Child Support Services Attorney IV

Recruitment #191003-UNCE-530


This is a full time Unclassified state positon.

Announcement #: 19-KM009

This Announcement is open to all sources

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

Monthly Salary: $5,463.17

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

Child Support Attorney IVs perform legal activities, which involves supervising the preparation of cases for court, directing the drafting of legislation and representing the agency in both administrative and district court.

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 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.

Active membership in the Oklahoma Bar Association and four (4) years of experience in the practice of law, including three (3) years experience as a child support enforcement attorney.

This position may be filled at an Alternate Hiring Level as a Child Support Services Attorney III (beginning salary $4966.50 monthly), Child Support Services Attorney II (beginning salary $4620.00 monthly), or as a Child Support Services Attorney I (beginning salary $4400.00 monthly), dependent on Child Support or Family Law experience and minimum qualifications as per State policy.

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.
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.


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.


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