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Job Title:  DEPUTY ATTORNEY, INJURED WORKERS

DEPUTY ATTORNEY, INJURED WORKERS - 60023101
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89701

Requisition Id:  2208

Department: DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

Division: B&I - ATTORNEY FOR INJURED WORKERS 

Business Unit: HR-ATTORNEY FOR INJURED WORKER 

Work Type: UNCLASSIFIED 

Pay Grade:  

Salary Range: - $107,676.00

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: GENEVIEVE M HUDSON 

Phone:  775 684-0247 

Email: ghudson@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Recruitment Open To:

This is an open competitive recruitment, open to all qualified applicants. This position is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Administrator of the Nevada Attorney for Injured Workers.

Agency Responsibilities

The Nevada Attorney for Injured Workers (NAIW) takes cases by appointment of administrative appeals officers adjudicating claims for injured workers seeking benefits under Nevada’s Industrial Insurance Act (NRS 616A-D) and Occupational Diseases Act (NRS 617).  These cases start with litigation in administrative hearings with possible review in the district courts and appeal to the Supreme Court of Nevada.

Position Description

Deputy attorneys in the agency take direct responsibility for developing evidence and presenting evidence at formal administrative hearings and, if necessary, brief the district courts and the Supreme Court on appeal.  The deputy attorney position requires direct contact with numerous clients, review of large amounts of medical evidence, and presenting testimony at frequent but short evidentiary hearings.  Good legal research and writing skills are expected for district court review of appeals officer’s decisions and appeals to the Supreme Court, if necessary.   

Minimum Qualifications

The following are required at the time of hire:

  • Pursuant to NRS 616A.440(2), the incumbent must be an attorney licensed to practice law in Nevada and shall not engage in the private practice of law.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills working with staff to maintain workflow. 
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills dealing directly with clients in need of representation. 
  • The ability to multi-task, with assistance of staff, due to the number of cases each deputy attorney is assigned, . 
  • The ability to marshal the evidence available and apply the statutes and cases on point for the client’s success. 
  • Comfort in the evidentiary hearing setting carrying the client’s burden of proof. 

To Apply

LETTERS OF INTEREST AND RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTILTHE POSITION IS FILLED.
(All letters of interest and resumes will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.  Hiring may occur at any time during the recruitment process.)

Please submit a resume, letter of interest, and three professional references.

 

 

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno