Position Summary

To Apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to mcpolegal@indy.gov

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, led by Prosecutor Ryan Mears, is setting new expectations in the criminal justice system and is committed to a fair and equitable system. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office Child Support Division works to encourage non-custodial parents to take financial responsibility for the benefit of their children. A wide range of services are available for families, including paternity establishment, locating non-custodial parents, and modification and enforcement of child support orders. The Prosecutor’s Office does not represent either party in a child support case or favor one side over the other. Our goal is to seek a just and fair outcome. The Enforcement Paralegal will aid the custodial and non-custodial parents in enforcing their case reflective of the office having a fair and equitable system. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking a well-qualified candidate whose diverse background reflects an ability to serve the community and pursue a fair and equitable child support system.

NOTE: All applicants will be given a math test as part of the hiring process. The math test given must be successfully passed during the interview process to be considered for the position.

Position Responsibilities

1. Maintain a highly professional attitude and appearance. Must be a positive team player and work well with others including other paralegals, Deputy Prosecutors, administration, court staff and the public.

2. Initiate, review, and monitor cases for next appropriate enforcement actions.

3. Become proficient in using and maintaining information in the statewide child support enforcement tracking system.

4. Respond to emails and phone calls in a timely manner.

5. Work reports as needed.

6. Maintain a spreadsheet of daily case activities.

7. Successfully complete a child support worksheet training class (learn how to calculate child support using the Indiana Child Support Guidelines) within the first 6 months of being hired.

8. Prepare for and attend court sessions when necessary as well as follow up on the cases after court sessions.

9. Participate in the planning and review of the Unit’s goals as needed. Contribute to the effective and efficient daily operations of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, Child Support Division through increased and ongoing knowledge of procedures.

10. Ensure that all work is completed in strict compliance with all applicable federal and state regulatory rules, laws, and guidelines, including IRS Publication 1075.

11. Abide by all policies and procedures set forth in the Marion County Prosecutor Office’s Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual.

12. Be punctual and adhere to attendance policies.

13. Be enthusiastic about learning new skills and procedures.

14. Additional duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, on-going training and re-training when appropriate.

Qualifications

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must work well with the public and maintain a proper public image.

Ability to work with a diverse group of people.

Must manage time well, work efficiently and set appropriate priorities on work to be undertaken. Ability to work quickly and accurately under time and situational pressures. Must have organizational skills and have initiative to foresee the daily needs of the section.

Ability to work independently. Must be dependable and responsible.

Excellent attendance record.

College degree preferred, High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Demonstrated leadership ability in present and past positions; demonstrated ability to maintain sound and effective relationships with peers.

Prior experience in Child Support, a plus.

Applicant must be a Marion County Resident at time of hire or willing to relocate to Marion County within 6 months of accepting the position.

It is the policy of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. We seek to recruit talented employees representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives to serve as advocates for our community, and we invite all qualified applicants to apply. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status.

Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including medical insurance, benefit leave and paid holidays, and annuity savings account through the Public Employees Retirement Fund (PERF).

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