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Workers' Compensation/Disability/Leaves Analyst

SMUD


Location:
Sacramento, California 95817
Date:
03/10/2017
Job Code:
50051710
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
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Job Details

Purpose

SMUD Title: Human Resources Analyst (J)

Perform professional, analytical support and consulting services to business units in all areas related to SMUD’s workers’ compensation and disability management programs including: short- and long-term disability, FMLA/CFRA/PDL, ADA/FEHA accommodations, disability retirement, work-related and non-work related illnesses and injuries, and related policies, procedures and practices.  Support SMUD strategic objectives and comply with applicable SMUD policies and MOUs as well as local, California, and Federal employment laws, rules, and regulations.

NOTE:  This position is posted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.  This posting may close any time after 10 business days, after March 16, 2017.  For immediate consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply early. 
 
Major Duties & Responsibilities

- Performs administrative and analytical support of various programs including workers’ compensation,  short- and long-term disability programs, FMLA/CFRA/PDL, PERS disability retirement, integrated disability management, light duty program,  the on-site medical clinic and physical therapy and wellness programs, and/or other related programs by reviewing and processing claims for injured employees, coordinating the provision of effective medical care for injured employees, assisting in the monitoring of injured employee status through return to work or disability retirement; providing communications to employees, and maintaining all relevant reports and records.

- Works closely with all levels of SMUD employees, providing consultative services, training, and guidance related to integrated disability management. Confers with management and supervisors as well as Labor Relations, Fair Employment, Legal and Payroll.

- Develops and implements workers’ compensation programs by analyzing the applicability of various program features for SMUD employees, recommending additions and modifications to current programs, and adhering to program procedures.

- Assists in the development and implementation of workers’ compensation budgets by analyzing current and proposed budgets, tracking program costs, monitoring actual expenditures against budgeted, preparing variance analyses, coordinating with the Budget Office, and assisting in negotiations with insurance carriers and administrators.

- Provides analyses and recommendations for modifications of existing program features by researching and reporting on programs trends and competitive practices, reviewing legislative impacts on current programs, conducting surveys and/or participating in surveys conducted by others, conducting cost analyses of negotiated modifications, and monitoring program providers for compliance with contracts.

- Assists in planning, reviewing and conducting work activities and researching required project information associated with department internal/external projects in accordance with established task objectives and schedule as outlined in the project plan/contract.


Minimum Qualifications

Experience:
Three(3) or more years of progressively responsible relevant work experience functioning in a Human Resources environment, which may include Workers' Compensation, Labor Relations, EEO/Fair Employment, Compensation, Recruitment and Selection, etc.

Knowledge of:
Methods and techniques to interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations, ordinances and standards relating to human resources activities; SMUD policies, rules and procedures as related to human resources; principles and practices of human resources methods, policies, procedures, processes and programs; principles, procedures and practices related to job evaluation, position and job analysis; training and presentation in training curriculums; principles, procedures and practices related to workers compensation claims management and processing; principles and practices for contract management; modern office practices and procedures; safety policies, practices and procedures; standard operating procedures for modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software; English grammar, punctuation and vocabulary standards.


Skill to:
Develop strategies associated with human resources processes; analyze, interpret and document human resources standards, policies, procedures, processes and programs; understand and interpret laws, regulations, MOUs and other agreements; analyze and classify jobs/positions according to professionally accepted methods and standards; identify and assess training needs; evaluate, understand and explain employee programs; serve as a support person and consultant to management; schedule and prioritize own work assignments to meet expected timeframes; serve as reference person for other employees; utilize a personal computer and/or computer terminal, systems and software relevant to the job communicate effectively orally and in writing internally/externally; establish and maintain effective working relationships internally/externally.
 
Licenses/Certificates


Desirable Qualifications

3 or more years of journey-level work experience as a California workers' compensation claims examiner.

Experience in administration of disability management, including FMLA/CFRA/PDL and ADA/FEHA accommodation programs.

Self-Insured Administrator certification

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, business, psychology/behavioral science or a related field is desirable.

Certification in Human Resource function(s), i.e., CCP, IPMA-CS, SHRM, CPS or equivalent.
 
Physical Requirements


Additional Posting Info for Candidate


NOTE:  This position is posted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.  This posting may close any time after 10 business days, after March 16, 2017.  For immediate consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply early. 

 

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Three(3) or more years of progressively responsible relevant work experience functioning in a Human Resources environment, which may include Workers' Compensation, Labor Relations, EEO/Fair Employment, Compensation, Recruitment and Selection, etc. Knowledge of: Methods and techniques to interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations, ordinances and standards relating to human resources activities; SMUD policies, rules and procedures as related to human resources; principles and practices of human resources methods, policies, procedures, processes and programs; principles, procedures and practices related to job evaluation, position and job analysis; training and presentation in training curriculums; principles, procedures and practices related to workers compensation claims management and processing; principles and practices for contract management; modern office practices and procedures; safety policies, practices and procedures; standard operating procedures for modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software; English grammar, punctuation and vocabulary standards.

Skill to: Develop strategies associated with human resources processes; analyze, interpret and document human resources standards, policies, procedures, processes and programs; understand and interpret laws, regulations, MOUs and other agreements; analyze and classify jobs/positions according to professionally accepted methods and standards; identify and assess training needs; evaluate, understand and explain employee programs; serve as a support person and consultant to management; schedule and prioritize own work assignments to meet expected timeframes; serve as reference person for other employees; utilize a personal computer and/or computer terminal, systems and software relevant to the job communicate effectively orally and in writing internally/externally; establish and maintain effective working relationships internally/externally.  

Licenses/Certificates

Desirable Qualifications

3 or more years of journey-level work experience as a California workers' compensation claims examiner.

Experience in administration of disability management, including FMLA/CFRA/PDL and ADA/FEHA accommodation programs.

Self-Insured Administrator certification

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, business, psychology/behavioral science or a related field is desirable. Certification in Human Resource function(s), i.e., CCP, IPMA-CS, SHRM, CPS or equivalent.   Physical Requirements

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