Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
46473 09 ST G3 C 999-99 01/01/2019

07/10/2000 46473


DEFINITION: This is supervisory and quasi-judicial work in the adjudication of reported acts of misconduct by inmates in state correctional institutions and

An employee in this class is responsible for supervising subordinate Hearing Examiners responsible for conducting administrative and fact-finding hearings on
reports issued against inmates for alleged commission of misconduct and criminal acts. The work involves coordinating and monitoring hearings to ensure they are conducted in compliance with Departmental procedures and that sanctions are properly administered; providing training for hearing examiners; scheduling work; maintaining statistical reports regarding inmate misconducts and sanctions; reviewing hearing transcripts and decisions made by Hearing Examiners related to inmate appeals of misconduct hearings to ensure compliance with departmental rules, regulations and policies; and conducting hearings as needed. Work is performed in accordance with departmental policies and procedures and is reviewed by the Department's Chief Hearing Examiner through individual conferences and reports.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Trains and supervises hearing examiners in conducting quasi-judicial hearings to adjudicate reported acts of misconduct by inmates.

Coordinates and monitors hearings to ensure they are conducted in accordance with departmental procedures and that sanctions are properly administered.

Develops and maintains required statistical reports regarding inmate misconducts and sanctions.

Reviews and comments on inmate appeals of misconduct hearings.

Conducts misconduct hearings as needed.

Interprets departmental policies and procedures regarding inmate hearing, appeal, and disciplinary processes.

Serves as liaison between hearing examiners and institution administrative staff.

Makes work assignments, reviews work upon completion, prepares performance evaluation reports, takes disciplinary action on reported infractions of rules, and recommends action regarding the hiring and termination of employees.

Employees in this class may participate in the performance of their subordinates' work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

Performs related work.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of modern correctional principles and practices.

Knowledge of individual and group behavior of persons with criminal backgrounds.

Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of supervision.

Knowledge of correctional institution management and operation.

Ability to conduct quasi-judicial hearings.

Ability to interpret policies, rules, regulations, and administrative and court decisions relating to inmate due process.

Ability to analyze administrative hearings to ensure they are conducted in accordance with due process and departmental policies and procedures.

Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

Ability to coordinate, monitor, and evaluate the work of subordinates and to instruct them on procedures and regulations.

Ability to train subordinate staff to conduct quasi-judicial hearings.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with inmates, staff, and members of other agencies and the general public.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Two years of experience as a Hearing Examiner with the Department of Corrections;


Any equivalent combination of experience and training.