Section Supervisor (Domestic Relations Branch)
This position is located in the Domestic Relations Branch (DRB) of the Family Court Operations Division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. The work involves supervision of the DRB section, which assists in the effective accomplishment of the mission of adjudicating cases involving divorce, custody, visitation, standby guardianship, foreign judgments and subpoenas, adoptions, and the accurate and secure maintenance of records resulting from these activities.
The incumbent is an energetic, optimistic professional, who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers, and lives the DC Courts’ values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency.
- Not Required
- A High School Diploma and six (6) years of administrative experience in a court, legal setting, judicial or law agency plus at least one (1) year of experience as a supervisor.
- Knowledge of the Family Court Act of 2001, Superior Court Rules, policies, procedures and, in particular, the rules of the Family and Civil Courts as well as a working knowledge of the relevant provisions of the District of Columbia Code and federal regulations governing the processing of domestic relations matters.
- Knowledge of Domestic Relations case flow, codes, and documents.
- A Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of administrative experience in a court, legal setting, judicial or law agency plus at least one (1) year of experience as a supervisor.
- A Masters degree and one (1) year of administrative experience in a court, legal setting, judicial or law agency plus at least one (1) year of experience as a supervisor.
Please note that authorization for the release of your adult criminal record revealing any convictions and forfeitures, and any criminal cases currently pending before the courts are required. If you are selected for the position, a criminal history records check will be conducted.
To qualify based on education, upload a copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.
Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education to meet the above requirements.
To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of HS diploma, GED certificate, college transcript or degree)
4. List of professional references
All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.