New job Child Support Officer II (21-0332) Houston 615 in Texas

Child Support Officer II (21-0332) Houston 615

Salary : $3,333 - $3,550 a month
Location : Texas

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Child Support Officer II (21-0332) Houston 615 (00014274)
Primary Location: Texas-Houston
Work Locations: CS Houston Metro 6161 Savoy Drive Suite 420 Houston 77036-3615
Job: Protective Service
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
State Job Code: 5541
Salary Admin Plan: B
Grade: 13
Salary (Pay Basis): 3,333.33 - 3,550.00 (Monthly)
Number of Openings: 1
Overtime Status: Non-exempt
Job Posting: Apr 12, 2021, 3:16:36 PM
Closing Date: Ongoing

Performs entry-level/routine child support work. Work involves conducting detailed investigations to locate absent parents, establishing paternity; enforcing court orders for child support and /or responding to customer inquiries. OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work and make a positive difference in the lives of all Texans
Takes the appropriate case action to locate absent parents, establish paternity for children born out-of-wedlock, establish or enforce child/medical support obligation, or initiate case closure:
  • Conducts detailed in-office investigations to locate parties, verify employment and determine assets
  • Prepares documents relating to legal and administrative actions to establish or enforce child support orders
  • Negotiates lump sum payments from noncustodial parents who owe past due child/medical support
  • Negotiates out-of-court settlements and agreements with parties (CSO II only)
  • Monitors child support cases and refers delinquent cases for the appropriate enforcement action(s)
  • Documents all case actions taken using the appropriate agency tools, including but not limited to Texas Child Support Enforcement System (TXCSES), case/court documents
  • Reviews and maintains child support virtual files for accuracy in the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) repository
  • Reviews cases to determine if the cases are eligible for closure
Attends court to assist legal staff, as needed
Researches case information on the computer including TXCSES
Maintains current knowledge of child support policies and procedures, Texas Family Law, federal regulations and other states= IV-D regulations
Assesses child support cases to determine the appropriate case action
Explains Child Support Program policies, procedures and regulations to customers
Responds to customer inquiries and complaints
Assesses the validity of complaints against the IV-D program with impartiality
Serves as Notary Public
Performs related work as assigned
Maintains relevant knowledge necessary to perform essential job functions
Attends work regularly in compliance with agreed-upon work schedule
Ensures security and confidentiality of sensitive and/or protected information
Complies with all agency policies and procedures, including those pertaining to ethics and integrity


Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; experience in the following (or closely related) fields may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year
basis: Child Support Program, credit collections, investigations, legal assistant, legal secretary, customer service, or IV-A eligibility specialist
Skill in interviewing and negotiating
Skill in using a personal computer for word-processing and data entry/retrieval
Skill in basic mathematical computations
Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines
Skill in effective oral and written communication
Skill in exercising sound judgment and effective decision making
Ability to receive and respond positively to constructive feedback
Ability to work cooperatively with others in a professional office environment
Ability to provide excellent customer service
Ability to arrange for personal transportation for business-related travel
Ability to work more than 40 hours as needed and in compliance with the FLSA
Ability to lift and relocate 30 lbs.
Ability to travel (including overnight travel) up to 15%
Ability to type 35 words per minute (Typing test required at time of interview)
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university
Knowledge: Investigative practices and techniques
Other Language: Ability to proficiently read, write, and speak Spanish
To apply for a job with the OAG, submit a completed State of Texas job application through the OAG Job Postings Page. In addition, electronic applications can be submitted through either CAPPS Recruit or Work in Texas. A State of Texas application must be completed to be considered, and paper applications are not accepted. For further instructions on how to apply through the OAG Job Postings Page, see our How to Apply page. Your application for this position may subject you to a criminal background check pursuant to the Texas Government Code

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