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Child Support Caseworker

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour DOE

Location: Tribal Child Support Office

Opens: July 2, 2018

Closes: Open Until Filled

Classification: Support Staff, Regular, Full-Time, Non-Exempt

General Summary:

The Tribal Child Support Program Caseworker will evaluate and monitor child support cases to establish, modify, enforce child support orders, and prepare cases for court action; ensure compliance with child support agreements and orders.

Duties:

  • Research cases for child support determination, modification and enforcement;
  • Prepare cases for court action and testifies in court proceedings concerning status or facts about cases;
  • Ensures case compliance with child support agreements and court orders;
  • Conduct research and identify asset/income of non-custodial parents to meet child support obligation;
  • Research cases involving failure to pay court ordered child support;
  • Ensure accuracy of case information by performing reviews and adjusting case information as needed;
  • Ability to maintain accurate records;
  • Communicate professionally and effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Will exercise discretion in handling confidential information, knowledge of applicable privacy laws;
  • Ability to work in stressful situations and deal with difficult clients;
  • Working knowledge of software applications: electronic spreadsheets, mainframe databases and word processing;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and general public;
  • Evaluates clients level of cooperation and, when necessary, reports the clients non-compliance to the Tribal TANF Program;
  • Works closely with the State of Montana Child Support Enforcement Division regarding cases in common;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Associates Degree in Human Services or related field and at least two years of work experience within Human Services/Judicial area.
  • Preferably Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Social Work
  • Valid State of Montana Driver’s License
  • Must never have been terminated for violations of the Drug Ordinance 1-99 or confidentiality policies.
  • Must not have been convicted of any misdemeanor or within the past one (1) year and never been convicted of a felony.
  • Working knowledge of the Chippewa Cree Tribal Law & Order Code, Federal and State laws, and the Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Advanced knowledge of child support practices, TANF requirements, family court process and community violence.
  • Knowledge of the Chippewa Cree Tribal culture, language and customs.


Submit the following:

  • APPLICATION AND/OR
  • RESUME (With Dates of Employment)
  • COPY OF DEGREE & TRANSCRIPTS
  • BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FORM
  • NAME/TELEPHONE NUMBER/ADDRESS OF THREE REFERENCES
  • CIB (If Applicable)
  • DD 214 (If Applicable)

For further information, or to apply for this position, please contact Josh Seaton, Human Resources at (406) 395-5705 extension 239.

Office Manager

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: Depending on Experience/Not to Exceed Budget

Location: Human Services Department - Tribal Child Support Program

Opens: July 24, 2018

Closes: Open Until Filled

Classification: Full-Time, Regular, Support Staff, Covered, Non-Exempt

General Summary: Tribal Child Support Office Manager/Security will be responsible for the intake process for child support services and will maintain all files relating to child support business as well as receptionist duties including greeting visitors and providing general information to the public via telephone and in office. Will also be responsible for office security duties.

Duties:

  • Maintains filing systems for all child support program case files and program files;
  • Interviews clients and parents for completion of application packet for services;
  • Ensure accuracy of case information by performing reviews and adjusting case information as needed;
  • Inputs data into computerized data system software designed for child support case management services;
  • Any other relevant duties pertaining to the intake and filing process;
  • Answer telephone calls, screen and direct calls to appropriate staff member and take and relay messages, if necessary;
  • Greet and direct persons entering organization;
  • Maintains knowledge of staff movements in and out of organization;
  • General administrative and clerical support;
  • Receives and sorts mail, deliveries, facsimile messages and direct to appropriate staff member;
  • Logs all incoming and outgoing phone calls, visitors, mail, facsimile, and court documents;
  • Maintain reception area;
  • Ability to maintain accurate records;
  • Communicate professionally and effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Will exercise discretion in handling confidential information, knowledge of applicable privacy laws;
  • Ability to work in stressful situations and deal with difficult clients;
  • Working knowledge of software applications: electronic spreadsheets, mainframe databases and word processing;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and general public;
  • Evaluates clients level of cooperation and, when necessary, reports the client’s non-compliance to the Tribal TANF Program;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma and two years experience;
  • Valid Montana Driver's License;
  • Must never have been terminated for violations of the Drug Ordinance 1-99 or confidentiality policies;
  • Working knowledge of the Chippewa Cree Tribal Law & Order Code, Federal and State laws, and the Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Working knowledge of child support practices, TANF requirements, family court process and community violence.
  • Knowledge of filing systems.

Submit the following:

  • APPLICATION AND/OR
  • RESUME (With Dates of Employment)
  • COPY OF DEGREE & TRANSCRIPTS
  • BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FORM
  • NAME/TELEPHONE NUMBER/ADDRESS OF THREE REFERENCES
  • CIB (If Applicable)
  • DD 214 (If Applicable)

For further information, or to apply for this position, please contact Josh Seaton, Human Resources at (406) 395-5705 extension 2018.

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