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Liability Claims Specialist

One of the CSAC EIA’s greatest assets is its staff. EIA employees are smart, creative, hard- working, and passionate individuals working in areas ranging from loss prevention, claims administration, information technology, accounting, and risk pool administration. Working here requires energy, commitment, and teamwork. At the same time, we offer a great work environment built upon our Core Values of People, Families, Trust, Integrity, and Growth. We are looking for an individual who shares these values to join the EIA team.

About CSAC Excess Insurance Authority
The EIA is a joint powers authority of California public entities, which was established in 1979 to provide insurance and risk management services to California’s counties. Since then, our membership has expanded beyond the counties to include numerous other public agencies such as cities, schools, joint powers authorities, fire districts, etc.

The EIA operates various risk-sharing pools, which provide insurance and risk management services to its members for lines of business including workers’ compensation, general liability, property, medical malpractice, and employee benefits.

About the Position
The Liability Claims Specialist will, under the general direction of the Liability Claims Supervisor, maintain a caseload of simple to complex claims within the General Liability 1 program; monitor reserves and case statuses to ensure compliance with applicable caseload requirements; present claims to the appropriate committees for settlement authority; update information concerning claims and maintain claims files; prepare correspondence; generate requisite reports from claims files; contact member agencies or TPAs concerning claims status and information; moderate webinars; identify files for closure and do related work as required.

Desirable Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have an Associates’ Degree and two years of increasingly responsible work experience in insurance claims adjusting, reporting, management and settlement work.; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Skills include:
• Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
• Experience working with a RMIS system (SIMS, Valley Oaks, iVOS, etc.)
• Basic knowledge of recordkeeping principles
• Ability to set priorities and handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to handle basic arithmetical calculations
• Good presentation skills
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and good public relations with other employees, agencies, members, and the public
• Completion of specialized educational training and courses related to insurance claims adjusting, reporting, settlement, and management are highly desirable
• Public agency claims experience is highly desirable

Physical Requirements
Physical requirements of this position typically include: reaching, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move. Some travel may be required.

Licensing Requirements
A valid California Driver’s license is required. Proof of auto insurance with no exclusion for business use is required.

Salary and Benefits
The salary range for this position is $5,548 to $6,657 per month. Salary is depended on experience and qualifications. A generous benefit package is provided including Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) health benefits, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance, PERS retirement, deferred compensation program, sick leave, vacation leave, and section 125 cafeteria benefits. EIA employees do not pay into Social Security except for the Medicare portion of the cost.

Application Procedure
Interested persons must submit a completed application to the Human Resources Manager by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Please visit our website at to obtain an application.

Final Filing Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:00pm
CSAC Excess Insurance Authority