• Disability Assistant

    Job Location CA-MB-Winnipeg
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/11/2019 8:37 AM)
    Job ID
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    The Disability Assistant is responsible for reviewing garnishments, assignments and bankruptcies; communicating GWL’s response regarding files to the Disability Management Service Offices and presenting and negotiating GWL’s subrogated right for health and dental claims. 





    • Review garnishments, assignments and bankruptcies to determine if GWL is legally obligated to comply or if any outstanding information is required to determine GWL’s responsibility
    • Calculate government remittances and overpayments for bankruptcy situations
    • Provide instructions to the Disability Management Service Offices regarding payments required to be sent to courts, government offices and benefit payments to be made to claimants
    • Assert GWL’s subrogated right for health and dental claims and negotiate legal fees and any other aspect necessary to satisfactorily settle the subrogated claim
    • Actively living our Values of Customer Service, Partnership, Integrity and Communities

     Qualifications and Competencies:


    • Excellent mathematical aptitude
    • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle the pressure of deadlines
    • Well developed written and verbal communications skills
    • Strong computer skills, MS Office (Word, Excel)
    • Ability to work independently
    • Special consideration will be given to candidates who are bilingual in French

    Due to the high profile of a number of our clients, a Federal Government Enhanced Screening is a job requirement and this will involve fingerprinting and a credit check and will require your consent to fully participate in the process.



    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.



    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


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