Insurance Institutions Manager (Principal Executive/Manager E)

  • Department Consumer and Business Services
  • Salem, Oregon
  • Jan 12, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management
  • Salary: $6,285 - $9,722 USD
  • Phone: 503-378-3200
  • Apply By: Apr 12, 2022

Job Description

Our mission...

To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.

This position is with the Division of Financial Regulation (DFR). DFR’s mission supports that of the department by protecting Oregonians’ access to fair products and services through education, regulation, and consumer assistance. The division is responsible for ensuring the safety and soundness of financial institutions, the availability and affordability of financial products, and the fair treatment of consumers. Functions include licensing, regulating, and monitoring the conduct of banks, credit unions, financial services providers, health care service contractors, insurance companies, and licensed or registered agents of such entities.

This is a management service position and is not represented by a union.

What’s in it for you:

  • Rewarding work in a productive and creative environment

  • Colleagues who are passionate about public service

  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package

  • Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with the State of Oregon

  • Live, work, and play in Salem, Oregon

This position is eligible for remote work part- or full-time, once the incumbent has gained the proficiency to perform work independently. The incumbent may occasionally be asked to work from the office on an as-needed basis.

Here’s what you will do:

As the Insurance Institutions Manager, you will direct the Insurance Financial Regulation Program within the Division of Financial Regulation of DCBS.  Duties include:

  • Managing the financial examinations, financial analysis, receiverships and liquidations, taxation, and security deposits for foreign and domestic insurers.

  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures consistent with agency goals and objectives to protect the insurance buying public and by promoting a positive business climate within the state.

  • Developing policy by analyzing all pertinent issues and information regarding the impact of the proposed policy.

For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities of this position, please review the position description by clicking here.

Here’s what you need to qualify:

The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation.


  • Two years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation; AND 45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management.


  • Three years of professional experience as a program/project leader , assigning and reviewing work of professional staff (e.g., engineers, etc.) including project responsibility for developing goals and objectives, project evaluation, and monitoring and controlling or preparing a budget.

In the "Work History" section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.

Requested Skills:

  • Demonstrated success in a leadership/management position

  • Extensive accounting experience, preferably working with SSAP standards

  • Experience in achieving NAIC accreditation standards, either as manager or a part of a financial regulation team

  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively, both orally and in writing, to a broad spectrum of executive, management, professional, technical and support staff within the Department

  • Experience providing neutral, fair-minded financial analysis that is communicated to management, staff, and external stakeholders

  • Experience building relationships with a network of internal and external stakeholders

  • Demonstration of initiative in managing multiple projects

Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.

How to apply:

  • To apply for this position, click on the "Apply" button to fill out all information in the online application and complete the questionnaire. Failure to do so may result in your application being removed from consideration.

  • A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. Please attach them in the “Resume / CV” section of the application.

  • Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered. 

After you apply:

  • Log in to your Workday account before the job announcement closes to see if you have any pending tasks or actions, and make sure to complete these tasks or actions before the job announcement closes. These can be found under the “My Applications” section.

  • Be sure to check both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment. 

Additional information:

  • Please save a copy of this job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job closes.

  • You may be asked to submit a skills assessment, a writing sample, or a video interview as part of the application screening process.

  • The successful candidate must have a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Before an offer of employment, DCBS may request that you provide an official driving record.

  • This position is subject to a fingerprint background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

  • Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans’ preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your “My Applications” section.

  • We hire preferred workers!  For more information, please visit our website: Preferred Worker Program.

  • The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. DCBS will use E-Verify to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.

Helpful links and contact information:

Learn more about DCBS

Understanding the State Application Process

Help and Support webpage

For more information you may contact us by e-mail at or by phone at 503-378-3200.

DCBS is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified candidates without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.  For more information, please visit our diversity, equity and inclusion webpage.

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