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, 2018.


Captive Insurance Branch Positions

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

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


Financial Surveillance & Examination Branch Positions

Insurance Examiner II (Position #110964)

The incumbent will be responsible for examination and financial analysis of the operations and practices of insurers to determine financial condition, solvency, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations; planning, organizing and processing the applications for insurance companies seeking a Certificate of Authority in Hawaii;  reviewing foreign and alien filings on mergers and acquisitions; assisting in the drafting of proposed insurance legislation; and the training and directing of lower positions.  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.

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.


Legal Branch Position

Legal Assistant II/Paralegal (Position #110690)

This position performs paralegal and administrative work in support of attorneys and the Legal Branch; provides legal consultation services to line department personnel; performs legal research; prepares drafts, outlines, or summaries of legal subjects, laws, statutes, briefs and other legal documents; and performs 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.

Attorney (Position #101970, #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.


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.