Producer Enforcement Officer (Contractual)
|Department||Maryland Insurance Administration|
|Date Opened||9/13/2013 12:30:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/4/2013 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$26.00 - $28.00 Per Hour|
|HR Analyst||Carla Harrison|
The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is an independent State agency that regulates Maryland’s insurance industry and protects consumers by monitoring and enforcing insurers’ and insurance professionals’ compliance with State law. Through the diligence of a highly professional staff of financial analysts, accountants, lawyers, law enforcement officers, actuaries, and others, the MIA works to facilitate a strong insurance marketplace where consumers are well informed and treated fairly. Staff members are subject matter experts who serve as a resource for lawmakers, consumers, and other public and private entities.
The MIA is charged with a range of responsibilities including the licensure of insurance companies and insurance producers (brokers/agents) operating in Maryland, the conduct of financial examinations of companies to monitor financial solvency, and the review and approval of rates and contract forms. The MIA investigates reports of consumer fraud and consumer complaints about life, health, automobile, homeowners, and/or property insurance. Insurance companies are subject to market conduct examinations to monitor compliance with Maryland law. The MIA has a unit dedicated to consumer education and outreach, which participates in hundreds of events and reaches thousands of individual consumers annually.
Main Purpose of Job
The MIA is recruiting for a contractual Producer Enforcement Officer. This position reports to the Assistant Chief Enforcement Officer, Property and Casualty. The Enforcement Officer responsibilities range from conducting routine investigations of insurance producer and producer agency activities to completing complex investigations that may result in administrative action by the MIA against the producer. Duties include interviewing complainants, witnesses and other persons as necessary; drafting detailed investigative reports containing pertinent facts and exhibits; requesting and analyzing legal documents, records and other information; assisting the MIA’s Assistant Attorney General in preparation of cases and providing testimony at administrative hearings. This position involves frequent in and out of State travel.
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of regulatory compliance and/or investigative work experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required.
Administrative hearing testimonial experience.
The ability to work independently and/or closely in cooperation with other Enforcement Officers.
Knowledge of the applicable laws and regulations enforced by the Maryland Insurance Administration, as well as the various entities under the regulatory authority of the Maryland Insurance Administration.
For immediate consideration, you MUST upload a single document at the "Resume" tab that contains:
1) a cover letter stating your interest;
2) salary history;
3) specific salary requirements; and
4) a current professional resume.
If you are unable to apply online, you may submit via mail. Please be sure to include all documents listed above to ensure timely processing.
Complete application packets may be mailed to:
Maryland Insurance Administration
Human Resources - Recruitment #: 13-999999-465
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, MD 21202
Incomplete submission will not receive consideration.
As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.