New job Hearings Examiner (Limited Service) in Vermont

Hearings Examiner (Limited Service)
Hearings Examiner (Limited Service)

Hearings Examiner (Limited Service)

Company : State of Vermont
Salary : $24.20 an hour
Location : Vermont

Full Description

Overview
The Hearings Examiner conducts evidentiary hearings relating to disputed claims for unemployment benefits. These are administrative hearings conducted over the phone. The hearings examiner takes sworn testimony, admits evidence, and generally conducts the hearings in a manner that ensures that the parties receive due process. The Hearings Examiner then issues a written decision containing findings of fact and conclusions of law.
Who May Apply
This position, Hearings Examiner (Limited Service) (Job Requisition # 20108), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.

If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact dirk.anderson@vermont.gov .

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Environmental Factors
Incumbents must work closely with the public, maintain an atmosphere of fairness and impartiality and be able to examine and cross examine witnesses without arousing hostility. Tight deadlines and heavy workloads are prevalent. Hearings can be adversary in nature with both parties represented by legal counsel. Some travel may be necessary, for which a valid Vermont driver's license and private means of transportation is required.
Minimum Qualifications
Law Degree or completion of the requirements of the Vermont Bar.

OR

Bachelor's degree AND one (1) year in employment services, unemployment compensation, labor/industrial relations, or legal work; or one (1) year in the field of Human Resources with a concentration in labor relations, investigations, or federal/state unemployment compensation laws and regulations.

OR

Associate's degree in Paralegal studies AND three (3) years in employment services, unemployment compensation, labor/industrial relations, or legal work; or three (3) years in the field of Human Resources with a concentration in labor relations, investigations, or federal/state unemployment compensation laws and regulations.

OR

High School or equivalent AND five (5) years in employment services, unemployment compensation, labor/industrial relations, or legal work; or five (5) years in the field of Human Resources with a concentration in labor relations, investigations, or federal/state unemployment compensation laws and regulations.
Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

80% State paid medical premium

Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families

Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts

Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan

Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule

Low cost group life insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Incentive-based Wellness Program

Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.