Risk Management Division
100 N 15th Avenue
Phoenix AZ 85007
The Risk Management Division within the Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) is seeking a Senior Claims Adjuster. The Senior Claims Adjuster is accountable for adjusting high exposure, politically sensitive claims and lawsuits (such as bad faith, medical malpractice, highway design, DES/CPS care custody and control, employment, auto liability, personal injury, fatalities, and serious physical injury, constitutional rights violations, large property losses, etc.) filed against the state, as well as pursuing subrogation recoveries due the state. The Sr. Claims Adjuster position performs work of extreme complexity that requires the ability to investigate, analyze, evaluate property damage, serious injury compensation, life care plans, and wrongful death claims, prepare file summary reports and litigation reports to management, submit authority requests to negotiate and settle losses, submit applicable notices for loss prevention review, and to prepare the claim file for litigation and work in conjunction with the Attorney General's Office to resolve lawsuits in the best interest of the State. This position ensures that all work completed complies with Arizona Revised Statutes, Arizona Administrative codes, court procedure, intergovernmental agreements, third-party contracts, and agency vendor contracts. Set appropriate reserves for the purposes of departmental budgeting, monitor independent contractors and cases tendered to contractors when legally possible, participate in litigation planning and discovery, and settle claims/lawsuits within the independent authority extended, or make recommendations for settlement and obtain authority to resolve claims and lawsuits. This position works with limited supervision and exercises considerable independent judgment. This position may also provide training for agency representatives, as well as to claim specialists, adjuster I, and adjuster II positions within the unit. The position is held accountable to ensure the claim file is maintained in an organized manner and contains all relevant details to appropriately adjust the claim and/or lawsuit.
Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver license record checks, required to maintain acceptable driving records and complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12
The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at email@example.com or 602-542-4769 for assistance.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.