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  • December 02, 2020 9:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary:  $39,728.00 Annually

    Closed date:  Until filled.

    City of Wylie Jobs

    General Summary

    The City of Wylie Municipal Court is seeking a Senior Deputy Court Clerk that will work in the newly renovated Public Safety Building.  The Senior Deputy Court Clerk assists the Court Administrator with the coordination of the administrative activities of the municipal court along with normal duties of the Deputy Court Clerk. Provides exceptional customer service and record keeping services to people conducting business with the court. Provides information and services at the counter, completes and files necessary paperwork, collects fees and other payments, and maintains accurate records. Although this position does entail some exposure to courtroom activity, it is primarily responsible for customer service and data management.

    Supervision is provided by the Court Administrator. 

    Essential Job Functions
    • Assists the Court Administrator with development, implementation, and adherence to court policies, procedures, and changes in local and state laws and ordinances; special projects; running reports; administrative assistance; facilitating projects; monitoring workflow; identifying and resolving problems; and preparing and verifying daily deposits.
    • Coordinates daily work activities which include, but are not limited to, organizing, prioritizing, and assigning work; monitoring status of work in progress; inspecting completed work; consulting with Court Administrator to assist with solving complex problems and providing technical expertise.
    • Provides customer service to citizens, defendants, parents of defendants, and other parties by phone and in person. Answers questions, takes payments, sets court dates, enters information in computer, prepares payment plans, and receives required and/or court ordered documents such a copies of insurance, motor vehicle registration receipt, driving record, etc.
    • Receives payments for municipal court fines and fees as well as cash bond payments in the form of cash, check, money order, and credit card. 
    • Provides information and assistance related to court processes, activities, procedures, documentation, fees, cases, or other issues.
    • Responds to questions/complaints, researches problems and initiates problem resolution.
    • Prepares cases for court, processes judgments and dispositions, and enters case information into the court software system.
    • Prepares and maintains court files, both manual and computerized, including data entry and digital imaging.
    • Reviews court files for compliance of Judge's orders and prepares arrest warrants for issuance in cases of noncompliance.
    • Generates correspondence and documentation to defendants and attorneys related to court case files such as court summonses, letters, promises to appear, document receipts, etc.
    • Reviews work for accuracy and completeness.
    • Runs routine reports from court software system.
    • Assists Judge and court personnel in the courtroom as needed.
    • Prepares complaints, warrants, subpoenas and summons, and all other legal documents and orders from the Judge.
    • Processes cases in court software that corresponds with Judge's orders, entering due dates and additional fees.
    • Reviews files for additional orders after non-compliance and final disposition.
    • Scans completed/disposed case papers into Laserfiche.
    • Reviews software processing and court documents to update for efficiency.
    • Performs as a responsible steward of the public trust and strives for excellence in public service, enhancing the quality of life for all.
    • Acts in a civil, respectful manner at all times to management, co-workers and others.
    • Other duties as may be assigned. 
    Minimum Job Requirements

    High School Diploma or equivalent. Four years of general business and clerical experience involving customer contact and fiscal responsibility.
     
    Level I of the Municipal Court Clerk Certification through the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC) and Level II of the Municipal Court Clerk Certification through the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC), within one year of promotion/hire. If certifications are expired, must renew Level I certification within one year of promotion/hire and Level II certification must be obtained within two years of promotion/hire. Once certification are obtained, must maintain required certifications/licenses throughout time in position.
     
    This position requires the completion of NIMS training courses 100 and 700 upon hiring or within six months of employment/transfer/promotion.

    Physical Requirements/Work Environment

    PHYSICAL STRENGTH REQUIRED
    Low: Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently or negligible amounts consistently.
     
    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED
    Balancing             Bending                       Carrying                   Crouching                       
    Handling               Hearing                       Fine Dexterity           Kneeling          
    Lifting                   Pushing/Pulling            Reaching                  Sitting         
    Standing               Talking                         Twisting                    Vision                               
    Walking
     
    PRIMARY WORK ENVIRONMENT: Indoors
    SHIFT WORK: No                                                          
    CALL-OUT: Occasionally 


  • November 12, 2020 2:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Internal Posting Date: September 17, 2020

    External Posting Date: September 24, 2020

    Closing Date: When Filled

    Program Director

    The Program Director is a project manager responsible for TMCEC professional and continuing education programs for municipal court support personnel (court clerks, court managers, and court administrators).

