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ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE

Recruitment #18-005266-0001

Introduction

The Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) is seeking candidates for the position of Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). OAH provides due process for any person or business affected by the action or proposed action of State agencies. ALJs conduct fair and timely hearings in contested cases for over 30 State agencies involving 200 different programs, with over 500 hearing types. OAH is headquartered in Hunt Valley in Northern Baltimore County, but the majority of cases are heard throughout the State for the convenience of citizens and businesses.

GRADE

24

LOCATION OF POSITION

11101 Gilroy Road, Hunt Valley MD 21031

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to conduct administrative hearings and issue decisions pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act and other laws and regulations.

POSITION DUTIES

To prepare for, hold hearings and issue both written and bench decisions for a variety of administrative cases for the State of Maryland.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

To be eligible for consideration, you must be a lawyer in good standing for at least five years as of December 31, 2018, and currently licensed to practice law in Maryland. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates should possess excellent writing, legal research, computer and time management skills. Travel throughout Maryland is frequent.

Conclusion

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

In addition to completing the on-line standard application form, applicants MUST provide supplemental materials to include 5 copies of each of the following:

1.) a resume;
2.) a writing sample no longer than 10 pages;
3.) contact information of three professional references.

In addition, you MUST submit one copy of an original Certificate of Good Standing from the Maryland Court of Appeals. (If you do not have the actual certificate in time to meet our deadline, you may submit verification that you have requested the certificate.)

These materials must be supplied no later than June 29, 2018 via US Mail or other delivery post to:

Janet Cora, Director of Personnel
Office of Administrative Hearings
11101 Gilroy Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

E-mails and faxes will not be accepted.

SELECTION PROCESS

In person interviews from the applicant process are expected to begin in September.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Office of Administrative Hearings Personnel Office at 410-229-4115.


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