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Senior Attorney/State Mediator-OJCC - 72003531

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: SAINT PETERSBURG, FL, US, 33701

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Requisition No: 51733 

Agency: Division of Administrative Hearings

Working Title: Senior Attorney/State Mediator-OJCC - 72003531

Position Number: 72003531 

Salary:  $76,947.60 

Posting Closing Date: 01/21/2019 

Description:

This position is Mediator for the Judgers of Compensation Claims Office and mediates workers' compensation cases.


Qualifications:

Must be a member of The Florida Bar for at least 5 years, must have completed a Florida Supreme Court certified circuit civil mediation program and must be certified as a circuit civil mediator by the Florida Supreme Court.

 

Duties:
Below are examples of duties which may be assigned to this position by the supervising Judge:  

Coordinating and setting mediation conferences with the OJCC, claimants, employers, carriers and their attorneys (if represented).

Conducting mediation conferences with the parties to contested workers compensation claims in an attempt to help resolve issues and settle claims.

Answer inquiries of parties regarding the workers’ compensation adjudication process and mediation process.

 

Provide input for the formulation of and amendments to the rules of procedure regarding the mediation process.

Maintain accurate records regarding the disposition of claims and preparing reports required by law or deemed necessary by the assigned JCC.

Traveling, where necessary, to conduct mediation conferences.

 

Successful completion of Level 2 background screening is required for all positions with the Division of Administrative Hearings. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Tampa