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Legal Technician Specialist

at Adams County Government

Pay: $41,811.60 to $58,536.20/year
$41811.6 - $58536.2
Posted: 8/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2532520
Categories: Government
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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

What Success Looks Like In This Job

Seeking a candidate to initiate and take appropriate actions to establish, maintain, modify and/or enforce child support, medical support and foster care fee orders in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws, rules, and regulations.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Determines appropriate course of action to establish parentage, financial and medical support based upon case circumstances and legal requirements.
  • Initiates legal and administrative actions to modify and/or enforce medical and financial support. 
  • Conducts locate functions in order to determine parties' contact information, employment history, and financial assets.
  • Gathers necessary verifiable documentation to appropriately determine a monthly support obligation using State of Colorado's mandatory guidelines. 
  • Calculates and ensures amount of arrears are accurate based on existing court orders.
  • Determines and utilizes appropriate enforcement remedies based on payments and participation in referral programs.
  • Works closely with all parties to ascertain barriers, and makes referrals for additional services as appropriate.
  • Consults with the Assistant County Attorney to assist in preparing motions, petitions, orders, and other legal pleadings as appropriate.
  • Prepares cases for court hearings, including preparing court exhibits and organizing case files.
  • Ensures cases are compliant with Colorado Revised Statutes, court records and other regulations governing the child support program.
  • Meets with parties and/or their attorneys in interviews or conferences in order to provide case status, answers case related questions, and explains Child Support processes. 
  • Works in conjunction with other counties, states, tribes, and international jurisdictions to establish and/or enforce on orders for parentage, financial, and medical support.
     

Qualifications for Success

  • Ability to effectively use the following computerized systems and applications: ACSES, CBMS, Colorado Court Data Access, Work Number, ICCES, DMV, DOL, Microsoft Office Suite, TxtPro, TRAILS, COVIS, and QUICK.
  • Knowledge of Volume VI, federal regulations, Colorado Revised Statutes, and interstate laws applicable to child support services. Maintains such knowledge by remaining current with program rules, regulations and statutory changes.
  • Ability to understand court orders, draft legal documents, apply legal remedies, and process cases based on program standards.
  • Ability to multitask, organize workload with attention to detail, and apply critical thinking to complex situations. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with a diverse population, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of business. 
  • Adheres to strict confidentiality policies and appropriate release of information.

More Qualifications for Success

  • Legal Technician Specialist Experience Requirements: Four (4) years full time, responsible experience, one year that must be equivalent to a Legal Technician or Paralegal position.
  • Education and Training:
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Satisfactory completion of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in an appropriately related field may substitute for all but the one year of required experience.
  • License or Certificate: None.
  • Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.

Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment:
  • Ability to work in a standard office environment.

Application Instructions

Please apply for this position by following the link provided below. A new window will open on your screen and you will be directed to the Adams County Government employment website. From there, please follow the application directions provided. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SAY YOU SAW THE AD ON JOBING.COM!