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Workers' Compensation/ Accommodation Coordinator/ Leaves Analyst

Sacramento, California 95817
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    Full Time

Purpose                          SMUD Title: Human Resources Analyst (J)


Coordinates all aspects of the Integrated Disability Management(IDM) Program for SMUD for an assigned territory.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Coordinating the leave of absence program, facilitating the ADA/FEHA interactive process, coordinating the occupational and non-occupational return to work program, providing back-up coverage to other Disability Management Coordinators during vacation or leave of absence.

Provides technical support and follow-up to ensure a smooth and efficient workflow of all IDM procedures and projects. Functions as a liaison between the third party administrators and employees for all disability related matters and provides accurate interpretation of LOA/ADA policies and procedures to management and staff. Provides resources and training to management/employees regarding IDM policies and procedures, statistical data for FMLA/CFRA/PDL, WC,ADA, leaves of absences, and provides oversight of activities designed to facilitate returning employees to work. Collaborates with other HR work units on disability cases such as Fair Employment, Labor Relations, Payroll, Legal, etc.; participates in the investigatory process and development of a case management strategy. Supports SMUD’s strategic objectives and complies with applicable SMUD policies and MOUs as well as local, California, and Federal employment laws, rules, and regulations.



NOTE: This position is posted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. This posting may close any time after 10business days, or after March 9th, 2018.For immediate consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply early.



Major Duties &


 Performs administrative and analytical support of various programs including workers’ compensation,  short and long-term disability programs, FMLA/CFRA/PDL,PERS disability retirement, integrated disability management, light duty program, the on-site medical clinic and physical therapy and wellness programs, and/or other related programs by reviewing and processing claims for injured employees, coordinating the provision of effective medical care for injured employees, assisting in the monitoring of injured employee status through return to work or disability retirement; providing communications to employees, and maintaining all relevant reports and records.

   Works closely with all levels of SMUD employees, providing consultative services, training, and guidance related to integrated disability management. Confers with management and supervisors as well as Labor Relations, Fair Employment, Legal and Payroll.

   Develops and implements workers’ compensation programs by analyzing the applicability of various program features for SMUD employees, recommending additions and modifications to current programs, and adhering to program procedures.

   Assists in the development and implementation of workers’ compensation budgets by analyzing current and proposed budgets, tracking program costs, monitoring actual expenditures against budgeted, preparing variance analyses, coordinating with the Budget Office, and assisting in negotiations with insurance carriers and administrators.

   Provides analyses and recommendations for modifications of existing program features by researching and reporting on programs trends and competitive practices, reviewing legislative impacts on current programs, conducting surveys and/or participating in surveys conducted by others, conducting cost analyses of negotiated modifications, and monitoring program providers for compliance with contracts.

   Assists in planning, reviewing and conducting work activities and researching required project information associated with department internal/external projects in accordance with established task objectives and schedule as outlined in the project plan/contract.




High school diploma or equivalent.



Three (3) or more years of progressively responsible relevant Human Resources work experience in any of the following areas: Workers' Compensation, disability and absence management, Return-to-work programs, ADA/FEHA medical accommodations, Labor Relations, EEO/Fair Employment, Compensation, or Recruitment and Selection.


Knowledge of:

Methods and techniques to interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations, ordinances and standards relating to human resources activities; SMUD policies, rules and procedures as related to human resources;principles and practices of human resources methods, policies, procedures, processes and programs; principles, procedures and practices related to job evaluation, position and job analysis; training and presentation in training curriculums; principles, procedures and practices related to workers compensation claims management and processing; principles and practices for contract management; modern office practices and procedures; safety policies, practices and procedures; standard operating procedures for modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software; English grammar, punctuation and vocabulary standards.


Skill to:

Develop strategies associated with human resources processes; analyze, interpret and document human resources standards, policies, procedures, processes and programs; understand and interpret laws, regulations, MOUs and other agreements; analyze and classify jobs/positions according to professionally accepted methods and standards; identify and assess training needs; evaluate, understand and explain employee programs; serve as a support person and consultant to management; schedule and prioritize own work assignments to meet expected timeframes; serve as reference person for other employees; utilize a personal computer and/or computer terminal, systems and software relevant to the job communicate effectively orally and in writing internally/externally; establish and maintain effective working relationships internally/externally.





 Three (3) or more years of journey-level work experience as a California workers' compensation claims examiner.

   Experience in administration of disability management, including FMLA/CFRA/PDL and ADA/FEHA accommodation programs.

   Self-Insured Administrator certification

   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources,business, psychology/behavioral science or a related field is desirable.

   Certification in Human Resource function(s), i.e., CCP,  IPMA-CS, SHRM,CPS or equivalent.





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  • Diversity
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