    Job responsibilities include:

    • Developing and coordinating educational programs for municipal court support personnel through the evaluation of training needs, goals, and objectives;
    • Gathering and analyzing information for development and preparation of curriculum;
    • Evaluating and assessing the presentation skills of TMCEC faculty for effective instruction and assisting faculty with development of course materials;
    • Contributing to legal research, writing, and editing of TMCEC print and online materials;
    • Writing scripts and assisting with production of instructional media;
    • Serving as faculty at TMCEC conferences and facilitating TMCEC meetings;
    • Serving as a TMCEC liaison to the Texas Court Clerks Association (TCCA), collaborating with the TCCA and other entities as project manager for the Clerk Certification Program, and revision of clerk certification study guides and preparation materials;
    • Analyzing and evaluating data to measure the effectiveness of programming in meeting goals and objectives;
    • Representing TMCEC at conferences, planning meetings, task forces, forums, affiliate organizations, and associations; and
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, employer contribution to a SAR-SEP IRA plan, and annual and sick leave.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and deadlines with limited supervision. Applicants must have a keen attention to detail and a proven work ethic as well as excellent problem solving and communication skills and the ability to work well with judges, court support personnel, TMCEC staff members, and volunteers. This position requires travel throughout the state.

    Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, car insurance or other proof of financial responsibility, a reliable mode of transportation, and be able to pass a criminal background check.

    EXPERIENCE OF KNOWLEDGE PREFERRED: Applicants should have experience in instructional technology, publishing, journalism, teaching, and event planning and have a fundamental understanding of procedural and substantive criminal law and the operations of Texas criminal courts

    Applicants must have one or more years of experience as a staff attorney, criminal law practitioner, government lawyer, and/or a work history reflecting a commitment to public service.

    ABOUT TMCEC: The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC) was formed in 1984 by the Texas Municipal Courts Association (TMCA) to provide extensive, continuing professional education and training programs for municipal judges and court personnel. TMCEC is financed by a grant from the Court of Criminal Appeals out of funds appropriated by the Legislature to the Judicial and Court Personnel Training Fund.

    In 2006, TMCEC was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation exclusively for charitable, literary, and educational purposes of providing: (1) judicial education, technical assistance, and the necessary resource material to assist municipal judges, court support personnel, and city attorneys in obtaining and maintaining professional competence in the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice; and (2) information to the public about the Texas judicial system and laws relating to public safety and quality of life in Texas communities.

    TMCEC conducts courses in various locations throughout the state to facilitate compliance by municipal judges with the Court of Criminal Appeals order mandating continuing education on an annual basis. Courses are offered for judges, clerks, court administrators, juvenile case managers, bailiffs, warrant officers, and prosecutors.

    Sponsoring more than 50 events annually and providing professional and law-related education to more than 4,000 people, TMCEC is one of the largest organizations of its kind in the United States. TMCEC has an outstanding cadre of faculty members that consists of judges, attorneys, and other professionals from throughout the nation. TMCEC takes pride in the quality and content of its conferences and work product. It has earned the praise of judges, attorneys, policy makers, and court professionals throughout the Lone Star State.

    Employment application for new applicants who have not previously worked at TMCEC is located at http://www.tmcec.com/public/files/File/About%20Us/employment-application.pdf.

    Resume and application may be submitted with cover letter by mail, email (tmcec@tmcec.com), or fax

    (512.435.6118). No telephone inquiries, please.


  • November 10, 2020 3:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Apply at:  City of Corpus Christi jobs

    Description
     

    Summary

    We welcome and appreciate your interest in employment with the City of Corpus Christi.  We are an equal opportunity employer; no information obtained during the recruitment/selection process is intended for any discriminatory purposes. 

     

    Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule 

    Grade:  110

    Salary:  $12.77 - $20.92 Hourly (Dependent on Qualifications)

    Department: Municipal Court

    E-mail: AshleyV@cctexas.com  

     

    ATTENDANCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION ARE AS FOLLOWS: Non-rotating 40 hour work week; Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Must be available to work additional hours as needed. 

