UI Professional VII
Limited to current employees of the Maryland Department of Labor
|Department||LABOR - Unemployment Insurance|
|Date Opened||9/14/2023 11:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||9/28/2023 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$64,828.00 - $84,494.00 with potential growth to $104,555.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Chevelle Wise|
The Maryland Department of Labor, (MDOL), Division of Unemployment Insurance is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of UI Professional VII. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies. The resulting eligible list will be maintained for one year after the closing date of the announcement.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Prepare regular reports for the UI Claim Center Director or the Director of Benefits for MD Unemployment Insurance to indicate the workload and support adjustments in staffing. Foster a business friendly environment by leading an Unemployment Insurance team in the event of a bulk claim situation at a business site to assist in processing claims related to mass layoffs or holiday plant closings. Process daily error reports to ensure timely and quality determinations/decisions. Investigate operational problems and propose solutions to the UI Claim Center Director. Monitor corrective action plans to ensure compliance with the terms of the plan. Compile and maintain legible, accurate records documenting the progress of individual staff and conduct and complete the evaluations of an assigned unit of UI Benefit Professionals, utilizing the Performance Evaluation Program (PEP) process. Ensure corrective action is taken, as warranted, utilizing the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) process. Initiate progressive disciplinary actions subject to the review of the UI Claim Center Director and the Director of MDUI Benefits, when necessary. Recommend personnel actions to the UI Claim Center Director and the Director of MDUI Benefits regarding issues that involve individual staff, such as promotions, probations or disciplinary matters. Approve and deny leave requests from subordinate staff dependent upon workload constraints and according to established policy. Approve and sign monthly and Workday biweekly time sheets. May provide technical assistance to Department of Information Technology (DoIT) and the Unemployment Insurance Training Coordinator. May participate on interview panels to select new employees.
Applications that meet the minimum and selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring manager for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.
Experience: Ten years or nine years of experience, six years of experience supervising staff in a public or private agency related to rendering and/or determining eligibility for a Human Service Program, or an insurance claims processing and fraud investigation program OR five years of experience in administrative staff or professional staff work. (Two years of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures) and an additional four years of experience in a public or private agency related to rendering and/or determining eligibility for a Human Service Program, or an insurance claims processing and fraud investigation program.
1. Candidates may substitute an additional six years of experience in administrative staff or professional staff work for the four additional years of experience. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.
2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and six years of experience supervising staff in a public or private agency related to rendering and/or determining eligibility for a Human Service Program, or an insurance claims processing and fraud investigation program OR five years of experience in administrative staff or professional staff work. (Two years of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures) for the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.
Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment, Applications must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.
Experience with the Unemployment Insurance benefit system BEACON.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
Prior supervisory experience.
Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of
Unemployment Insurance (Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment insurance overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application 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. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.
***Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.
U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status.
If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, You may contact Chevelle Wise 410-230-6293 or submit via email to email@example.com. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.
PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION
Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:
MDOL Office of Human Resources
Attn: UI Professional VII (23-001156-0004) CW
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201
Maryland Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MDOL that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.