Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement
Support Enforcement District Supervisor
CODE: 5098 RANGE: 24 (Supervisory B.U.) $39,624.00-$54,371.20/yr.
Value of State paid Health and Dental Insurance: $341.08
90% State Contribution
Value of State's share of Employee's Retirement: 11.54% of pay
Opening Date: March 1, 2013
|| Sarah McGuire
March 15, 2013
| (207) 287-1873
|Restrictions: Only employees with Promotional Status within the Department of Health and Human Services May Apply|
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that protect the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs; and that assist families in providing for the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. DHHS strives to provide these programs and services while respecting the rights and preferences of individuals and families.
The Office for Family Independence, Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery (DSER), is responsible for the development and implementation of the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures necessary to assure that all non-custodial parents are contributing to the economic support of their children. Responsibilities include establishing paternity, locating missing non-custodial parents, and establishing and enforcing child support orders and representing the Department's interest in the Maine District Court and the Family Division of the Maine District Court in matters pertaining to child support. The department is currently recruiting for a vacancy in Lewiston.
This is investigative work of a supervisory nature in planning, directing, and coordinating support enforcement, collection, recovery, and related court activities within an assigned district. Responsibilities include directing and overseeing assigned program staff engaged in support enforcement and recovery activities; and overseeing and coordinating the preparation, filing, and execution of cases with the Family Division of the Maine District Court System. Additional duties include developing, implementing, and monitoring program policies, rules, and regulations; reviewing and assessing program performance; coordinating district operations with other resources and agencies; and resolving support enforcement and recovery activity issues within the region.
In order to qualify, you must have a six (6) year combination of training, education, and/or experience which would demonstrate knowledge of support enforcement and recovery activities to include at least two (2) years of experience in support enforcement and/or recovery. Preference will be given to applicants with 2 or more year's experience as a State of Maine Human Services Enforcement Agent.
**Failure to address the seven (7) supplemental statements on this bulletin will be deemed as an incomplete application and will not be processed.
In addition to the direct hire application form, you must address each of the following items in order to be scored properly (please use separate sheets of paper):
1. Describe your background in child support enforcement.
2. Provide examples of your previous experience which demonstrate your leadership abilities, including your skills in coaching and/or counseling.
3. Describe your background education and experience in accounting and/or business administration.
4. Provide examples of your previous experience which demonstrate your planning and organizational skills.
5. Provide examples of your previous experience which demonstrate your communications and interpersonal relations skills.
6. Describe examples from your background experience which demonstrate your ability to make sound decisions taking into account all necessary information.
7. Describe your background in enforcement and/or collection activities.
Application and Information
To apply, please forward a current direct hire application, resume, cover letter addressing the seven (7) Supplemental Questions to:
Sarah McGuire firstname.lastname@example.org
DHHS Human Resources Division
#11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
The Department of Health and Human Services is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We provide reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.