Garnishment Specialist

Engage is an innovative and fast growing Professional Employer Organization (PEO) seeking a motivated Garnishment Specialist to join our dynamic team.

The position is responsible for collecting, reviewing and analyzing payroll information to effectively administer involuntary deductions from pay, such as child support, state and federal tax levies and the like.  The position works collaboratively with all departments, including Payroll,  Human Resources, Benefits and Finance, to ensure timely collection and payment of garnishments.


  • Provides outstanding client service to Engage clients

  • Processes court ordered wage garnishments, including child support, student loans, wage assignments, bankruptcy orders, state and federal tax levies

  • Collects and maintains electronic files for all withholding orders

  • Enters wage garnishment orders in our payroll system accurately and in a timely manner

  • Enters deductions on employee master files

  • Sets up garnishment vendors appropriately

  • Ensures payroll deduction reports are run timely and are accurate and in compliance with laws

  • Ensures all garnishment payments are accurate and in compliance with withholding orders and the laws

  • Researches and responds to inquiries from employees, courts, state and federal agencies and others regarding garnishment orders

  • Assists as needed to ensure accurate and timely reconciliation of garnishment accounts and establishes Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) of payments to comply with jurisdiction rules

  • Provides progress reports to appropriate Engage Team Members

  • Represents the Engage team effectively; builds trust and credibility and promotes transparency

  • Maintains confidentiality of all Client and employee information

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of basic accounting concepts
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • PEO/Human Resources outsourcing experience a plus