In the Labor Department, Employment Security Appeals Division, this class is accountable for directing the activities of the Referee Section.
Receives executive direction from the Chairman of the Employment Security Board of Review.
Directs the staff of the Referee Section of the Appeals Division in the administrative office and in branch offices throughout the State.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs the staff and operation of the section; coordinates, plans and manages section activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development of related policies; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of section budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside the section who might impact on program activities; serves as administrative head of the Referee Section; oversees the conduct of appeals hearings on issues of unemployment compensation and other programs; consults with referees in branch offices on difficult cases; may conduct hearings; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of relevant State laws, rules and regulations; considerable knowledge of labor problems with particular reference to unemployment; considerable knowledge of quasi-judicial procedures, rules of evidence and judicial rules of procedure for administrative agencies; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to interpret and apply pertinent laws, regulations and legal decisions; considerable ability to review decisions for integrity based on findings of fact, evidence and applicable laws, regulations and rulings.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years' experience as an Employment Security Appeals Referee.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Two (2) years as an Employment Security Principal Appeals Referee may be substituted for the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group MP 63 approved effective April 25, 1986. (Revised to modify Substitution Allowed)