Enforcement Officer II

County of Venango

POSITION:                 ENFORCEMENT OFFICER II
                                    Full-Time, 80 hours/pay

 

DEPARTMENT:         Domestic Relations

                                    Courthouse Annex, 1174 Elk Street, Franklin, PA  16323

 

PAY GRADE:             NON-EXEMPT HOURLY FIVE

                                    $14.4889/ hr

 

OVERALL OBJECTIVE OF JOB

To carry out enforcement of court orders and collection of support orders in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulations.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF JOB

1.         Enforces support orders (i.e., monetary, child support, alimony, etc.)

2.         Monitors and collects financial distribution of collected funds.

3.         Obtains and verifies various income, employment and insurance forms.

4.         Locates missing payers/payees.

5.         Assists in preparing cases and documentation for litigation/court hearings.

6.         Corresponds with other courts and government agencies in regard to carrying out essential job duties.

7.         Conducts delinquency conferences with clients.

8.         Educates clients on policies and procedures required of them by the law.

9.         Utilizes computer daily for record keeping and report maintenance.

10.       Diffuses confrontations and altercations between payers/payees and/or families.

11.       Prepares generic Support Orders for the Judge’s signature.

12.       Locates assets, including real estate, bank accounts and other financial accounts of non-compliant obligors and prepares orders to freeze and subsequently seize those assets.

13.       Prepares subpoenas for records and documents of private companies, banks, and government agencies, secures the judges signature on those subpoena’s and executes the subpoena on the respective company, individual or agency.

14.       Prepares orders to attach wages including the proper amounts for weekly, bi-weekly or monthly submissions, and executes the orders on employers.

15.       Prepares a Petition for Contempt on obligors that are not in compliance with the Orders of the Court. Secures an Order to appear and ensures service on the obligor.

16.       Prepares subpoenas for witnesses and documents for all de-novo hearings and contempt proceedings as needed.

17.       Confers and briefs Domestic Relations Section attorneys before and during court proceedings, such as bench warrant hearings, compliance court hearing, support hearings etc.

18.       Interacts with other agencies, County Offices, Government Offices and departments. Networks and develops communication channels and contacts.  Coordinates information exchange, facilitates meetings and oversees section interactions.

19.       Enter and maintain data contained within the PACSES computer matrix.

 

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

A.         EDUCATION/TRAINING

High School diploma or equivalent, plus computer training required; additional training in criminal justice preferred.

 

B.         WORK EXPERIENCE

One to two years’ working experience involving investigation or related government work.

 

·                     Must not appear on Preclusion Lists as defined by “Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance Bulletin 99-11-05 Provider Screening of Employees and Contractors for Exclusion from Participating in Federal Healthcare Programs.”

 

·                     Must successfully complete pre-employment drug screening.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

1.         Must be able to speak and understand the English language in an understandable manner in order to carry out essential functions of job.

2.         Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills and deal or attend to people who have difficulty with the English language or who are illiterate.

3.         Must possess initiative and problem solving skills.

4.         Must possess ability to function independently, have flexibility and the ability to work effectively with clients, co-workers and others.

5.         Must possess the ability to maintain confidentiality in regard to client information and records.

6.         Must possess the technical knowledge of operating personal computers and other office equipment with accuracy and reasonable speed as needed to maintain

            documentation and records.

7.         Must possess knowledge of and ability to practice the principles and practices of criminal justice administration.

8.         Must possess the knowledge of court orders and the ability to follow up with collection and supervision of clients involved in court orders.

9.         Must possess the ability to establish and maintain accurate record keeping.

10.       Must possess the ability to perform math calculations accurately and complete required reports.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications are available:

·         Online by visiting: https://www.co.venango.pa.us/288/Job-Application-Process

·         In-Person by visiting the Venango County Human Resource Office on the 3rd floor of the Courthouse Annex building located at 1174 Elk Street, Franklin, PA  16323

·         By fax or e-mail.  You must contact the Venango County Human Resource Office by calling (814) 432-9549 to share your e-mail or fax number.

 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

VENANGO COUNTY IS A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE.

 

*APPLICANTS WHO REQUIRE SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS DUE TO A DISABILITY SHOULD CONTACT 814-432-9552 FOR ASSISTANCE.

To apply for this job email your details to deanna.pleger@venangocountypa.gov