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SC Department of Public Safety Human Services Specialist II (CSE-Specialist II) / 61015208 in Greenville County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community? Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina's children, families, and vulnerable adults? If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!

We're looking for an enthusiastic Human Services Specialist II for our Upstate Region who is responsible for the preparation of Child Support Cases for Family Court; performance of activities in Court; the follow-up on these cases, including parent locate and processing of interstate cases; and is responsible for providing general child support services to clients as required or needed.

The Human Services Specialist II will prepare cases for court, verify pleadings, affidavits, and notarizes court documents; schedule hearings, files papers with the Clerk of Court, utilizes Palmetto Automated Child Support System.

Assist the Attorney in court; negotiates support amounts, complete form orders - support orders, genetic test agreements, continuances, contempt, and special orders.

Maintain control of assigned caseload; follow agency policies and procedures, handle correspondence, prepare orders, review and modify orders, close cases, maintain case records and document all activities.

Provide internal and external customer service (e.g.; respond to emails, OnBase mail, phone calls, facsimiles.) within 48 hours if schedule permits.

Communicate and coordinate with Clerks of Court, Intergovernmental child support agencies, and other units within the Child Support Services Division; coordinate enforcement of support obligations, coordinate intrastate and interstate genetic testing including scheduling and follow-up.

Conduct interviews with custodial parents for intergovernmental cases, and other cases as necessary. Monitor and keep up with intergovernmental cases and keep other states advised of activities.

Performs Red Cross shelter duty or other emergency shelter duty/services as directed.

All South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) Employees are expected to Adopt, Implement, and Promote the Published *Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles, While Employed by the Agency.*

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A High School Diploma and four (4) years of clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration, or general business experience.

An Associate's Degree and two (2) years of clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration, or general business experience.

Knowledge of casework practices, interviewing techniques, legal principles and practices. Knowledge of services available from the community, other public/private programs, federal, state, and local laws or regulations pertaining to social services programs. Ability to organize and maintain a caseload. Ability to exercise discretion in interpreting and applying established objective, to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, other state agencies and the public. Ability to communicate effectively. Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to transport equipment, case files and adults to court; some overnight travel. Proficient computer and technical skills using MS Word, Outlook, Teams, internet and other computer applications

Additional Comments

This application for employment with the SC Department of Social Services must be completed in its entirety. *A resume may be included; but shall not be substituted in lieu of the completion of this application in part or in whole. "See Resume" is not acceptable information for the completion of any part of the requirements of this application. *If such is submitted, this employment application will be considered incomplete and may not be forwarded as eligible for consideration to hiring managers.

Ability to enter information in computer, ability to lift up to 30 pounds; have high tolerance for noise/irate clients; crowded working conditions; able to travel and work after hours.

If you certify, by completion and submission of this application, that you possess educational credentials that qualify you for the available DSS positions, you will be required to provide a certified official transcript, if you are selected for job offer.

*DIVISION: *Child Support Enforcement / Upstate Region

Salary: $27,527.00 - $50,930.00 Annually

Location: Greenville County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 112089

Closing: 4/12/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement: No

Class Code: GA14

Position Number: 61015208

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $28,902.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $39,288.00

Opening Date: 04/06/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: All applicants must apply online. All correspondence from DSS Human Resources will be made through electronic mail, unless otherwise indicated.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Social Services

Address: 1535 Confederate Avenue Extension Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-898-7315 ext. 2