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People. It's all about people. Family. Neighbors. Friends. Peers. Keeping people safe at work is our top priority.

When you're a part of the Chesapeake Employers family, your contributions will impact the lives of working people all across Maryland. We believe in treating people with the respect, care, and dignity they deserve. If you would like to work for an organization that strives to do the right thing for its customers, employees, and communities, consider joining Chesapeake Employers and growing your career with Maryland's largest writer of workers' compensation insurance.


Proudly serving Maryland

Chesapeake Employers has been providing workers' compensation to the State of Maryland and its businesses since 1914.

What We Offer

If you want to grow your skills and be a part of a caring organization that promotes work-life balance and is meeting the challenges of an evolving industry, then Chesapeake Employers is the place for you.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Employer-paid disability coverage
  • Competitive compensation & bonus program
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • 401k plan with discretionary contribution
  • Volunteering during work hours
  • Career paths & opportunities for advancement
  • Professional development and certifications
  • Education incentives & tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness & employee assistance programs

Open Positions

Claims

POSITION SUMMARY

Independently investigate, evaluate, negotiate, settle and adjust claims in accordance with MD Workers’ Compensation Law and internal Guidelines.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independently investigates assigned claims, following sound claims handling techniques in accordance with company claim philosophy and standards, and in accordance with the Maryland Compensation Law.
  • With limited assistance from unit supervisor, reviews all relevant data, evaluates claims, determines coverage and compensability and negotiates within settlement authority.
  • Documents files with necessary reports, investigative notes, and other data as may be required by the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Law, the company and the unit supervisor. Keeps unit supervisor advised on status of problem claims.
  • Prepares files for hearing, develops defense of issues, identifies witnesses and makes decisions regarding appeals.
  • Attends hearings, mediations, settlement conferences, pre-trial hearings and fraud trials.
  • Provides superior service to policyholders, agents and the claims public. Complies with standards for service and prompt contact. Keeps agents and policyholders informed of claim status as appropriate. Anticipates and promptly responds to all issues and concerns.
  • Manages personal caseload effectively in accordance with claims standards.
  • Performs other duties as may be dictated by department circumstances.

SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Claims Adjuster

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 – 4 years claims adjusting experience or 8 years equivalent work experience including 3 years of workers compensation claims adjusting.
  • Attainment of AIC certification or comparable certification in insurance.
  • Knowledge of claims basics including administrative, procedures and processes, law, reserving, investigation, calculation of benefits, case management, fraud, subrogation, etc.
  • Must be a detail-oriented, flexible self-starter, with excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of handling multiple tasks in a challenging environment.
  • Bilingual skills strongly preferred.

Senior Claims Adjuster

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-7 years of claims adjusting experience or 10 years equivalent work experience including 5 years of workers compensation claims adjusting and AIC designation or comparable designation.
  • Ability to evaluate lost time cases of 6 months or greater, negotiate permanent disability cases, manage litigated cases, provide guidance and interpretation of WC laws, and serve as a mentor for claims adjusters.
  • Basic keyboarding and math skills.
  • Bilingual skills preferred.
  • Must be a detail-oriented, flexible self-starter, with excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of handling multiple tasks in a challenging environment.

POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Bias for Action
  • Deliver Results
  • Personal Leadership
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Service and Sales Excellence
  • Teamwork and Communication

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required which include, close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment.  The noise level is usually moderate.


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Customer Service

POSITION SUMMARY

Dedicated resource for answering customer inquiries regarding Chesapeake Employers’ workers’ compensation insurance policies, claims, products and services. Serve as Chesapeake Employers’ “front-line” to the customer and provide timely, accurate and courteous responses to their inquiries. Communicate directly with agents, policyholders, injured workers, attorneys, medical providers and other Chesapeake Employers employees.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate expertise in assigned skillsets.
  • Provides front line "first class" service to all internal and external customers.
  • Answers customer concerns regarding information on rates, policies, and claim status to injured workers, attorneys, agents, and medical providers.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 1-2 years of customer service experience required.
  • Experience in an insurance industry preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • 1-2 years of call center experience is preferred.
  • Basic PC skills required.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite is preferred.
  • Bi-lingual preferred.



POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Bias for Action
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Deliver Results
  • Service and Sales Excellence
  • Personal Leadership
  • Teamwork and Communication

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required, which includes close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment.  The noise level is usually moderate.


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Health Services

POSITION SUMMARY

Supports the claims adjuster's management of files through application of medical expertise and case management principles by coordinating medically necessary and cost-effective medical treatment and services with a focus on an early and safe return to work.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Initiates injured worker, attorney, health care provider and employer contacts within protocols.
  • Develops, implements and manages the medical and disability plans, and initiates appropriate and timely case management interventions.
  • Implements and coordinates services with the injured worker, family and health care providers during case management phase and documents all case management activity.
  • Obtains necessary information for purposes of facilitating the treatment plan and managing case progression.
  • Authorizes medically necessary, evidence-based and cost-effective treatment.
  • Coordinates services and resources necessary to expedite return to work.
  • Acts as a resource by review of claims with all relevant parties, such as Claims, Health Services and Legal.
  • Utilizes and monitors preferred vendors for select services to ensure prompt, cost effective service.
  • Follows established precertification and utilization review policies and protocols.
  • Acts as medical resource to peers, claims and legal personnel.
  • Supports Health Services Departments to ensure optimal service delivery to all customers.
  • Provides specialized case management services such as catastrophic case management or similar type roles.
  • Pursues and participates in continual educational activities for self-development and in meeting all regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for delivery of customer service, exceeding expectations.


SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Maryland RN License required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BSN) preferred.
  • Case management/utilization review experience preferred.
  • Prior workers’ compensation case management experience preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in nursing.
  • Workers Compensation Case Management (WCCM) and Maryland Certified Rehabilitation Service Practitioner (MCRSP) certification preferred.
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM) is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with Windows, Word, Excel


POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Bias for Action
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Deliver Results
  • Service and Sales Excellence
  • Personal Leadership
  • Teamwork and Communication

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required which include, close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment.  The noise level is usually moderate.


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Human Resources

POSITION SUMMARY

Assists with Administration of day-to-day Human Resource activities within the HR department and other departments in the company. Assists with the implementation of programs for the company and HR Department.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists with recruitment, orientation and onboarding of new employees.
  • Providing ongoing support to Business Partners and other HR staff.
  • Assists with Maintenance of Human Resource records and complies reports.
  • Maintains Org charts and other transactions for the department and the company.
  • Assists with maintaining Human Resources budget.
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
  • Support employee event and recognition programs.
  • Other duties as assigned


SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years experience
  • Proficient PC skills required, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Presentation skills
  • Customer centric focus
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to interact with employees at a variety of levels and across functions


POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Bias for Action
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Deliver Results
  • Service and Sales Excellence
  • Personal Leadership
  • Teamwork and Communication

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required which include, close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment.  The noise level is usually moderate.


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POSITION SUMMARY

Provides comprehensive Human Resources consultation services and support to business groups. Ensures the timely and strategic implementation of the HR business in support of the corporate strategic plan. Supports the vision, mission, objectives and core values of the company.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides consultative generalist support in the areas of: 
    • Talent acquisition
    • Human capital planning
    • Compensation
    • Employee relations
    • Training and development
    • Performance management
    • HR compliance
  • Provides Organizational Development consultation and training seminars to senior leadership as required.
  • Acts as a strategic business partner to assigned client groups in achieving business goals and objectives.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with client base in an effort to improve Human Resource services while building trust and credibility.
  • Ensures success of Human Resources operations by leading Human Resource projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.


SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

HR Business Partner

  • Bachelor's degree required in relevant field or Masters preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 + years generalist experience.
  • PHR/SPHR preferred.
  • Knowledge experience and knowledge of Employment and Labor Laws.
  • Basic knowledge of various laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to payroll and benefits.
  • Prior experience with HRIS systems is required.
  • Proficient PC skills required, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Customer centric focus.

Senior HR Business Partner

  • Bachelor's degree required in relevant field or Master’s level degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8+ years generalist experience.
  • PHR/SPHR required.
  • Solid experience and k.nowledge of Employment and Labor Laws.
  • Basic knowledge of various laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to payroll and benefits.
  • Experience training on HR substantive information.
  • Prior experience with HRIS systems is required.
  • Proficient PC skills required, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Customer centric focus.


POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Bias for Action
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Deliver Results
  • Service and Sales Excellence
  • Personal Leadership
  • Teamwork and Communication

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required which include, close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment.  The noise level is usually moderate.


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Information Technology

POSITION SUMMARY

Manage their respective function/group to support/deliver IT services that adhere to stated procedures, policies and service levels, in support of departmental goals. The Quality Assurance Manager’s role is to develop, establish, and enforce quality assurance standards and measures for the information technology services within the organization.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains staff by orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Completes tasks/projects by coordinating resources and timetables within their department.
  • Participates in the selection and hiring of candidates.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of the department’s goals and objectives.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Leads the development, establishment, and enforcement of quality assurance measures and testing standards for new applications, products, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycles.
  • Leads the development, establishment, and enforcement of quality assurance measures and testing standards for new applications, products, and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycles.
  • Ensures that software quality measures comply with regulatory standards, industry standards, and accepted best practices.
  • Creates methodologies and processes for the collection and analysis of data for ensuring software, systems, and product quality.
  • Directs the analysis of formal test results in order to discover and report any defects, bugs, errors, configuration issues, and interoperability flaws.
  • Determines the selection and appropriate usage of automated test tools and data collection tools.
  • Develops and writes test strategy and plans for tracking defects and fixes in product development, software application development, information systems, and operations systems.
  • Applies established metrics to determine the readiness, quality, and operability of software, systems, and products due for release to clients and/or within the enterprise.
  • Coordinates testing of new software to ensure integration into company systems meets functional requirements, system compliance, and technical specifications.
  • Communicates test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and executive management.
  • Manages all members of the quality assurance team, and ensure that aggressive deadlines are met.
  • Cultivate and disseminate knowledge of quality assurance best practices.
  • Actively supports Company Strategies and Departmental Goals.

SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 6-10 years of experience in managing people and quality assurance projects preferably in the IT area.
  • 2+ years of experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of quality assurance standards for software testing.
  • 2+ years of experience as a QA Manager for major application integration and/or major application product release.
  • Strong knowledge of system testing metrics, best practices and methodologies.
  • Direct hands-on experience with ad hoc query programs, automated testing tools, and reporting software.
  • Knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations.
  • Proven data analysis, data verification, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience with statistical reporting and analysis.
  • Good project management skills and/or substantial exposure to project-based work structures.
  • Understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Awareness of management principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Pursuing Excellence
  • Making a Difference
  • Leadership Presence
  • Developing People
  • Maintaining Focus and Accountability
  • Strategic Initiative

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required which include, close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment.  The noise level is usually moderate.


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Premium Audit

POSITION SUMMARY

Leads the premium audit department to achieve desired results in conducting physical and voluntary premium audits.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides strategic direction for the Premium Audit department to align with the goals of the organization.
  • Leads, motivates and manages the performance of staff.
  • Establishes and monitors production, time service and quality standards for department.
  • Develops and implements departmental goals and tactics and individual employee goals, which support Policyholder Services and the company’s strategic initiatives.
  • Gathers information / data concerning department and analyzes it for staffing, standards and training issues.
  • Provides technical advice and guidance for audits as well as personnel issues.
  • Hires staff and pursue corrective action as necessary.
  • Develops, implements and monitors work processes and procedures to ensure efficient, accurate and timely completion of audits.
  • Works with other company departments and staff in interdepartmental projects and initiatives.
  • Administers and ensures compliance with company operation procedures and policies.
  • Participates in the budgetary planning process and manage the department within budget.
  • Provides policies for Premium Audit to perform function utilizing consistent standards.
  • Presentation for the management team and/or other departments on successes of the Premium Audit department or topics pertinent to Premium Audit.

SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related coursework required.
  • Insurance Coursework desired (such as CPCU, APA, CIC).
  • Basic PC skills (Word, Excel).
  • Minimum of 7 years of workers compensation and premium audit function experience.
  • 5 years prior management/supervisory experience, including management of “field” personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse customer base.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Pursuing Excellence
  • Making a Difference
  • Leadership Presence
  • Maintaining Focus and Accountability
  • Strategic Initiative
  • Developing People

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required which include, close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment. The noise level is usually moderate. Daily travel is required. Ability to work in all weather conditions with frequent outdoor exposure.


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POSITION SUMMARY

Conducts physical audits for policyholders following the expiration of their policy term, or the cancellation of their policy.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct premium audits in compliance with established company policies & guidelines and industry standards.
  • Maintain, monitor and manage audits for assigned book of business (territory) utilizing the necessary tools/resources.
  • Accountable for achievement and maintenance of time to serve, productivity and quality standards based on the department/organizational objectives.
  • Assess and analyze additional significant account information (obtained during audit) and make final decisions regarding account modifications.
  • Work with policyholders, agents and internal staff to analyze and resolve audit disputes as needed, within established guidelines.
  • Complete other duties and special projects assigned by management.

SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance and minimum of 2-4 years experience in premium audit or related work experience.
  • Insurance coursework desired (CIC, APA).
  • General PC skills, including familiarity with MS Office and emphasis on Excel is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse customer base.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze multiple sources of information to prepare proficient reports.
  • Ability to manage workload in which most of time is spent in the field.
  • Possess strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to drive company vehicle.
  • Spanish speaking skills preferred.

POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Bias for Action
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Deliver Results
  • Personal Leadership
  • Teamwork and Communication
  • Service and Sales Excellence

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required which include, close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment. The noise level is usually moderate. Daily travel is required. Ability to work in all weather conditions with frequent outdoor exposure.


