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LEGAL COORDINATOR

In New Hampshire United States

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LEGAL COORDINATOR   

JOB TITLE:

LEGAL COORDINATOR

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Concord New Hampshire United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

State of New Hampshire Job Posting

Employment Security

Legal & Collections Bureau

45 South Fruit St - Concord, NH

Legal Coordinator

Position # 43219

Starting Hourly Pay Range $30.
72-$41.
76

37.
5-hour work week.


Please note, this position is eligible for an Alternative, Flexible, or In-State Remote-Hybrid schedule upon completion of in office training period.
This position is not fully remote.



The State of New Hampshire, Employment Security, Legal Division, has a full-time vacancy for a Legal Coordinator.

Summary:

To analyze and interpret state and federal laws, rules and regulations and to coordinate agency legal and legislative activities for New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES).

YOUR EXPERIENCE COUNTS - Under a recent change to the rules, an applicant's relevant experience now counts towards formal education degrees referenced below! See Per 405.
1 .

18 Months of additional relevant experience = Associate's degree

36 Months of additional relevant experience = Bachelor's degree

54 Months of additional relevant experience = Master's degree

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Juris Doctorate degree from a recognized college or university.


Experience: Five years' experience in legal practice, legal or legislative research, or hearings administration.
Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education at the graduate level only.

License/Certification: Valid drivers license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least two years of experience working with a legislative body.

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of judicial rules and procedure.
Knowledge of court procedures.
Knowledge of the legislative process.
Knowledge of laws as applied to public assistance programs.
Knowledge of legal report writing.
Skill in legal report writing.
Skill in court procedures.
Skill in testifying and in interpreting legal terminology and laws.
Skill in public speaking.
Skill in doing accurate legal research.
Skill in instructing others.
Ability to prepare various legal pleadings, briefs and memorandum.
Ability to perform legal research.
Ability to supervise.
Ability to organize.
Ability to testify in court and legislative hearings.
Ability to speak before public groups.
Ability to make decisions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with attorneys, courts, state agency heads and legislators.
Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.

Responsibilities:

Drafts legislation and legislative amendments to state statutes and coordinates drafting process with the office of legislative services.

Represents the Department in administrative appeals, drafting administrative orders; provides legal analysis on a broad range of unemployment compensation issues; and drafts administrative rules and legislative proposals.

Researches, analyzes, and drafts recommended decisions for the Commissioner in appellate challenges to Appeal Tribunal decisions to ensure Department compliance with state and federal statutory and regulatory eligibility requirements for unemployment insurance benefits.

Investigates and prepares briefs and other pleadings for cases before the Appellate Board, Administrative Hearing Committee, Personnel Appeals Board, the Public Employee Labor Relations Board, the Human Rights Commission, federal and state courts and other administrative agencies of the State of New Hampshire.
Participates at hearings to assist and represent General Counsel, Counsel, and the Human Resources Administrator.

Responds to legislative, legal and public inquiries regarding legal information relating to the agency.

Provides legal testimony in administrative hearings or before committees on agency affairs.

Formulates legal solutions with regard to local issues impacting the agency to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules and regulations.

Evaluates agency investigations and activities for legal sufficiency and compliance.

Disclaimer Statement: The supplemental job description lists the essential functions of the position and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position.
An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.


For further information please contact the Hiring Manager, Karen Levchuk, Karen.
A.
Levchuk@nhes.
nh.
gov or Krissy McVey, Kristin.
E.
McVey@nhes.
nh.
gov and 603-229-4480.


*TOTAL COMPENSATION INFORMATION

The State of NH total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits, including:

HMO or POS Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits:

The actual value of State-paid health benefits is based on the employee's union status, and employee per pay period health benefit contributions will vary depending on the type of plan selected.

See this link for details on State-paid health benefits:

https://www.
das.
nh.
gov/hr/benefits.
aspx

Value of State's share of Employee's Retirement: 13.
85% of pay

Other Benefits:

  • Dental Plan at minimal cost for employees and their families ($500-$1800 value)
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • State defined benefit retirement plan and Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan

  • Work/life balance flexible schedules, paid holidays and generous leave plan
  • $50,000 state-paid life insurance plus additional low-cost group life insurance
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program (ability to earn up to $500)

Total Compensation Statement Worksheet:

https://www.
das.
nh.
gov/jobsearch/compensation-calculator.
aspx

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website:

https://www.
das.
nh.
gov/hr/documents/BenefitBrochure.
pdf

https://www.
das.
nh.
gov/hr/index.
aspx

EOE

TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

41.76 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707244158-d31f357041032773fb1c401caa25b45f

LOCATION:

New Hampshire United States

CITY:

Concord

Job Origin:

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State of New Hampshire Job Posting

Employment Security

Legal & Collections Bureau

45 South Fruit St - Concord, NH

Legal Coordinator

Position # 43219

Starting Hourly Pay Range $30.72-$41.76

37.5-hour work week.


