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Paralegal Specialist
Company: State of Connecticut
Location: New Haven, CT
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 04/02/2024
Expire Date: 05/02/2024
Job Categories: Legal
Job Description
Paralegal Specialist
Paralegal Specialist
Recruitment #240328-6142AR-001

Location New Haven, CT
Date Opened 4/2/2024 12:00:00 AM
Salary $72,926* - $94,374/year (*New State employees will start at the minimum of the salary range)
Job Type Open to the Public
Close Date 4/15/2024 11:59:00 PM
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INTRODUCTION

Are you a skilled paralegal with experience in applying statutes and regulations?
If so, we invite you to explore this opportunity with the Workers' Compensation Commission.

The State of Connecticut, Workers' Compensation Commission (WCC) is a quasi-judicial agency responsible for the adjudication of disputed workers' compensation claims and administration of various programs.

If you enjoy working in a legal setting and have experience drafting and reviewing legal documents, the Paralegal Specialist position could be for you!

BENEFITS AND BALANCE AT THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT
The State of Connecticut has been ranked as a Forbes top company: State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule

WE CAN OFFER YOU
NEW: A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform an article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D., along with comprehensive benefit offerings
Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
Paid time off including 13 paid holidays per calendar year
Professional growth and paid professional development opportunities
A work culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance to all employees!
State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information.

THE ROLE
The Paralegal Specialist will be responsible for:
Reviewing and processing Stipulations, Motions, and Orders
Preparing Subpoenas and files for Appellate review
Communicating directly with claimants who are not represented by attorneys
Drafting correspondence and other documentation for Administrative Law Judges
In this position, you will discover the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of people on a daily basis and will work closely with the Staff and Administrative Law Judges to facilitate the workers’ compensation hearing process. More details can be found in the class specification.

ABOUT US
The WCC administers the workers’ compensation laws of the State of Connecticut with the ultimate goal of ensuring that workers injured on the job receive prompt payment of lost work time benefits and attendant medical expenses. To this end, the Commission facilitates voluntary agreements, adjudicates disputes, makes findings and awards, hears and rules on appeals, and closes out cases through full and final stipulated settlements.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS
Full-time, 40 hours per week
Monday through Friday schedule
First shift, 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM
Office location is WCC’s Third District Office which is located in New Haven, CT with an option to telework one day per week upon successful completion of a working test period.
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