Administrator Office of Workers Compensation

Recruitment #071819-MACZ04-600700

Summary Statement

A class incumbent administers the system for enforcing the State's Workers' Compensation Law.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Administers the application of the State's Workers' Compensation laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Plans and oversees the collection of assessments against insurance companies and self-insured employers for workers' compensation. Oversees and administers the Second Injury and Contingency Fund, which involves the collection of monies, reimbursements and disbursement of benefit payments.
  • Manages the workers compensation system and operations including establishing plans, goals, objectives and systems; implementing and directing operational priorities and systems; and supervising employees.
  • Confers with and advises employers, insurance companies and the public regarding workers' compensation issues.
  • Serves as Administrator of the Industrial Accident Board with responsibility for planning, directing, and overseeing Board functions. Makes recommendations concerning proposed policies and procedures.
  • Assists Division Director in the development of division policies, rules, procedures, and strategy in carrying out the Division's goals and mission.
  • Develops, analyzes and recommends legislation regarding workers' compensation laws, rules and regulations; testifies before Senate and House of Representatives and/or their respective labor committees; may hold public hearings; and conducts information seminars regarding workers' compensation activities. Lobbies for legislative initiatives.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Administrator Office of Workers Compensation
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in enforcing and determining compliance with workers compensation laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  2. Six months experience in program administration such as overseeing and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and services; planning and establishing short and long range program goals and objectives. Providing advice to other agency organizational units through consultation.
  3. Six months experience in developing policies and procedures.
  4. Knowledge of quasi judicial proceedings.
  5. Knowledge of operations management which includes planning, directing, coordinating, controlling and evaluating operations typically through subordinate supervisors.

Additional Posting Information

A writing sample will be requested at the time of interview.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.