Job Openings

Child Support Caseworker

Vacancy Announcement

Salary: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour DOE

Location: Tribal Child Support Office

Opens: July 2, 2018

Closes: Open Until Filled

Classification: Support Staff, Regular, Full-Time, Non-Exempt

General Summary:

The Tribal Child Support Program Caseworker will evaluate and monitor child support cases to establish, modify, enforce child support orders, and prepare cases for court action; ensure compliance with child support agreements and orders.

Duties:

  • Research cases for child support determination, modification and enforcement;
  • Prepare cases for court action and testifies in court proceedings concerning status or facts about cases;
  • Ensures case compliance with child support agreements and court orders;
  • Conduct research and identify asset/income of non-custodial parents to meet child support obligation;
  • Research cases involving failure to pay court ordered child support;
  • Ensure accuracy of case information by performing reviews and adjusting case information as needed;
  • Ability to maintain accurate records;
  • Communicate professionally and effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Will exercise discretion in handling confidential information, knowledge of applicable privacy laws;
  • Ability to work in stressful situations and deal with difficult clients;
  • Working knowledge of software applications: electronic spreadsheets, mainframe databases and word processing;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and general public;
  • Evaluates clients level of cooperation and, when necessary, reports the clients non-compliance to the Tribal TANF Program;
  • Works closely with the State of Montana Child Support Enforcement Division regarding cases in common;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Associates Degree in Human Services or related field and at least two years of work experience within Human Services/Judicial area.
  • Preferably Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Social Work
  • Valid State of Montana Driver’s License
  • Must never have been terminated for violations of the Drug Ordinance 1-99 or confidentiality policies.
  • Must not have been convicted of any misdemeanor or within the past one (1) year and never been convicted of a felony.
  • Working knowledge of the Chippewa Cree Tribal Law & Order Code, Federal and State laws, and the Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Advanced knowledge of child support practices, TANF requirements, family court process and community violence.
  • Knowledge of the Chippewa Cree Tribal culture, language and customs.


Submit the following:

  • APPLICATION AND/OR
  • RESUME (With Dates of Employment)
  • COPY OF DEGREE & TRANSCRIPTS
  • BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION FORM
  • NAME/TELEPHONE NUMBER/ADDRESS OF THREE REFERENCES
  • CIB (If Applicable)
  • DD 214 (If Applicable)

For further information, or to apply for this position, please contact Josh Seaton, Human Resources at (406) 395-5705 extension 239.

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