Requires a Juris Doctorate degree and licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice law in North Dakota.
Preference will be given to applicants who have experience as follows:
Creating and implementing new processes in conformity with complex and emerging areas of law.
Drafting agency rules.
Calculating child support obligations in conformity with North Dakota child support guidelines.
Re-advertised to expand the pool of applicants. Previous applicants need not re-apply as they are still being considered.
Complete a State of ND Application for Employment (SFN 10950) . Access application form at: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/appforms.html or hard copy from any ND Job Service Office.
Please include the position # and requisition # on your application. Also, provide details in the employment history sections of the application form on how your education, experience and skills will qualify you for this position. Supplemental information such as a cover letter and resume may be included, but the initial review and score will be based on the information provided on SFN 10950 .
Please fill in all information requested on the application form, such as dates of employment, hours worked per week, credits earned, etc. INCOMPLETE SECTIONS WILL NOT BE GIVEN CREDIT.
The Department’s Human Resource Division staff will score applications against the minimum qualifications and preferences listed on the job announcement and qualifying military service. After the scoring is completed, a certified list of eligible candidates and the applications will be forwarded to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview, based on the final scores.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
All application material must be received on or before the closing date at 5:00 PM at the following address:
Human Resource Division
Department of Human Services
600 East Boulevard Avenue Dept 325
Bismarck ND 58505-0250
Fax: 701-328-1927; e-mail: email@example.com
For More Information, Assistance or Accommodation Contact: Casey Goodhouse, HR Manager
Employing Unit: Child Support Enforcement Unit
Telephone Number: (701) 328-4042
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
The successful applicant will be working part of the time at Child Support Enforcement’s Central office and part of the time at the Bismarck Regional Child Support Enforcement Unit. At the Central office, primary duties will include acting as the program’s “lead worker” in all areas related to medical support for children and families. These lead worker duties may include developing policies, procedures, legal pleadings, and forms to ensure program compliance with federal requirements relating to health care reform; providing guidance and technical assistance to program staff; drafting agency rules; and assisting with the development and presentation of a medical support training curriculum for program staff. In addition to medical support duties, the successful applicant will also be responsible for developing or revising policies in other subject areas, as assigned by the program’s Policy Administrator.
At the Bismarck Regional Child Support Enforcement Unit, duties will include providing legal services on an assigned caseload. These services may include litigating the establishment of paternity, child support obligations, and medical support obligations; enforcing support orders using a variety of judicial and administrative enforcement tools; conducting reviews of child support orders and pursuing modifications of those orders in accordance with state law and program policy; and providing guidance to Unit staff on legal matters.
The successful applicant must have excellent research and writing skills and the ability to organize his or her time to meet deadlines and balance competing demands. In addition, the successful applicant must have the demeanor to represent the program in a positive manner in the courtroom, before legislative committees, and in interactions with a wide variety of program customers and partners.
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