Claims Specialist 1 or 2 at Washington State Transit Insurance Pool

CLAIMS SPECIALIST 1 OR 2

Starting Salary: $53,135.00 – $78,013.00 depending on experience and credentials
Application Deadline: July 17, 2019 @ 5 pm
Position location: Olympia, Washington

This exempt position provides claims supervision, direction, support and administration to the agency. Work is performed following established office procedures and general directions. If you are a person that wants to make a positive difference in your state and community, has a positive attitude, can think and operate outside the box, analyze unique events, is organized and task-oriented, strives in a fast-moving and ever-changing environment, has strong customer-service and interpersonal skills, and a calm demeanor this could be your new workplace!

WSTIP offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance and retirement benefits from the Public Employees’ Retirement System administered by the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems.

Requirements for this position include:
Claims Specialist 1 (for the job-description click on the title)
Four (4) years’ experience performing a variety of the essential duties and responsibilities. High school diploma or GED supplemented by continuing education, training, or experience in any academic or professional setting that you deem appropriate.
Valid Washington State driver license at the time of hire.

Claims Specialist 2 (for the job-description click on the title)
Eight (8) years’ experience performing a variety of the essential duties and responsibilities. High school diploma or GED supplemented by continuing education, training, or experience in any academic or professional setting that you deem appropriately qualifies you for either of these positions.
Valid Washington State driver license at the time of hire.

WSTIP will hire either a Claims Specialist 1 or a Claims Specialist 2 based upon the best fit for the agency.

Desirable Qualifications
Familiarity with assessing liability/negligence/risk, insurance coverage/claims, and pooling.

Software used in this position include: 
Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
Origami (Risk Management Information System)

To Apply
To apply for this position, you must submit the following:
1. Cover letter detailing your experience, education and information explaining your interest in this position.
2. WSTIP application click here (download, fill in text, sign)
3. Resume
4 . Writing Sample (please remove any confidential information):
(a) For attorneys: legal writing sample of your own work.
(b) For non-attorneys: sample claims analysis of a complex case.
5. References – Three (3) professional references

All the above can be sent via email to: hireme@nullwstip.org. If you prefer mail, please send to 2629 12th Court SW, Olympia, WA 98502. Your package must be received by 5 pm July 17.

If you have trouble with submittal, downloading the application or want to verify receipt of your items, please contact Anna Broadhead (anna@nullwstip.org) or (360) 786-1645.

If you need more information about the position itself or what kind of organization we are, please contact the manager of this position, Cedric Adams (cedric@nullwstip.org) or (360) 786-1624.

What to Expect
When you make it through the application round, prepare yourself for verification of your computer skills, behavior profiling, a written case assessment, verification of your references and prior employment, and a panel interview. Additional contact may be necessary until a final decision is made.

We will not contact your current employer until you say we can. Prior to hire, you will undergo a criminal background check. There is a six-month introductory period which includes reduced accrual of leave. This position is vacant.

Heather LigtenbergClaims Specialist 1 or 2 at Washington State Transit Insurance Pool