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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/05/22

Applications Due08/26/22

Vacancy ID110075

AgencyPublic Employment Relations Board

TitleTrial Examiner (ALJ)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade663

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $105500 to $133319 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Empire State Plaza, Agency Building 2

City Albany


Zip Code12220

Minimum Qualifications Admission to the New York State Bar and six years of substantial experience in the field of labor-management law and labor-management relations primarily under the Taylor Law or similar public sector collective bargaining laws including but not limited to experience as a neutral deciding or resolving disputes over terms and conditions of employment or representation issues or as an employer or union advocate in the adjudication and resolution of such labor-management disputes.

Duties Description Under the general direction of the Director, a trial examiner performs appropriate duties consistent with the mission of the Public Employment Practices and Representation Office of the Board. Pursuant to the Rules of the Board, a substantial amount of time is spent by the trial examiner in the preparation for, and conduct of prehearing conferences, assisting the parties to reach an agreement, and in the conduct of hearings if resolution is not possible. The trial examiner engages in legal research and prepares correspondence and other writings in response to inquiries received from PERB's constituents, as well as appearing before clientele groups. The trial examiner prepares a proposed decision in representation matters and in improper practice cases a decision which, in both types of cases, contains a statement of the issue and relevant facts, together with a discussion and analysis of appropriate precedents, and becomes binding on the parties if it is not appealed to the Board.

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Name Jonathan J. O'Rourke

Telephone 518-457-2676


Email Address


Street PO Box 2074

ESP Agency Building 2, floor 20

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12220


Notes on ApplyingPlease email a cover letter with a resume, writing sample, and a list of three references including one management representative and one labor representative to with the subject line “Application for Trial Examiner” followed by your name. Applications received on or before September 13, 2019, will be considered. PERB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender, military status, religion or any other prohibited category.

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