Please note, this position is eligible for an Alternative, Flexible, or In-State Remote-Hybrid schedule upon completion of in office training period. This position is not fully remote.


The State of New Hampshire, Employment Security, Legal Division, has a full-time vacancy for a Legal Coordinator.

Summary:

To analyze and interpret state and federal laws, rules and regulations and to coordinate agency legal and legislative activities for New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES).

YOUR EXPERIENCE COUNTS - Under a recent change to the rules, an applicant's relevant experience now counts towards formal education degrees referenced below! See Per 405.1 .

18 Months of additional relevant experience = Associate's degree

36 Months of additional relevant experience = Bachelor's degree

54 Months of additional relevant experience = Master's degree

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Juris Doctorate degree from a recognized college or university.


Experience: Five years' experience in legal practice, legal or legislative research, or hearings administration. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education at the graduate level only.

License/Certification: Valid drivers license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least two years of experience working with a legislative body.

RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of judicial rules and procedure. Knowledge of court procedures. Knowledge of the legislative process. Knowledge of laws as applied to public assistance programs. Knowledge of legal report writing. Skill in legal report writing. Skill in court procedures. Skill in testifying and in interpreting legal terminology and laws. Skill in public speaking. Skill in doing accurate legal research. Skill in instructing others. Ability to prepare various legal pleadings, briefs and memorandum. Ability to perform legal research. Ability to supervise. Ability to organize. Ability to testify in court and legislative hearings. Ability to speak before public groups. Ability to make decisions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with attorneys, courts, state agency heads and legislators. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.

Responsibilities:

Drafts legislation and legislative amendments to state statutes and coordinates drafting process with the office of legislative services.

Represents the Department in administrative appeals, drafting administrative orders; provides legal analysis on a broad range of unemployment compensation issues; and drafts administrative rules and legislative proposals.

Researches, analyzes, and drafts recommended decisions for the Commissioner in appellate challenges to Appeal Tribunal decisions to ensure Department compliance with state and federal statutory and regulatory eligibility requirements for unemployment insurance benefits.

Investigates and prepares briefs and other pleadings for cases before the Appellate Board, Administrative Hearing Committee, Personnel Appeals Board, the Public Employee Labor Relations Board, the Human Rights Commission, federal and state courts and other administrative agencies of the State of New Hampshire. Participates at hearings to assist and represent General Counsel, Counsel, and the Human Resources Administrator.

Responds to legislative, legal and public inquiries regarding legal information relating to the agency.

Provides legal testimony in administrative hearings or before committees on agency affairs.

Formulates legal solutions with regard to local issues impacting the agency to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules and regulations.

Evaluates agency investigations and activities for legal sufficiency and compliance.

Disclaimer Statement: The supplemental job description lists the essential functions of the position and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.

For further information please contact the Hiring Manager, Karen Levchuk, Karen.A.Levchuk@nhes.nh.gov or Krissy McVey, Kristin.E.McVey@nhes.nh.gov and 603-229-4480.

*TOTAL COMPENSATION INFORMATION

The State of NH total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits, including:

HMO or POS Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits:

The actual value of State-paid health benefits is based on the employee's union status, and employee per pay period health benefit contributions will vary depending on the type of plan selected.

See this link for details on State-paid health benefits:

https://www.das.nh.gov/hr/benefits.aspx

Value of State's share of Employee's Retirement: 13.85% of pay

Other Benefits:

  • Dental Plan at minimal cost for employees and their families ($500-$1800 value)
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • State defined benefit retirement plan and Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan

  • Work/life balance flexible schedules, paid holidays and generous leave plan
  • $50,000 state-paid life insurance plus additional low-cost group life insurance
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program (ability to earn up to $500)

Total Compensation Statement Worksheet:

https://www.das.nh.gov/jobsearch/compensation-calculator.aspx

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website:

https://www.das.nh.gov/hr/documents/BenefitBrochure.pdf

https://www.das.nh.gov/hr/index.aspx

EOE

TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964


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