ALJ applications being accepted by WCNC

From the DWC:

The Workers’ Compensation Nominating Commission is now accepting applications to make nominations for the position of Administrative Law Judge of the Kentucky Department of Workers’ Claims.  Pursuant to KRS 342.230(3), the term for the Administrative Law Judge positions expires effective December 31, 2019, or later.  These are full-time positions, subject to appointment by the Governor of Kentucky and confirmation by the Kentucky State Senate.  Appointees shall not hold any other public office or maintain any private practice.

Pursuant to KRS 342.230(3), applicants for the Administrative Law Judge position must be licensed attorneys and must have five (5) years’ experience in the Commonwealth in the practice of workers’ compensation law or a related field, and extensive knowledge of workers’ compensation law.  The salary to be paid to an Administrative Law Judge is the same as a Kentucky Circuit Court Judge.

Interested applicants are required to send a packet which consists of his or her résumé and a cover letter containing an e-mail address to the following:

Attn: Derrick Hill
Nominating Commission Clerk
Department of Workers’ Claims
657 Chamberlin Avenue
Frankfort, Kentucky  40601

Applications must be received at the Frankfort office of the Department of Workers’ Claims on or before 12:00 noon on Friday, May 13, 2016.  Any and all applications received after that time will not be considered.  Questions may be directed to Mr. Hill at

Those serving on the Workers’ Compensation Nominating Commission are:

William Grover Arnett, Chairman

Salyersville, KY


Charles J. Baird

Pikeville, KY


Sherri P. Brown-Keller

Nicholasville, KY


Robert W. Carlisle

Villa Hills, KY


Brockton L. Edwards

Louisville, KY


Charles E. McCoy

Owenton, KY


McKinnley Morgan

London, KY


Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug-screening test and background check.  The Commonwealth of Kentucky does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, or veteran status in the admission or access to, or participation or employment in, its programs or services. 



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