     

    Who May Apply?

    All persons legally authorized to work in the United States

     

    Responsibilities 

    The purpose and functions of a Court Clerk III are to provide case resolution for citizens that is in compliance with the law, and in an efficient and effective manner, and to provide administrative support to the Judiciary.

    ·     Position will stamp, count, enter citations, arrest reports, and other items filed with the Court

    ·     Will schedule cases for arraignment hearings appropriately

    ·     Will create complaints for all citations entered

    ·     Finalizes all cases paid in full through the Court’s online system

    ·     Will create and mail Juror Summons for Court

    ·      Files and updates returned Juror Summons in the Court system

    ·      Schedules defendants’ cases for Adult, Juvenile, and Ordinance Jury, Bench, Motion, Administrative, and Show Cause Hearings

    ·      Notifies all parties; processes all Motions filed with the Court and updates cases according to judicial orders

    ·      Updates case records according to prosecutor instructions and prepares cases for Jury and Bench Trials

    ·      Works as Judge’s Clerk in a Courtroom

    ·      Records all Court proceedings, updates cases and obtains the defendant’s written acknowledgment of orders

    ·      Reviews cases in queues and processes according to Court procedure, judicial orders, and prosecutor instructions

    ·      Updating cases, scheduling cases on specific dockets, and mailing orders to all parties

    ·      Checks in defendants and attorneys present for Court hearings

    ·      May be asked to perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications 

    ·       Position requires a High School Diploma or GED

    ·       Two (2) years of related experience

    ·       Must obtain TMCEC Municipal Court Certification within 18 months of employment

    ·       Preference will be given to candidates with prior court experience, and Municipal Court Clerk Certification

    ·       A valid driver's license is required

    ·       Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire

     

    Other Information:

    Benefits

    The City offers an excellent benefit package that includes:

    ·      Texas Municipal Retirement System – the City offers a 2 to 1 match. Each employee automatically contributes 7% of their total compensation. The City matches 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you contribute.

    ·      Medical/dental/vision/life coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.

    ·      Vacation – 88+ hours per year

    ·      Personal leave – 40 hours per year

    ·      Sick leave – 96 hours per year

    ·      Voluntary 457b deferred compensation plan

    ·      Eight (8) Holidays

    ·      Flexible Spending Account

    ·      City Employee Health & Wellness Clinic & City Employee Fitness Center

    ·      Learning & Development Academy

    ·      Tuition Reimbursement Programs

    ·      Employee Recognition Programs

     

    Basis of Rating 

    Application review and the City may also conduct additional skill assessment tests, in addition to the panel interview. 

    Closing Statement 

    Selected applicants must be able to pass a background investigation and a pre-employment drug test.

    Any position that lists a minimum qualification for education level and/or license/certification will require the applicant to provide proof of documentation if selected for hire into the position with the City of Corpus Christi.

    In the event of an emergency, employees are required to work to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services. 

     

    Job opening will close on:

    November 24, 2020


  • November 05, 2020 4:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Apply online:  City of Lewisville Jobs

    SALARY:

    $18.83 Hourly; $3,264.08 Monthly; $39,169.00 Annually

    OPENING DATE: 11/02/20

    CLOSING DATE: 11/16/20 05:30 PM

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Responsible for providing support and assistance to all judges of the Court in clerical, non-judicial administrative, and magisterial matters by managing and coordinating the judicial activities of the courtroom and executing duties delegated by the Judge.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Schedules and coordinates activities and operations of the courtroom and monitors case management and processing of pending cases.
    • Schedules and coordinates day-to-day administrative details of the Judge’s office.
    • Maintains and coordinates the judicial calendars to ensure docket and jail coverage during all court sessions.
    • Serves as liaison between the judges, attorneys, defendants, court personnel, Police Department, and outside agencies.
    • Maintains the judges’ calendars and arranges meetings and conferences.
    • Schedules administrative hearings (MOEP, Property, Expunction, Interlock, Dangerous Dog, Animal Cruelty, etc.) as needed.
    • Collects and provides to court personnel accurate information regarding jail arraignments.
    • Prepares monthly OCA reports.
    • Enters daily all Protective Order documents into OCA Registry and notifies victims.
    • Scans daily jail documents and coordinates with municipal and county court personnel regarding warrants and supporting documents.
    • Records and maintains jail docket records and responds to requests for magistrate jail documents.
    • Coordinates requests for Arrest, Search, Administrative warrants.
    • Prepares and maintains the annual jail magistration schedule.
    • Assists judges in recording and maintaining payroll hours.
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education High School Diploma or GED required. Experience Four years of responsible office administration experience is required with at least two years in

