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New York State Civil Service Risk Control Intern in Albany, New York

Agency Insurance Fund, State

Title Risk Control Intern

Occupational Category Other Professional Careers

Salary Grade Hourly

Bargaining Unit PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range From $21 to $25 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 0%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 15

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12205

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:• Be actively enrolled in a New York State college, university, or graduate program, or be a resident of New York State, attending a college, university, or graduate program outside of New York State.• Have completed a minimum of one (1) year as a student at a degree-granting two or four year college or university (completion of one year's worth of academic credits over a longer period may qualify part-time students for participation in the program) or be currently enrolled graduate student or accepted in a graduate degree program.• Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0, or the letter grade equivalent.• Must be able to work part-time Summer (10-15 hours per week).Preferred Qualifications:• Proficiency in MS Office products.• Desire to work in public service.• Preferred Major(s): Environmental Health and Safety or Physical TherapyPlease be advised that the New York State Insurance Fund does not offer sponsorship for employment visas to employees or potential employees. Candidates sponsored for employment by an organization should be aware of their sponsorship status and the relevant expiration date(s) of that sponsorship before applying to this position.

Duties Description The Risk Control department is seeking Student Interns to assist with data analytics to include recap reporting, data pull, and preliminary analysis. Risk Control provides safety and loss prevention services for NYSIF policyholders to reduce the frequency and severity of workplace injuries. These include safety surveys, safety resources, safety training, compliance with Code Rules 59 & 60 and Safe Patient Handling. Departmental functions include:• Research of safety issues• Creation of presentations on safety issues• Administrative Tasks - data entry, spreadsheets etc.

Additional Comments Fringe Benefits: - Competitive Compensation.- Future Career Growth Potential. - Open and Supportive Team-Based Environment.- Plentiful Vacation, Personal, and Sick Leave Accruals. - Paid State and Federal Holidays.- Full Medical, Vision, and Dental. - Retirement Options. - Possibility of Telecommuting, Flextime, and Alternative Work Schedules.Please note, the official Civil Service title for this position is Student Assistant.The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) was established in 1914 as part of the original enactment of the New York State Workers’ Compensation Law. NYSIF's mission is to guarantee the availability of workers’ compensation insurance at the lowest possible cost to New York employers and to provide timely, appropriate indemnity and medical payments to injured workers, while maintaining a solvent fund. Since inception, NYSIF has fulfilled the dual roles for which it was created: to compete with other carriers to ensure a fair marketplace and to be a guaranteed source of coverage for employers who cannot secure coverage elsewhere.NYSIF is the largest workers' compensation carrier in New York State and among the nation’s top ten largest workers' compensation carriers. As of November 30, 2023, NYSIF insures approximately 140,000 workers’ compensation insurance policyholders and provides disability benefits coverage for off-the-job injuries to approximately 57,400 New York employers, with more than $1.4 billion in annual earned premiums and over $20 billion in assets. In addition to workers’ compensation insurance, NYSIF provides disability benefits coverage for off-the-job injuries to more than 56,000 New York employers. In 2018, NYSIF added paid family leave as a component of its disability benefits product, providing New Yorkers with job-protected, paid time away from work to care for their families. NYSIF Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) prioritizes and champions diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) throughout our agency. NYSIF provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under federal, state, and local law. We believe that embracing our differences brings richness, new ideas and experiences to NYSIF, which energizes a creative and innovative work environment. We strive to foster a workplace where diverse individuals are able to participate fully in the decision-making process and have ample opportunity for advancement. We are committed to investing the necessary resources and attention to improving the engagement, retention, and promotion of the extraordinary talent we have. #li-dni

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Dawn Askew

Telephone

Fax

Email Address hrexec@nysif.com

Address

Street 15 Computer Drive West

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12205

Notes on Applying Please email your resume, cover letter, and transcript to hrexec@nysif.com. For any questions on this program, please write to hrexec@nysif.com.

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