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Child Support Positions
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Merit System Services Unit
241 Lathrop Way
Sacramento, CA 95815

Departments of Child Support Services work with parents - custodial and noncustodial - and guardians to ensure children and families receive court-ordered financial and medical support.

Child Support Specialists are expected to handle a high volume of work which is deadline driven. Applicants must be able to prioritize, plan, and project their work; however, at the same time, be flexible to changes at any moment, such as unscheduled visits from clients. Child Support Specialists work in a high stress environment. It is important to understand that the actions a Child Support Specialist takes impacts the lives of clients and their families, both emotionally and financially.

Submitting an application is the first step toward a valuable and rewarding career as a Child Support Specialist. We offer this additional information in an effort to provide you with a clear understanding of the nature of the job and its requirements. Please take the time to review this information prior to submitting an application. Click on a link below for further information regarding the Child Support Specialist position.

To view the full class specification for the Child Support Specialist, please click here.