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Insurance Specialist 1/2 Full-time

at State of Louisiana Louisiana in Louisiana (Published at 05-08-2022)

Supplemental Information

This vacancy is located in the Office of Property & Casualty, Rating Division.
As part of a Career Progression Group, this vacancy may be filled from this recruitment as an Insurance Specialist 1 or 2 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary of the Insurance Specialist 2 is $68,099. Please refer to the ?Job Specifications? tab located at the top of the LA Careers ?Current Job Opportunities? page of Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 8100-Professional Level Exam in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the ?Apply? link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Lori G. Blair
Louisiana Department of Insurance
P.O. Box 94214
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
[email protected]


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A baccalaureate degree. SUBSTITUTIONS: Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree only. Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows: A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree. 30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree. 60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree. 90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree. 120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree. College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree. NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK: To regulate and enforce statutory laws relative to the insurance industry. LEVEL OF WORK: Entry. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Direct from Insurance Supervisor or other higher-level personnel. SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None. LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Insurance.
JOB DISTINCTIONS: Differs from Insurance Technician 2 by presence of professional level duties Differs from Insurance Specialist 2 by the complexity of duties.

Examples of Work

Communicates by telephone, correspondence, and/or meetings with company filing officials, government representatives, attorneys, private individuals, policyholders, professional associations, and the public regarding: rate filing information submitted or required; state insurance laws regulations and directives; licensing laws, rules, and regulations; examinations for licensing; and insurance company appointments. Researches data of submissions from insurance companies involving use of rules and rates through the aid of computer and physical files; researches insurance laws, analyzes legal information and insurance contracts, renders decisions and composes correspondence to interested parties pertaining to insurance inquiries and complaints, and conducts formal investigations regarding these inquiries and complaints. Compares filing requests with other filings, approved and disapproved, for similarities in rules and rates requested; reviews insurance policy forms and contracts for compliance with Louisiana Insurance Code, recommending approval or disapproval thereon; analyzes rule and rate filings submitted by insurance companies to assess appropriateness of requested changes and fairness to consumers. Attends departmental hearings to give testimony based on investigative findings. Cooperates with public agencies and private organizations in efforts to prevent, detect, and prosecute fraudulent insurance transactions. Maintains familiarity with the Insurance Code and departmental rules and regulations which govern the administration of the insurance examinations. Maintains several rating manuals for various lines of insurance.

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