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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/08/21

Applications Due09/18/21

Vacancy ID90964

AgencyWorkers' Compensation Board

TitleWorkers' Compensation Examiner, WCB Item #8146,8152,8856

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $49703 to $60371 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address Operations and Programs, Claims District Office

Ellicott Square Building, 295 Main St., Suite 400

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list.


Candidates must have permanently served at least one year in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.


Candidates must have at least one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 9 or higher. If appointed provisionally, the incumbent will need to take the next Civil Service examination for this title and pass with a score that will be immediately reachable on the resulting eligible list. Failure to take, pass and achieve a reachable score on the examination may result in revocation of the appointment.

Duties Description Under the general supervision of the Associate W.C. Examiner and direct guidance of the Senior W.C. Examiner, the W.C. Examiner functions as a Workgroup member. The incumbent of this position must demonstrate a good knowledge of the Workers’ Compensation Law and the Rules & Regulations, Claims procedures and the Claims Information System (CIS). Duties will include, but are not limited to: examining and managing work queues in CIS; identifying issues and evaluating, preparing and referring cases to the most effective resolution path, such as administrative determination, proposed decision or formal hearing; and handling telephone calls received via the Call Center.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Recruitment Unit


Fax 518-486-6364

Email Address HRM@WCB.NY.GOV


Street Human Resources Management

328 State Street

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12305


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume which lists your actual Civil Service title, salary grade and specific verifiable information as to how you meet the minimum qualifications to be eligible to apply for this position. Please send your application to (email applications are preferred). It is important that you reference the WCB Item #8146 in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. (Please do NOT reference the Vacancy ID No.)

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