Senior Insurance Examiner

Gardiner, Maine, United States Full-time

Application closes: No close date

Department of Professional & Financial Regulation, Bureau of Insurance

Opening Date:  November 7, 2019

Closing Date: November 29, 2019 

Job Class Code: 0364
Grade: 26
Salary: $46,446.40 - $63,065.60
Location: Gardiner


The Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation Bureau of Insurance seeks a Senior Insurance Examiner. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Involvement in all areas of the financial examination process, including but not limited to, planning and understanding the company, risk assessment testing internal controls, performing analytical reviews, and detail testing of accounts and records
  • Preparation of written examination reports and limited hearing involvement to include provision of testimony as required
  • Involvement in assigned key activities on an examination including but not limited to, investments, claims, premiums and underwriting, reinsurance, taxes, related party, expenses and surplus
  • Supervise, oversee and monitor assigned examination staff

To be successful in the position you must have knowledge of and experience in:

  • Applicable agency laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Accounting, auditing and examination principles and practices
  • Statistical sampling methodology
  • Supervisory principles, practices, and techniques
  • Effective communication


A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a closely related field and at least one (1) year financial examination, auditing, or financial analysis experience -OR- six (6) year combination of education, training, and/or professional experience in accounting, examination, auditing or financial analysis.

After meeting the above qualifications, preference may be given to those applicants holding the following certifications: CISA, CFE, AFE, AES or CPA.  This position is eligible for a stipend of up to 21% of the hourly rate of pay for employees who maintain either the CPA and/or the CFE designation.

A significant amount of this work will be conducted in the greater Portland, Maine area. Extensive in-state travel and occasional out-of-state travel required.

Questions about this position should be directed to Vanessa Sullivan, Director of Financial Regulation at (207) 624-8452 or

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants need to apply online by selecting the "Apply for this opening" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications.  If you require a paper application, please contact Human Resources at 623-6700. 


Why work for the State of Maine?


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement Contribution: 14.47% of pay for bargaining unit positions

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly.

The value* of State-paid Health Insurance: 

100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly / Employee pays nothing

95%  State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly / Employee pays: 5%  = $23.09 biweekly

90%  State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly / Employee pays:10% = $46.17 biweekly

85%  State Contribution = $392.49 biweekly / Employee pays:15% = $69.26 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee's wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium payment.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.