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Workers Compensation Adjuster III

at County of San Bernardino

Pay: $59862.40 to $82284.80/year
Salary : $28.78 - $39.56 Hourly $4,988.53 - $6,857.07 Monthly $59,862.40 - $82,284.80 Annually
Posted: 4/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2404140

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Workers Compensation Adjuster III
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$28.78 - $39.56 Hourly
$4,988.53 - $6,857.07 Monthly
$59,862.40 - $82,284.80 Annually
Job Type:Full-time
Location: San Bernardino, California

The Risk Management Department is recruiting for a Workers' Compensation Adjuster III who assign and review the work of lower level Adjusters and perform audits for quality assurance and staff development.  Duties include receiving and reviewing workers' compensation claims and reports and determining if occupational illness or injury is compensable; developing documentation for claim reports by requesting substantiating reports from physicians, supervisors and witnesses; and explaining to injured workers their benefits and legal rights under Workers' Compensation Laws.

For more detailed information, refer to the Workers' Compensation Adjuster III  job description.

Applications are also being accepted for Workers' Compensation Adjuster I and Workers' Compensation Adjuster II which requires separate applications.  Applicants are encouraged to apply for levels as appropriate.



Certificate: A valid California Self Insurance Administrator Certificate is required and must be maintained throughout employment. 
Travel: Travel throughout the county may be required.  Employees will be required to make provision for transportation.  At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation.


 Minimum Requirements:
Certificate: A valid California Self Insurance Administrator Certificate is required. Attach a copy to the application.

Four years of experience adjusting workers' compensation claims, including two years adjusting complex litigated claims, such as continuous trauma, AOE/COE, stress disability claims, and the provision of vocational rehabilitation benefits. 

Completed college coursework in finance or accounting, medical or paralegal studies may be substituted for experience at a rate of 12 semester (18 quarter) units for six months of experience up to a maximum of 12 months. Education may not substitute for the required two (2) years of complex, litigated claims adjusting experience.
 Desired Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Six (6) or more years of Workers' Compensation claims management experience 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including PowerPoint to facilitate  informational seminars or in-service training presentations
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team and motivate a positive work environment
  • Proven analytical and interpretive skills to identify trends and problems to make appropriate recommendations
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills with the ability to influence outcomes of claim settlements 

 Selection Process:
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application and/or the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department.

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