Section Supervisor (Central Intake Center)

Washington D.C.
Oct 17, 2017
Oct 17, 2017
Full Time

This position is located in the Central Intake Center (CIC) of the Family Court Operations Division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. The work involves assisting in the daily management of Branch operations which consists of providing overall quality control/assurance in the processing of cases involving custody, visitation, divorce, annulment, legal separation, petition to establish parentage, standby-guardianship, adoption, termination of parental rights, relinquishment of parental rights, juvenile, neglect, mental health, paternity and child support.

The incumbent should be an enthusiastic and engaged 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.

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Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Background and security investigation are required.
  • A probationary period of one (1) year must be successfully completed.
  • To qualify for this position, the following must be submitted:

    1. Resume
    2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
    3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of high school diploma, college transcript or degree)
    4. D.C. Courts' Management Training Document if using the management training program to substitute for qualifying experience
    5. List of professional references
    All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.


    High school diploma and six (6) years of administrative experience in a court, legal setting, judicial or law agency including at least one (1) year of experience as a supervisor.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Knowledge of the Family Court Act of 2001, Superior Court rules, policies, procedures and, in particular, the rules of the Family and Civil Courts, including knowledge of the relevant provisions of the District of Columbia Codes and federal regulations governing the processing of Family Court matters.

    Knowledge of case processing, case receipting and case flow.

    Education Substitution:

    Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of administrative experience in a court, legal setting, judicial or law agency including at least one (1) year of experience as a supervisor.

    Master's degree and one (1) year of administrative experience in a court, legal setting, judicial or law agency including at least one (1) year of experience as a supervisor.

    Successful completion of the DC Courts' Management Training Program will count as one (1) year of supervisory experience. You must provide documentation by attaching your certificate with your application.

    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 record check will be conducted.

    To qualify based on education, upload copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking your name and the name of the college and/or university.

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive Federal civil service.

    Please note there is a mandatory one year probationary period for all non-judicial new employees.

    All required information must be received by the vacancy announcement closing date.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet the basic qualification requirements.

    Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume.

    In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the specialized experience requirement; please be sure to include this information in your resume.
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