State of Arizona :


Job Information
Job Reference ID:  53470 
Grade:  23 
Posted Date:  01/23/2020 
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Job Description



ADEQ is committed to leading Arizona and the nation in protecting the environment and improving the quality of life for the people of our state.  Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career; we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment.






At ADEQ our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are looking for committed and engaged employees to help drive our agency towards accomplishing this vision. Do you think you have the combination of passion, technical and creative knowledge and skills to help drive this agency to our vision? If so, you are strongly encouraged to apply today.

As the Regulatory Insurance Lead, you are relied on as the leader for our Financial Responsibility Program by the insurance agents, brokers, attorneys and our insurance staff.  You will spearhead complaint investigations, render regulatory compliance determinations, and respond to appeals processes for our Waste Programs Division.


Major Responsibilities:

·         Lead complaint and claim investigations raised by underground storage tank (UST) owners/operators regarding their financial assurance mechanisms (mainly in commercial liability insurance and corporate guarantee)

·         Mentor subordinate staff conducting financial responsibility evaluations and audits

·         Provide compliance determinations by reviewing complex financial responsibility mechanisms

·         Read and interpret State and Federal UST regulations to understand the intent of the regulations.

·         Draft, review and revise documents for proper legal language/terminology

·         Develop working relationships with insurance companies, brokers and their attorneys

·         Conduct eligibility determinations for Preapproval Program

·         Manage compliance cases related to financial responsibility non-compliance





·         Accounting principles related to the analysis of financial responsibility mechanisms: surety bond; certificate of deposit; trust fund with pay-in period; letter of credit; insurance policy; certificate of self-insurance; deposit with the state treasurer; corporate financial test; local government financial test; corporate guarantee test; local government guarantee test

·         UST financial assurance mechanisms' strengths and weaknesses, appropriate acceptance criteria, and processes for administrative oversight. Insurance and financial terms, concepts, products, and common industry practices, and forms


·         Principles, research methods, and reporting techniques used in detailed analytical financial reviews

·         Effectively communicating with varied customers (internal and external) both verbally and in writing


·         Apply laws, rules, standards, policies, and procedures to analytical work to formulate sound and well-supported conclusions

·         Conduct research, analyze, synthesize, compile and effectively report on complex financial data and present sound and well-supported objectives and findings




Ideal candidate will have:

·         Bachelor Degree in environmental policy, legal studies, or business administration.  Juris Doctorate with specialization in insurance law, trade secret law, property law, or policy interpretation preferred.

·         5 years relevant experience with legal regulatory interpretation, compliance audits, or within the insurance industry



Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:

·         10 paid holidays per year

·         Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees

·         A top-ranked retirement program with 100% employer matched contribution 

·         A robust and affordable insurance  plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability

·         An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

·         We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility

·         We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities


Arizona State Government is an AA/EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Hired employees will be subject to E-Verify. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting [email protected] Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.     Having trouble applying?    Email [email protected] or call 602-542-4700 for assistance



Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $60,000.00-65,000.00 


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