Section Supervisor (Parentage and Support)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 24, 2019
Closes
Aug 30, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Parentage and Support Branch of the Family Court Operations Division of the DC Superior Court. The incumbent will assist in the effective accomplishment of the mission of adjudicating cases involving establishment of parentage and child support and its enforcement, and the accurate and secure maintenance of records resulting from these activities.

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Responsibilities

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
  • Provides technical assistance to the Branch Chief and Branch Supervisor in the development and improvement of programs. Makes recommendations to improve procedures and practices of the section.
  • Ensures that court hearings, notice of hearings and preparation of the court calendars are processed timely and efficiently in accordance with branch, division and court rules and policies.
  • Ensures that motions are processed timely and efficiently in accordance with branch, division and court rules and policies.
  • Ensures that court proceeding data is accurately recorded in the relevant CourtView and DC Child Support Enforcement System (DCCSES) systems.
  • Reviews and/or prepares financial reports; oversees opening and closing of finance operations.
  • Compiles statistical and narrative reports.
  • Responds to inquiries made by the public, litigants, judges and court personnel.
  • Effectively supervises employees in performance of their duties. Responsible for hiring recommendations and corrective actions.
  • Updates branch and finance manuals.
  • Responsible for accomplishment of special projects assigned by the Branch Chief and Branch Supervisor.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
10

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Background and security investigation are required.
  • A probationary period of one (1) year must be successfully completed.


To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
1. Resume
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.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Oracle Financial Applications.
  • Knowledge of Child Support Data Systems.

Education Substitution:
  • 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.

Graduation from the DC Court's Management Training Program may be substituted for one (1) year of supervisory experience. You must provide documentation of your management training (i.e. copy of 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 records check will be conducted.

Education

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, for education to meet the above requirements.

Additional information

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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume must reflect the relevant experience and that you meet the minimum qualifications or your application will not be considered.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

1. Resume
2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of HS diploma, GED certificate, college transcript or diploma)
4. List of professional references

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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