Criminal Injurues Division

We have another vacant position in the State of Tennessee, Treasury Department. This position is in our Criminal Injuries division and it is a full time position located in Nashville, TN. Please have qualified and/or interested applicants apply by sending their resume to by Friday, February 15, 2013. The selected applicant will work Monday – Friday and have the hours of 8:00 – 4:30. The job description is attached for your review.


Definition: Under the general supervision of the Claims Director, performs claims tasks- investigation, evaluation, and negotiation of the tort claims to conclusion.

Example of Duties: Investigates liability claims assisnged by director. Initiates claims investigation with appropriate state agency personnel and obtains necessary infromation from claimants. Must have a thorough understanding of tort law to investigate claims based on traditional tort concepts. Organizes and maintains copies of Claims Commission and court decisions on tort claims, and should be able to apply current case law to active investigations. Evaluates documentation of damages for appropriate payment on approved claims. Makes written recommendation to Director as to approval or denial of claim based on facts established in the investigation and the application of tort law. Negotiates settlements of up to $25,000.00. Establishes case reserves on open court tort claims. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills for contacts with claimants, attorneys, legislators, and a wide variety of state personnel. Must develop and maintain an index system to monitor the progress of open claims in order to bring all claims to a conclusion within statutory deadline. Performs other duties as assigned by director.

Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and two years professional experience in related field (legal, claims, adjusting, etc,,) or graduation from an accreditied four year college or university and a paralegal certificate.

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