Child Support Attorney I/ii/iii/iv

Kern County
Full Time $10,653 - $12,731 Per year CA 3701 Sillect Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93308, United States


This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time without notice.
Salary: Level I:

 $2,985.96 - $3,568.50, paid bi-weekly 

Level II:

 $3,433.46 - $4,103.30, paid bi-weekly 

Level III:

 $3,967.80 - $4,741.89, paid bi-weekly 

Level IV: 

$4,916.89 - $5,876.14, paid bi-weekly


Appraisal (Weight 100%): Will be conducted for the purpose of evaluating the applicant's training, education, experience, interest and personal fitness for the position. Appraisal can be based on any combination of the following: Investigation, oral examination and/or rating of the application.

Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the examination process.

Minimum Qualifications / Employment StandardsLevel I:


ust be licensed by the California State Bar



Must have one year of experience in the practice of law.  


Must have two years of experience as a practicing attorney in family and/or civil law.


Must have three years of experience as a practicing attorney in family and/or civil law.

Additional Requirement for All Levels:
Applicants must be licensed by the California State Bar; have the ability to travel to locations outside of the regular office to perform necessary legal services; have knowledge of the principals of law, trial procedure, and their application, including California Welfare and Institutions Code, Family Code, Civil Code, Code of Civil Procedure, Probate Code, Evidence Code, and Rules of Court; knowledge of legal research methods; ability to present statements of fact, law, and argument clearly and logically; ability to maintain effective working relationships with others; knowledge of basic computer applications.

Please ensure applicable materials are attached to your application. If you are unable to attach application materials to your application, you may email a copy to Katie Barnett at 


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This position works within the Kern County Department of Child Support Services. For more information about the department, please view their website


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