County of Sacramento Job Opportunities
|Job Title:||Child Support Officer Level I/II|
$19.39 - $25.09 Hourly
$3,373.86 - $4,365.66 Monthly
$40,486.32 - $52,387.92 Annually
|Job Type:||Permanent Full-Time|
|This is a continuous filing exam. The next filing cut-off is at 5:00 pm on:
02/20/2015 (written exam tentatively scheduled the week of 03/30/2015)
08/21/2015 (written exam tentatively scheduled the week of 09/28/2015)
Level I: $3,243.36 to $3,942.83 monthly
Level II: $3,453.92 to $4,196.88 monthly
Plans, directs, manages, supervises and performs a variety of tasks involving case establishment, collections, and distribution of family and child support within the Department of Child Support Services.
|Examples of Knowledge and Abilities:|
Any combination of experience and education or training that is likely to provide the required knowledges and abilities for this class. Typical ways to obtain the knowledges and abilities include:
LEVEL II: One year of experience in Sacramento County service in (Level I) of Child Support Officer, as a Revenue Collection Specialist Trainee, Eligibility Worker, or in any class performing comparable duties.
Or: One year of investigative experience using various search procedures, including skip tracing techniques, in locating, observing, and interviewing individuals, and preparing reports of findings.
LEVEL I: One year of clerical experience in the Sacramento County office of child support with duties involving case intervention and/or in the public service unit.
Or: One year of billing or collection work, including interviewing debtors with a company or agency not using a collection agency.
Or: Completion of 60 semester units from an accredited college or university. (Note: Copy of transcripts or diploma must be submitted.)
Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.
Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice.
Driver's License: A valid California driver's license, Class C or higher will be required prior to appointment. Failure to maintain the appropriate driver's license may constitute cause for disciplinary action.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Some positions in the class of Child Support Officer may require the ability to communicate fluently in a language other than English. When required, these special skills may be used in performing such tasks as the following:
1. Interviews and negotiates financial agreements with non-custodial parents to enforce court-ordered support obligations.
2. Locates absent parents, investigates parents' assets and income, and notifies parents of intended legal action.
The Civil Service Commission approved the use of selective certification for special skills 6/22/90.
The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.
|Application and Testing Information:|
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a County of Sacramento employment application online, in person, or by mail, by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply on-line
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions" or attached to the paper job application. Please be descriptive in your response.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut off date will be invited to the written examination. This examination may test for, but is not limited to, the essential knowledge and abilities listed in this job announcement. Qualified applicants will be notified of the exact date, time, and location of the examination, which is tentatively scheduled for week of March 30, 2015 and week of September 28, 2015 based on their notification preference. If applicants have not received written notice at least two (2) working days prior to the tentative test date for the cut-off they applied for, they should contact the County of Sacramento Employment Services Division at (916) 874-5593. For more information on testing dates and/or accommodation requests, please contact Employment Services by the cut-off date.
All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results either by email or mail based on their notification preference. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Applicants with disabilities requesting an applicable ADA testing accommodation must complete a Reasonable Accommodation Request Form filled out and signed by the applicant and their doctor. This form must be submitted to the Disability Compliance Office by the cut-off date as listed in this job announcement. Download the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form by clicking here or contact by mail or in person the Sacramento County Employment Services Division or Disability Compliance Office.
Failure to submit this request by the cut-off date may result in the County being unable to provide the requested accommodation in a timely manner for this administration of the examination.
Sacramento County Disability Compliance Office