Hearing Officer Job Description Sample
Minimum Qualifications Admission to the New York State Bar, currently in good standing, and two years of post-Bar legal experience in the trial of issues in courts of records or trials of adversarial proceedings, quasi-judicial in nature, before a government agency.
Preferred Qualifications are familiarity with Article 3 of the State Administrative Procedure Act and working knowledge of CPLR and Evidence.
Duties Description Hearing Officers preside at quasi-judicial or administrative hearings of an adversarial or investigative nature concerning the resolution of issues of fact, law and regulatory practice; make findings of fact and conclusions of law; and render or recommend decisions.
Review hearing file to determine probable issues and apply the appropriate regulations and sections of law.
Issue, or cause to be issued, subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and the production of necessary books, records and other documents, consistent with the Election Law, State Board of Elections regulations, applicable provisions of the State Administrative Procedure Act and all other applicable law.
Manage hearing calendars to ensure all cases are heard and decided in a timely manner as prescribed by the Election Law, State Board of Elections regulations, the applicable provisions of the State Administrative Procedure Act and all other applicable law.
Conduct hearings to review and decide matters pursuant to Election Law Section 3-104(5)(a) and the regulations of the State Board of Elections, consistent with applicable provisions of the State Administrative Procedure Act and other applicable law.
Instruct the parties of their rights; and maintain an atmosphere of fairness, impartiality and due process.
Administer oaths and affirmations, as permitted by applicable law and State Board of Elections regulations.
Elicit testimony from parties relative to the issues of the hearing and question witnesses to obtain facts.
Rule on various issues including objections by parties, relevancy and admissibility of evidence and exhibits, and requests for adjournment.
Organize legal information or records; receive all exhibits produced.
Maintain a record of the hearing proceeding for use in determining the facts and for litigation, as required by applicable law and regulation.
Apply appropriate laws, regulations and policy to the facts and evidence.
Analyze data to discover facts in case. Research laws, rules, regulations, relevant opinions of the State Board of Elections and precedent decisions to prepare for hearings and to determine conclusions.
Decide, consistent with existing law, the issue being adjudicated as authorized by the applicable statue, regulations, rules, relevant opinions of the State Board of Elections and caselaw. Draft written opinions and decisions.
Explain to parties how to appeal unfavorable rulings.
Review new legislation, regulations and other development that have an impact on the conduct of hearings or on hearing decisions, and study court cases having an impact on the hearing process.
Assist in defending lawsuits regarding hearing decisions by conducting research, drafting briefs and other supporting documents.
Additional Comments Continuous Recruitment
At MassDOT, transportation is not about roads and bridges, or trains and buses – it is about people. Our mission begins with customers - individuals, businesses, municipalities, and regional transit agencies.
We support programs and projects that deliver a high return on investment. We partner with municipalities, public agencies, and private sector businesses. MassDOT supports the economic, quality of life, and environmental goals of the Commonwealth.
Duties & Responsibilities
Candidate must apply in-depth knowledge of Chapter 90 and 540 CMR regulations and RMV standards.
Conduct audits for hearings including but not limited to hearing preparation, conduct of hearings and the hearing decisions.
Serve as a resource for internal and external departments to research and resolve inquiries.
Responsible for preparing and maintaining a variety of reports, correspondence, itineraries, forms, schedules, etc. relating to audits.
Demonstrate a thorough and complete understanding of the RMV/DCU day to day operations.
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the department's policies and procedures.
Must have: ability to gather, analyze, and evaluate facts and prepare and present concise oral and written reports; ability to prepare reports for management concerning scope of audit, recommending improvements in procedures and practices, where appropriate; ability to prepare audit reports identifying strengths and weaknesses, findings, and recommendations; ability to interact with department staff during the course of audits and discuss audit results with appropriate higher-level management personnel.
Further, candidate must: research laws, regulations, policy and standards to ensure compliance; verbally communicate findings to management and draft comprehensive and complete report of audit area; have ability to create memos, charts, schedules, graphs, or similar visual aids to prepare summaries, and analyzes; produce written documents (including e-mail) with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar; have ability to work with limited supervision to meet project deadlines.
Performs various related duties.
Please Note: The selected candidate may be required to travel in order to provide coverage in RMV Service Centers offering hearings, as the business dictates.
1.Ability to communicate effectively in both orally and in writing. Applicant should be proficient in the writing of reports dealing with complex legal and factual issues.
2.Strong working knowledge and the ability to apply MGL c. 90 § 24 and state laws governing both motor vehicle violations and administrative hearings.
3.Strong organizational and time management skills. Applicant will be responsible for assembling and maintaining the Registry record in compliance with MGL 90 § 24.
4.Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in handling confidential information
5.Ability to conduct administrative hearings, making rulings as to evidence, testimony and the general conduct of the hearing pursuant to 540 CMR 11.00.
6.Ability to read and interpret legal, law enforcement and medical documents.
7.Ability to prepare specialized reports in compliance with MGL 90 § 24, 540 CMR 11.00 and District Court standing order I-08.
8.Ability to explain both orally and in writing the provisions of the laws, rules, regulations, procedures, guidelines and policies governing the chemical test refusal hearing process.
9.Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of data, to draw conclusions and appropriate determinations.
10. Ability to work independently.
11. Ability to gather information through questioning and observing individuals and by examining records and documents. Applicant will also be responsible for seeking additional information to complete the RMV record of hearing
12. Ability to establish rapport and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
13. Ability to interact with people who are under physical and/or emotional stress.
14. Ability to deal tactfully with others and ability to maintain a calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations
15. Ability to assemble items of information in accordance with established procedures.
16. Ability to determine proper format and procedures for assembling items of information.
17. Ability to maintain accurate records.
18. Knowledge of reference and related sources available for legal research.
If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Felisberta DePina, Human Resources, at 857-368-8516.
This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
For purpose of bargaining unit designation, Unit 6 is equivalent to MassDOT Unit D.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time or equivalent part-time, professional experience in legal work, claims adjudication or regulatory administration, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in law may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required experience.*
II. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major other than in law may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience.*
- Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of three years of the required experience.
Applicants must have the ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) screening. Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants must agree to and successfully satisfy: (i) a comprehensive name-based and fingerprint based background check of his/her state and federal criminal history records information for all U.S. states, the District of Columbia and certain U.S. Territories and from foreign nations; (ii) an employment reference check; (iii) a satisfactory review or his/her driving records to be eligible for this position.
All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered. If you need an accommodation to complete the application electronically, please contact the ADA Coordinator, Rita DiNunzio, at 857-368-8738.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Division of Professional Licensure ("Division" or "DPL") is responsible for licensing and regulating more than 39 boards of registration, as well as the Office of Public Safety and Inspections, and the Office of Private Occupational School Education. Collectively, DPL licenses and regulates more than 580,000 individuals, businesses, and schools to engage in some 167 trades and professions in Massachusetts.
The Hearing Officer serves as the Presiding Officer for administrative hearings pursuant to G.L.c. 30A and 810 CMR. The Hearing Officer primary duties will be:
Conduct status conferences, pre-hearing conferences, and adjudicatory hearings on behalf of the Agency.
Make rulings on matters of procedure, evidence, and substantive law.
Prepare written decisions on pre-hearing motions and adjudicatory hearings.
Interpret statutes, regulations, and case law applicable to the boards under the supervision of the Agency.
Conduct training sessions for board members and Agency staff regarding the adjudicatory process.
Prepare the administrative record for appeal.
Perform legal research and other legal and administrative duties and required or assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Experience in litigation and/or administrative hearing processes.
Competency in using computer word processing systems and managing computer databases.
Experience in legal research, legal writing, and participation in civil procedures and processes.
All applicants should attach a cover letter and resume to their online submission for this position.
