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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST III

Recruitment #20-002043-0001

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Human Services  
Anne Arundel County Office of Child Support Enforcement 
44 Calvert Street 
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

POSITION DUTIES

This position is responsible for the preparation of legal documents and correspondence pertaining to the establishment and enforcement of paternity and support. Individuals in this position provide secretarial support to the Director, Assistant Directors and legal secretarial support to four attorneys. The high volume of secretarial work includes creation of special and confidential assignments, legal pleadings to be filed with the Circuit Court, routine correspondence, and database applications. In addition, persons in this position are accountable for maintaining agency-wide projects such as genetic testing, docketing cases for court action, and appointment scheduling. The incumbent is responsible for filing all Court related documents via MDEC.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university.

Experience: Two years of experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes: 
1. Candidates may substitute experience as defined above at the rate of one year experience for 30 credit hours of education for up to 60 credit hours of the required education.
 
2. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university for the required education and experience. 

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

One year of experience in legal processing of pleadings, affidavits, complaints, subpoenas and case management.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

One year of experience with scheduling and court filing software such as Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC).

One year experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

One year experience in Child Support and familiarity with Child Support Enforcement System (CSES) database.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

 

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service is required prior to hire.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to, Department of Human Services, Examination Services Unit, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 135, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

 

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by 5 P.M. on the closing date.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

 

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-0882.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

 

If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-7414.

 

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

 

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