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State of Michigan Departmental Analyst Trainee 9-P11 in Lansing, Michigan

Job Description The Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) is seeking an individual to work in public service as a Licensing Analyst in its Office of Insurance Licensing and Market Regulation. This is an opportunity to build a lifelong career doing work that truly matters – helping to protect consumers and maintaining public confidence in Michigan’s insurance industry. The right candidate will serve an important role in Michigan’s insurance sector ensuring sound business practices, offering guidance, and protecting Michigan consumers. You will be responsible for conducting statutory reviews of license applications for individual insurance producers, adjusters, solicitors, and counselors who have past criminal convictions and/or administrative actions. This will include researching the criminal conviction or administrative action and analyzing to determine whether to approve, deny, or seek further review of the application. You will be responsible for assisting the Licensing Unit Manager with training application review staff and assisting the staff in answering inquiries relating to laws and rules. This position plays an important role in maintaining the confidence and integrity of the licensing program. Ideal candidates will have: * The drive to serve the people of the State of Michigan and make a difference in the insurance and financial services industries. * The ability to thrive in a dynamic, collaborative, and high-tech environment while demonstrating sound professional judgment and decision-making. * A curious and analytical mind capable of formulating plans, procedures, and controls in a program service area by identifying and assessing risks, developing solutions, and supporting conclusions. * The ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively both orally and in writing. * The desire to work closely with colleagues and senior leaders to solve problems. * The ability to work well independently and within a team. DIFS is looking for team members who have an interest in helping others, who want to learn and grow as professionals, and who want to enjoy all the exciting things that life in Michigan has to offer. This position provides competitive pay, retirement, health, vision, and dental benefits. Please include a cover letter, resume, copy of official transcripts and a 1-3 page writing sample (redacted for confidentiality, if necessary). This position functions as an analyst in insurance licensing who administers the reinsurance intermediary licensing program and; administers the mandates established by the Michigan Insurance Code, as amended, administrative rules and other pertinent statutes, policies and procedures as they relate to the program. Assists the licensing manager in administering the individual producer licensing program including: training staff, assisting staff in answering inquiries relating to laws and rules, assisting staff with questions relating to the review of applications with a questionable background and drafts all individual denial notices. Provides oversight, preparation and assessment of notices and fines for applicable individual applicants. Analyzes program operations and recommends process improvements; responds to inquiries and correspondence related to the licensing programs and; other related duties. Responsible for coordination of good moral character and 1033 waiver request reviews. Responsible for the maintenance, review and development of the vendor processing manual, as well as the coordination of training and troubleshooting with vendor processing center staff. For more information about this posting, click here Required Education and Experience Education for Departmental Analyst 9-P11 Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major. Experience for Departmental Analyst 9-P11 Departmental Analyst 9 No specific type or amount is required. Departmental Analyst 10 One year of professional experience. Departmental Analyst P11 Two years of professional experience, including one year of experience equivalent to the intermediate (10) level in state service. Education and Experience for Departmental Analyst (Departmental Trainee) 9 (FOR CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEES ONLY) Education Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school. Experience Four years of experience as an advanced 9-level worker in an ECP Group One classification. OR Three years of experience as an E9, E10, or E11-level worker in an ECP Group One classification. OR Two years of experience as an experienced level worker in an ECP Group One technician or paraprofessional classification. OR Two years of experience as a first-line supervisor in an ECP Group Three classification. OR One year of experience as a second-line supervisor in an ECP Group Three classification. Paraprofessional classifications are those requiring an associate's degree or two years of college. _Educational Substitution_ College credits may be substituted on a proportional basis (one year of college education may substitute for one quarter of the required experience) for up to one half of the required experience. Additional Requirements and Information View the job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/DepartmentalAnalyst_12505_7.pdf *Salary: $21.24 - $33.28 Hourly Location: Lansing, MI Job Type: Permanent Full Time Department: Department of Insurance and Financial Services Job Number: 6501-19-DIFS-142 DA Closing: 5/13/2021 4:00 PM Eastern Bargaining Unit: N/A Agency: State of Michigan Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909 Phone: (800) 788-1766 State of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan