Regulatory Specialist

Recruitment #040519-MAFZ14-400100

Summary Statement

This is professional level work in the application of the principles and practices of administrative and quasi-judicial proceedings and/or the application and interpretation of administrative provisions and regulations. A class incumbent conducts public hearings consistent with established Department policies, prepares recommended decisions for the DNREC Cabinet Secretary's review and signature, and supports management and professional staff in the development, interpretation, and administration of agency applicable laws and regulations.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Conducts in-depth, comprehensive research. Reports findings to superior/agency staff  including precedents and applicable state and federal laws/rules/regulations/contracts. Drafts recommended decisions based on findings of fact and applicable laws, rules and regulations.Researches other regulatory matters. Provides written recommendations.
     
  • Presides over hearings, negotiations, and other administrative proceedings. Advises other hearing officers/examiners before, during, and subsequent to hearings, negotiations, etc.
     
  • May direct the post-hearing phase including review of legal briefs submitted by various involved parties. 
     
  • Researches and drafts new and revised contracts/regulations/legislation.
     
  • Leads and engages in mediation/arbitration of regulatory violations, contract enforcement and/or administrative rules and policies.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Regulatory Specialist
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in policy administration which includes planning, developing, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures.
  2. Three years experience in research which includes systematic study to discover or establish facts.
  3. Six months experience in quasi judicial proceedings.
  4. Three years experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  5. Six months experience in narrative report writing.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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