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

Insurance Program Specialist (Position #118637)

The primary purpose of the position is to provide professional administrative support services to the Captive Insurance Branch. The position closely works with the Insurance Commissioner, the Chief Deputy Commissioner, and the Captive Insurance Administrator in initiating, planning, and formulating the financial and budgetary plans of the Branch. The position assists the Administrator in developing and employing policies, procedures and guidelines for the Branch. The position is also involved with the planning and implementation of statutorily mandated promotional and development activities of the Branch. 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.


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 Branch Position

Fraud Investigator IV (Position #102779)

This position will be responsible for initial case assessment, development and execution of an investigation plan, including gathering and preserving evidence, preparing reports and assisting the attorney assigned to the case with all phases of prosecution. Minimum requirements include two and one-half years of criminal investigative experience. Previous investigative experience in insurance fraud is highly desirable. 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 Rate and Policy Analyst (Position #122881, #122936)

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 ihealth@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.


Legal Branch Position

Attorney (Position #113029)

The purpose of this position includes researching and interpreting statutory provisions and case law; drafting legislation, legislative testimonies, administrative rules, and hearing decisions; corresponding with other government agencies, licensees, and the public; bringing actions on behalf of the Insurance Division; advising the Insurance Commissioner, the Insurance Division, and the Department of the Attorney General; act as a hearing officer or counsel to the Authority for administrative or disciplinary proceedings; and perform other related duties as assigned. For questions and application submissions, contact Paul Yuen, Supervising Attorney, at insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov and include the position title in the subject box.