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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/07/18

Applications Due06/17/18

Vacancy ID54024

AgencyWorkers' Compensation Board

TitleSenior Attorney, WCB Item #3222

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade25

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Schenectady

Street Address Office of Compliance and Litigation, Legal Hearings

328 State Street

City Schenectady

StateNY

Zip Code12305

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list, or;
Candidates holding a permanent position of Senior Attorney may be eligible for transfer.

Duties Description The Senior Attorney in the Legal Hearings Unit provides legal representation of the Uninsured Employers’ Fund (UHF) and Workers’ Compensation Board at Workers’ Compensation Hearings and other legal forums. The incumbent will be responsible for: Reviewing case folders for the purpose of determining case history and status and performing any necessary pre-hearing work; Preparing for hearing by planning strategy and identifying appropriate issues for the hearing; Representing UEF at hearings in professional, effective and efficient manner; Reviewing files for any necessary follow–up work, including scheduling of medical exams, depositions and preparation of legal memoranda when necessary; Reviewing decisions and taking necessary action; Preparing LHU-1’s after each hearing; Handling large volume of cases in appropriate and effective manner; Determining when appeals are necessary and appropriate; Preparing appeal documents and ensure they are clearly identifying appeal issues and grounds for appeal; and appearing before the Board to advocate on behalf of UEF in an effective and appropriate manner.

Additional Comments Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume which lists your actual Civil Service title, salary grade and specific verifiable information as to how you meet the minimum qualifications to be eligible to apply for this position. Please send your application to HRM@WCB.ny.gov (email applications are preferred). It is important that you reference the WCB Item#3222 in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. (Please do not reference the Vacancy ID No.)

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Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone 518-474-2685

Fax 518-486-6364

Email Address HRM@WCB.NY.GOV

Address

Street Human Resources Management

328 State Street

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12305

 

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