County of Alameda

Collection Supervisor II (#1430)

Bargaining Unit: ACMEA - General Mgmt (R15)
$39.36-$47.87 Hourly / $3,148.80-$3,829.60 BiWeekly /
$6,822.40-$8,297.47 Monthly / $81,868.80-$99,569.60 Yearly


DESCRIPTION
Under general direction, to plan, organize and direct the work of one or more units within the Central Collections Division of the Office of the Auditor-Controller or the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Department; to train collectors and/or related support staff in the more complex aspects of enforced collections; to supervise, directly or through subordinates, collectors and/or related support staff; and to perform other duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES

These classes are located in the Central Collections Division of the Office of the Auditor-Controller and the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Department. They are involved in the supervision of one or more units of professional collectors and/or related support staff involved in enforced collections of monies owed the County. Positions in these classes differ from those in the Collection Enforcement Deputy series in that the former require supervisory and unit organization skills and abilities; also, incumbents in the Collection Supervisor series do not carry a regular caseload of accounts.

Collection Supervisor II's are responsible for the planning, organization and supervision (directly or through subordinates) of one or more of the major functional units of the Central Collections Division. They also review and approve performance evaluations and other personnel actions initiated by Collection Supervisor I's. Incumbents provide liaison with other County departments on matters relating to collections, as well as coordinate with County legal staff and the courts on matters relating to enforced collections.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.

1. Directly or indirectly supervises collectors and/or related support staff involved in the collection of monies owed to the County; monitors work in progress, as well as completed assignments; handles the more complex collection problems.

2. Determines proper court and venue when legal action is needed to secure collections; arranges court appearance dates and schedules collectors for such appearances; monitors court appearance assignments.

3. Audits collectors' case files for adherence to approved collection methods; monitors revenues generated by collectors; prepares and/or implements recommendations based on findings of collection case file audits.

4. Implements new collection system procedures, policies and forms; reviews current procedures, policies and forms and recommends necessary changes; conducts staff training.

5. Reviews changes in laws and regulations affecting collections; reviews County and other departments' policies and procedures regarding collections; provides staff with technical, legal and procedural information needed to handle complex collection enforcement problems.

6. Communicates with other County departments to obtain information needed for collection of monies owed to the County; provides information regarding collections to other departments.

7. Prepares and carries out seizure and sale of property to satisfy outstanding delinquent taxes (Treasurer-Tax Collector Department only).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Either I

The equivalent of one-year full-time experience as a Collection Supervisor I in the Alameda County classified service. (Non-classified includes District Attorney’s Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.)

Or II

The equivalent of five years’ full-time experience in collection work, including court and supervisory experience.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Examples of Duties" section of this specification.

Knowledge of:

· State and Federal laws and regulations on collection and collection enforcement.
· Court procedures for civil cases; internal and other departments' collection accounting systems.
· Basic collection techniques and methods.
· Departmental collection policies and procedures.
· County's policies on enforced collections.
· Basic supervisory practices.
· General knowledge of data processing technology, principles and systems’ development.

For positions in the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Department, knowledge of the California Revenue and Taxation Code pertaining to Unsecured Property Taxes.

Abilities:

· Written Communication.
· Oral Communication.
· Decision Making.
· Analysis and Problem Solving.
· Management Control.
· Leadership.
· Interpersonal Sensitivity.
· Flexibility.
· Adaptation to Stress.

CLASS SPEC HISTORY
Old document: BKA-ll/79
JGS:ab-Revised: 8/85
JGS:pb-Revised: 2/11/87
0164h
New document: Jobspecs/1428, 1430
ys/12/00

BENEFITS

Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 11 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Management Paid Leave**
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Employee Mortgage Loan Program
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.