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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/08/22

Applications Due01/30/23

Vacancy ID118231

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Hearing Examiner - 02503 & 2513

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary Grade28

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

Salary RangeFrom $102979 to $126476 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive 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? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Legal Affairs/ Bureau of Adjudication

Riverview Center, Suite 510

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer: NYS DOH employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service as an Health Hearing Examiner (SG-28); OR a NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a title at SG-26 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 52.6, 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law. (Candidates requesting consideration for transfer under Section 52.6, 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law must also be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LLB or JD degree, and may also need to meet additional conditions/experience to qualify for consideration).

Provisional Open Competitive: Admission to the New York State Bar, and five years of subsequent legal experience, including either one year as a presiding hearing officer in patient care, enforcement and disciplinary hearings against professionals, eligibility hearings, Social Security or Medicaid; or two years as the attorney of record in administrative proceedings involving patient care, enforcement and disciplinary hearings against professionals, eligibility hearings, Social Security or Medicaid; or one year as a judge in the unified court system.

Duties Description The Health Department Hearing Examiner 1, will report to the Director, Bureau of Adjudication and will be responsible for the conduct of administrative hearings pursuant to The State Administrative Procedure Act (SAPA), Public Health Law (PHL) and 10 NYCRR (DOH Regulations).Responsibilities of the incumbent Health Department Hearing Examiner 1 are as follows:
Serve as the Commissioner's designee for the purpose of conducting impartial hearings.
Render legal rulings, decisions, recommendations, and determinations.
Maintain a professional demeanor, exhibit objectivity, and control the hearing environment.
Supervise the preparation of documents and the integrity of testimony for entry into the record.
Assure that a transcribed record of the hearing is created that reflects all relevant occurrences, including
off the record discussions.
Be cognizant of the legal and factual issues relevant to the hearing in progress.
At the completion of the hearing prepare findings of fact, conclusions of law and decisions, determinations and/or recommendations within the statutory and regulatory time limits.
Assure that all affected parties are properly notified of the hearing disposition.

Additional Comments As of right now with COVID-19 restrictions, travel is not required. In the future if restrictions lessen, travel will be a requirement.

Note on 70.4 Transfers: Nominee must meet the current or anticipated open competitive minimum qualifications, did not fail the last promotion or OC examination for the title, and has passed an examination appropriate for the title.

Note on Provisional Appointments: Provisional appointees will be required to apply for and take the next Civil Service examination announced for this title, and achieve a high enough score to be immediately appointable from the resulting eligible list, in order to maintain employment.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, JGL/HHE/2503 & 2513

Telephone 5184861812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference JGL/HHE/2503 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JGL/HHE/2503, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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