Compliance Director

Recruitment #210107-UNCE-09


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Workers’ Compensation Commission
1915 N. Stiles Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

All applicants must agree in writing to submit to a background investigation.



The Worker’s Compensation Commission (WCC) has an immediate opening for a full-time, qualified Compliance Director. This position will office at 1915 North Stiles Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•  Implements and manages projects relating to divisional goals as assigned; ensures continuity and consistency of effort, develops and reviews measures for goals assessment and direction.
•  Continuously develops an effective team.
•  Develops and maintains a complete understanding of all compliance related operations and processes, and how this Division’s processes interact with all other Commission Divisions.
•  Gathers and disseminates accurate, timely information regarding challenges, opportunities and trends, both upstream and downstream, internal and external.
•  Continuously identifies and implements improvements to efficiency and effectiveness.
•  Conducts legal research and advises Division on matters related to investigations and compliance enforcement.
•  Represents the Division when meeting with other Divisions. Attends enforcement hearings and assists the assigned Assistant Attorney General.
•  Ensures appropriate communication with attorneys and employers regarding investigations, hearings, and penalties related to compliance enforcement.
•  Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with variety of public officials, business owners and community leaders, other state agencies, national organizations/associations and other states.
•  Works with the Commission’s Chief Financial Officer to monitor division’s fiscal affairs.
•  Implements public information regarding Division services and legal requirements pertaining to employment, independent contractors, workers’ compensation coverage, application and enforcement to employers, employees and interested groups.
•  Trains co-workers regarding duties.
•  Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
• Demonstrated experience in effectively managing multiple personnel.
• Licensed Oklahoma Attorney, AND;
• Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, law, paralegal or related areas and  four years of qualifying experience including two years of supervisory experience, OR;
• An equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of practical work for each year of the required education.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must possess significant personnel management and development abilities.
• Must demonstrate ability to exercise sound judgement.
• Must be able to analyze situations and develop effective plans for solution.
• Knowledge of federal and state statutes and policies relating to wage and hour standards and workers’ compensation insurance coverage.
• Knowledge of payroll and business practices related to labor law.
• Handle confidential work with tact and discretion.
•  Must possess the ability to work effectively with management, subordinates, vendors, customers, and other employees.
•  This position requires a highly organized and self-motivated individual, who possesses excellent attention to detail and can work independently.
•  Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
•  Must be able to manage multiple tasks and or priorities, and easily adapt to changing situations.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
•  Maintains standards for, and coaches, trains, disciplines, develops Division employees.
•  Develops and identifies measurements for performance of Division.

Physical Demands:
• Sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting and operate standard office equipment.
• Occasional to frequent lifting of items not to exceed 25 lbs.

Work Environment:
• Work is primarily performed in a climate controlled, office environment.
• Periodically exposed to heat or cold visiting designated work sites. 
• Occasional in-state travel is required via automobile which may require sitting/driving for extended periods.


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