All staff employed by the OIC must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Staff precluded from vaccinations due to medical conditions and/or sincerely held religious beliefs will have opportunity to engage with Human Resources to explore reasonable accommodation. Applicants or candidates being considered for employment shall not share their vaccination status with hiring managers or interview panels. Proof of vaccination will be verified on your first day of employment by a member of the Human Resources Department.
This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. It is in the applicant's best interest to submit materials as soon as possible.
The Insurance Commissioner's Office (OIC) is seeking a highly energetic civil service exempt Deputy Insurance Commissioner for Company Supervision.
The Deputy Insurance Commissioner heads the Company Supervision Division. This rewarding position manages a wide variety of situations and is responsible for the financial and market examination and supervision of all Washington organized insuring entities and all other insuring entities licensed to do business in this state. The position's priority is to protect insurance consumers, the public generally, and the state's economy by ensuring the safety and soundness of insuring entities, and to ensure that they comply with applicable law.
This position has broad statutory discretion and specific statutory authority involving the registration and/or licensing, operation, supervision, receivership, liquidation, and merger of insuring entities.
If you are a strategic leader looking for a new challenge, who enjoys working as a member of the senior executive staff and wants to make a difference in Washington State in insurance regulatory matters, please apply!
This is a civil service exempt position. Salary depends on qualifications (up to $138,540).
AGENCY PROFILE AND VALUES
The Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) operates under the direction of the state's Insurance Commissioner, a statewide elected official. Our mission is to provide consumer protection and regulation of the state's insurance industry. With a workforce of approximately 265 employees, we are one of the smaller state agencies in Washington state government and are fortunate to have a stable funding source that does not rely on the state's general fund. Because we are a small agency, you will truly get a chance to understand the 'big picture' of what we do and why we do it. You will also have a chance to get to know your co-workers.
We have high employee satisfaction scores and we value diversity in the workplace. We challenge our employees to continuously improve the way we do business and to meet and exceed the needs of our customers. To learn more about this agency, we invite you to visit our website at http://www.insurance.wa.gov/ and listen to our employees talk about why they love working here.
BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR OIC
As an eligible state employee, Washington State offers:
An outstanding benefits package and retirement plans.
Training and development opportunities, including tuition reimbursement.
Program for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (if applicable)
Free parking at our main office in Tumwater.
A stable funding source that does not rely on the state's general fund.
The fulfillment of public service.
Excellent work-life balance.
Commitment to diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust.
Free Thurston County Transit public transportation, or King County ORCA Transit pass for public transportation.
The Deputy Insurance Commissioner for Company Supervision is a member of the Executive Management Team and reports to the Chief Deputy Insurance Commissioner. Members of the Executive Management Team work together to set strategic direction for the agency, establish legislative goals, ensure fiscal responsibility and create an inclusive, performance-based culture. As an Executive leader you will manage a division of approximately 57 employees at two locations with responsibility to direct the regulatory program and internal operations of the Company Supervision Division.
Other duties include:
Implementing, managing, and maintains the goals and objectives of the Commissioner as defined in the agency's strategic plan.
Supervising the maintenance of standards necessary to maintain NAIC financial accreditation.
Planning, leading, organizing and controlling the work performed by the division which includes:
Regulating and supervising all insuring entities or