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Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.
For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.
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This position is located in DHS/U.S. Coast Guard, National Pollution Funds Center, Claims Adjudication Division, Adjudication Branch in Arlington VA.
The incumbent of this position acts as a Claims Manager for the Damage Claims Branch within the Claims Adjudication (CA) Division.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
- Handling damage claims by establishing and administering procedures to ensure payment of removal costs and uncompensated damages to any claimant in cases of oil discharge of threat of discharge
- Handling overcompensation issues by establishing and administering procedures, which will prohibit and prevent any double payment from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF) for any removal costs or damages
- Establishing and administering procedures for the payment of claims for Federal administrative, operational, and personnel costs and for reasonable expenses necessary for and incidental to the implementation, administration, and enforcement of the OPA
- Overseeing the work processes and products used by contractors, consultants or subject matter experts that either adjust or help in assessing claims for damages or losses