Child Support Attorney I

Job Title: Child Support Attorney I
Organization/Company: San Bernardino County
Location: Throughout San Bernardino County, California

Job Description:  
The Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) is recruiting for Child Support Attorney I. Each year our Child Support Professionals work with thousands of parents in San Bernardino County to help the children in our community receive the monetary support needed to thrive and prosper. Our mission is to partner with parents and the community in delivering reliable child support services, and each day presents a unique opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of children. In our organization, we have a strong commitment to excellence and value integrity, innovation, transparency, and an environment of trust and respect. The leadership is committed to a strengths-based approach to employee development by focusing on leveraging natural talents and abilities. Child Support Professionals are positioned for success and have promotional opportunities available within the Child Support career path.

This is an entry level class in the Child Support Attorney Series, offering an exciting learning opportunity for a challenging career in family law and civil litigation. Attorneys in this class receive mentoring and guidance from higher level attorneys in the performance of their duties. As experience is gained, Attorneys I will receive more responsible and complex assignments with less supervision.

For more detailed information refer to the Child Support Attorney I job description.

Applications are also being accepted for Child Support Attorney II, which require a separate application. Applicants are encouraged to view and apply as appropriate.



Background: Applicants must pass a background investigation, including DOJ/FBI clearance, prior to appointment.

California Bar Membership: Applicants must possess and maintain active membership in the California Bar Association throughout County employment.

Work Assignment: Applicants must be available to accept location assignment, as needed, to any of the branch offices, which are located in Loma Linda, Ontario, and Victorville. Newly hired Child Support Attorneys I will be assigned to a branch office as business needs dictate; however, geographic preference will be taken into consideration whenever possible.

Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Employees may occasionally be required to make provisions for transportation (mileage reimbursement is available at current IRS rates). At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained by the individual providing the transportation.

Promotion: Incumbents in the Child Support Attorney I class are eligible for promotion upon meeting the minimum requirements for the class and receiving a satisfactory work performance evaluation. Based upon successful work performance, incumbents hired at the Attorney I level must be promoted to Child Support Attorney II ($85,467 to $98,280 annually) within 12 months or employment will be terminated. Likewise, incumbents hired at, or promoted to, Child Support Attorney II must be promoted to Child Support Attorney III (Up to $112,840 annually) within 36 months or employment will be terminated. Regular status can only be achieved at the Child Support Attorney III level.


California Bar Membership: Must possess and maintain active membership in the California Bar Association. Candidates must clearly indicate their membership status on the Supplemental Questionnaire for Child Support Attorney II.

How to Apply: (909) 387-8304 ADA EEO

Application deadline: By: 5/07/21 5:00 PM PT