Closing Date: 8th June, 2023


Job Description and Duties:
If you applied for JC-365203, please note that this is a repost. You shall be able to apply for this new posting.

The position may be filled at one of the following State Fund locations: Bakersfield, Eureka, Fresno, Glendale, Oxnard, Pleasanton, Redding, Riverside, Rohnert Park, Sacramento, Salinas, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, Santa Ana, or Stockton.

The State Fund Legal Subrogation department has a vacancy for a motivated Attorney to join an elite legal team. Under the direction and supervision of a Supervising Attorney or Assistant Chief Counsel, the Attorney represents the State Fund in handling/litigating workers' compensation subrogation cases and assignments of average difficulty before the DWC (Workers' Compensation Appeals Board), California Civil Courts, Federal Civil Courts and other administrative bodies. This position may advise any of State Fund's Program Managers or Programs regarding a broad variety of subrogation related issues.

Who May Apply:
The Attorney is expected to effectively work on legal matters of average difficulty, which consist of features including but not limited to the following:
  • Average impact to the California business environment (employers, employees, the workers'
  • Compensation system)
  • Average political and media impact, implications or sensitivity
  • Average potential dollar amount of the transaction or risk
  • Handle the majority of individual cases with average potential exposure to State Fund
  • Potential to appear in multiple (number and variety) of forums and jurisdictions
  • Participate on "project" type work
  • Handle matters where cases have been consolidated and coordination of multiple parties/issues is necessary
  • Precedent setting exposure where there is a possibility of above average to high impact on State Fund

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement. (

Working Conditions:
Telework may be available and is subject to change based on State Fund guidelines and business needs.

Starting June 2022, selected candidate(s) hired may be required to attend in-person onboarding at our Vacaville office with expenses for attendance paid by State Fund.

Minimum Requirements:
You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
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Attorney III (

Additional Documents
  • Job Application Package Checklist (
  • Duty Statement (

Department Information:
State Fund Is California's Oldest and Most Stable Provider of Workers' Compensation Insurance and A Vital Asset to California Businesses. Established in 1914 by The State Legislature, We Offer Diverse and Comprehensive Products and Services that Provide a Strong and Stable Option for Employers and Injured Employees with Fast, Reliable Claims Service and Medical and Indemnity Benefits.

Our Culture Centers on Our Purpose and Values. We Exist to Provide Fairly Priced Workers' Compensation Insurance, Make Workplaces Safe, and Restore Injured Workers. to Fully Represent California, We Are Committed to Our Employees by Embracing and Celebrating Our Diverse Workforce and Fostering Inclusion to Make the Workplace a Dynamic Environment for All. We Recognize and Reward High Performance, yet Value a Healthy Work/life Balance.

Department Website: Www.Statefundca.Com

Desirable Qualifications:
In Addition to Evaluating Each Candidate's Relative Ability, as Demonstrated by Quality and Breadth of Experience, the Following Factors Will Provide the Basis for Competitively Evaluating Each Candidate:
  • Effectively and Competently Represent State Fund and The State Departments Under the Master Agreement Consistent with The Law and State Fund's Approved Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
  • Advise and Counsel Claims and Internal Business Partners
  • Provide Quality Customer Service in A Timely Manner
  • Maintain a High Level of Professionalism and Deportment with The State Fund, Its Insureds, Its Clients, and The Legal Community
  • Comply with The Code of Conduct
  • Maintain a Safe Working Environment
  • Defend the State Fund Against Fraudulent Activities
  • Maintain Good Customer Relationships with Internal and External Business Partners and Stakeholders
  • Properly Maintain Assigned Equipment
  • Be Able to Travel to Multiple Counties Throughout the State of California
  • Be Able to Use State Fund's Computer Systems.

Attorneys with 0-2 Years of Subrogation Experience Are Encouraged to Apply.

State Fund Employees Are Eligible for A Number of Benefits. Our Benefit Package Includes:
Health Benefits Program (cal Pers), Retirement (cal Pers), Employer Health and Consolidated Benefits Contributions, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plans, Employee Assistance Program, Group Legal Services Insurance, Holidays, Vacation/sick/other Paid Leave, Flex Elect Reimbursement Program, Wellness and Recognition, Alternate Work Schedules, Transit Pass Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Dependent Scholarship Program, Leadership Training, Mentoring Program Https://www.Statefundca.Com//home/static Index?


Benefit Information Can Be Found on The CalHR Website and The (  CalPERS Website. (

Contact Information
The Human Resources Contact Is Available to Answer Questions Regarding the Position or Application Process.

Human Resources Contact:
Christine Fong
(916) 924-5192
C Fong@scif.Com

Please Direct Requests for Reasonable Accommodations to The Interview Scheduler at The Time the Interview Is Being Scheduled. You May Direct Any Additional Questions Regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for This Position(s) to The Department's Eeo Office.

EEO Contact:
Rosa Gil-Robles
(800) 499-8668
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (tty), 1-800-735-2922 (voice) Tty Is a Telecommunications Device for The Deaf, and Is Reachable only From Phones Equipped with A Tty Device.

Background Investigations
Prior to Employment with State Compensation Insurance Fund, a Background Investigation (bi) Will Be Initiated.

By Applying to This Position, You Are Also Acknowledging that You Have Received the Following Information
  • California State Benefits
  • Duty Statement/job Description
  • Salary Ranges and Steps for The Classification(s) Advertised

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The State of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer to All, Regardless of Age, Ancestry, Color, Disability (mental and Physical), Exercising the Right to Family Care and Medical Leave, Gender, Gender Expression, Gender Identity, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Military or Veteran Status, National Origin, Political Affiliation, Race, Religious Creed, Sex (includes Pregnancy, Childbirth, Breastfeeding and Related Medical Conditions), and Sexual Orientation.

It Is an Objective of The State of California to Achieve a Drug-Free Work Place. Any Applicant for State Employment Will Be Expected to Behave in Accordance with This Objective Because the Use of Illegal Drugs Is Inconsistent with The Law of The State, the Rules Governing Civil Service, and The Special Trust Placed in Public Servants.