Insurance Division Employment Opportunities

Discover a great career opportunity with the State of Hawaii Insurance Division of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

The State of Hawaii is one of Hawaii’s largest employers and offers a competitive compensation package. Public employment requirements and other information regarding working for the State of Hawaii can be found on the Department of Human Resources Development’s website.

The following are non-Civil Service (Exempt) positions available in the Insurance Division. For more information, or to apply, please contact the supervisor listed. Interested applicants need to submit a resume and cover letter.

A complete list of positions at the department is available at the following links: civil service positions and exempt positions.

Deadline to apply is August 31, 2019.


Captive Insurance Branch Positions

Insurance Examiner I or II (Position #120978)

Insurance Examiners provide dedicated support for the oversight, regulation, and development of captive insurance companies. These positions are engaged primarily in examinations and financial analyses of the operations and practices of insurance companies. Examinations investigate the financial condition of the licensee, evaluate its service providers, and determine compliance with approved business plans, and applicable statues, regulations and orders. Minimum requirements include graduation from a college or university of recognized standing with a major in economics, business administration, accounting or a related field. Insurance experience is not required. For questions and application submissions, contact Andrew Kurata, Captive Insurance Administrator, at captiveins@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.

Insurance Examiner II or III (Position #116591)

Insurance Examiners provide dedicated support for the oversight, regulation, and development of captive insurance companies. This position is engaged primarily in providing technical support to the Captive Administrator in carrying out the function of the Captive Branch. Technical support includes conducting financial surveillance of captive insurance companies, monitoring for solvency, coordinating field examinations of captive companies, and analyzing captive applications and business plan amendments within the context of applicable Hawaii Statutes. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including 12 semester credit hours in accounting and/or auditing subjects—Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred. Insurance experience is preferred but not required. For questions and application submissions, contact Andrew Kurata, Captive Insurance Administrator, at captiveins@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.


Compliance and Enforcement Branch Position

Insurance Investigator III-IV (Position #111595)

The primary function of the position is to plan and conduct investigations into violations of insurance laws, rules and regulations, which may vary in levels of complexity and scope. The work is performed independently which requires the incumbent to exercise discretion and sound judgment. This includes the handling of consumer and industry complaints and inquiries, the participation in administrative hearings, the review of licensees backgrounds, and other duties as assigned by the Commissioner. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and two and a one half years of progressively responsible professional investigative experience. One year professional work experience in claims adjusting preferred. For questions and application submissions, contact Sam Thomsen, Chief Investigator, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.


Financial Surveillance & Examination Branch Position

Insurance Examiner III (Position #102732)

The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical support to the Chief Examiner in carrying out the functions of the Financial Standards and Market Conduct Section by conducting a continuing program of regulatory surveillance, financial as well as market conduct, of domestic and nondomestic insurance companies; monitor for solvency; and ascertain whether their method of operation will be hazardous to policyholders, creditors, or the public. The position has responsibility to supervise a group of lower-level insurance examiners in the off-site analysis function of insurance companies; review  the work product of subordinates to ascertain that the objectives are met and properly documented; and conduct field examinations and investigations of insurance companies and agencies when deemed appropriate. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including 12 semester credit hours in accounting and/or auditing subjects—Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred. Minimum professional experience requirements include at least one year auditing using GAAP principles and three years accounting in the insurance field or auditing or financial examination of insurance business operations. For questions and application submissions, contact Tian Xiao, Chief Examiner, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.


Fraud Branch Position

Fraud Insurance Investigator IV (Position #110611)

The position is primarily responsible for initial case assessment, development and execution of an investigative plan, including gathering and preserving evidence, preparing reports and assisting the attorney assigned to the case with all phases of prosecution. Minimum qualifications include a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and at least two and one-half years of criminal investigative experience to include writing clear and comprehensive reports; reading and interpreting complex written material; interpreting and applying statutes and rules; performing research; dealing with the public. Previous work experience in the investigation of insurance fraud is preferred. For questions and application submissions, contact Colleen Chun, Fraud Branch Administrator, at insfraud@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.


Health Branch Positions

Health Researcher (Position #120305)

The primary purpose of this position is to conduct research on healthcare cost drivers and health policy issues. The researcher will also be responsible for assisting in producing written materials including reports and grant applications. For questions and application submissions, contact Arlene Ige, Health Branch Administrator, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.

Health Rate and Policy Analyst (Position #122881)

This position independently conducts supporting health insurance rate and policy analysis and research, and recommends actions to the supervisor and the commissioner. The position is responsible for planning, organizing and executing cases to conclusion with recommendations, which are logical and comprehensive. The position primarily focuses on health insurance policies and filings as required by law. For questions and application submissions, contact Arlene Ige, Health Branch Administrator, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.

Health Actuary (Position #122974)

The primary purpose of this position is to analyze health insurance rates to determine that rates are not excessive, inadequate, or unfairly discriminatory and that rates and rating procedures comply with state and federal law. The position will provide services to the Health Insurance Branch of the Insurance Division, which regulates health insurers. For questions and application submissions, contact Arlene Ige, Health Branch Administrator, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.


Rate & Policy Analysis Branch Position

Insurance Rate & Policy Analyst III-IV (Position #110317)

The primary duties of this position include policy form and rate analyses of domestic and foreign insurance companies who write business in Hawaii for compliance with the insurance code of the Hawaii Revised Statues. Participation in conferences, discussion in meetings, reviewing legislation and preparing for hearings pertaining to policy form and rate regulation is required. For questions and application submissions, contact Kathleen Nakasone, Acting Rate & Policy Analysis Manager, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.