    a court or legal office. REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES Knowledge of:

    • Knowledge of personal computers with proficient use of all applicable software (i.e. Microsoft Excel and Word).
    • Knowledge of courtroom proceedings and presentation.

    Ability to:

    • Ability to effectively handle sensitive situations requiring courtesy, persuasion, and tact.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
    • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
    • Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly.
    • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.

    Skills

    • Strong organizational skills; ability to determine priorities and to coordinate activities within established guidelines.
    • Proficient in keyboarding, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills and ability to compose and edit letters and other correspondence

    Preferences Bilingual in English and Spanish.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
    • Must possess a valid State of Texas Drivers License Class “C” and good driving record as defined by City policy.


  • October 26, 2020 8:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SALARY: See Position Description

    OPENING DATE: 10/12/20

    CLOSING DATE: 11/23/20 05:30 PM

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The City of Lewisville seeks a Municipal Court Manager to oversee daily operations of a municipal court in a City of 104,000 residents who issue approximately 20,000-23,000 citations annually. This position provides administrative and supervisory direction over the activities of the municipal court operations.

    Starting Salary: $90,000 - $103,500 annually based on experience + $350/mo car allowance & $50/mo phone allowance


    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Plans and organizes court operations and workflow for effective utilization of resources.
    • Develops policies and procedures for Court personnel and operations.
    • Monitors internal controls for the receipt of fines and fees and disposition of case records.
    • Performs full range of supervisory responsibilities for Municipal Court staff, including recruitment and selection, training and professional development, assignment/monitoring of duties and performance counseling and evaluations.
    • Monitors and maintains Municipal Court automated records system, ensuring proper data input and processing of information as well as accountability.
    • Plans and organizes court operations and workflow for effective utilization of resources.
    • Confers with Information Technology Services (ITS) Department and software vendors to establish technical specifications for externally provided technology solutions and confers with ITS staff to establish technical specifications for internally technology solutions for Court operations and Police Department interfacing.
    • Ensures compliance with state-mandated statistical reporting and compliance with requirements for transfer of court costs and fees to state agencies where appropriate.
    • Responds and resolves sensitive and non-routine public inquiries, requiring independent judgment after appropriate research and analysis.
    • Interprets court policies and procedures based on knowledge of local and state laws relating to municipal court of record.
    • Confers with the City Prosecutor to provide accurate complaints based on current and amended statues, laws and ordinances.
    • Ensures proper scheduling and adequate personnel for all court dockets.
    • Establishes and monitors the recording of official proceedings during court sessions.
    • Ensures requisition of supplies and equipment for efficient clerk office and Court operations.
    • Trains, motivate and evaluates performance of court personnel and provides meaningful opportunities for professional growth.
    • Communicates (verbally/in writing) with public and other departments to resolve disputes.
    • Maintains and administers Court records and responds timely to requests for records production after consultation with City legal staff.
    • Provides effective leadership to meet department goals.
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Business or Public administration or a related field required. Every two years of related job experience may substitute for one year of the education required. Experience Five years of progressively responsible experience in court operations including five years supervisory experience required. REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES Knowledge of:

    • In-depth knowledge of local, state and federal laws affecting Municipal Court of Record.
    • Knowledge of Municipal Court case flow, procedures and operations.
    • Knowledge of Municipal Court Technology and Records Management Software programs.
    • Thorough knowledge of legal terminology and processes.

