Date Open: July 6, 2020
SEDGWICK COUNTY OFFICE OF THE COURT TRUSTEE
Eighteenth Judicial District, District Court, Sedgwick County, Kansas
NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position Title and Salary:
Location of Employment:
LEGAL ASSISTANT - IVD
Grade 17/ Step A
$15.05 per hour
District Court - Court Trustee’s Office
Responsible for assisting with child support enforcement with cases assigned to the 18th Judicial District Court. Duties include monitoring cases for dormancy issues, preparation of arrears calculations, preparation of court motions and orders, renewal affidavits, and preparing IWO’s. Responsibilities will also include reviewing cases to determine if the case qualifies to move forward with legal enforcement. This position will work closely with a Court Trustee attorney and will attend court when necessary to assist attorney in obtaining information from parties. This position will be assigned to an enforcement, modification or interstate team.
Providing excellent customer service to the public and colleagues is required. Adherence to Federal Regulations, State Law and local court policies is mandatory. Strict compliance with Department for Child and Families contract is also a requirement. Maintain strict confidentiality of all parties.
Additional duties as needed or required to assist in the enforcement of child support cases.
Required Education, Experience, and Qualities:
Bachelor’s Degree and/or Legal Assistant Certificate or, alternatively a High School Diploma or equivalent and 5 years of experience in child support services.
Two years’ experience with Microsoft Office Products
Experience in preparing clear and concise letters and documents
Experience working in a high volume environment
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively
Experience in dealing with confidential information
Two years’ experience providing customer service
Ability maintain professional appearance and conduct
Ability to deal tactfully with the public and enforce laws and court orders firmly but courteously
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Typing 35 wpm and skill in operation of personal computers
Must pass KBI fingerprint background check and DCF child abuse/neglect background check.
Additional Desired Qualifications:
Knowledge of legal practices and procedures.
Knowledge in the field of child support services or family law.
Ability to interpret and apply complex laws and regulations.
Ability to prepare accurate arrearage calculations utilizing court orders and payment records.
Ability to speak a second language.
Apply in Person:
District Court Administrative Office Sedgwick County Courthouse
525 N. Main, 11th Floor
Wichita, KS 67203
Download the application form here.
Applications will be accepted until:
July 20th, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
THE KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE,
RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY
THE KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH IS AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER