Social Security Administration Jobs – Legal Assistant

Website Social Security Administration

Job Description:

Once selected for this important position, you will contribute to the Agency’s mission through direct and personal service to the public. The Office of Hearings Operations handles appeals that have been filed by people who have been denied Social Security, Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI), or Medicare benefits. You will provide support to Administrative Law Judges and other professional employees in processing cases filed under the Social Security Act.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Hearings Customer Service Representatives provide quasi legal and technical support to Administrative Law Judges and other technical and professional positions in the processing of entitlement cases pursuant to Titles II, XVI, and XVIII of the Social Security Act, as amended, at the administrative appeals level.
  • Hearings Customer Service Representatives are responsible for developing and processing requests for hearing cases from their receipt in the office to completion, independently performing a wide range of case development actions, and processes more complex hearing cases where analysis of pertinent issues and interpretation of the provisions of the laws, regulations, rulings, precedents, policies, procedures and guidelines relative to the cases is necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement
  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Selectees are required to serve a 1-year probationary period
  • Job offers are contingent on fingerprinting and background / security investigation results
  • Fingerprinting and background and/or security investigation required
  • Selectees may be required to complete off-site training
  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Selective Service Registration, if applicable (
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid

Job Details:

Company: Social Security Administration

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Portland, OR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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