    Ability to:

    • Ability to read and understand complex court rulings.
    • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) effectively with the general public.
    • Ability to respond to requests, complaints, and suggestions and to effectively handle sensitive situations requiring courtesy, discretion, persuasion, and tact.
    • Ability to provide leadership, delegate responsibility, and follow through
    • Ability to develop and implement policies and procedures in written form.
    • Ability to prioritize workload effectively and schedule personnel, materials, and equipment for maximum efficiency.
    • Ability to evaluate effectiveness of Court technology systems and recommend appropriate modifications or improvements.
    • Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly.

    Skills

    • Personnel and office management.
    • Organizational and records management.
    • Financial management, accounting and data entry.
    • Skill in utilizing Microsoft Office products and other business-related software.

    Preferences

    • Certified Municipal Court Clerk (CMCC) preferred.
    • Working knowledge of the Spanish language preferred.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
    • Must have acceptable credit history.
    • Must possess a valid State of Texas Driver's License Class "C" and good driving record as defined by City policy.

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.cityoflewisville.com

    151 W. Church St. Lewisville, TX 75057 972-219-3453 469-365-5252

    mgrebliunas@cityoflewisville.com

    Position #FY1920-00175 MUNICIPAL COURT MANAGER EW



  • October 23, 2020 4:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    CITY OF SAN ANTONIO
    invites applications for the position of:
    Juvenile Court Case Manager (Grant Funded)


    SALARY:               $17.30 - $25.95 Hourly

    $35,982.96 - $53,974.44 Annually

    OPENING DATE: 10/23/20

     

    CLOSING DATE: 11/13/20 11:59 PM

     

    Grant Funded: Yes

     

    Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday with occasional evenings and Saturdays.

    For more information regarding the position, visit the City of San Antonio’s employment website at the following link for a complete job description and to submit your application:

    http://www.sanantonio.gov/HR/CareerCenter.aspx

     

    Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday with occasional evenings and Saturdays.

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Pursuant to Article 45.054, Article 45.056, Article 45.057 and Article 102.0174, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, under Judicial Supervision, is responsible for providing case management services for juvenile offenders who are before the court consistent with the court's statutory

    power or referred to the court by a school administrator or designee for misconduct that would be within the court's statutory jurisdiction prior to a case being filed. Assigned to one or more primary and/or secondary school campuses.  Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment and/or a courtroom. Work schedule varies; includes evenings and weekends. May exercise functional supervision over assigned staff

    This position is a "grant funded" position, therefore unclassified and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

    Work Location:  401 S. Frio and/or assigned Independent School District

     

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Assists the court in administering the court's juvenile docket and in supervising the court's orders in juvenile cases.
    • Provides prevention services to a child considered at risk of entering the juvenile justice system.
    • Provides intervention services to juveniles engaged in misconduct before cases are filed.
    • Acts as liaison between local agencies regarding the functions and operations of the San Antonio Municipal Court Juvenile Case Management Program and other programs associated with juvenile court referrals.
    • Interprets court orders.
    • Receives, reviews, coordinates, and replies to correspondence submitted by operating agencies.
    • Creates and implements internal programs for juveniles and parents relating to: rehabilitation, counseling, self-esteem and leadership, work and job skills training, job interviewing and work preparation; self-improvement, parenting, manners, violence avoidance, tutoring, sensitivity training, parental responsibility, community service, restitution, advocacy or mentoring.
    • Reviews National Crime Information Center, Texas Crime Information Center, Texas Department of Public Safety (NCIC/TCIC/DPS) databases for criminal histories, warrant records and driving records.
    • Updates NCIC/TCIC databases with warrant records and conviction records reported to DPS.
    • Assists in supervising teen court participants during weekend and evening training and formal teen court proceedings.
    • Gathers, summarizes, and maintains statistics and data for the juvenile court.
    • Keeps the Judge informed with any information or case recommendations relevant to assisting the judge in making a decision that is in the best interest of the child.
    • Supervises community service at court and in the field throughout the year, including monitoring attendance and tracking service hours.
    • Establishes and monitors teen court program.
    • Researches and facilitates court programs and classes.
    • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
    • Works evenings and weekends.

     

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in social service, education or criminal justice with a primary focus on children under the age of seventeen (17).
    • Applicants and incumbents for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions.
    • This position requires a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.

     

    • Valid Texas Crime Information Center and National Crime Information Center (TCIC/NCIC) Certification within one (1) year of employment and re-certified yearly.
    • Must maintain Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System Access (TLETS) eligibility for continued employment in position (TLETS provides access to TCIC and NCIC).

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bilingual

     

    • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

    APPLICANT INFORMATION:

    • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

     

    • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

     

    • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
    • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Knowledge of community service programs.
    • Knowledge of social work.
    • Knowledge of how to obtain information from primary and secondary school systems for the benefit of families.
    • Knowledge of the community and its needs.
    • Knowledge of electronic court conferencing equipment for remote diversionary contract hearings.
    • Ability to make initial determination of services needed by clients and make proper referrals.
    • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize assignments.
    • Ability to document clearly and concisely pertinent information.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.


  • October 21, 2020 12:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Apply at:  City of Prosper Jobs

    JOB SUMMARY

    Hiring Range: $53,126.86 - $62,502.19
    Full Salary Range: $53,126.86 - $71,877.52


    Under general supervision of the Municipal Court Administrator, this position manages the functions and day-to-day operations of the Town’s Municipal Court. The incumbent in this position manages, evaluates, and provides leadership to subordinates and performs support functions for court operations as assigned.EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
    • Assists Municipal Court Administrator in monitoring and maintaining Municipal Court’s automated records system, ensuring proper data input and processing of information as well as accountability; including running routine queries and serving as liaison to court software, citation writers/printers, collections and credit card processing vendors.
    • Supervises caseload processing, including defensive driving, deferred disposition probation, judgments, pre-sentence matters, failure to appear, warrants, and other related processes.
    • Monitors all functions of the court, reporting issues or concerns to the Court Administrator.
    • Provides clerical support for the department by answering and directing incoming calls, greeting visitors, responding in a professional and courteous manner to inquiries from both internal and external customers.
    • Coordinates daily activities that include planning, and scheduling for customer service, data entry, collections, correspondence, verification, docketing, and warrant issuance.
    • Investigates, resolves, and responds to sensitive and non-routine public inquiries from attorneys, defendants, and citizens for problem resolution
    • Develops and maintains relationships between Municipal Court and Town departments
    • Conducts research and prepares statistical, financial and/or narrative information as requested by the Court Administrator.
    • Provides supervision to Court Clerks.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    QUALIFICATIONS

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Associates Degree in a related field.
    • Three (3) years of Municipal Court experience
    • Must possess Certified Court Clerk Level I
    • Must obtain Certified Court Clerk II within twenty-four (24) months of employment
    • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License

    Any work-related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • One (1) or more years of supervisory experience.
    • Bilingual Spanish skills.
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge:

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate knowledgeably, clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing, with groups and individuals having relationships to the operations, functions, and services provided by or to the Municipal Court; including negotiation and
    • Skills in use of automated court systems, imaging software, office software and other equipment.
    • Knowledge of practices, procedures, and operations of a municipal court including local, state, and federal laws relating to Municipal Court of Record. 
    • Skills in discerning best/most appropriate course of action in each situation
    • Skills in organization of work and implementation and execution of programs.
    • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
    Abilities:
    • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports; effectively motivate, lead, council, discipline, and plan and direct the work of assigned subordinate personnel engaged in various professional, technical, and clerical functions of the Municipal Court;
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the Finance Director and staff, public officials, Municipal Court patrons, and professional groups and organizations
    • Ability to develop and implement policies, programs, and procedures necessary to and consistent with the achievement of Municipal Court and Finance Department goals and objectives
    • Ability to analyze and evaluate court needs in all assigned area(s) including personnel, technology, equipment, materials, procedures programs, policies, and service delivery
    Ability to direct the work of assigned personnel; prepare, read, and interpret court policies, procedures, and legal terminology and ability to prepare reports and compile statistics.

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    Work is performed in climate controlled office environment.  Physical demands are sedentary in nature, sitting, standing, and requires little physical effort in working with medium (50 lbs.), easy-to-handle materials.  Work performed causes fatigue of eyes, fingers and other facilities because of fairly continuous use of motor skills.
     


