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Workers' Compensation Claims Specialist

Employer
Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)
Location
Los Angeles, California (US)
Salary
$8,254.86 - $10,226.33* Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position)
Date posted
Feb 20, 2024

Job Details

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Workers’ Compensation Claims Specialist. A Workers’ Compensation Claims Specialist performs a variety of complex journey-level professional staff work related to the administration of the District's workers' compensation claims program. 

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COMPENSATION & BENEFITS 

Monthly Salary: $8,254.86 - $10,226.33* ($99,058.32-$122,715.96 annually) 
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position 
 
Health Benefits: District-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for employee and dependents. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee. A Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) with $1,500 contributed by LACCD annually.   

 

Paid Time Off: 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave per year, at least 16 paid holidays per year, and accrued vacation time from 10-24 days per year depending on the position.  Other paid time off options are also available.   

 

Retirement: Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) pension. Employees are also covered by Social Security. 

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TYPICAL DUTIES 

Performs a variety of professional technical and advisory work related to the administration of the District's workers' compensation claims program. 
 

Investigates District workers' compensation claims. 

 

Audits outside workers' compensation claims administration firms and outside vendors such as defense counsels, investigation firms, vocational rehabilitation firms, and medical clinics. 

 

Attends meetings, depositions, settlement conferences, hearings, and trials. 

 

Makes recommendations regarding settlement and disposition of workers' compensation cases and assists in mediating return to work disputes. 

 

Researches, interviews, and makes recommendations regarding the use and selection of outside vendors such as defense counsels, medical clinics, claims administration firms, investigation firms, and vocational rehabilitation firms. 

 

Assists in the development and implementation of policies, regulations, rules, and practices regarding the administration of workers' compensation claims. 

 

Provides information, guidance, advice, and policy interpretation to District administrators and employees on workers' compensation related matters. 

 

Effectively utilizes the capabilities of management information systems related to worker's compensation programs. 

 

Prepares the annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses report for state agencies and the annual Public Self Insurers report. 

 

Distributes monthly OSHA and Workers' Compensation Experience reports to the colleges and appropriate departments. 

 

Arranges or attends interactive meetings in cases where a work injury is the cause of an employee's disability. 

 

Plans, schedules and conducts in-service workshops on workers' compensation related issues. 

 

Analyzes the possible effects of proposed laws and regulations, codes, and ordinances that affect the workers’ compensation claims program activities of the District. 

 

Develops information packages, instructions, and guides related to workers' compensation issues. 

 

May supervise the work of assigned technical and clerical staff. 

 

Performs related duties as assigned. 

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VACANCIES 

A vacancy currently exists at the Educational Services Center (District Office), 770 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list. 

 

Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College 

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Education

A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in risk management, public administration, business administration, or a related field. 

 

Experience

Three years of recent full-time, paid professional-level experience related to the administration of a workers’ compensation claims program for an organization employing 500 or more employees. 

 

Possession of a valid California Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration Certificate (WCCA) and California Workers’ Compensation Claims Professional (WCCP) designation issued by the Insurance Educational Association are desirable. 

 

Special: 

A valid Class “C” California driver’s license is required. Travel throughout the District is required. 

 

For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website. 

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HOW TO APPLY 

Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system – https://www.jobapscloud.com/LACCD/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=24&R2=5067&R3=001.  Please see our job board for the filing deadline.   

 

For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District refer to our Web Page at https://jobapscloud.com/laccd/jobboard.asp

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SELECTION PROCESS 

The selection process may consist of one or more exam parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview. 

Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are placed on an eligibility (hiring) list based on their overall exam score. In accordance with legal requirements, hiring departments may make job offers to candidates in the top three ranks of the eligibility list. 

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ACCOMMODATION 

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class. 

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about their ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, they should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time. 

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CONTACT US 

Personnel Commission: class_jobs@laccd.edu 

Phone: (213) 891-2129 

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM 

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DISTRICT INFORMATION 

The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the nation offering educational opportunities to students in more than 40 cities covering an area of 882 square miles serving approximately 9.8 million residents. The LACCD is composed of nine comprehensive colleges and a District Office, which together employ approximately 2,200 classified (non-teaching) employees in 315 job classifications. 

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LACCD

LACCD is the largest community college district in California and among the largest in the nation.

During the 2021–2022 Academic Year, LACCD distributed $205,454,319 in financial aid awards, not including student loans. This financial aid is critical to opening the doors of higher education to those who could not otherwise afford college. Research shows that an education at LACCD’s colleges is an important source of economic stability and upward mobility for some of the neediest residents of Los Angeles County. An LACCD graduate with an Associate degree is likely to earn 33 percent more than persons who only have a high school diploma.

The Los Angeles College Promise Program entered its sixth year of operations with the fall term of the 2022–2023 Academic Year. The student success program  provides two full years of free tuition, free laptop computers, priority registration and access to educational and financial aid counseling for first-time, full-time students who enroll in the program. Nearly 30,000 students enrolled and more than 4,250 students graduated with Associate degree since the program first began in 2017.

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