Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Workers Compensation Education Coordinator


Recruitment #220809-9355AR-001


The State of Connecticut, Workers' Compensation Commission (WCC) is a quasi-judicial agency responsible for the adjudication of disputed workers' compensation claims.

We currently have an opening for a Workers Compensation Education Coordinator located in the Office of the Chairman in Hartford. This position is 40 hours per week and includes the full State of Connecticut benefits package. If you enjoy working in a legal atmosphere, this Workers Compensation Education Coordinator position could be for you!

Job Highlights

  • Full-time
  • Monday-Friday (7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
Discover the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of people on a daily basis and to provide education on workers' compensation laws, regulations and policies to multiple stakeholders.

Selection Plan

To Apply:

  • In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
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  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
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In the Workers’ Compensation Commission this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in providing workers’ education programs concerning elimination of workplace hazards and rights and duties under the Workers’ Compensation law.


Assists in planning, implementing, evaluating and promoting workers education programs to educate workers and employers concerning rights and duties under the law and creation of safety measures to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries and disease; teaches job health and safety programs or workers compensation program; provides education programs to train workers compensation representatives of local union and coordinates other resource people to do the same; assists in providing consultative and technical assistance to unions, employers and insurance industry in development of worker safety educational programs and rights and duties under the law; develops course curricula;prepares and edits reports, informational brochures, pamphlets and documents explaining workplace safety and rights under law; communicates with other governmental agencies involved with occupational health and assists with development of interagency programs; communicates with unions, employers, insurance industry and other groups in private sector interested in worker safety; works with audio-visual personnel in selection and utilization of educational materials and techniques of communication for presentation to union, management and other interested groups; identifies needs through evaluation of workers who claim job related illness or injury, assists with creating an information clearing center and serves as liaison for all aspects of program; meets with unions, management and community groups to encourage and assist in organizing activities regarding the law and worker health and safety; may contact media to disseminate information about educational programs; performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of educational and training techniques; knowledge of workers’ compensation and occupational health and safety; ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate educational programs; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.


Six (6) years of workers compensation and occupational safety and health experience conducting worker, union or management education programs with some responsibility for design and development of the program.


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 a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.


  • Experience interpreting workers’ compensation laws, regulations and programs.
  • Experience providing education on workers’ compensation policy and procedures to employees, employers, insurance adjustors, attorneys and medical professionals.
  • Experience meeting with employers to ensure compliance with safety and health laws and regulations.
  • Experience evaluating employer compliance with safety, health and workers’ compensation laws and regulations.
  • Experience planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating educational programs on workers’ compensation.


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.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.