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TEMPORARY DISABILITY INSURANCE/HEALTH CARE SPECIALIST V (IV)

at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Reference #: 2592016
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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Disability Compensation Division.
 
The position is located on the Island of   Oahu  .
 
Salary:  $ 4,968   monthly (at the level V), $ 4,413   monthly (at the level IV).
If you have any questions regarding this civil service recruitment, please
contact   Human Resources Office  at (808)  586-9043   (Monday - Friday, 8:00  a.m. -  4:00 p.m. (HST).
 
The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this civil service recruitment to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Office .           

Duties Summary

Supervises and performs activities pertaining to the determination of equivalency of benefit provisions of voluntary disability and wage continuance plans with statutory requirements and approval of such plans; supervises employer registration records and the processing of statutory plans and cancelations; receives, reviews, and makes determinations of eligibility of claims filed against the Special Fund for disability payments; and supervises the clerical operations relating to claims processing, benefit payments, computer inputs relating to employer information of Temporary Disability Insurance and Health Care plans, annual reports filed in conjunction with plans, as well as analysis of resulting EDP reports, and records maintenance and control.
 
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Minimum Qualification Requirements

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT: The State of Hawaii requires all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.
 
Prerequisite Knowledge and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of:  Social sciences.
 
Ability to:  Learn and apply principles, practices and procedures for the examination of claims and plans; learn, understand and apply pertinent provisions of the Hawaii Temporary Disability Insurance or Pre-Paid Health Care laws, rules, and regulations; obtain, analyze and evaluate facts; deal effectively with others.
 
TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST MEET ALL OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Applicants must have graduated from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor's degree.
 
Excess work experience as described under Specialized Experience, or any other responsible administrative, professional, or other analytical work experience which would provide knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.  To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and abilities.
 
The education or experience background must also demonstrate the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other documents; read and interpret complex written material; and solve complex problems logically and systematically.
 
General Experience:  One-half (1/2) year of progressively responsible professional or other analytical work in claims examination which involved fact-finding, analysis and evaluation to determine eligibility, compensability and other benefits due; the interpretation and application of relevant laws, rules and regulations; and dealing effectively with claimants and others to elicit information orally and in writing.
 
Specialized Experience:
At Level IV: Two (2) years of progressively responsible administrative, professional or other analytical work which demonstrated possession of knowledge of the Hawaii State Temporary Disability Insurance and Pre-paid Health Care laws, rules and regulations and which involved analyzing, explaining, applying and interpreting those laws, rules and regulations, and pertinent rulings, precedents, and related criteria.
 
At Level V: Three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative, professional or other analytical work which demonstrated possession of knowledge of the Hawaii State Temporary Disability Insurance and Pre-paid Health Care laws, rules and regulations and which involved analyzing, explaining, applying and interpreting those laws, rules and regulations, and pertinent rulings, precedents, and related criteria.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. Click below to view the Requirements in their entirety.
  
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
 
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information, please click: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

Other Information

To apply, visit the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations website at:  http://labor.hawaii.gov/jobs/
 
In person interview may be required.  Hiring rate will be based on qualifications, availability of funds, and other relevant factors.