Conference Officer – Flower Rd, Erie, PA

@Erie County Government posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Department

Domestic Relations

Location

Erie County Courthouse

Status

Full Time

Starting Pay Rate

$17.14 Hourly

Hours Per Week

37.5

Exemption Status

Non-Exempt

Posting Date

01/09/2023

Closing Date

01/23/2023

Pay Grade

EC10

Bargaining Unit

ECAPE (COURT PROF)

Posting Number

4292

Definition of Class

Mediation and establishment of child and/or spousal support in the Domestic Relations Section, in accordance with Erie County Procedural Rule 604 and Civil Procedure 1910.1 1910.31.

Duties & Responsibilities

Engages in conferences with clients to gather all pertinent information and input the data into the PACSES (Pennsylvania Child Support Enforcement System) to establish a court order for support. If an agreement cannot be reached between the parties, a timely recommendation is generated based on the facts and circumstances of the individual case. All information must be concise, accurate and detailed in an organized manner incase the court order is referred to DeNovo or Superior Court. Composes orders for the approval of the court for the withdrawal of complaints, suspensions, dismissals and/or terminations if a client’s cooperation is not obtainable. Interacts professionally with Judges, other Court Offices locally and statewide and relevant governmental agencies as may be required. Prepares monthly statistical reports and performs similar or related duties as required.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Knowledge of Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedures and departmental procedures as may be required in the administration of the Child Support Establishment activity. Interface professionally with the public and clients with fairness and firmness. Defuse volatile situations and work effectively with people to aid them in adjusting to their specific problems. Superior mathematical ability, an understanding of case law, and an overall knowledge of Domestic Relations. Good communication skills with court personnel and the public, conducted in a professional manner.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences

Preferred Qualifications

Experience dealing with the public preferred.

Conditions Of Employment

Verbal and written mediation skills.

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