The Risk Management Department is recruiting for a SupervisingWorkers'Compensation Adjuster who, under direction, supervises the activities of the Workers' Compensation Division of the Risk Management Department. Duties include supervising the receipt, review, and acceptance or denial of Workers' Compensation claims; assigning, evaluating and supervising the investigation and adjusting of all Workers' Compensation claims by staff; determining coverage for the County's self insured Workers' Compensation program; negotiating contracts with outside investigators and defense attorneys; representing the County at conferences, committees, and the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board; performs related duties as required.
Experience: Five (5) years of experience adjusting workers' compensation claims, including three (3) years of adjusting complex litigated claims, such as continuous trauma, AOE/COE, stress disability claims, and safety claims, and the provision of vocational rehabilitation benefits.
*Note: Experience with medical, dental or life insurance claims is not considered qualifying experience for this position.
Substitution: Successful completion of college coursework in finance, 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 any of the required complex, litigated claims adjusting experience.
San Bernardino County is located in the heart of Southern California, home to over 2 million residents, encompassing 20,160 square miles from the Nevada State line and the Colorado River to the LA County line. This gives San Bernardino County a diverse climate and geography, from mountains as high as 11,502 feet, to the desert as low as 181 feet, and beautiful valleys in between. Pristine lakes and rivers, snow-capped mountain resorts, flowering deserts, and many other family-oriented recreational attractions take advantage of the natural assets of the area, most within an hour's drive. Families enjoy affordable housing, excellent schools, colleges and universities, and easy access to airports, hospitals, libraries, and parks. The County provides a safe, clean and healthy environment for residents. A variety of shopping and business opportunities abound, in this, the largest County in the contiguous United States.