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Senior Administrative Law Judge

The Tacoma Field Office is currently recruiting Senior ALJ with an in-training period as a Lead ALJ. The Tacoma Field Office team's caseload includes cases from, but is not limited to, the Washington State: Employment Security Department (Unemployment Insurance, and Paid Family & Medical Leave), Labor & Industries, Health Care Authority, Department of Transportation, and Liquor & Cannabis Board. This recruitment is open to all who are interested in becoming a Senior ALJ in our Tacoma Field Office.

The in-training period will be 6-12 months depending on the progression of the selected candidates through the training program.


Starting Annual Salary:

Lead ALJ: $100,632

Senior ALJ: $104,592


Position overview:

This position will serve as a Lead ALJ for approximately one year while completing an in-training plan to become a Senior ALJ in our Tacoma Field Office. As a Lead ALJ, this position will  provide support to ALJs in the Tacoma Field Office, and provide high quality and timely administrative hearings and decisions pursuant to RCW Chapter 34.05 and other applicable laws consistent with the requirements of due process, and provide courteous and fair treatment to all concerned. This position works as part of a team responsible for supporting and carrying out the agency mission, vision, values and goals.  As assigned, the Lead ALJ supports OAH in carrying out agency-wide initiatives. As a Senior ALJ,  this position will be a front-line supervisor for approximately 8 ALJs working in the Tacoma Field Office.


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