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INSURANCE EXAMINER I-III

Recruitment #20-009639-0001

Introduction

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 market analysts, financial analysts, accountants, lawyers, law enforcement officers, actuaries, complaint investigators, and others, the MIA works to facilitate a strong and competitive 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 broad range of responsibilities including the licensure of insurance carriers 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 fraud and consumer complaints about life, health, automobile, homeowners, and/or property insurance.  Insurance carriers are subject to market conduct examinations and other actions to monitor compliance with Maryland law.  The MIA also has a unit dedicated to consumer education and outreach, which participates in hundreds of events and reaches thousands of individual consumers annually.

 

* This is a Special Appointment position that serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

GRADE

Insurance Examiner I (grade 15):  starting salary   $50,984/year

Insurance Examiner II (grade 16):  starting salary  $54,298/year

Insurance Examiner III (grade 17):  starting salary $57,905/year

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City

POSITION DUTIES

The MIA's Examination and Audit Unit is recruiting to fill an Insurance Examiner position at the I, II or III level.  Insurance Examiners conduct financial examinations of Maryland-domiciled insurance companies.  An Insurance Examiner I examines individual financial statement accounts that do not have complex accounting, internal control, solvency, and compliance issues.  An Insurance Examiner I and II examine individual financial statement accounts that generally have complex accounting, internal control, solvency, and compliance issues.  Insurance Examiners prepare work papers to document examination work performed.  These positions are required to travel, for extended periods of time, in state and out of state.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Insurance Examiner I

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with sufficient courses to obtain either a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or the Society of Financial Examiners’ Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) designation.

Experience: None

 

Insurance Examiner II

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with sufficient courses to obtain either a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or the Society of Financial Examiners’ Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) designation.

Experience: One year of experience with a state insurance department, public accounting firm or similar audit entity, or another entity in a financial or audit-related area.

 

Insurance Examiner III

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with sufficient courses to obtain either a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or the Society of Financial Examiners’ Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) designation.

Experience: Two years of experience with a state insurance department, public accounting firm or similar audit entity, or another entity in a financial or audit-related area. 

Selection Plan

* For this recruitment, education obtained outside the U.S., must be evaluated by The NASBA International Evaluation Service (NIES).  Please request a course-by-course evaluation of your foreign transcript.  This information must be provided at the time of your application submission.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact charrison@maryland.gov.

 

For immediate consideration:

1. upload a current professional resume, to include specific salary requirements, at the "Resume" tab; and

2. upload a copy of your degree/transcript to confirm you have met the educational requirements.

 

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 #: #20-009639-0001

200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700

Baltimore, MD 21202

 

Incomplete submissions will not receive consideration.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.



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