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Safety Services

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides risk evaluation services to the underwriters, the internal customers, and provides risk elimination/control consultation to policyholders and external customers to reduce the potential for work related injuries and control workers compensation costs.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists policyholders in achieving a profitable bottom line by instituting a safety culture through the adaptation of business practices that are focused on managing risks.
  • Performs risk evaluation surveys on new and renewal accounts in a thorough and timely manner so underwriters can make informed decisions within established timeframes.
  • Analyze and prioritize an assigned book of business to determine areas of greatest potential impact.
  • Conducts training directly to policyholders on hazards, safety and risk improvement
  • Develops Management Action Plans, with specific and sound recommendations, to impact policyholders' profitability by reducing frequency and severity of accidents.
  • Facilitates the addressing of policyholder issues with representatives from other departments (the internal customers).
  • Establishes and/ or enhance business relationships with customers and agents, taking prompt action to address problems or facilitate the response to policy/workers compensation related questions.
  • Trains and/ or consults with policyholders, Safety Services staff, and representatives from other Chesapeake departments
  • Participates on projects and completes other duties as assigned
  • Operates a Motor Vehicle.

SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of experience in safety management, safety consultation or related field.
  • Alternately, relevant certification and 7 years of insurance related experience, or a satisfactory combination of education and experience.
  • Professional certification not required but are preferred (i.e. CSP, CIH, ARM, CPCU)
  • Proficient computer skills (including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook)
  • Knowledge of health and safety issues, in general, and OSHA standards, in particular.
  • High level of independence and organization.
  • Ability to analyze data and formulate action plans for improvement
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Bias for Action
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Deliver Results
  • Service and Sales Excellence
  • Personal Leadership

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required which include, close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position may work from a home office and in a field position. The environment may vary daily and is contingent on the policyholder being visited.


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Statistical Analysis & Reporting

POSITION SUMMARY

This role is responsible for collection of data to promote market research, behavioral trends, logistics and financial metrics and benchmarking. This role ensures the quality and accuracy of the data and utilizes the data to present to management in usable format for decision-making purposes.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports initiatives for data integrity and normalization. 
  • Strong collaboration with the IT department to understand data structure, data sets and tools for reporting/managing data.
  • Supports testing of new software/applications/reports in alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Evaluate changes and updates on established reports with production modifications.
  • Assist with development of reports and/or dashboards for the organization.
  • Modeling of modifications to agency bonus plan.
  • Prepares and analyzes quarterly reporting for external actuary for reserving analysis.
  • Develops marketing reports centered on competitors pricing and commission components.
  • Utilize industry available data to benchmark Chesapeake metrics to top competitors.
  • Creates advanced what if scenarios for management.
  • Provides moderately complex data sets to the Actuary for model development.
  • Develops analysis and reporting with high impact for upper management.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Finance/Business Analytics or relevant degree.
  • 2-4 years of experience in financial analysis preferably in a related area or in the insurance field.
  • Preferred experience in workers compensation.
  • Strong analytical skills and data management knowledge.
  • General business knowledge.
  • General PC skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • SQL queries and ability to utilize various reporting tools.
  • Ability to summarize and present financial data accurately and with conclusions.
  • Bilingual skills preferred.

POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Bias for Action
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Deliver Results
  • Service and Sales Excellence
  • Personal Leadership
  • Teamwork and Communication

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities are required, which include close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment. The noise level is usually moderate.


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Underwriting

POSITION SUMMARY

Develop and analyze underwriting data to determine if risks meet company-underwriting standards within an assigned territory. Develop and achieve Agency Business plans relative to expected new business growth and renewal retention. Interact with policyholders and/or agents to ensure proper pricing, growth, profitability, and adherence to company policies and procedures.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform underwriting activities and risk selection process in accordance with company policies and letter of authority.
  • Develop and achieve Agency Business Plans regarding new premium growth and renewal retention for assigned agencies.
  • Accountable for risk selection, pricing, and file documentation within assigned territory.
  • Develop acceptance/rejection, and pricing recommendations on accounts that exceed delegated authority.
  • Accountable for achievement of overall loss ratio, pricing, premium and service objectives as established in company/department business plans.
  • Actively supports Company Strategies and Departmental Goals.
  • Provides timely and accurate information to management regarding status of individual territory.
  • Maintain, monitor, and manage assigned book of business utilizing reports or other methods as provided or necessary.
  • Conduct agency/customer visits to develop and maintain relationships, resolve issues, generate profitable new business and retain profitable existing accounts.
  • Assists in Underwriting audits and management reviews.
  • Proactively anticipate and satisfy the needs of internal and external customers by providing superior customer service.

SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience required.
  • 3 to 5 years of related commercial underwriting experience to include Workers’ Compensation.
  • Bilingual skills preferred.
  • Active pursuit of professional industry certifications / designations CPCU, WCP, AU etc.)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Basic Computer Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook).
  • High level of independence and organization.

POSITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Service Management
  • Practical Knowledge
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Influence Negotiation
  • Drive for Results

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required, which includes close vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment.  The noise level is usually moderate.


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Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.