Field Hearing Officer
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Pitt County, NC

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The recruitment salary for this position is $38,632.00 - $42,495.00.
This position conducts administrative hearings related to driver licenses for the Division of Motor Vehicles. Primary job duties include: This position will hear motions, take testimony, review and analyze all evidence, and render a fair and impartial decision based on the evidence presented. This position must also draft Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law and submit timely & accurate reports regarding daily/monthly activities. Other duties can include responding to inquiries from Attorneys, Clerks of Court, Judges, Transportation agencies and private citizens. This position should consistently demonstrate good legal knowledge, effective communication skills (verbal and written), and proper courtroom decorum when dealing with all parties. In addition, this position will conduct other types of hearings for the Division as needed to assist with backlogs in the section. Applicants must have a North Carolina Driver License with no active points and no suspensions or revocations in the last ten years. **Applicant subject to criminal background/motor vehicle record check**

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

The applicant must possess the skills and abilities that will protect the constitutional rights of all involved parties. Must possess good listening skills to hear testimony and review the evidence; ability to conduct hearings in a manner to maintain order and fairness during the proceedings, prepare findings of facts, establish conclusions of law and make a final fair and impartial decision; ability to think critically and draft well-written hearing decisions and orders; ability to apply statutes, administrative rules, and policies and procedures to the facts in each case to make a decision. This position also requires the ability to communicate with law enforcement agencies, DMV personnel, District Attorneys, Trial Lawyers, Judges, and Law Enforcement Officers. Management Preference: demonstrated knowledge of Chapter 20 Motor Vehicle Laws, criminal law and procedure, the Rules of Civil Procedure, and constitutional law as applied to court proceedings.
“It is important that your application includes all of your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application. NCDOT will not accept “See Attached” or Resume’s in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted.”

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from a four-year college or university and three years experience in personnel, budgeting, research, or administrative management preferably involving participation in the planning and management of a business or governmental program; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information:

Laura Main (919) 861-3301