SALARY PLACEMENT IS DETERMINED BY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION'S RECRUITING GUIDELINES. IN THE CASE OF A PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY, THE SALARY PROVISIONS OF THE APPLICABLE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WILL APPLY TO (OR WILL BE UTILIZED FOR) PLACEMENT WITHIN THE SALARY RANGE.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a Juris Doctor (JD) degree, admission to the Massachusetts Bar and (A) at least three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in the practice of law.
Incumbents may be required to have a current and valid Motor Vehicle Drivers License at a Class level specific to assignment.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Administrative Hearing Officer
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is the third largest school district in the United States, serving over 350,000 students at more than 600 schools. CPS employs more than 34,000 people, more than half of whom are teachers, and has set ambitious goals to ensure that every child—in every school and every neighborhood—has access to a world-class learning experience, resulting in graduation from high school college- and career-ready. And CPS students are making incredible progress. Recently, CPS announced a record-high graduation rate of 77.5% and boasts some of the fastest learning growth in the nation among large cities.
The Office of Employee Engagement's ("OEE") mission is to ensure effective administration of employee grievances, collective-bargaining provisions, Board policies and rules, and employee discipline to facilitate compliance with statutory and contractual requirements. OEE's main duties include advising principals and other supervisors on employee discipline issues, presiding over discipline hearings, and investigating and adjusting grievances filed by labor unions. The OEE also houses the Criminal Background Committee, which is responsible for reviewing the criminal background histories of applicants.
Conduct administrative hearings in discipline cases in order to elicit facts and determine whether discipline and/or dismissal is appropriate under Board policies, guidelines, rules and practices and other relevant considerations; draft memorandum with factual summary, analysis, and recommended disposition of grievance or disciplinary matter
Conduct grievance meetings with labor organization representatives at the pre-arbitration step of the grievance procedure as the Chief Executive Officer's representative; issue grievance dispositions consistent with collective bargaining agreements, Board policies, guidelines, rules and practices and other relevant criteria and considerations
Manage periodic audits of employee compliance with the Board's policies
Research and prepare written responses to labor relations inquiries
Counsel school principals, administrators and employees regarding disciplinary policies and procedures, compliance with collective bargaining agreements and Board policies, rules, and regulations
Develop and deliver training to principals and administrators on grievances and discipline
Participate in discipline mediation/arbitration
Handle special projects and other related duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree; degree in education or related field a plus
Juris Doctorate and Illinois License to practice law are strongly preferred
Three years of experience in labor, human resources or related fields (may include experience in an organized public school setting as principal, administrator or as an employee representative)
Skills and abilities:
Ability to analyze fact patterns, identify inconsistencies or areas of concern, and recommend corrections
Advanced ability to communicate orally and in writing clearly and succinctly and to write complex analysis of facts, law and policies/rules/contract in simple coherent style
Ability to preside over high stakes adversarial hearings in which participants may have strongly held opposing views
Interpersonal skills that enable school administrators and employees to have trust and confidence in your fairness, knowledge and skills
Residency Requirement: As a condition of employment with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), employees are required to live within the geographic boundaries of the City of Chicago within six months of his or her CPS hire date and maintain residency throughout their employment with the district.
Associate Hearing Officer Attorney, IN Dept. Of Revenue
This position has a salary range of $52,000 - $84,500 commensurate with education and work experience
Work for Indiana
Join U.S News & World Report's #1 state government! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering applicants stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana's communities every day.
Indiana Department of Revenue
The Indiana Department of Revenue is responsible for providing service to Indiana citizens regarding state tax matters. Additionally, the department administers state tax laws, develops regulations and makes decisions about tax policy.
Associate Hearing Officer Attorney
The Associate Hearing Officer is responsible for the resolution of taxpayer protests both on a formal and on an informal basis. Issues Letters of Findings, Final Orders Denying Refund, and Memoranda of Decision based on IC 6-8.1-5-1. The Letters of Findings are publicly disseminated pursuant to IC 4-22-7-7. Responsible for resolving protests on an informal basis, which may fall outside the knowledge and experience of "front-line" employees. This position conducts technical and legal research as necessary to fully and fairly address the taxpayer's issue. Prepares and presents to the Executive Committee settlement proposals and, if necessary, prepares and executes a written settlement agreement which memorializes the Executive Committee's final decision on the matter. Serves as an intermediate level reviewer for the Legal Division's written documents and as a resource person - either as adviser or participant - to ad hoc or standing committees organized to address unique or ongoing issues before the Department. Ultimately ensures that both the taxpayer and the Department are in full compliance with Indiana tax law.
