Chief Counsel Position At The State Of California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

Chief Counsel Position At The State Of California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

The State of California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB) is seeking candidates for its Chief Counsel position, headquartered in Sacramento, CA.  They are seeking a highly qualified individual to add to our executive team; someone with strong experience in the Chief Counsel’s area of responsibility; demonstrated knowledge of the State and federal laws that inform the Board’s work; and effective collaboration and leadership skills. The position comes with excellent State benefits including CalPERS pension and a great working environment. 

CUIAB’s Chief Counsel serves as the chief legal consultant and legal advisor to the Board, Executive Director, and senior staff, and manages the Legal Office. In addition to providing legal advice and guidance to the Board Members, the Chief Counsel reviews and advises on all administrative and court litigation, coordinates representation with the Office of the Attorney General, and provides legal counsel on personnel and labor relations matters.

CUIAB is a quasi-judicial agency created to provide due process for workers and employers who wish to appeal Unemployment and Disability Insurance benefit decisions, and payroll tax determinations made by the Employment Development Department. The Board itself consists of five members, three of which are appointed by the Governor and one each by the Speaker of the Assembly, and the Senate Committee on Rules.

The job posting may also be found at  https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=132324

Interested individuals may contact Robert Silva at 916-263-3433 or robert.silva@cuiab.ca.gov for assistance in navigating the state application process.