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Administrator Generalʼs Department
Administrator Generalʼs Department
CASE OFFICER
Category: Legal
Description:
LEVEL 4 (Salary $985,794 - $1,782,628 per annum)

Job Purpose

• To administer Estates in accordance with the law and in the best interest of minors, beneficiaries and creditors.

Technical/Professional Responsibilities

• Conducts investigations on all new cases assigned including identifying and verifying assets liabilities and beneficiaries; develops case plan and refer to Case Attorney for review and approval; regularly reviews plans to ensure they remain relevant, discusses proposed changes with Case Attorney and makes adjustments to the plan as approved.
• Coordinates the collection of assets, (including attending at Banks and other Financial Institutions to preside over the opening of Safety Deposit Boxes as necessary); settles liabilities and carries out any other activities necessary
• Refers matters to Legal Services and Property Sections for action related to the Estates; ensures required information and documents are provided in order to minimise delays; follows up to keep abreast of progress on matters.
• Conducts regular meetings with Property Officers to discuss course of action and status of properties within portfolio; Conducts regular checks on: the collection of rent/ lease, payment of insurance, property tax and other standard liabilities as well as the state of maintenance of properties; initiates action to address areas of concern and escalate to the Case Attorney for attention where necessary.

We thank all applicants, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Qualifications:
Qualifications & Experience

• Bachelor of Law or a Paralegal Diploma with at least three years’ related work experience
• Excellent paralegal knowledge with specific emphasis on the Law of Succession
• Excellent analytical, time management and problem solving skills
• Excellent customer service skills
Deadline: September 14, 2018

Contact Information
Name: the Human Resource and Administration Executive
Address: Administrator-General’s Department, 12 Ocean Boulevard, Kingston, Jamaica.
Email: hradmin@agd.gov.jm
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2018-09-10

 

 

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