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Child Support Services Attorney

Recruitment #190207-UNCE-60

Introduction

*The Field is only responsible for completing the BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION through LICENSE/CERTIFICATE if applicable.

Announcement #: 19-N031U

This announcement is open to all sources.

Organization: CSS-Oklahoma B-CEN
Address: 9901 SE 29th, Midwest City, OK 73130
Travel:
Occasional

Monthly Salary: $5,044.91

INTRODUCTION
Applications must be received at DHS by  11:59 pm of the closing date of this job announcement.

BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION
The DHS Child Support Services Midwest City Office has an opening for a full-time attorney (CSS Attorney IV, $5044.91 monthly) with experience in child support enforcement. This position will be located at 9901 SE 29th Midwest City, OK 73130.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS
The position involves preparation and filing of pleadings and trial of cases in child support related hearings in district and administrative courts. Duties will also include consultation and negotiation with other attorneys and customers of Oklahoma Child Support Services, and interpretation of laws, regulations, opinions of the court and policy. Position will train and assist staff with preparation of legal documents and ensure their compliance with ethical considerations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's)
Knowledge of legal principles and their applications; of legal research methods; of the scope of Oklahoma statutory law and the provisions of the Oklahoma Constitution; of the principles of administrative and constitutional law; of trial and administrative hearing procedures; and of the rules of evidence; and skill in performing research, analyzing, appraising and applying legal principles, facts and precedents to legal problems; presenting explanation of legal matters, statements of facts, law and argument clearly and logically in written and oral form; and in drafting legal instruments and documents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Preference may be given to candidates with experience in child support and/or family law. This position may be filled at an Alternate Hiring Level as a Child Support Services Attorney III (beginning salary $4405.00 monthly), Child Support Services Attorney II (beginning salary $4067.91 monthly), or as a Child Support Services Attorney I (beginning salary $3689.25 monthly), dependent on Child Support or Family Law experience and minimum qualifications as per State policy.

Active membership in the Oklahoma Bar Association is required.

NOTES
A conditional offer of employment to final candidate will be contingent upon a favorable background check and a substance abuse screening.

Veteran's preference points do not apply to this position.
    
If you need assistance in applying for this position contact Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Employment Assistance at 405-521-3613 or email STO.HRM.TA@okdhs.org.

BENEFITS 
This is a full-time unclassified state position with full state retirement and insurance benefits, including paid health, dental, life, and disability insurance. Annual leave of 10 hours per month and sick leave of 10 hours per month begin accruing immediately.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.



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