Employee may access Federal Tax Information while performing daily job duty. All taxpayer information, federal and state, obtained by an employee in the performance of his/her duties is confidential and not to be shared with anyone outside the Department, except as specified by the Indiana Statute. Any employee or officer of the Department of Revenue who accesses tax information without a business reason, unofficially or without approval, will be dismissed from employment.
A day in the life
Accept and fully resolve six or more formal protests each month issuing Letters of Findings, Final Order Denying Decision, and Memoranda of Decision addressing each protest.
Schedule and conduct administrative hearings permitting each taxpayer the opportunity to fully explain the basis for that taxpayer's protest.
Schedule administrative hearings within 30 days following the date on which the protest is initially assigned.
Perform the necessary research in order to fully address the taxpayer's protest.
As necessary, consult with the Senior Hearing Officers, Supervisor, other Associate Hearing Officers, and other members of the Department of Revenue.
Develop and maintain a harmonious and professional relationship with taxpayers and their representatives.
Prepare and submit for review Letters of Findings, Final Order Denying Refund, Memoranda of Decision which have been thoroughly researched, well-reasoned, and clearly written and which reflect a proper application of the relevant facts, law, and Department of Revenue policy.
Issue the completed Letter of Findings, Final Order Denying Refund, and Memoranda of Decision within 60 days following the date on which the administrative hearing is held.
In instances in which both the Hearing Officer and the taxpayer agree that no administrative hearing is necessary, issue the completed Letter of Findings within 90 days following the date on which the protest is initially assigned.
Resolve all associated issues raised following issuance of the Letter of Findings including requests for rehearing, preparation and issuance of Supplementary Letters of Finding, and settlement issues.
Prepare and present for consideration settlement proposals stemming from assigned protests; prepare, edit, and present for execution settlement documents; assure that all necessary steps are taken to assure that the Department complies with the executed settlement agreement.
Conduct in a timely fashion second level of review of Letters of Findings prepared by Associate Hearing Officers.
Provide internal legal advice to the rest of the Department.
What we're looking for
Admission to the Indiana State Bar.
Must be licensed to practice law in the state of Indiana.
Must have knowledge of and experience with Indiana tax law.
Experienced in conducting all aspects of legal research.
Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local law procedures, and precedents pertaining to the Department of Revenue's function and purpose;
Thorough knowledge of Public Administration;
Extensive knowledge of Departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines;
Extensive knowledge of Indiana State Government structure and responsibilities
Extensive knowledge of legal resources and research procedures;
Extensive knowledge of legislative process;
Broad knowledge of programs, purpose, services, and structure of DOR;
Broad knowledge of legal concepts, laws, and trial rules.
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
Choose from four medical plans (including RX coverage), vision and dental
Wellness program that offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan
Health savings account, offered for most medical plans, includes state contributions
Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector's 401 K plan) with employer match, as well as a choice between two fully funded pension plans
Group life insurance
Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
The State of Indiana offers other generous leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
New Parent Leave
12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Free Downtown Parking
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Assistant Chief Hearing Officer
Description of Work
This position is exempt from the State Human Resources Act
This posting is for 2 positions (60042793 and 60041996)
These positions are pending reclassification
- This posting is only open to current State of North Carolina/Department of Health and Human Services employees and/or RIF candidates with priority rights under G.S 126*
These positions are in the Hearings and Appeals Section. These positions are responsible for rendering Final agency decisions on Social Services appeals (i.e., Medicaid, Food & Nutrition Services, Work First, DayCare, Special Assistance, Energy Assistance, Adoption Assistance, etc.) when a State Hearing Officer's tentative decision is contested in accordance with NCGS 108A-79. The Final decision rendered cannot be altered by any supervising authority and sets forth the final agency position on contested issues. These positions impose an immense responsibility to render accurate decisions since the consequence of error is multitudinous. These positions involve supervising Hearing Officers to ensure hearings are conducted consistently, in compliance with due process standards, and that the decisions rendered are defensible. These positions are also responsible for interpreting program regulations, implementing procedures, maintaining work standards, assigning hearing caseloads, and recruiting, orienting, and training staff members.
