Employee Insurance Examiner 1 - Grade 11

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists in Civil Service, Department of and has approximately 33 positions.

*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.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Employee Insurance Examiner 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Employee Insurance Examiner 1 11 $46,306 $56,743
Employee Insurance Examiner 2 14 $54,860 $66,634

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 an Employee Insurance Examiner 1, you would process transactions and respond to correspondence for the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) for health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. You would communicate by telephone, email, and letters with enrollees, or state or local government agency Health Benefits Administrators (HBAs) to maintain enrollee health benefit records, and explain and interpret applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures to HBAs, enrollees, or other applicable parties in State agencies or NYSHIP participating public employers by telephone or through written correspondence.

In addition, you would respond to New York State health benefits coverage and enrollment questions from enrollees and HBAs, using health and human resource information systems such as the New York Benefits Eligibility and Accounting System to perform the duties. In order to be successful in these positions, you must be comfortable using a personal computer, be familiar with the Windows operating system, and be capable of using several applications running simultaneously.

View the classification standard for this title which illustrates the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

00-914010 28-470010

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

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To narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs, click on "For the General Public", then "Search Vacancies", and select "Yes" on the NY HELPS dropdown to narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs.

Directions to apply will be specified on each individual job posting.

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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