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Child Support Officer

This position performs paralegal functions related to the establishment and enforcement of child support orders for public assistance and non-public assistance customers; establishes paternity, establishes and enforces medical support; initiates necessary legal actions; testifies in court proceedings and maintains all necessary legal documentation; and works closely with the county attorney, judges, court administrators, child support magistrates, local attorneys, income maintenance and health and human services staff, employers, and a variety of resource personnel.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience as a Support Enforcement Aide or Collections Officer with responsibility for carrying out a part of child support collections.


  • Three years of experience in work related to child support collections in a county social services agency (e.g., providing clerical or other support services to the child support and collections unit).


  • Three years of experience as an Eligibility Worker or the equivalent in a public human services agency.


  • Four years of experience in collections work outside of county social services setting.


  • Three years of college with emphasis in criminal justice, public administration, business administration, paralegal, social work, psychology, sociology, or other related human services field.

A candidate may substitute experience for education and education for experience in order to meet the qualifications.

SWHHS offers a flexible schedule and competitive benefits.  For more information please visit our website at;

Starting Rate of Pay:  $19.43/hour

How to Apply:

Refer to job:  Child Support Officer – SWHHS

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