State of Arizona Associate Chief Presiding Administrative Law Judge in PHOENIX, Arizona


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* Associate Chief Presiding Administrative Law Judge *


* *Executive Hearing Office

3838 North Central, 4th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012


A cover letter and resume is required for this recruitment

This position is responsible for the on-site daily management and operational oversight of the Executive Hearing Office (EHO).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages and ensure the timely completion of more than 16,000 hearings annually in counties statewide; a majority of these cases involve unsafe driving (e.g. DUI) and as such, has significant public safety implications.

  • Responds to inquiries from the Attorney General and assists Attorney General in processing cases on appeal to the Superior Court.

  • Identifies opportunities for continuous process improvement, subsequent project management and oversight from concept development to full implementation and project completion.

  • Acts on behalf of Chief Hearing Officer when circumstances require.


Knowledge in

  • Extensive knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations, policy interpretation, and court decisions affecting all matters of Title 28, Arizona Revised Statutes

  • Business practice and principles of supervision

  • Legislative and administrative rule making process

  • Administrative hearing procedures; rules of evidence; rules of legal ethics

  • Rules of English grammar and composition

  • Effective use of commonly used office equipment and software

Skills in

  • Conducting complex administrative hearings and managing cases

  • Evaluating and training subordinate administrative law judges

  • Communicating effectively both orally and in writing

  • Efficiently and effectively conducting legal research

Ability to

  • Lead and motivate staff; plan, organize and delegate work assignments and effectively monitor progress

  • Maintain and project a sense of authority and fairness

  • React and adapt to changing circumstances


Graduation from an American Bar Association accredited college of law and membership in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona.

Eight years of experience practicing law in a law office or government setting, which includes two years of supervisory experience in a law office or government law setting.


This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.12 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans

  • Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans

  • Accrued vacation pay and sick days

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Deferred compensation plan

  • Wellness plans

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All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

ADOT supports a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of the Agency, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

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Post Date: 07/12/2017

Close Date: 07/26/2017

Category: JUDICIAL

Grade: 25

Location: PHOENIX

Salary: 86,100.00-0.00