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Attorney Job in Tiffin 44883, Ohio US


Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services - Tiffin, OH 44883

Posted: 5/23/2022 - Expires: 7/23/2022

Job ID: 241775150


Job Description

The Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services is seeking to fill an opening for an Attorney to prepare various legal documents and conduct litigation primarily related to adult and child support cases. In addition advises employees on legal matters related to fraud, adult, child abuse and child support cases.

This position offers LIFE and WORK BALANCE!

  • 100% flex time – employees have flexible full time hours to meet needs of families
  • Bonuses are available for workers who meet sick leave usage levels
  • 2 weeks' vacation after the first year.
  • 11 ½ paid holidays
  • 4 personal days per year after the first year (pro-rated the first year)
  • Begin accumulating sick leave hours on the first day of work
  • Medical insurance coverage available
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Optional supplemental insurance
  • Optional wellness plan
  • On site wellness center
  • Tuition reimbursement – the agency may assist you to further your education (including graduate degrees) to increase skills in your job
  • Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (FLPS)
  • Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)

EDUCATION:  Law degree

EXPERIENCE: Admission to the Ohio Bar per section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code

  • Prepares Protective Services cases for trial and independently tries cases in court
  • Interviews, prepares and examines witnesses
  • Gathers evidence and legal documentation, including discovery
  • Represents pre-trials and hearings
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, federal rules/laws
  • Provides legal counsel for the agency
  • Files various motions and complaints
  • Prepares legal documents 
  • Represents agency in specific child support or fraud cases
  • Gains and maintains a good working relationship with other attorneys
  • Conducts administrative hearings as needed
  • Reviews, updates and discusses pending cases with employees
  • Attends conferences, workshops and trainings to obtain or maintain knowledge of current regulations
  • Regular and predictable attendance

  • Laws applicable to child welfare and child support
  • State hearing procedures 
  • Mistake of fact hearings 
  • Subpoenas and court appearance
  • Paternity procedures
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Public relations
  • Deals with large number of variables and determines specific courses of actions
  • Interprets legal documentation
  • Presents cases logically and effectively
  • Handles sensitive contacts with government officials
  • Prepares legal documents
  • Testifies in court hearings
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Maintains accurate records
  • Maintains effective working relationships with supervisors and co-workers

HOURS:  Full flex, may require unusual hours

PAY RATE: $26.25/hour

TO APPLY:  Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter outlining how the qualifications for this position are met to Ginger Mack, Human Resource Officer 2.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services
Ginger Mack
900 E. CR 20
Tiffin, OH 44883

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Professional degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
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