Workers Comp Benef Examiner 1
Job Title: Workers' Compensation Benefit Examiner (Level I, II)
Opening Date: 05/06/2022
Closing Date: Open until filled
Division/Unit: Workers' Compensation
Reports to: Director
Work Location:130 Livingston Plaza
Hours of Work: 9 am to 5 pm
This position on the NYC Transit payroll is competitive and is eligible for the 55-a Program. This position is open to qualified persons who are eligible for the 55-aProgram. Please indicate in your cover letter and in the upper right corner of your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the following link https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/55-a-program.page
Workers Comp Benefit Examiner 1: $49,586 - $55,322
Workers Comp Benefit Examiner 2: $54,025 - $67,634
Under general supervision with wide latitude for independent action/decision, performs complex technical and financial functions related to Workers’ Compensation. Prepares cases for Workers’ Compensation Board and arbitration hearings; processes awards/decisions and medical invoices; reviews complex cases involving multiple injuries to determine requirements for surveillance, liens, subrogation and case management action plans.
Education and Experience:
- An associate degree or completion of 60 semester credits from an accredited college, including or supplemented by 6 semester credits in mathematics, statistics, accounting and/or actuarial science: or
- A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and one year of satisfactory full-time experience implementing the provisions of a workers' compensation benefits; or
- A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. Satisfactory completion of 30 semester credits from an accredited college, including 3 semester credits in mathematics, statistics, accounting and/or actuarial science may be substituted for 6 months of the full-time experience as described in "2" above. However, all candidates must possess at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements:
- Three additional years of satisfactory full-time experience implementing the provisions of a workers' compensation benefits; and
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 6 semester credits in mathematics, statistics, accounting and/or actuarial science; and
- Demonstrated ability to work independently under minimum supervision with a wide latitude for discretion, independent judgment, and the ability to organize and perform specialized case management reviews and task force projects.
- Knowledge of NYS Workers' Compensation regulations
- Knowledge of MTA-NYCT policies and contracts related to Workers' Compensation
- Proficient knowledge of PC applications
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; skilled in computational analysis
Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.
NYC Transit offers competitive compensation and a robust benefit package that includes:
- Pension Plans
- Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
- New York’s 529 College Saving Plan
- Municipal Credit Union
As an employee of MTA New York City Transit, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $105,472 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.
How to Apply:
MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link.
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Equal Employment Opportunity:
MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.