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DIRECTOR OF COMPANY LICENSING

Recruitment #22-009644-0001

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 consumer 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 Management Service position that serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

GRADE

20

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City (potential for hybrid between office and teleworking)

 

POSITION DUTIES

The Maryland Insurance Administration’s Financial Regulation Division is recruiting to fill a Director of Company Licensing position.  This position performs and oversees the analysis of, and supervises the licensing and registration of, various insurance-related entities seeking to conduct business in Maryland; and oversees the collection of surplus lines premium receipts taxes imposed by Maryland. The Director conducts detailed review and analysis of initial applications by regulated entities for admission into Maryland to ensure that applications are processed in accordance with Maryland laws and regulations, Administration procedures, and guidelines established by the NAIC. This position monitors the financial condition of all foreign regulated companies to identify potential solvency issues; implements appropriate regulatory actions and prepare orders to suspend Maryland operating authority as necessary; and identifies, recommends, coordinates and testifies on legislative and regulatory changes

 

The Director of Company Licensing directly supervises full performance and lead level Company Licensing Analysts and Junior Analysts staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance or related field from an accredited college or university.

           

Experience: Four years of experience performing financial related work for an insurance regulatory agency or insurance company. One year of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Please contact: charrison@maryland.gov for additional information concerning this recruitment. Online applications are strongly preferred. For immediate consideration, upload one WORD or PDF file, at the "Resume" tab, that contains: a cover letter stating your interest and specific salary requirements with your current professional resume combined.

 

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application by mail.  The paper application must be received by close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment.  Postmarks will not be accepted. 

Complete application packets may be mailed to:

Maryland Insurance Administration

Human Resources - Recruitment #:  22-009644-0001

St. Paul Place, Suite 2700

Baltimore, MD 21202

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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