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Fair Hearings Specialist 2 Spanish Language

Grade 18

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  1. Fair Hearings Specialist 1 Spanish Language

    Grade 14

  2. Fair Hearings Specialist 2 Spanish Language

    Grade 18

  3. Fair Hearings Specialist 3 Spanish Language

    Grade 23

Summary of Job Description

As a Fair Hearings Specialist 2 (Spanish Language), you would review and make determinations on requests for fair hearings, adjournments, withdrawals, Aid-to-Continue, complaints of non-compliance with hearing decisions, and the process for appealing fair hearing decisions from clients and their representatives. They respond to inquiries relating to the appeals process and make appropriate referrals; and provide guidance to local districts in meeting regulatory requirements pertaining to the hearing process. This is the first supervisory level. One can expect to supervise multiple Fair Hearings Specialists 1, and independently handle the more difficult and precedent-setting cases.  When assigned to the Compliance Unit of the Fair Hearings Office in the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, one should independently resolve post-hearing issues and need not supervise staff. The duties of language parenthetics are the same as those of the main title, but services, assistance, or contacts are performed in the indicated language.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

The Legal Affairs Specialist 2 (Spanish Language) examination is currently used to fill positions in this title.

On or before the date of the examination, candidates must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance or the Office of Children and Family Services and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Legal Affairs Specialist 1 (now called Fair Hearings Specialist 1) or Legal Affairs Specialist 1 (Spanish Language) (now called Fair Hearings Specialist 1 Spanish Language).

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

37-636

How to Apply

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Career Mobility

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