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Producer Licensing Specialist - Contractual

MIA ASSOCIATE V

Recruitment #19-009635-0001

Introduction

The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is an independent State agency that regulates Maryland's insurance industry and protects consumers by monitoring and enforcing insurers' and insurance professionals' compliance with State law. Through the diligence of a highly professional staff of market analysts, financial analysts, accountants, lawyers, law enforcement officers, actuaries, complaint investigators, and others, the MIA works to facilitate a strong and competitive insurance marketplace where consumers are well informed and treated fairly. Staff members are subject matter experts who serve as a resource for lawmakers, consumers, and other public and private entities.

The MIA is charged with a broad range of responsibilities including the licensure of insurance carriers and insurance producers (brokers/agents) operating in Maryland, the conduct of financial examinations of companies to monitor financial solvency, and the review and approval of rates and contract forms. The MIA investigates reports of consumer fraud and consumer complaints about life, health, automobile, homeowners and/or property insurance. Insurance carriers are subject to market conduct examinations and other actions to monitor compliance with Maryland law. The MIA also has a unit dedicated to consumer education and outreach, which participates in hundreds of events and reaches thousands of individual consumers annually. 

GRADE

Equivalent to a Grade 11

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City

POSITION DUTIES

The Maryland Insurance Administration is seeking a Licensing Specialist for the Compliance and Enforcement, Producer Licensing Unit. This position will scan paper applications onto the shared drive. Closed Licensing Enforcement files will be scanned to the Enforcement shared drive. Process approved refund requests. This position will review and resolve the monthly PL audits. Also, this position will process bond cancellations and reinstatements. Back up with customer service phone lines. This position is primarily responsible for walk-in customers. This position is also responsible for any other licensing duties and responsibilities as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience:

One year of administrative experience in an office environment.

 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The ability to communicate orally and in writing.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your resume to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

For education obtained outside the U.S.; a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits. Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year. 

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have any questions concerning this recruitment, please contact lynn.hill@maryland.gov

For immediate consideration, you MUST UPLOAD ONE FILE (WORD or PDF) at the "Resume" tab that contains:

1. a cover letter stating your interest and salary requirements; and

2. a current professional resume.

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit the requested information via mail.  Please include all items listed above to ensure consideration. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Complete application packets may be mailed to:

Maryland Insurance Administration Human Resources - Recruitment#: 18-009635-0001

200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700

Baltimore, MD 21202

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.