Salary: $64,812.80 - $89,065.60 Annually USD
The Risk Management Department is recruiting for a Workers' Compensation Adjuster II, who independently processes a wide variety of workers' compensation claims including those that are complex or sensitive. Duties include receiving and reviewing workers' compensation claims and reports and determining if occupational illness or injury is compensable; developing documentation for claim reports by requesting substantiating reports from physicians, supervisors and witnesses; and explaining to injured workers their benefits and legal rights under Workers' Compensation Laws.
For more detailed information, refer to the Workers' Compensation Adjuster II job description.
THE COUNTY OFFERS EXCELLENT RETIREMENT AND LUCRATIVE BENEFIT OPTIONS
As an alternative to the traditional benefits package, you may also be eligible to elect the Modified Benefit Option (MBO) that provides an increased base rate of pay ($1.75 per hour above the base rate of pay) with modified benefits. For more detailed information on the MBO for eligible Teamsters classifications, refer to the MBO - Teamsters (BbOU) - Summary Guide . CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Certificate: A valid California Self Insurance Administrator Certificate is required at the time of hire and must be maintained throughout employment.
Pre-Employment Process: Prior to appointment, applicants must successfully pass a background check, including fingerprinting, verification of employment history, and physical exam/drug test.
Travel: Travel throughout the county may be required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained for the individual providing the transportation.
Experience: Three (3) years of experience, within the last five (5) years, adjusting workers' compensation claims, including one (1) year adjusting complex litigated claims, such as continuous trauma, AOE/COE, stress claims, and safety claims.
Substitution: Successful completion of college coursework in finance, accounting, medical or paralegal studies may be substituted for experience at a rate of 12 semester (18 quarter) units for six (6) months of experience up to a maximum of 12 months. Education may not substitute for the one (1) year of complex, litigated claims adjusting experience.
Examination Procedure : There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire; therefore it is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of the application materials.
Application Procedure :
Complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.
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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.
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San Bernardino, California