State of Washington Classified Job Specification
UI SPECIALIST 5
Designated leadworker for UI Specialists performing adjudication. All positions apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to the unemployment insurance program.
Assists with training, orienting, directing and coordinating the work of other UI Specialists. Implements and ensures consistent application of existing and new policies and procedures. Provides staff with expertise and assistance in the most complex claim issues. Assigned workload of unemployment insurance claims involving non-monetary issues may be at a lower rate than that of subordinate adjudicators, but will include a higher percentage of complex cases.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
One year of experience as a UI Specialist 3 or 4 which included one year of experience applying unemployment insurance laws.
Class Specification History
New class: 7-3-00
Revised minimum qualifications: 1-11-02
New class code: (formerly 30694) effective July 1, 2007
Revised Desirable Qualifications: 11-28-07