Job Specific Responsibilities
Manage the contested caseload of appeals through processing oral/written arguments, reviewing official files, researching law and regulations, and rendering accurate, impartial, well supported and written timely Final Decisions that contain findings of fact and conclusions of law based upon the record and supported by the greater weight of substantial evidence in accordance with policy, law, and State and Federal regulations
Responsible for hiring, orienting, training, monitoring, and evaluating work performance of Hearing Officers
Assign hearing itineraries to Hearing Officers
Oversee and implement internal hearing office procedures
Determine training needs, prepare training materials, and provide training
Salary Grade: GN 13; Recruitment Range: $48,051 - $69,000
Position #: 60042793 and 60041996
About North Carolina Medicaid:
The North Carolina Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs (NC Medicaid), managed by the Division of Health Benefits (DHB), helps North Carolinians improve their health and well-being by providing access to services and supports for low-income parents, children, seniors, people with intellectual / developmental disabilities, behavioral health needs or substance use disorders. With a budget of more than $14 billion per fiscal year, Medicaid ensures that 69,000 enrolled providers are reimbursed for delivering covered services to more than two million beneficiaries.
On Sept. 23, 2015, the North Carolina General Assembly passed Session Law 2015-245, as amended, directing NCDHHS and DHB to lead the transformation of the Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs from a predominantly fee-for-service delivery system to managed care. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
Considerable knowledge of quasi-judicial procedures and administrative appeal procedures;
Considerable knowledge and proficiency in Social Security Disability regulations and medical terminology
Considerable working knowledge of Privacy and HIPAA laws
Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form
Ability to research, interpret, and apply complex agency policies, administrative rules, regulations, and general statutes
Ability to listen to and evaluate testimony using reasoning and logic to conceptualize legal judgments
Ability to manage a comprehensive and diverse docket
Ability to assign work, measure work performance, and supervise staff
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point
Supervisory or managerial experience in a similar function
Management prefers at least ten years of experience as a Disability Determination Adjudicator/Specialist with five years being at the Disability Determination Supervisor level or higher.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and five (5) years of experience as a hearings officer, claims adjudicator or manager of a business or government program; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pre-Employment criminal background checks are required for all positions with the Division of Medical Assistance
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Hearing Officer - DHR
Minimum Qualifications Applicants must be duly licensed and authorized to practice law as an attorney and have four years of subsequent full-time legal experience engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights or civil rights under the New York State Human Rights Law (or related federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws), and involved in the conduct of trials or adversary proceedings, judicial or quasi-judicial, before a court of record or governmental agency.
Duties Description Hearing Officer (Division of Human Rights) conducts formal public hearings in cases of discrimination and discriminatory practices in employment, housing, public accommodations or other conditions defined in the Human Rights Law where the agency has found probable cause for complaint and where the respondent fails to conciliate or the complainant objects to the terms of reconciliation.
The Hearing Officer - DHR considers questions of fact and law brought forth at hearing, prepares reports of findings and conclusions, makes recommendations in the form of an order for issuance by the Commissioner of Human Rights to dismiss the case or to require the respondent to cease from any unlawful discriminatory practice indicated during the hearing and to require the respondent to take appropriate corrective action; may award compensatory damages to the complainant; may issue adjournment of hearings; subpoenas witnesses; receives testimony under oath, as well as exhibits and documentary evidence; examines witnesses; rules on objections to the admissibility of evidence and to the conduct of the hearing; evaluates the records of the hearing; researches and determines the pertinent rules of law.
