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Hearing Officer

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Conduct administrative hearings on behalf of the DHHS Directors. At these hearings, the parties may be represented by legal counsel, and formal rules of evidence may be applied. Interpret complex state and federal statutes and regulations, consider and weigh evidence, and make independent judgments regarding substantive and procedural aspects of the hearings. Conduct administrative hearings pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act. Administer oaths, question witnesses, and rule on motions and admissibility of evidence. Analyze evidence and applicable statutes, regulation, and case law to reach proper conclusions. Prepare proposed written order. Consult with decision maker regarding the proposed order.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENTS: Two years experience as an attorney practicing law including preparing cases, advising clients, and/or interpreting laws and/or administrative policies. Persons in this class must be admitted to the Nebraska Bar.

OTHER: Valid drivers license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent communication and legal research and writing skills, knowledge of rules of evidence, skill in applying law and evaluating evidence.
 
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Job Details

Date Posted September 26, 2017
Date Closes October 26, 2017
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $27.87 - $29.26, Based on Experience
Shift
Daytime
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 23-1021.00 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
Zipcode 68509
Name Kaitlyn Betz
Address 301 Centennial Mall S
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone 402-471-9246
FAX 402-471-6682

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Attorney
  • Legal - Research

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