Chief Life Actuary 1 - Grade 67

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 2 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Senr Actuary Life
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Senr Actuary Life 19 $68,523 $87,032
Assoc Actuary Life 24 $88,639 $111,897
Prin Actuary Life 28 $109,250 $134,178
Supvg Actuary Life 64 $123,793 $156,224
Chief Life Actuary 3 65 $137,457 $173,664
Chief Life Actuary 2 66 $152,191 $191,427
Chief Life Actuary 1 67 $167,754 $207,762

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

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Job Duties

As a Chief Life Actuary 1, one directs all actuarial activities in the Insurance Department for either life, health or casualty; oversees the overall review and approval of all filings; directs and participates in drafting legislation, regulation and circular letters on rating matters; and represents the Department on major inter-governmental and inter departmental task forces involved with policy making and the drafting of significant legislation and regulations.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination to be considered for this position.

You must be a qualified employee of New York State and have a minimum of one year permanent competitive service as Chief Life Actuary 2 and Fellowship in the Society of Actuaries.

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

This title is filled via promotion by the agency or agencies which have this title. Candidates must have had appropriate service in the promotional field for this title to be eligible for consideration. Applicants must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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