Wednesday, July 23, 2014

OIC seeks candidates for legal division, consumer protection

We recently posted two job opportunities at our Tumwater office.

The first is an Insurance Enforcement Specialist, a civil service-exempt position in our Legal Affairs division. We are looking for someone to provide legal perspective to employees and to lead agency work groups in specialized areas of insurance law, rulemaking, legislation and strategic planning. This position, along with other staff in Legal Affairs, works on enforcement of state insurance rules and laws and participates in case work, hearings and court proceedings. The person in this position will work closely with assigned counsel from the state Attorney General's Office and will collaborate with representatives from other state agencies and partner organizations.

Candidates must have a degree from an accredited law school, be licensed to practice law in Washington state and have a least six months of administrative litigation experience. Desired qualifications include experience with complex state or federal regulations and familiarity with insurance law, financial examinations, auditing or accounting. The position is open until filled. View the full description and apply at careers.wa.gov.

The second position is a Functional Program Analyst 4 working with the property and casualty unit in our Consumer Protection division. The person in this position will help educate consumers about insurance in Washington and will help consumers resolve disputes with insurance producers. This position acts at the subject-matter expert on insurance and disasters and will support the agency's liaison to the Washington Emergency Management Department. The person in this position will also work with the division's IT liaison on live chat and business processes.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or additional qualifying experience substituted year for year and specific experience with consumers, compliance and governments. This position closes on Aug. 4. View the full description and apply at careers.wa.gov