$26.63-$37.95 Hourly / $4,615.87-$6,578.00 Monthly / $55,390.40-$78,936.00 Yearly
Investigates liability and worker’s compensation claims involving municipal employees and/or property; responds to same in person, by inquiry over the telephone or in writing depending upon type and severity of claim; visits accident scene, hospital, or other locations as required to gather information needed to determine liability.
Meets with and discusses claims with claimants, witnesses, supervisors of involved employees, and municipal attorneys; informs municipal department personnel of claims procedures.
Prepares oral and written reports; investigates subrogation claims and collects monies due city; secures statements, takes photos, answers inquiries, serves subpoenas, and meets with claimants or claimants’ attorneys to negotiate and settle claims.
Attends Safety Coordinating Council, Accident Review Board, and other meetings as required; attends worker’s compensation, liability, and subrogation hearings and trials and testifies in lawsuits to aid municipal attorneys.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: rules of evidence; civil investigations, methods, and techniques as well as legal terminology; municipal and state court rules and procedures; legality of claims in the area of law relating to negligence.
Some knowledge of: report writing and records keeping; the city.
Ability to: communicate effectively both orally and in writing and prepare reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, attorneys, officials, and the general public; operate a light motor vehicle.