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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/10/18

Applications Due09/20/18

Vacancy ID58780

AgencyWorkers' Compensation Board

TitleSenior Compensation Claims Referee, WCB item #2922

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $107800 to $136042 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 Erie

Street Address Office of General Counsel, Adjudication Services

Ellicott Square Building, 295 Main Street, Suite 400

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list, or;
Candidates must have permanently served at least one year in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. Transfer eligible titles include, but may not be limited to Associate Attorney, Supervising Attorney, Compensation Claims Referee or Sr. Compensation Claims Referee.

Duties Description Supervises the adjudication processes of the Workers' Compensation Board working with Office of General Counsel and local district management; ensures and maintains high standards of quality by auditing and monitoring work product quality and evaluates work performance of all Compensation Claims Referees and Senior Attorneys within the Office of Adjudication in the Buffalo District Office; hires and trains employees; presides on calendars and performs all tasks related to the Adjudication process; serves as legal resource for OGC through ARD; reports complaints, investigates and follows up as needed; effectively communicates with interested parties.

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 (email applications are preferred). It is important that you reference the WCB Item#2922 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


Street Human Resources Management

328 State Street

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12305


Notes on ApplyingPlease note: This vacancy is being posted in anticipation of an approved DOB waiver.

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