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Commonwealth of Mass, Exec Economic Dev Review Examiner I (Temp) Hearings in Boston, Massachusetts

The Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML)'s mission is to implement and run a program that provides income support to Massachusetts workers and their families during significant life events while serving as a partner to employers to deliver program integrity. DFML's vision is to ensure a Massachusetts workforce that is healthier, more productive, and enjoys a better quality of life. The Review Examiner is responsible for conducting hearings on appeals of claims for agency services or benefits; for promptly prepares and implements decisions on hearings conducted; for documenting information and evidence; for preparing reports, including decisions on hearings conducted; for reviewing appeals and, when possible, obtains additional evidence to resolve the appeal without the need of a hearing; and perform related work and other duties as required. DETAILED STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: In accordance with 458 CMR and M.G.L. Chapter 175M, 458 CMR 2.00, conducts administrative hearings in accordance with procedures prescribed by M.G.L. Chapter 30A and 801 CMR 1.02. Elicit sufficient evidence and testimony to resolve single party and other appeals involving less complex evidentiary and legal issues of agency determination regarding benefits. Writes clear and concise decisions, which contain findings of facts sufficient to support the ultimate findings and conclusion of law, which comply with statutory provisions, case law, and agency policy. Produces accurate written decisions verifying and ensuring proper form and conformance with data and procedures. Upload and data enter decisions into online system within a timely manner that is reasonable and attains the DFML guidelines for promptness. Reviews material to determine compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and procedures; take appropriate action to resolve problems. Review cases prior to and after the hearing to resolve any questions, obtain needed evidence/information necessary to dispose of pending appeals, or consult with agency staff to resolve problem. Resolve appeals prior to hearing by analyzing data obtained from investigations and applying relevant laws, rules, regulations, and precedents to formulate legal conclusions concerning eligibility for benefits in dispute. Investigates appeal issues sent to DFML hearings by conducting fact-finding interviews using tools provided by the department to gather information from claimants and may require additional investigation into employer data. Create and preserve oral and written records of proceedings for use in further study or appeal of case. Performs all job duties in a manner to enhance the agency?s achievement of its customer service and operational goals. Prepare case management reports. Perform other related work as required. These positions are temporary and are expected to last until at least September, 2021. Selected candidates will be expected to report to our Boston office on their first day; positions will remain remote until further notice. SALARY PLACEMENT IS DETERMINED BY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION?S RECRUITING GUIDELINES. IN THE CASE OF A PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY, THE SALARY PROVISIONS OF THE APPLICABLE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WILL BE UTILIZED FOR PLACEMENT WITHIN THE SALARY RANGE. Qualifications First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, professional experience, the major duties of which included the adjudication, examination and/or review of claims, benefits and/or taxes; the practice of law; labor relations work....for full job description go to: