FROM THE DWC -The Workers’ Compensation Nominating Commission is now accepting applications to make nomination for one Administrative Law Judge and one Workers’ Compensation Board member for the Kentucky Department of Workers’ Claims.  The Administrative Law Judge position term will expire December 31, 2019.  The Workers’ Compensation Board member position term will expire January 4, 2020.  These are full-time positions and appointees shall not hold any other public office or maintain any private practice.

Applicants for the Administrative Law Judge position must be licensed attorneys and must have five (5) years experience in the Commonwealth in the practice of workers’ compensation law or a related field and extensive knowledge of workers’ compensation law [KRS 342.230(3)].  The salary to be paid is that of a Circuit Court Judge.

Applicants for the Workers’ Compensation Board Member position must be a licensed attorney for a minimum of eight (8) years and must have the qualifications required of an Appeals Court Judge, except for residence in a district, and shall receive the same salary and shall be subject to the same standards of conduct.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE FRANKFORT OFFICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKERS’ CLAIMS ON OR BEFORE NOON, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2015. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THAT TIME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  Applications must clearly state the desire to be considered for the Administrative Law Judge position or the Workers’ Compensation Board position.  Interested parties are required to send one original resume, along with a cover letter containing an e-mail address, to the attention of Brenda Majcher, Nominating Commission Clerk, Department of Workers’ Claims, 657 Chamberlin Avenue, Frankfort, Kentucky  40601.  Questions may be directed to Mrs. Majcher at (502) 782-4439 or brenda.majcher@ky.gov.

Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.  The Commonwealth of Kentucky does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry or veteran status in the admission or access to, or participation or employment in, its programs or services.

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