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Hearing Officer - Lincoln

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Lincoln, NE
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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
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Hearing Officer - Lincoln

SALARY: $27.87 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 11/15/18
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME
LOCATION: Lincoln
DEPARTMENT: Health & Human Services Department
DESCRIPTION:
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Hearing Officer. If you have an active license to practice law in Nebraska, familiarity with the rules of evidence and experience with appellate work, don't miss out on this opportunity. 
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Conduct administrative hearings pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act. Administer oaths, question witnesses, rule on motions and admissibility of evidence. Analyze evidence and applicable statutes, regulations, and case law to reach proper conclusions. Prepare written orders. Consult with decision maker regarding proposed orders. 
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENTS: Two years experience as an attorney practicing law and providing legal services such as preparing cases, advising clients, and/or interpreting laws and/or administrative policies. Legal Requirements (These qualifications are mandated by federal/state laws, statutes, and/or regulations.) In accordance with Section 7-101, Nebraska Revised, Reissued Statutes of 1943, incumbents in this class must be admitted to the Nebraska Bar.

PREFERRED: Juris Doctorate degree and admitted to practice law in the State of Nebraska. Ability to research the law and write legal opinions. Must submit a writing sample as part of the application. Judicial clerk or trial experience. Strong writing abilities. Good communication skills. Extensive knowledge of the rules of evidence. 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent communication and legal research and writing skills; thorough knowledge of the rules of evidence; skill in applying the law and evaluating evidence; trial and appellate experience preferred. 
 

Job Details

Date Posted November 16, 2018
Date Closes December 31, 2018
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department NE DHHS
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. 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
SOC Category 23-1021.00 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
Zipcode 68508

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 - Assistance
  • Legal - Compliance
  • Legal - Office Management
  • Legal - Research
  • Legal - Writing
  • Trial Attorney
  • Public Administration - Legal Investigations
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...
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