  • September 30, 2020 10:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Administers non-judicial functions of the court, including direct supervision of non-judicial court personnel. Design and implement policies and procedures, and administer the day-to-day operations of the court, including budget and financial analysis.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Coordinates activities such as jury selection, notification, and utilization; case scheduling and tracking; personnel assignment; and space and equipment allocation to accomplish orderly processing of court cases. 
    • Investigates problems that affect case flow and recommends or implements corrective measures. 
    • Compiles and analyzes data on court activity to monitor management performance and prepare activity reports. 
    • Conducts research to analyze current and alternative personnel, facilities, and data management systems and consults with judicial staff of court to evaluate findings and recommendations. 
    • Oversees accounting of revenues and expenditures and prepares and justifies budget. 
    • Resolves questions and complaints raised by court personnel, attorneys, and members of other organizations and public. 
    • Prepare docket or calendar of cases to be called. 
    • Other duties may be assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities 

    Directly supervises multiple employees in the Court. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Education and/or Experience 

    Bachelor's degree or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

    A valid Class C driver’s license with a clean driving record is required for this position. Driving is a requirement of this position. A minimum of Municipal Court Clerk Level I Certification is preferred.

    Salary

    Starting at $2,297.60/bi-weekly


  • September 25, 2020 9:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Open Until Filled - Subject to Close Without Notice

    Salary:  $40,144.00 - $58,482.23 Annually

    Description

    This is a professional position responsible for a broad range of court operations and supervision within the Municipal Court. This position will plan and coordinate court operations to include assigned administrative functions on behalf of the City’s Municipal Court, endeavors to insure all court procedures provide current legal and ethical case management adhering to local and state statutes, serves as the liaison for the Court with all its filing entities and the defendants it serves, oversees clerk functions and training, provides exemplary customer service to the public, creates, organizes and maintains all necessary databases and court procedures and documents for all issues handled by the City of Denison Municipal Court, administers proper collections of fines, fees and court costs and the reporting there of, manages court dockets, appeals, notifications, and special procedures meeting the needs of its filing entities, supervises assigned personnel and assist with preparation of the yearly Court Budget.

    Examples of Duties

    The following duties are typical for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competence and satisfactory performance of these duties. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    1. Performs supervisory functions for all clerk staff.

    2. Responds to inquiries and requests from other departments and the general public.

    3. Answers telephone; directs calls, answers questions and takes messages.

    4. Performs research and provides information.

    5. Issues and/or files citations, cases, subpoenas, warrants and other court orders.

    6. Manages the weekly court docket.

    7. Provides certified or plain copies to requesting persons, organizations or municipalities.

    8. Scans in documents.

    9. Prepares state reports, finance reports and addresses all court administrative duties.

    10. Develops and prepares forms and correspondence.

    11. Prepares all new cases, issues necessary citations and notices.

    12. Proofs documents.

    13. Trains new employees.

    14. Receives, sorts, opens and distributes mail; performs large-scale mail outs.

    15. Performs standard office functions, including faxing, copying, shredding and filing.

    16. Assists in filing various applications, motions, reports and notices.

    17. Responsible for auditing case files for Warrant eligibility and the issuing thereof.

    18. Maintain policy and procedural manual.

    19. Maintain and supervise collections procedures.

    20. Communicate with the police department regarding warrants and assist the PD clerks with questions.

    21. Assist public with questions in person or via phone in relation to court and other city divisions.

    22. Assist Court Administrator in all court functions.

    23. Assist Prosecutor in preparing case files for court dockets

    24. Refers to City ordinances, State Penal Codes, and City directories in performing work activities.

    25. Assists Court Administrator with budgeting.

    26. Endeavor to ensure proper Court Room decorum is practiced at all times

    27. Other duties as assigned.

    Typical Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    · High School Diploma/GED with five (5) year’s work experience in a legal setting and a minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role is preferred.

    · Must have valid driver's license.

    · Must have driving record sufficient for coverage by City's auto liability carrier.

    · Must hold Level 2 Municipal Court Clerk Certification at time of hire and maintain ongoing requirements for Level 2 Court Clerk Certification.

    · Must obtain Notary Public Commission within six (6) months from date of hire.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    · Previous cash handling, posting and reconciliation experience.

