Announcement Number: 1154647676
STATE OF NEVADA TERRY REYNOLDS
Neuada Attomev for
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
NEVADA ATTORNEY FOR INJURED WORKERS
1000 E. William Street, Suite 208
Carson City, Nevada 89701
• Fax (775) 684-7575
UNCLASSIFIED JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Posted - 09/0 I /2023
NEV ADA ATTORNEY FOR INJURED WORKERS
BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
Recruitment Open To:This is an open competitive recruitment, open to all qualified applicants. This position is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Nevada Attorney for Injured Workers.
AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES: NAIW takes cases by appointment of administrative appeals officers adjudicating claims for injured workers seeking benefits under Nevada's Industrial Insurance Act (NRS 616A-D) and Occupational Diseases Act (NRS 617). These cases start with litigation in administrative hearings with possible review in the district courts and appeal to the Supreme Court of Nevada.
APPROXIMATE Annual Salary: Up to$ I 04,328 -$121,803 plus benefits * (Salary range reflects retirement (PERS) contributions by both the employee
and employer. An employer paid contribution plan is also available with a reduced gross salary.)
Benefits: The State benefits package includes retirement, paid health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance; 11 paid holidays, and paid sick and annual leave. Other employee paid benefits such as deferred compensation plans are available.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Deputy attorneys in the agency take direct responsibility for legal representation of appointed clients, including developing evidence and presenting evidence at formal administrative hearings and, if necessary, brief the district courts and the Supreme Court on appeal. The deputy attorney position requires direct contact with numerous clients, review of large amounts of medical evidence, and presenting testimony at frequent but short evidentiary hearings. Good legal research and writing skills are expected for district court review of appeals officer's decisions and appeals to the Supreme Court, if necessary.
TO QUALIFY: Exemplary interpersonal skills working with staff is required to maintain workflow. Exemplary interpersonal skills dealing directly with clients in need of representation is also required. Given the number of cases each deputy attorney is assigned, the ability to_muJti-task with the he1o of staff is required. The ability to marshal theevidence available and apply the statutes and cases on point for the client's success is required. Comfort in the
evidentiary hearing setting carrying the client's burden of proof is required.
Position Location: Carson City, Nevada
LETTERS OF INTEREST AND RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE POSITION IS
(All letters of interest and resumes will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Hiring may occur at any
time during the recruitment process.)
SUBMIT LETTERS OF INTEREST/ RESUMES/DIRECT INQUIRIES TO:
Department of Business & Industry
Nevada Attorney for Injured Workers
Attn: Evan Beavers, Esq.
c/o Nancy Sherwood, Legal Office Manager
I 000 E. William Street, Suite 208
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 684 7555
or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
In subject line please reference: Deputy Attorney
The State of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied
Carson City, Nevada