Here's your opportunity to be a key part of how we live our
vision and BUILD the nation's best and most future ready workforce
- starting right at ESD!
Only current employees of the Employment Security Department are
eligible for this opportunity.
At the Employment Security Department (ESD) we believe in the
Power to Help when people need it most. We provide our communities
with inclusive workforce solutions that promote economic resilience
and prosperity. We help people find jobs, bridge gaps in employment
and now provide paid family and medical leave.
Our Labor Market and Economic Analysis (LMEA) Division is
currently recruiting for a Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund
The work we do matters. The LMEA team supports the agency's
mission and the employment process by providing businesses,
individuals and other customers with the labor market information
they need to succeed in a changing economy. Our UI Trust Fund
Analysis Supervisor directs actuarial analyses and staff to
identify problems faced by current processes and actuarial modeling
of expected UI claims and their respective benefit payments due to
unexpected, sudden and drastic changes of the economic
Work from anywhere in Washington!
This position allows you to telework full time and flexible job
schedules are available.
As a teleworking UI Trust Fund Supervisor you will develop,
direct and determine optimum strategies to prepare timely, accurate
and complete actuarial analyses in response to mandated analyses
(by federal or state law, or grant guidelines), requests from
agency management, legislative bodies, and other governmental
units. You will contribute to the achievement of the organization's
mission by developing and directing comprehensive UI Trust Fund
analyses used for policy determinations (RCW 50.29.025, and Chapter
192-320 WAC). Using statistical software programming languages
(Python and R), mathematical models, descriptive and advanced
inferential statistical techniques, and actuarial science, you will
analyze data and interpret results to improve UI Trust Fund
What a typical day may look like:
- Responsible for testing the actuarial data and methods.
- Design, develop, test and determines actuarial methods,
procedures and agent based or econometric models to advise in the
optimal administration of the unemployment trust fund account (UI
Trust Fund) of the unemployment compensation fund (RCW
- Defines scope of research, project goals, objectives, methods
- Plan and determine actuarial analyses, and assess and refine
them based on policy implications, feasibility and data
- Gathers, inputs, prepares and cleans raw data to use in the
To request a detailed position description click here.
This is an in-training opportunity and will be hired as an
Actuarial Analyst 2.
You will be required to successfully complete the training plan
in order to promote to the the goal class
of Actuarial Analyst 3 is reached.
Salary ranges for these levels are:
Actuarial Analyst 2: $55,524 - $72,256 annually depending on
Actuarial Analyst 3: $70,956 - $93,132 annually depending on
- A Bachelor's degree in actuarial science, mathematics,
statistics, engineering, physical science, economics, or equivalent
- Successful completion of two (2) courses of the Society of
- 18 months of life and disability or health actuarial
- A combination of education and/or relevant experience totaling
no less than five and one half (5.5) years.
- Successful completion of two (2) courses of the Society of
Education to Experience Equivalences:
Associate Degree = 2 years | Bachelor Degree = 4 years | Masters
or Higher = 5 years
- Familiarity with time series modeling, econometric methods and
the theories, and agent based modeling approaches.
- Demonstrated ability to:
- Create tables, queries and other objects using tools such as
- Understand and apply algorithms using computer programming
logic and languages such as R, and Python.
- Use specialized software (for example, Python, R or SQL) to
collect data from large databases (big data or internal databases),
create data sets for econometric or statistical analysis and
conduct econometric or statistical analysis.
- Write technical and plain language reports.
- Review and edit peer's reports for a general or technical
- Interact confidently and effectively with stakeholders,
customers, researchers and other audiences.
- Manage projects.
Additional Requirement of Employment:
- Must be able to pass an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claim &
Benefit Information Review.
- Internet service with speeds of 10mbps download and 2MB upload.
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Please submit your Cover Letter, and Resume with
your Online Application through the "Add
Attachments" field. A resume will not substitute for the "work
experience" section of the application or vice versa. Applications
with blank fields, or supplemental question responses with comments
such as "see attachments" may be considered incomplete.
Why work with us?
We value Collaboration, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion,
Innovation, and Integrity, Investing in our people and Service with
kindness. We understand that a work environment that respects
your work/life balance is key that's why many of our positions are
eligible for flexible work schedules and teleworking opportunities.
Through support, value and trust our employees are empowered to
grow and develop into their best self.
More than Just a Paycheck
Washington State offers one of the most
competitive benefits packages in the nation. Beyond the
traditional benefits such as Health, Life Insurance, Retirement,
and related benefits, we offer Flex Spending Accounts, Dependent
Care Assistance, Deferred Compensation and so much more. We take
work life balance seriously and many of our offices offer flexible
work hours with a wider variety of shift and schedule option to
assist in this.
We are diligent and remain focused on creating a modern
workplace designed to meet the needs of a changing workforce. We
have wellness programs, telework policies and flexible schedules.
We're working to update our facilities all over the state to
enhance both the client and employee experience.
Opportunity for All
The Washington Employment Security Department is an equal
opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment
that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual
orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic
minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age,
veterans or people with military status, and people of all sexual
orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Please
include your name and pronouns in your application, to ensure we
address you appropriately throughout the application
If you are a person with a disability needing assistance in the
application process, if you need this job announcement in an
alternate format, or if you have general questions about this
opportunity, please contact Dawn Loduha or the Talent Acquisition
Team, or Washington Relay Service 711.
- This recruitment may be used to fill additional agency-wide
positions in accordance with Article 4 of the WFSE Collective
- The Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity
- Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to
individuals with disabilities.
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completing your application, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or (360) 664-1960 or toll free (877) 664-1