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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/22/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID151780


AgencyState, Department of

TitleHearing Examiner - Vacancy ID #151780

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $111627 to $136714 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address 123 William Street

City New York City


Zip Code10038

Minimum Qualifications A law degree from an accredited law school; admission to, and member in good standing of, the New York State Bar Association and six years of subsequent experience as an Administrative Law Judge.

Broad array of regulatory law experience, including experience with administrative hearings or litigation, analyzing legal issues, and researching and interpreting complex areas of law. Strong oral and written communication skills.

Duties Description The Hearing Examiner will conduct administrative hearings and write decisions in cases involving the professions and occupations regulated by the NYS Department of State. The areas of jurisdiction include but not limited to real estate brokers/salespersons, cosmetologists, appearance enhancement business owners, notaries public, security guards and private investigators. The incumbents will perform duties that include the following:
• Oversee the development of the official case record through a formal, litigated process; administer oaths; issue subpoenas, as needed; rule on the admissibility of evidence, question witnesses when required; rule on motions; structure hearing presentations; maintain order, decorum and efficiency as a court record.
• Research the record, briefs, and the law to analyze legal issues and complex legal matters; evaluate evidence; make findings of fact and conclusions of law; peer review of decisions for legal sufficiency and adherence to agency policy and procedures.
• Upon conclusion of administrative proceedings, render final decisions for the NYS Department of State.
• Keep current on rules and regulations, changes to the law, administrative directives, etc.
• Perform other tasks as assigned.

Additional Comments The Department of State is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.
We are happy to provide reasonable and religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send a request to

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Nate Keiper

Telephone 5184742752

Fax (518) 402-3656

Email Address


Street 99 Washington Avenue

Suite 1150

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12231


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a copy of your resume and/or cover letter when applying.

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