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Conduct hearings to recommend or make decisions on claims concerning government programs or other government-related matters. Determine liability, sanctions, or penalties, or recommend the acceptance or rejection of claims or settlements.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 23-1021.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 95,240.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 45.00
- Currently, there are 14,540 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers”.
Also Known As…
- Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
- Workers' Compensation Hearings Officer
- Claims Adjudicator
- Appeals Referee
- Appeals Examiner
- Administrative Law Judge
- Administrative Judge
- Administrative Hearing Officer
- Workforce Advisor
- Workers' Compensation Magistrate
- Workers' Compensation Commissioner
- Workers' Compensation Claims Examiner
- Veteran Appeals Reviewer
- US Administrative Law Judge (United States Administrative Law Judge)
- Unemployment Claims Adjudicator
- Traffic Court Referee
- Social Services Analyst
- Social Security Administrative Law Judge
- Parole Hearing Officer
- Legal Activity Adjudicator
- Justice of the Peace
- Housing Court Judge
- Hearing Officer
- Hearing Examiner
- Employment Program Representative
- Disciplinary Hearing Officer
- Disability Hearing Officer
- County Ordinary
- Clinical Appeals Reviewer
- Claims Examiner
- Appellate Conferee
- Appeals Officer
Tasks for “Hearing Officer”
- Prepare written opinions and decisions.
- Confer with individuals or organizations involved in cases to obtain relevant information.
- Explain to claimants how they can appeal rulings that go against them.
- Recommend the acceptance or rejection of claims or compromise settlements according to laws, regulations, policies, and precedent decisions.
- Rule on exceptions, motions, and admissibility of evidence.
- Determine existence and amount of liability according to current laws, administrative and judicial precedents, and available evidence.
- Monitor and direct the activities of trials and hearings to ensure that they are conducted fairly and that courts administer justice while safeguarding the legal rights of all involved parties.
- Issue subpoenas and administer oaths in preparation for formal hearings.
- Authorize payment of valid claims and determine method of payment.
- Review and evaluate data on documents, such as claim applications, birth or death certificates, and physician or employer records.
- Research and analyze laws, regulations, policies, and precedent decisions to prepare for hearings and to determine conclusions.
- Conduct hearings to review and decide claims regarding issues such as social program eligibility, environmental protection, and enforcement of health and safety regulations.
- Conduct studies of appeals procedures in field agencies to ensure adherence to legal requirements and to facilitate determination of cases.
Related Technology & Tools
- Computer laser printers
- Courtroom microphones
- Personal computers
- Digital video players
- Laser facsimile machines
- Laptop computers
- Tablet computers
- Videoconferencing equipment
- Multiline telephone systems
- Teleconferencing equipment
- Desktop computers
- Digital audio recorders
- Courtroom scheduling software
- Microsoft Word
- Instant messaging software
- Thomson Reuters WestLaw
- Microsoft Excel
- Videoconferencing software
- Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Word processing software
- Web browser software
- Email software
- Microsoft Office
- Online databases