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ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE

Recruitment #19-005266-0002

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 difference programs with over 500 hearing types.  OAH's headquarters is in Hunt Valley, Maryland, 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 (with extensive travel around the State required)

Main Purpose of Job

An Administrative Law Judge conducts formal contested case administrative hearings and prepares recommended or final decisions pursuant to the Administrative Procedure 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

Candidates must be a lawyer in good standing for at least five years and licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates should possess excellent writing, legal research, computer and time management skills.

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

Candidates MUST provide supplemental materials to include 5 copies of each of the following:
1). Resume, 
2). a writing sample no longer than 10 pages, and 
3). contact information for 3 professional references.   

Candidates MUST also submit one original Certificate of Good Standing from the Maryland Court of Appeals.  (If you do not have the actual certificate to meet the application deadline, you may submit verification that you have requested the certificate and mail to the address below when obtained.)

These materials must be received by OAH no later than December 18, 2019 via US mail or other deliver post to

Kelly Valentine
Director of Human Resources
Office of Administrative Hearings
11101 Gilroy Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Emails and faxes will not be accepted. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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



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