LOCATION OF POSITION
Charles County Department of Social Services
200 Kent Avenue
La Plata, Md. 20646
Main Purpose of Job
This position analyzes in-state and out-of-state child support cases and provides location, establishment, enforcement, and fiscal services to child support customers. Interview customers, employers, financial institutions, health insurance carriers, etc. Initiate and gather all necessary legal and supporting documents for court. Prepare and present testimony for judicial and administrative hearings. Document and monitor case management activities through caseload maintenance, use of automated systems, organization of materials and application of program knowledge.
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Possession of an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited college or university in social services, human services, legal studies, public administration, or similar fields of study.
Experience: Two years of experience investigating and analyzing child support cases and initiating appropriate actions to establish, maintain and enforce support payments for dependent children.
1. Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college of university required education may be substituted for the required education.
2. Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in social services, human services, legal studies, public administration or similar fields of study may be substituted for the required education and one year of the required experience.
3. Experience investigating and analyzing child support cases and initiating appropriate actions to establish, maintain or enforce support payments for dependent children in accordance with Federal and State laws, rules and regulations may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
4. Experience determining eligibility for government assistance programs may be substituted for one year of the specific program experience.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
Limited to candidates willing to accept employment in Charles County.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS
If you are unable to apply online, please download a paper application from www.workformaryland.com and mail to: Personnel Office, Charles County Dept. of Social Services, 200 Kent Avenue, La Plata, Md. 20646.