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.

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.

Deadline to apply is October 31, 2017.


Captive Insurance Branch Positions

Insurance Examiner I & II (Position #118104, #120976)

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, Acting Captive Insurance Administrator, at captiveins@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.

Insurance Examiner III (Position #116591, #116592)

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 Statues.  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, Acting Captive Insurance Administrator, at captiveins@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.

Captive Insurance Administrator (Position #108002)

The Captive Insurance Administrator serves as the head of the Captives Branch of the Insurance Division, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. Responsibilities include: the oversight and coordination of ongoing regulation of all captives licensed in the State under the Insurance Commissioner, including but not limited to, monitoring for regulatory compliance, reviewing all filings, conducting on-site examinations and assisting in promoting the growth and development of the captive insurance industry. Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree, with a master’s degree in business administrator (MBA) preferred. Captive insurance-related work experience preferred, with at least three years of supervisory experience in the insurance field. Further position information available from or send applications to Gordon Ito, Insurance Commissioner, 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 Mr. Tian Xiao, Chief Examiner, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.


Fraud Investigations Branch Position

Insurance Investigator IV (Position #103231)

The function of the Fraud Branch is to conduct investigation and prosecution on a statewide basis of cases involving fraudulent insurance claims.  The investigator is primarily responsible for initial case assessment, development and execution of an investigative plan with a focus on fraudulent medical billing practices. This position is also responsible for gathering and preserving evidence, preparing reports and assisting the attorney assigned to the case with all phases of prosecution.  Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance or other business-related field.  Minimum professional experience requirements include at least 2.5 criminal investigative experience to include writing clear and comprehensive reports, reading and interpreting complex written material, interpreting and applying statutes and rules; perform research, dealing with the public.  Experience in the investigation of insurance fraud preferred.  For questions and application submissions, contact Colleen Chun, Insurance Fraud Administrator, at insfraud@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.


Health Insurance Branch Positions

Health Actuary (Position #120421)

The primary purpose of this position is to analyze health rate insurance filings to determine whether the requested rates are excessive, inadequate, or unfairly discriminatory and reasonable in relation to the costs of the benefits provided and review for compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”) of 2010 by using acceptable actuarial techniques.  Applicants are to have graduated from an accredited school with a baccalaureate degree in mathematics, actuarial science, statistics or a business-related discipline such as economics, finance or accounting.  Applicants must also be a member in good standing of the American Academy of Actuaries and have an Associate or Fellow of the Society of Actuaries designation.  Further position information available from or send applications to Gordon Ito, Insurance Commissioner, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.

Health Costs and Regulatory Analyst (Position #121504)

The primary purpose of this position is to manage administration of the health insurance rate review grant, and implement strategies to meet work plan timelines.  The analyst prepares health insurance rate review enhancement project proposals, reports, and other ancillary materials to support the health insurance rate review improvement efforts at the Health Insurance Branch.  Minimum requirements include graduation from an accredited school with a baccalaureate degree, and minimum of two and one-half years of experience dealing with health insurance issues.  For questions and application submissions, contact Arlene Ige, Health Branch Administrator, at ihealth@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.


Other Insurance Division Position

Market Conduct Examiner / Insurance Examiner II (Position #120950)

The Market Conduct Examiner is the coordinator of the market regulation, including market analysis and market conduct activities of the Insurance Division.  The examiner will be responsible for implementing Chapter 431, Article 2D, HRS.  Training of Division personnel on the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ core competencies for market regulation will be a primary duty.  Other duties include coordinating the market analysis and market conduct examinations on the practices of insurance companies doing business in Hawaii.  Applicants should possess at minimum exceptional computer skills; considerable knowledge of insurance terms and concepts; strong research, analysis, and statistical techniques; strong knowledge of Hawaii’s statutes and rules; strong communicative skills; and strong organizational skills.  Further position information available from or send applications to Gordon Ito, Insurance Commissioner, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.