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Workers Compensation Specialist

Location: Austin Region
Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Contract To Hire

Position: Workers’ Compensation Specialist

Location: Central Austin


Job Responsibilities

  • Receive and process accident reports and workers’ compensation claims
  • Serve as a liaison between the employee, department, and adjusters 
  • File all insurance forms and Texas Department of Workers’ Compensation reports
  • Handle wage statements, first report of injury, supplement report, and job information in a timely manner
  • Establish and maintain contact with injured employees
  • Provide assistance with claims and obtaining health care as appropriate
  • Communicate with workers’ compensation insurance carrier, doctors, nurses, departments, and health care providers to enable appropriate processing of claims
  • Work closely with department secretaries, supervisors, and administrators to facilitate reporting work-related illnesses and injuries
  • Work with leave and benefit specialists to ensure appropriate use and access to applicable leave and insurance benefits
  • Provide record keeping support in the Office of Benefits and Leave
  • Report and educate campus staff on workers comp
  • Regularly communicate with HR staff, other department staff, employees, and the public


  • High school diploma 
  • Minimum 3+ years of related experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong administrative and customer service skills
  • Experienced with Workers’ Compensation programs
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Time management; will need to process & provide feedback in a timely manner