Additional Comments Travel may be required.
$41.62 is the hourly hiring rate for this position.
Hearing And Legal Services Officer I (Hearings Coordinator)
The Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Division of Mined Land Reclamation is seeking an individual to provide support of the organizational objective to administer the statewide coal surface mining and reclamation inspection, compliance and permitting program in accordance with Sections 45.1-226-45.1-270.7 (Virginia Coal Surface Control and Reclamation Act of 1979) of the Code of Virginia as amended. The program applies nationwide standards for environmental and public safety in the Commonwealth of Virginia as it relates to the public, the environment and the coal industry.
This position coordinates the formal and informal hearings process for DMLR and other divisions within the agency to ensure compliance with the Virginia Administrative Process Act, records and transcribes proceedings, and schedules hearings and arranges for hearings officers with the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court. This position also provides support and backup services to DMLR sections and serves as executive assistant for the DMLR Director.
The individual must possess knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Considerable knowledge of legal processes and procedures.
General knowledge of administrative hearings procedures and the Administrative Process Act (APA). Demonstrated ability to perform a wide variety of administrative duties and office activities in support of the DMLR Director. Ability to gather data from assessment correspondence to input into an automated system. Ability to work independently to solve problems and in a team environment under established deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office technology and required state software. Excellent organizational skills are required. Prior experience with the Administrative Review Process and APA is required.
Previous experience in reclamation and/or conservation that includes interpretation and application of policies, procedures, regulations and statutes is preferred. Notary public certification is preferred.
Experience preparing meeting minutes/summaries and hearing transcription. Para-legal or legal research skills preferred. College graduate with course work in natural sciences or related field is desired but not required.
This position is partially funded through grants. Individual accepted for employment must pass a drug and alcohol test as part of the DMME pre-employment process.
Industrial Commission District Hearing Officer - 20065906
Under general supervision in assigned Regions/Districts, prepares for, conducts, & issues orders from administrative hearings on Workers' Compensation claims. Hears claims on the issues of allowance, payment of compensation, payment of medical bills, determination of percentage of permanent partial disability, & any other contested claim matter except those over which the Industrial Commission (IC) or its Staff Hearing Officers have original jurisdiction. Ensures all proceedings are conducted in a fair & legal manner.
Performs legal research into difficult questions with regard to Workers' Compensation; participates in depositions.
Completes miscellaneous assignments made by the Regional Managers or any member of the IC.
Provides training to new Hearing Officers & Legal Interns; conducts second level hearings in the absence of Staff Hearing Officers. Must conduct themselves professionally at all times & in accordance with the IC's standards of customer service which require employees to act in a respectful & impartial manner while providing accurate information & timely issue resolution & abiding by the agency's Confidential Personal Information Policy.
Admission to Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4121.34 ORC.
Disciplinary Hearing Officer
Facility: MOSHANNON VALLEY CORRECTIONAL CENTE
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Conducts institutional disciplinary hearings and imposes appropriate sanctions for inmate misconduct incidents following pre-established rules and guidelines. Reports recommendations to the Unit Disciplinary Committee (UDC). In addition, performs correctional duties.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Conducts disciplinary hearings on acts of misconduct referred by the UDC.
Conducts administrative fact-finding hearings including acts which could result in criminal charges.
Reviews disciplinary reports; makes decisions regarding witnesses; takes and records testimonies; obtains, reviews, and evaluates evidence; determines whether submitted evidence supports allegations of misconduct.
Follows pre-established rules and guidelines to impose disciplinary sanctions.
Composes written reports of findings.
Assists in training institution staff in matters of inmate discipline.
Conducts other "due process" hearings.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Three (3) years experience in correctional administration and operations.
Ability to analyze data and information and prepare professional reports from same.
Specialized training and certification in the review and analysis of administrative rules, court procedures and decisions, quasi-criminal procedures, and conducting hearings.
Specific knowledge and experience in the following disciplines are preferred:
Custody and supervision of inmates.
Correctional emergency procedures.
Use of force.
Inmate disciplinary procedures.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.
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