadsheet software;
- Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Accredited Healthcare Fraud Investigator (AHFI), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Professional In Insurance Regulation (PIR) designations preferred.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
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.