Senr Comp Claims Referee - Grade 64

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This title exists in Workers Compensation Board and has approximately 10 positions.


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Salary Information for Comp Claims Referee
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Comp Claims Referee 28 $109,250 $134,178
Senr Comp Claims Referee 64 $123,793 $156,224
Supvg Comp Claims Referee 65 $137,457 $173,664

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Job Duties

As a Senior Compensation Claims Referee, within a geographical region you would measure and ensure quality in the adjudication processes of the Workers' Compensation Board through regular and full-time involvement in the assignment of cases and monitoring of decisions concerning claims which are rendered by Compensation Claims Referees and Senior Attorneys upon administrative reviews of case files and/or meetings, conferences, formal hearings, and pre-hearing conferences with claimants, representatives, employers, and carriers; perform audits of adjudication work products; perform on-site observations of meetings, conferences, formal hearings, and pre-hearing conferences; provide one-on-one and/or classroom training and mentoring of Compensation Claims Referees and Senior Attorneys to ensure sound case and calendar management and practices in conformity with the Workers' Compensation Law, Disability Benefits Law, Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law, Volunteer Ambulance Workers' Benefit Law and Paid Family Leave Act rules and regulations, Board determinations, judicial case law, policies, and procedures; prepare and conduct performance evaluations for adjudication staff, and initiate and facilitate disciplinary proceedings whenever appropriate. You would also meet with employers, insurance carriers, physicians, and other constituents for the purpose of advising on policies, rules, regulations, and procedures of the Board; preside as a Referee during special hearings as necessary; investigate complaints; and prepare reports concerning the adjudication program.

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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 be a qualified employee of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Compensation Claims Referee.

Only the title or titles listed are qualifying.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Compensation Claims Referee.

Only the title or titles listed are qualifying.

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.

38-615

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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.

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