Company : Colorado Judicial Branch
Salary : $3,902 - $5,403 a month
Location : Colorado
Job Code: R41350
Full Time Salary Range: $3,902.00 - $5,403.00
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At the Colorado Judicial Department our mission is to provide a fair and impartial system of justice that:
- Protects constitutional and statutory rights and liberties
- Assures equal access
- Provides fair, timely and constructive resolution of cases
- Enhances public safety
- Supervises offenders
- Facilitates victim and community reparation
STATEMENT OF DUTIES
General Statement Of Duties:
Performs the full operational level of work in administering, enforcing, and collecting on court orders or judgments entered with respect to fines, fees, restitution, or any other accounts receivable of the court, judicial district, or Judicial Department.
This position is distinguished from the Collections Assistant position by the wider range and higher complexity of duties and independent judgment involved in carrying out assignments.
The Collections Investigator assists defendants sentenced in criminal cases in applying for and maintaining a payment plan with the courts. The CI will conduct interviews with defendants regarding their financial status. The CI will research and attempt to locate defendants when there has been no contact or activity on accounts.
Prepares special case reports for judges or magistrates and testifies concerning case collection matters as needed.
Researches and resolves collection account discrepancies and troubleshoots related problems in cooperation with the clerk of court, accounting, and other personnel as needed.
Reviews bankruptcy notices related to accounts being collected, and processes them according to departmental policies and procedures.
Compiles and maintains statistics and data on collection performance and provides related reports to supervisor, court management, and others in the court system as required.
Participates in the development of collection related forms, policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONT.
Attends meetings and training as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsibility for one's own work product and may provide guidance, assistance, or mentorship to less knowledgeable or experienced coworkers. This may include scheduling of work, instructing in work methods, and reviewing work products.
Three years’ experience conducting financial or collection related interviews and investigations, credit management or related experience.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in the field of business administration, accounting, criminal justice, psychology, sociology or related field. Any equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to perform repetitive motions, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk/move about. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. May handle emergency or crisis situations; is subject to many interruptions; may handle multiple calls and inquiries simultaneously; and may occasionally handle absentee replacement on short notice.