MTA Assistant Director, Workers' Compensation in Brooklyn, New York

Job Information

Title: Assistant Director, Workers' Compensation

First date of Posting: 7/17/2017 Last date of filing: 7/27/2017 Authority: OA/TA Department: Law Division/Unit: Workers' Compensation Reports to: Deputy Executive Assistant General Counsel Work Location: 130 Livingston Street Hours of Work: Managerial


Salary Range:

$86,427 - $136,611 (Grade C - 702 Points)


This position is responsible for assisting the senior staff of the Workers’ Compensation Division by directing the administrative processing, case management and resolution of Workers' Compensation claims brought against the Authority by its employees in order to increase employee availability, minimize financial liability and meet legal, contractual and ethical obligations. In addition, this position will take a leading role in the oversight of, among other areas, file room, mail room delivery and direct a team of managers and examiners and other staff, including medical staff. The incumbent may be responsible for preparing statistical analyses and reports for the Law Department and preparing for and attending STEP hearings and Arbitrations. The incumbent will oversee the administrative details of the Division, including oversight of workers’ compensation and differential checks, time restoral, appropriate closure of cases, investigation of eligibility for employee reinstatement, and determination of eligibility for pharmacy card.

Education and Experience

A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years related experience, five (5) of which must have been as a supervisor/manager in insurance or private industry providing Medical Case Management/Quality Assurance.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of Workers' Compensation, Knowledge of agency rules and regulations.

  • Familiarity with agency collective bargaining agreements; previous experience, specifically with Workers' Compensation.

  • Strong oral, written, interpersonal communications skills and computer literacy.

Selection Method

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience and interview.

All selected candidates will be subject to a full background investigation that includes employment and education. Discrepancies may lead to dismissal.

Other Information

Appointment may be at comparable level to current level of selected candidate.

As an employee of NYCT or MABSTOA, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $91,821.00 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA NYC Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: Assistant Director, Workers' Compensation

Location: Brooklyn

Job ID: 90434

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Agency: New York City Transit

Department: Law

Division: Law

RC: Workers' Compensation