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Commonwealth of Kentucky announces its opening for Staff Attorney III

Posted on: 4 Dec 2018 37 views
: Staff Attorney III
: Bachelors Degree in Law

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, INELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency

Cabinet for Health & Family Services | Office of the Secretary

Location

105 Sea Hero Road Suite 2
Frankfort KY 40601 USA

Description

The Division of Administrative Hearings is a close-knit unit of attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff dedicated to the provision of impartial administrative hearings to resolve disputes concerning benefits, services and actions in a variety of programs administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and governed by state and federal law. 
Our mission is to provide a fair, efficient and timely hearing process and to issue decisions consistent with law and regulations. The Division will provide KRS 13B training necessary to fulfill the position. 

The Staff Attorney III in this Division is responsible for: 

  • Conducting complex administrative hearings on a variety of services provided by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in keeping with KRS 13B.
  • Makes findings of fact, conclusions of law, and renders recommended and final decisions as appropriate.
  • Conduct preliminary conferences, issue subpoenas, and dispose of motions as required.
  • Drafts, reviews, and writes notices, orders, and correspondence.

Additional / Supplemental Information: 

  • The position requires the ability to conduct legal research on complex matters. 
  • The candidate must be able to travel extensively. 
     

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in U.S. CHFS will only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. 

For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that CHFS has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 888-897-7781 or dhs.gov/e-verify.


Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION: See Special Requirements.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have two years experience as a licensed attorney in the practice of law.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A Master of Law degree will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.)Must be admitted to practice law and in good standing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky or comply with SCR 2.111 Limited certification of admission to practice or SCR 2.112 Attorney participants in defender or legal services programs. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.

Working Condition

Duties are performed primarily in both office and courtroom settings. Travel is required.

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