Chief Life Actuary 2 - Grade 66

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 3 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.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As a Chief Life Actuary 2, one oversees all actuarial activities for a section made up of two or more units; supervises Chief Life Actuaries 3 or Chief Casualty Actuaries 3, depending on the area (life, health or casualty); establishes procedures for reviewing section work; develops standards for awarding actuarial consulting contracts and reviews the work of actuarial consultants; represents the Department on various committees; and educates the public and industry on the procedures and positions of the Department on actuarial issues.

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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 in order to be considered for this position.

For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of filing application you must be a qualified employee of New York State Insurance Department and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as Chief Life Actuary 3 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

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for email notification so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

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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