Workers Compensation Claims Examiner at Labor, Office of Workers Compensation Programs – Seattle, WA
JOB SUMMARY of Workers Compensation Claims Examiner:
Opportunities are Open! Begin a challenging career with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and you will help shape the workforce of tomorrow. DOL offers rewarding opportunities to contribute to a noble mission; to serve and protect American workers, prepare them for new and better jobs, and to ensure the safety and fairness of American workplaces.
This Workers Compensation Claims Examiner position is located in the Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (DEEOICP) which is a part of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), Seattle, WA. For additional information on OWCP, click http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/workcomp/index.htm
The mission of the DEEOICP is to deliver benefits to eligible employees and former employees of the Department of Energy (DOE), its contractors and subcontractors or to certain survivors of such individuals. The mission also includes delivering benefits to certain beneficiaries of Section 5 of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA).
The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act (EEOICPA) provides compensation and medical benefits to employees who become ill as a result of working in the atomic weapons industry. The EEOICPA also offers benefits to their survivors. Workers who developed certain illnesses as a result of work performed in the production and testing of nuclear weapons while they were employees of the DOE, its predecessor agencies, or its contractors and subcontractors, are eligible for benefits. Employees of DOE designated Atomic Weapons Employers (AWE) and beryllium vendors are also eligible for compensation.
The target grade level for this Workers Compensation Claims Examiner position is GS-0991-12.
Workers Compensation Claims Examiner Grade Salary Low Salary High
- 09 $50,628.00 $65,812.00
- 11 $61,255.00 $79,628.00
- 12 $73,420.00 $95,444.00
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
This Workers Compensation Claims Examiner position is also being advertised under job opportunity announcement Number MS-11-SF-OWCPX-069 (closes June 20, 2011)for status applicants, i.e., current or former career or career conditional federal employees and individual eligible under special appointing authorities. To receive consideration Workers Compensation Claims Examiner for both announcements, you must complete the application process for each announcement separately.
This Workers Compensation Claims Examiner position is also advertised at the GS-9/11 level under announcement no. DE-11-SF-OWCPX-023 and closes on June 12, 2011.
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