New Job Administrative Law Judge In Kansas

Administrative Law Judge
Administrative Law Judge

Administrative Law Judge

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $126,575 a year
Location : Kansas

Full Description

Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy

  • Job Posting closes: 04/12/2023

  • Required documents uploaded by: 04/12/2023

Agency Information:

Kansas Department of Labor

Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) assists in the prevention of economic insecurity through unemployment insurance and workers compensation, by providing a fair and efficient venue to exercise employer and employee rights, and by helping employers promote a safe work environment for their employees. This facilitates compliance with labor laws while enabling advancement of the economic well-being of the citizens of Kansas.

At KDOL, our employees are our most valuable resource. We encourage our employees to grow and advance by participating in job shadow/training opportunities within KDOL. We value work-life balance and offer flexible schedules and telework opportunities.

As a quickly growing agency, we are always looking for passionate, talented and creative people to join our team. If you’re looking for a challenge that will lead you to the next level of your career, you’ve found the right place. Come grow with us!

About the Position

  • Who can apply: Anyone

  • Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified

  • Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • Work Schedule: M-F

  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes

  • Veterans' Preference Eligible: Yes

Employment Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage

  • Sick & Vacation leave

  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave

  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)

  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program

  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information…

Position Summary & Responsibilities

The Director of Workers Compensation for the State of Kansas is accepting applications for a Workers Compensation Administrative Law Judge in the Wichita, Kansas office. This position will require some travel. The selected judge will hear and decide litigated workers compensation claims. The successful applicant will be appointed to a four (4) year term with an annual salary of approximately $126,575.20 per year. To apply, please send your resume with a cover letter and the Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate addressed to: Jeffrey E. King, Director, Division of Workers Compensation, 401 SW Topeka Blvd., Suite 2, Topeka, KS 66603-3105.To be considered, application must be received by April 12, 2023.

These are unclassified regular full-time positions which are benefits eligible.

Minimum Qualifications

Pursuant to K.S.A. 44-551(d), in order to be certified by the Director for consideration by the Nominating Committee, applicants are required to be an attorney regularly admitted to practice law in the State of Kansas, have at least five (5) years experience as an attorney and must have at least one year of experience practicing law in the area of workers compensation.

Additional Position Information:

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every job skill, education or other requirement listed. The State of Kansas and the Kansas Department of Labor are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the perfect candidate for this role or other roles.

We are building a community where you will work with diverse individuals, explore new ways of thinking, and expand your capabilities. We are committed to maximizing the potential of our people. Our pace of work enables fast learning and fosters an environment where you can stretch yourself and make an impact.

Recruiter Contact Information

  • Name: Rikki Price

  • Email: [email protected]

  • Phone: 785-581-7419

  • Mailing Address: 401 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS 66603

Job Application Process

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Required Documents for this Application to be Complete

Upload these on the Careers - My Job Applications page

  • Resume (Required)

  • Cover Letter (Required)

  • Transcripts (Optional)

  • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)

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How to Claim Veterans Preference

Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

Learn more about claiming Veteran’s Preference

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.