Child Support Caseworker
Child Support Caseworker
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
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.
- 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.
- 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.