Specialist, Workers' Compensation Claims

Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 5701 
Location: 700 Market St,Saint Louis, Missouri, 63101
Position Type: Non Union 
Number Open: 1 

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:

Living Spire Behaviors

  • We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.
  • We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.
  • We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.
  • We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.


This position is responsible for investigating and resolving workers’ compensation claims for all of Spire’s territory. 

Primary duties:

  • Investigate, evaluate, and determine compensability on workers’ compensation injuries as mandated by various state laws in Spire’s territory through our self-insured program. This involves interaction with injured employees; supervisors; medical providers and nursing staff for claims as assigned by WC Claims Manager.
  • Handle simple and intermediate WC claims; ensure timely and appropriate closure of all claims assigned
  • Enter appropriate claim information into the claim system including setting up new claims; claim notes; payments; claim reviews.
  • Analyze exposure; set proper reserves; administer benefits per state laws.
  • Complete state forms and file with each state timely.
  • Manage statistical data including OSHA record keeping.
  • Work with Third Party Administrator (TPA) as needed.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with medical providers, nursing staff and legal in Spire’s territory.
  • Pursue recovery; report cases to excess carrier and Captive.
  • Direct outside counsel with assistance of WC Claims Manager and Legal.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish rapport with a diverse array of people.
  • Attend seminars and conferences for continuing education relative to legal and/or medical matters to ensure up to date knowledge of workers’ compensation in Spire’s territory.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Experience in Worker's Compensation claim handling
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, diagnosis, and treatment protocols preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and recording requirements preferred
  • Strong investigative and fact-gathering skills
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze facts
  • Must have professional interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels effectively
  • Knowledge of basic PC Skills, with an understanding of Microsoft Office Suite

 Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Three plus years of prior Worker’s Compensation claims adjusting (or commensurate) experience is required.

Work environment:

  • Shared office environment


Spire accepts online applications through our career site at jobs.spireenergy.com

Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

Job Location: St Louis

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