|Organization: Mohave County|
Plans, directs and supervises the social, legal and financial activities of Public Fiduciary guardianships, conservatorships, and decedent estates; performs court ordered investigations and assists in filing account reports. Assists the community with obtaining resources that support impacts to adult citizens and performs triage, relative search and advocacy services with the medical and legal community.
- Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the functions of the Office of the Public Fiduciary in accordance with the Arizona Laws, Rules, ACJA (AZ Code of Judicial Administration), Administrative Orders of the Supreme and Superior Courts, and the National Standards and Ethics for Guardians.
- Administers guardianships, conservatorships, decedent’s estates and court investigations consistent with federal and state laws.
- Selects, plans, assigns, supervises and evaluates the work of personnel and providers to ensure the well-being of the Ward, Protected Person or Vulnerable Adult.
- Properly marshals client financial accounts to ensure asset security and future accountability.
- Investigates and authorizes requests for transactions to and from the client’s accounts.
- Personally assesses and monitors Wards by visiting their residential or medical facilities. Triages issues expressed by the client consistent with the individual ward’s needs, capabilities and available assets.
- Meets with and confers with various agencies, providers and/or individuals to establish and continue ongoing person centered planning on behalf of the client.
- Determines the proper course of action based on informed decision making and consultation with the client, their family, medical personnel and with consideration of any advanced directives or testamentary documents, or living wills regarding the ward.
- Probates decedent’s estates.
- Ensures the accurate and timely filing of mandatory legal reports and other legal instruments.
- Attends court hearings when testimony may be required.
- Inventories wards/descendants property, retains important documents, financial information, and performs data based searches for relatives. Actively administers all property under the Public Fiduciary’s authority from the date of court appointment until final disposition.
- Investigates, screens, and authorizes eligible applications for indigent decedent services.
- Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with State agencies, health care facilities and the public.
- Prepares and presents oral and written reports and responds to requests for information.
- Directs related administrative activities including division budget preparation and execution, purchasing, personnel, reports and correspondence.
- Evaluates department’s effectiveness and manages results for improved delivery of services.
Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, pre-law or related field and six years experience working with conservatorships, guardianships and decedent’s estates; one year of which was in a supervisory capacity OR any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training. Requires license as a fiduciary through the Arizona Supreme Court or eligibility for such license. Must become licensed within six months of date of hire.
See detailed information and apply online at www.mohavecounty.us.
PO Box 7000|
700 W. Beale Street
Country: UNITED STATES
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$57,012.80 to $88,483.20 Annually
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