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Administrative Hearing Officer II

Recruitment #180705-E31B-I04

Introduction

This position will be located at the Appeals Tribunal, Oklahoma City.


THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT OESC EMPLOYEES ONLY.

May under-fill with Level I
Level II - Annual Hiring Rate: $54,166.92; Bi-Weekly Hiring Rate: $2,083.34
Level I - Annual Hiring Rate: $51,587.54; Bi-Weekly Hiring Rate: $1,984.14

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
Responsible for: reviewing, researching, preparing for/conducting hearings, and issuing decisions for Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims appeals. Duties include: researching statutes, rules, and regulations; ruling on pre-hearing motions; presiding over and conducting administrative hearings; issuing written decisions after conducting hearings; other tasks as assigned.

ADDITIONAL FACTORS WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR THE OPENING:
For Internal-OESC applicants only:
  A ‘job-shadowing’ event will begin the selection process for this position as a separate event from the in-person interview.  This event will provide an applicant the opportunity to shadow a current Administrative Hearing Officer on the job seeking to supply a broader understanding of the job requirements.  The event will be scheduled before the interview.

Also, all applicants will be required to participate in 2 reading / writing exercises as part of the in-person interview process.  A description of these exercises, a sample, all relevant materials and the exercise’s instructions will be provided after an interview invitation has been accepted.

“THE OKLAHOMA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities to review records, conduct hearings, determine the issues, and render decisions on program and/or fiscal eligibility issues that were previously adjudicated at a lower level.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Administrative Hearing Officer job family consists of two levels which are distinguished by the level of responsbility assigned, the complexity of assigned cases, and the expertise required for completing assigned work.

Level I:   
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibility for completing assigned work in a training capacity and receive closer supervision while becoming familiar with the laws, rules and regulations related to the cases under their review.

Level II:    
At this level incumbents are assigned responsibilities for performing advanced level work involving complex administrative hearings and related matters.  This  includes handling cases involving  two or more parties who are often represented by attorneys, serving as experts in specific areas of adjudicative responsibility, and  other comparable responsibilities involving a full range of administrative and adjudicative functions and decisions.  Responsibilities will include determining precedent setting cases, analyzing new laws, rules, and regulation to determine the impact on the adjudicative process and training entry level incumbents
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in a professional position involving legal work as a primary duty, claims eligibility determination, social work or personnel administration; or a juris doctorate degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Level II:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those  identified in Level I plus one year of experience in adjudicative or legal work.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.



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