Career Details for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, & Hearing Officers
Administrative Hearing Officer, Administrative Judge, Administrative Law Judge, Hearing Officer
What they do:
Conduct hearings to recommend or make decisions on claims concerning government programs or other government-related matters. Determine liability, sanctions, or penalties, or recommend the acceptance or rejection of claims or settlements.
On the job, you would:
- Prepare written opinions and decisions.
- Monitor and direct the activities of trials and hearings to ensure that they are conducted fairly and that courts administer justice while safeguarding the legal rights of all involved parties.
- Determine existence and amount of liability according to current laws, administrative and judicial precedents, and available evidence.
Safety and Government
- law and government
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- customer service
- administrative services
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
- reading work related information
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
- thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
- listen and understand what people say
- communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- use rules to solve problems
- pay attention to something without being distracted
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
- Self Control
- Attention to Detail
- Analytical Thinking
- Stress Tolerance
You might use software like this on the job:
Information retrieval or search software
- Thomson Reuters WestLaw
- Microsoft Excel
Electronic mail software
- Email software
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