    · Previous court experience.

    · Previous supervisory experience.

    Supplemental Information

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

     

    1. Knowledge of administrative policies and procedures of the City.

    2. Ability to establish and maintain accurate records of assigned activities and operations.

    3. Ability to interpret and implement local policies and procedures; written instructions, general correspondence; Federal, State, and local regulations.

    4. Skill in organizational and time management to prioritize duties to accomplish a high volume of work product while adapting to constant changes in priority.

    5. Ability to perform detailed work accurately and independently in compliance with stringent time limits with minimal direction and supervision.

    6. Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control, and adapt to stressful situations.

    7. Knowledge of current office practices and procedures and knowledge of the operation of standard office equipment and software.

    8. Knowledge of computer software including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications consistent for this position.

    9. Ability to perform mathematical calculations required of this position.

    10. Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively in English in both written and verbal form.

    11. Skill in researching and understanding complex written materials.

    12. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and concise records and reports.

    13. Ability to apply sound judgment and discretion in performing duties, resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations.

    14. Ability to communicate detailed and often sensitive information effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.

    15. Ability to handle sensitive interpersonal situations calmly and tactfully.

    16. Ability to maintain professionalism at all times.

    17. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with individuals within and outside the organization.

    18. Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding business-related files, reports and conversations, within the provision of Freedom of Information Act and other applicable State and Federal statutes and regulations.

    19. Ability to work the allocated hours of the position and respond after hours as needed.


  • September 21, 2020 3:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Opening Date:                                 August 28, 2020 

    Closing Date:                                   September 23, 2020 

    Number of Hours Weekly:            30-40 Hours 

    Summary: 

    Under general supervision, is responsible for providing Municipal Courts-at-Law case files and documents; maintaining dockets; preparing correspondence; preparing official documents; coordinating court appearances; administering oaths; performing data entry; answering telephones; maintaining files; making certified copies; and performing related duties as required. 

    Duties & Responsibilities: 

    • Maintains hearing, trial daily dockets
    • Prepares court correspondence  
    • Prepares and issues legal documents which may include court orders, and judgments. 
    • Coordinates the appearance of parties for cases scheduled on the court docket  
    • Administers oaths and takes proofs for parties involved in individual cases  
    • Performs data entry and computer research of individual case, court date and dismissal or appeal information  
    • Answers questions in person and by telephone regarding court procedures  
    • Maintains case files  
    • Makes certified copies of legal documents  
    • Prepares court case reports and statistics  
    • May calculate and accept fees and court costs for court orders  
    • Performs other duties as required 

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • High School or General Education Development (GED) certificate, and three (3) years judicial system experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience  
    • Good knowledge of civil, criminal or probate courtroom procedures; good knowledge of basic legal terminology; good knowledge of alphabetic and numeric file maintenance  
    • Calculates and collects fines and court costs and fees in person and by mail. Balances cash drawer. Prepares daily bank deposits. Answers correspondence and telephone inquiries regarding court costs and fees. Updates misdemeanor cases regarding time payments not paid in full within the allotted time. Contacts defendants with outstanding fines and sets cases for show-cause hearings  
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to accurately enter data; ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; ability to operate personal computer, typewriter and basic office equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, City employees, Elected/Appointed Officials, attorneys and the general public  
    • May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek  
    • Must secure and maintain a favorable background investigation and clearance  
    • Must secure and maintain a pre-employment physical and a pre-employment drug screen test 
    Working Conditions and Physical Environment: 
    • Physical requirements include lifting/carrying 10-15 lbs. occasionally; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard, typewriter and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, walking, reaching and handling to perform the essential functions. 
    • Working conditions are primarily in an office environment. 

      Starting pay of $15.00 to $18.00 an hour depending on qualifications and experience. 

      Resumes will be accepted through the end of business Wednesday, September 23, 2020 by emailing Mayor Micki Ball mball@cityofsandyoaks.com or by mail to City of Sandy Oaks, Mayor Ball, P.O. Box 828, Elmendorf, TX 78112. Resumes MUST be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date, not postmarked. 

       

      The City of Sandy Oaks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



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