Salary: $88,844.00 – $117,512.00 Annually Location : CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CA Job Type: FULL-TIME Job Number: 1774 OP 2023/02/24 C Department: ALL DEPARTMENTS Opening Date: 02/24/2023 Closing Date: Continuous DUTIES
ANNUAL SALARY $88,844 to $110,371 The salary in the Department of Water and Power is $94,565 to $117,512. NOTES:Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer. For information regarding reciprocity between the City of Los Angeles departments and LADWP, go to
A Workers’ Compensation Analyst administers Workers’ Compensation benefits for injured employees; authorizes appropriate treatment and assures that treatment is prompt, adequate, and economical; interviews injured employees, physicians, and witnesses and does other field investigation work; and discusses cases with attorneys, physicians, representatives of employee groups, and other persons involved in Workers’ Compensation.
One year of full-time paid experience as an indemnity claims examiner adjusting workers’ compensation claims; or Two years of full-time paid experience as a Workers’ Compensation Claims Assistant with the City of Los Angeles. PROCESS NOTESSome positions may require a valid California driver’s license. Candidates may not be eligible for appointment to these positions if their record within the past 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or convictions of major moving violations (such as DUI). A “Self-Insurance Administrator’s Examination Certificate of Achievement” issued by the State of California (per California Code Regulations Section 15452) is desired. Some employees in the class of Workers’ Compensation Analyst, Code 1774, who obtain a Self-Insurance Administrator’s Examination Certificate of Achievement” issued by the State of California shall receive a biweekly bonus of $70.00. This bonus shall commence at the beginning of the payroll period next succeeding the date the employee presents proof of said Certificate of Achievement.
WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE
Applications will only be accepted on-line. When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the “Apply” icon. On-line job bulletins are also available at . NOTE: Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter. APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications will only be accepted on-line on the dates listed below: From 8:00 am Friday, February 24, 2023 to 11:59 pm, Thursday, March 9, 2023 From 8:00 am Friday, February 23, 2024 to 11:59 pm, Thursday, March 7, 2024 This examination may close without prior notice at any time after a sufficient number of applications have been received. For administrative purposes, filing may close periodically and reopen the following day. In accordance with Civil Service Rule 4.2, all applicants who apply may not be tested in this examination. To meet anticipated hiring needs, only a limited number of qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the selection process in the following order: 1) Los Angeles City Promotional applicants who meet the minimum requirements. You must have received a regular appointment to a City position or be on a reserve list to apply for this examination as a promotional candidate; 2) Applicants currently employed by the City of Los Angeles on a part-time or exempt basis who meet the minimum requirements; 3) Remaining applicants who meet the minimum requirements in sufficient numbers to meet hiring needs based on random sampling of those qualified candidates. Applicants not selected to be tested may re-apply in a subsequent filing period in order to be considered for that period’s selection process.
Examination Weight: Multiple-Choice Test . . . . . . . .100% The examination will consist of a multiple-choice test. In the multiple-choice test, candidates may be examined for the following competencies: Judgment and Decision Making; Analytical Ability; Customer Service; Written Communication; Job Knowledge; including knowledge of: State policies as they apply to workers’ compensation benefits; mandatory benefit notices, payment methods, reimbursement requirements, collection agencies, and lien claimants; the California State Labor Code, as it relates to occupational injuries and workers’ compensation claims; the Rules of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB); medical and anatomical terminology; the Permanent Disability Rating System; the Independent Medical Review (IMR), Utilization Review (UR), and Independent Bill Review (IBR) rules, regulations, and procedures as set forth by the Department of Industrial Relations Medical Unit; utilization review processes and guidelines; the principles related to agree to medical examiners (AME)/qualified medical examiners (QME)/Panel QME processes and protocols, time frames and processing; and other necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities. The multiple-choice test will be proctored and administered on-line during a single session. Candidates invited to participate in the on-line multiple-choice test will be able to take the test as instructed from a remote location (i.e., their home) using a computer with a webcam and a reliable internet connection. Candidates will receive an e-mail from the City of Los Angeles outlining the dates and specific steps on how to take the multiple-choice test. It is anticipated that the remote proctored multiple-choice test will be administered between TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2023 AND MONDAY, MAY 8, 2023. Candidates who do not complete and submit the remote proctored multiple-choice test on-line using a computer by the specified date and time as instructed will not be considered further in this examination. Additional job analysis information can be obtained by going to and clicking on Competencies under Workers’ Compensation Analyst. FAQs for on-line testing are available at . Candidates who do not have the required equipment may have the option to take the multiple-choice test onsite at a City facility. NOTICE: Test dates may be postponed in order to help protect the safety of our candidates and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Candidates will receive an e-mail from the City of Los Angeles Personnel Department if the anticipated test dates are postponed. NOTES:This examination is based on a validation study and as provided by Civil Service Commission Rule 4.20, the multiple-choice test will not be subject to candidate inspection. You may take the Workers’ Compensation Analyst examination only once every 24 months under this bulletin. If you have taken any test parts listed in the selection process section of this bulletin during an open filing period in the Personnel Department within the last 24 months under this bulletin, you may not file for this examination at this time. Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time if it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin. As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at In conjunction with Civil Service Rules, applicants who are current eligible City employees or are a reserve list will be considered Promotional candidates while all other applicants will be considered Open candidates. The promotional list will ordinarily be used ahead of the open competitive list. However, if open competitive candidates receive a higher score, without military credits, than the highest available promotional candidate, after adding seniority credit at the rate of 0.25 of a point for each year of continuous City service, the Civil Service Commission, upon request of the appointing authority, may approve certification of such open competitive candidates ahead of the promotional candidates. A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list. Your rank on the eligible list may change as the score of candidates from other administrations of this examination are merged onto one list. Your name may be removed from the employment list after six (6) months. In accordance with Civil Service Rule 4.24, review periods may be combined. Candidates in the examination process may file protests as provided in Sec. 4.20, 4.22, and 4.23 as applicable and within the required time frame; however, the Personnel Department may respond to and resolve protests prior to the establishment of the eligible list For candidates seeking initial City employment, in accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, information regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements as conditions of employment may be found at:
Notice: If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage, as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position. All City employees are required to be Disaster Service Workers. THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN BOTH ON ANINTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL AND AN OPEN COMPETITIVE BASIS The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER For additional information and FAQs regarding the City’s hiring process, please go to:
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I have read these statements to their fullest and will provide a working e-mail address on my application in order to receive status of my application regarding this examination. 02
I UNDERSTAND that I am required to describe, IN DETAIL, my appropriate qualifying experience in the Work Experience Section of my application. I UNDERSTAND that, if qualifying with my City experience, that I MUST indicate my appropriate job classification in my work history and NOT ANY WORKING TITLE that I believe is designated to me. I UNDERSTAND that if I attach a resume and/or cover letter IN LIEU of completing the Work Experience Section, my application is INCOMPLETE and WILL NOT be considered for this examination, and my application WILL NOT be further processed. In addition to including my qualifying experience, I UNDERSTAND that I should list ALL jobs, regardless of duration, including part-time jobs, military service and any periods of unemployment during my entire work history.
I have read these statements to their entirety and understand them completely and to their fullest.
I am currently:
A City of Los Angeles employee having received a regular appointment. An exempt City of Los Angeles employee, but have civil service status. An exempt City of Los Angeles employee without receiving civil service status. A City of Los Angeles employee in a temporary training position. A City of Los Angeles employee on a part-time basis. On a regular reserve list for the City of Los Angeles. Not employed with the City of Los Angeles.
REQUIREMENT #1: I have the following amount of full-time paid experience as an indemnity claims examiner adjusting workers’ compensation claims: NOTE: You MUST provide detailed information regarding this experience in the work history section of your application. Failure to provide this information may result in your disqualification from this examination.
Between 1 month and 11 months 12 months or more NONE OF THE ABOVE
REQUIREMENT #1: For the experience that you are claiming in the previous question, please enter your job title(s) and employer(s) where you obtained this experience. Example: Indemnity Claims Examiner – ABC Company If you are not applying under Requirement #1, enter “N/A.”
REQUIREMENT#1: The work experience that I am claiming as an indemnity claims examiner adjusting workers’ compensation claims, includes the following (Select all that apply):
Independent analysis of workers’ compensation claims Investigation of workers’ compensation claims Adjusting of workers’ compensation claims Analysis of AOE/COE facts Eligibility determinations Authorization of medical treatment beyond first aid Recommendation of settlements Rating permanent disability cases NONE OF THE ABOVE
REQUIREMENT #1: For the experience that you are claiming in the previous three questions, please describe your experience adjusting workers’ compensation claims. If you are not applying under Requirement #1, enter “N/A.”
REQUIREMENT #2: I have the following amount of full-time paid experience as a Workers’ Compensation Claims Assistant with the City of Los Angeles:
Between 1 month and 23 months 24 months or more NONE OF THE ABOVE
RETAKE RESTRICTION I have taken the Workers’ Compensation Analyst examination in the past 24 months under this bulletin: NOTE: You may take the Workers’ Compensation Analyst examination only once every 24 months under this bulletin. If you have taken any test parts listed in the selection process section of this bulletin during an open filing period in the Personnel Department within the last 24 months under this bulletin, you may not file for this examination at this time.
Yes, I have taken the Workers’ Compensation Analyst examination in the past 24 months under this bulletin. No
IMPORTANT NOTE:I have read the above questions carefully and answered each one accurately. I understand that if I do not provide correct information that my application will be disqualified and will not be considered further for this examination. I understand that if I submit more than one application, my newest application will be considered and all others will be considered duplicates and will not be reviewed. You should include in the work experience section of your application any jobs you wish to be considered as you will be unable to add or change your information after submission.
Yes, I have read the above statements carefully and understand them to their fullest.