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Garnishment & Levy Specialist

Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 50609 

Areas of Interest: Bank Operations; Collections; Consumer Banking; Consumer Lending; Consumer Loan Processor; Consumer Operations; Consumer Operations Support; Consumer Training & Development; Consumer Underwriter; Legal; Loan Operations; New Graduate 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

The Garnishment & Levy Specialist is primarily responsible for receiving, researching and answering court issued multi-state garnishments, state levies, child support levies, and IRS tax levies against customer accounts; and legal requests/services with various law offices. Monitors and places holds on account types, and remits funds to state/federal courts, state/federal government agencies, attorneys and collection agencies to meet state/federal requirements. They maintain regulatory required logs regarding the disposition of funds and handling of each legal order. This job possesses thorough knowledge of multi-state and federal laws, interpretation of legal documents and authentication of various types of financial records. Requests could contain substantial amounts of money to be held properly, therefore there is an increased amount of liability for this position.


  1. Receives, analyzes, interprets and processes multi-state garnishments and levies (state/federal and child support) and other legal orders. Researches and determines all accounts which are attachable to the garnishment/levy; verifies legal ownership and liability of account holders, pulls copies of the signature cards and/or corporate resolutions and legal documentation on file, and places appropriate holds on attached accounts. Monitor accounts based on the time frame dictated per the orders instructions
  2. Enters and processes information from Levies, Garnishments, and other legal orders through the internal banking system to create cases, for the purpose of generating letters, tracking and compliance with state and federal regulations regarding the availability of such orders. Performs holds and debits from attachable accounts. Distributes funds by issuing official checks and following all internal check processing procedures dictated by the BOKF, N.A. Risk Management Division. Including but not limited to printing the check register daily, as well as maintaining proper documentation for logging official checks
  3. Gathers data from all internal systems regarding loans, trust, mortgage, DDA, Savings, CD, IRA, investments/ securities, ACH, Wires, lockbox and when needed contacts various areas of the bank to gain information
  4. Completes, signs and notarizes answers for garnishment, levies, legal orders for all states within the regulatory timeframe, invoices attorneys for fees, and notifies interested parties of actions taken. Communicates with clients and other applicable parties regarding actions taken concerning status of account i.e., branch personnel, attorney’s, state regulatory agencies, or the IRS
  5. Monitors the internal general ledger accounts used for legal orders to ensure they are reconciled in regards to fee and payment distributions. Clears researches and monitors entries that do not appear to be accurate. If errors occur disciplinary action up to and including termination will be taken according to the BOKF, N.A. non-credit loss standards policy


  • Thorough knowledge of multi-state regulations for court issued garnishments
  • Thorough knowledge of IRS tax levy regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of Financial, Privacy, and IRS Regulations related to levies, garnishments and various court orders
  • Thorough knowledge of account styling i.e. joint, individual, trust, DBA, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Right to Financial Privacy Act, Gramm Leach Bliley Act, Customer Information Privacy an all related state and federal laws
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality 

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and 3-5 years related experience or 9-11 years equivalent work related experience in garnishments and tax levies.

BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Attention All Third Party Agencies, Headhunters, and Recruiters
BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not accept candidate submission by unsolicited third parties through this site or any company email address. All unsolicited candidates presented to BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will be considered the property of BOK Financial. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited candidates, nor will a contractual relationship be formed by the submission. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries are not obligated and will not under any circumstances pay any fees to said third parties submitting candidates in this manner. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries only forms contracts with recruiters with whom we have an established business relationship and with whom we have in place a signed agreement. All contact with BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries from third parties must be through our Human Resources Department. Any contact made outside of the BOK Financial Human Resources Department by a third party will cancel any future business relationships between the third party and BOK Financial.

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Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority at BOK Financial.

  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment


BOK Financial is a regional banking powerhouse and one of the top 25 banks in the U.S. We are based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and diversified in a variety of industries, businesses, and geographies throughout the U.S.


  • 4,900 employees
  • 27 Years of financial profitability
  • $30+ billion in assets
  • $5.2 million in charitable contributions in 2017

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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