In the Division of Special Revenue, Planning and Research Unit, this class is accountable for directing the administrative hearing and administrative regulations functions of the agency.
Receives administrative direction from the Unit Head (Planning and Research).
Directs the Paralegal staff and other assigned staff; oversees the technical aspects of hearings conducted by agency staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs the staff and operations of the administrative regulation and administrative hearing functions; coordinates, formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development of related policy; administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the agency who might impact on program activities; assigns hearings to appropriate agency staff; oversees the drafting of hearing decisions; may perform as hearing officer at compliance meetings and show cause hearings; provides guidance to other hearing officers on procedural and technical issues; trains hearing officers on the administrative hearing process and the role of a hearing official in that process; drafts all agency regulations, and coordinates approval process; identifies, researches, and analyzes gaming related issues; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of basic law and legal process, legal principles and practice, administrative law, constitutional law, rules of process, and rights and obligations of state agencies; considerable knowledge of litigation and appellate process; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of the statutory authority of the Division of Special Revenue; effective oral and written communication skills; considerable interpersonal skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of experience as an attorney including experience in regulatory and/or administrative laws and procedures and legislative drafting.