Employee Insurance Examiner 2 - Grade 14

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This title exists in Civil Service, Department of and has approximately 13 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.

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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

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Job Duties

As an Employee Insurance Examiner 2, you would supervise lower-level Employee Insurance Examiners and/or lower-level clerical staff. Under the general direction of a Human Resources Specialist 1 (Benefits), you would assign work and/or review work for accuracy, ensure adequate unit phone coverage, assist in writing procedures, recommend program enhancements, and resolve complex enrollment and accounts receivable issues by applying Civil Service rules and regulations governing the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP). You would assist enrollees in the NYSHIP as well as state and local government agency Health Benefits Administrators maintain their employeesí enrollment in health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. Extensive telephone work speaking to enrollees and/or agency staff is common, as is written communication and daily transaction processing. You may be assigned to work on special project teams when the Division is implementing new or changed benefits.

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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.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Civil Service and have had three months of permanent competitive, non-competitive or 55-b/55-c service:

Either A. as an Employee Insurance Examiner 1;

Or B. an office assistant, clerical, or keyboarding position allocated to Grade 9 or higher.
NOTE: In accordance with Section 52.11 of the Civil Service Law, individuals serving permanently in the non competitive or labor class in a qualifying title (including those serving under Section 55-b/55-c) who otherwise meet the requirements for taking this examination are eligible to compete in this promotion examination.

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.


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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