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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/31/18

Applications Due08/14/18

Vacancy ID56621

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleSenior Unemployment Insurance Referee - Brooklyn

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade27

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

Salary RangeFrom $90375 to $111316 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Kings

Street Address 250 Schermerhorn Street

City Brooklyn


Zip Code11201

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Qualifications:

This position is designated as administrative and may be filled via administrative transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law, provided that all transfer criteria are met. Source titles from which transfer may be made must be designated administrative and be Grade 25 or above. Transfer candidates must also possess a law degree from an accredited college or university. Admission to the New York State Bar and current registration to practice Law in New York State is necessary for continued employment. Disbarment or loss of registration shall result in termination or suspension of employment.

Duties Description As a Senior Unemployment Insurance Referee, you would be responsible for day-to-day supervision and oversight of a team of UI Referees in either the Hearings or Appeals Section. Responsibilities would include the assignment of hearings or appeals to Unemployment Insurance Referees; the review of hearings and procedures; the review of hearing decisions or recommended appeal decisions for legal analysis, appropriate decision writing, and consistency with prior Board and Court precedents; the mentoring and development of a team of UI Referees; and, when assigned, develop and/or administer local or statewide training. You would also conduct legal research in novel and complex cases and supervise Unemployment Insurance Referees in their legal research.

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

Name Lin Arbab

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax (518) 485-9495

Email Address


Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #56621 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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