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  • August 19, 2019 8:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $35,774.39 - $44,718.00 Annually

    Closing Date: 8/23/19 (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    For more information and to apply go to City of Fort Worth Jobs

    About Us

    The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

    The City of Fort Worth is looking for a self-motivated and customer service focused Sr. Municipal Court Clerk.  The ideal candidate should be able to provide excellent customer service, maintain a consistent level of professionalism, work well independently and produce quality work. The candidate should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer typing and literacy/proficiency and should be able to work with multiple software applications/screens simultaneously.  The Sr. Municipal Court Clerk will work with various sections within Municipal Court which include courtrooms at all municipal court locations, including jail arraignment.  The selected candidate must commit to the possibility of working at various court locations and rotating shifts in a 24/7 operationIf you feel you can meet these standards and would be a great fit for our team, please enter your application and submit your resume.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provide direct public service to all persons in the courtroom in the administration of dockets.

    • Perform duties within court room based on court-docket assignment including but not limited to:Review of docket, prepare notices, checking in defendant, attorney, witnesses and accepting-filing of motions, clear warrants and regions, maintain filed exhibits and evidence from court trials.

    • Performs e-mail, phone, in person correspondence with internal and external customers related to court settings, trial or court hearing activity.

    • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

       

    Minimum Qualifications for this position are:

    • High school diploma/GED

    • Two (2) years of directly related clerical experience

    Preference may be given to applicants who possess the following:

    • Prior or current municipal court related experience

    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

    • TMCEC Clerk Certification or other certifications as related to the vacancy

    • Knowledge of Tritech and Report Beam systems

    • Bilingual ability (English/Spanish)

     

    All candidates must be able to pass:

    • An education/employment verification

    • A CJIS fingerprint backgroundcheck


  • August 19, 2019 8:16 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $57,136.83 - $60,000.00 Annually

    Closing Date: 8/30/19 (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    For more information and to apply go to City of Fort Worth Jobs

    About Us

    The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

     

    The City of Fort Worth – Municipal Court is seeking a qualified candidate to supervise, assign, review and participate in the work of employees responsible for performing a variety of clerical, administrative and financial duties in support of the Municipal Court; to ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures.

    The successful candidate will manage, oversee and coordinate assigned court operations, processes and various levels of staff including Customer Service Supervisors over sections of the Municipal Court department. Candidates must possess excellent time management/organizational skills and have the ability to adapt to constantly shifting priorities in managing a wide-range of projects. The Deputy Court Clerk must be able to monitor and evaluate the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of court staff. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently with internal and external customers as well as other city department personnel.

    The Municipal Court operates 24 hours per day seven days per week, this includes weekends and holidays. The incumbent must commit to the possibility of working any shift within a 24 hour period, any day of the week, as needed. This position may involve local travel between Municipal Court facilities within Fort Worth.

    *Applicants will undergo assessments.

     

    Deputy Court Clerk job duties include the following:

    • Assists with the daily schedules of subordinate staff; the receipt, review, and processing of legal forms, documents, actions, and fees; reviews and accepts/rejects documents as appropriate; handles the more complex transactions; and monitors work for conformance with established procedures as assigned.
    • Prepares agendas and conducts/facilitates staff meetings; distributes administrative orders, memoranda, amendments and policy and procedural updates accordingly
    • Prepares and processes various weekly, monthly, and annual reports applicable to work unit operations; submits such for management and administrative review
    • Adheres to systems of audit controls and systems for reviewing tasks, procedures, unit efficiency and effectiveness, and staff training and development
    • Assigns, directs, and monitors the work of others in a lead capacity on a daily or project basis; trains staff; acts as an information source; informally counsels employees regarding work issues; provides input to supervisors for employee performance report.
    • Directs the work flow of the division to ensure that work is fairly distributed, that priority work is handled promptly and that deadlines are met.
    • Develops, recommends and implements new policies and procedures to comply with current statutes and regulations as they pertain to the division; and simplify work processes so that the division operates more efficiently.
    • Provides orientation to staff members regarding new rules and legislation pertinent to the division and updates appropriate manuals for current use.
    • Supervises the preparation of a timely dispatch of statistical reports, state and county financial reports as may be required or requested. Reviews case exception or backlog reports and implements corrective actions.
    • May prepare forms and manuals for use by employees; places orders for same, and proofs forms upon delivery.
    • Supervises the preparation of court records, documents and information for input into data processing system; monitors data input.
    • May oversee a wide variety of complex court clerical and supervisory clerical assignments; reviews and processes legal documents, assures completeness and accuracy of court records; schedules cases, may be responsible for a specialized case processing activity.
    • Oversees budget decisions and seek sustainable funding.
    • Performs other related duties as required.

     

    Minimum Qualifications for this positon are:

    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, government or a related field and four years of municipal court clerk experience, including one year of administrative or lead supervisory responsibility.  An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position may qualify.

     

    Preference may be given to applicants that possess the following:

    • Higher levels of education, experience and certifications as related to the vacancy

    • Skill in Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint and computer skills required

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    • Extensive experience as a supervisor in assigning work, addressing personnel issues, guiding and directing a diverse staff

    • Municipal Court experience

    • Court Clerk Certification(s)

    Other Requirements

    Valid Texas Driver’s License

    Must be able to pass a CJIS fingerprint background check




  • August 19, 2019 8:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $35,774.39 - $44,718.00 Annually

    Closing Date: 8/23/19 (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    For more information and to apply go to City of Fort Worth Jobs

    About Us

    The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.


    The City of Fort Worth is seeking to hire a self-motivated and customer service focused Sr. Customer Service Representative to join our team at the Fort Worth Municipal Court.  The ideal candidate should be able to accomplish customer service objectives while working in a fast paced environment. Impeccable interpersonal skills are preferred along with professionalism and poise.  The successful candidate should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer typing and literacy/proficiency, and should be able to work with multiple software applications/screens simultaneously.  The Sr. Customer Service Representative will work with various sections within Municipal Court which include courtrooms at all municipal court locations.  The candidate must commit to the possibility of working at various court locationsIf you feel you can meet these standards and would be a great fit for our team, please enter your application and submit your resu

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provides direct public service to include cash handling functions, processing documents related to court cases and tracking requests for court records

    • Corresponds with judges and prosecutors for processing of requests and payments outside of standard processes

    • Processes payments for criminal and civil cases

    • Audits data entered into computer data base as needed

    • Processes administrative paperwork including requests and responses related to payments, alternative sentencing, case settings, dismissals, time payment plans and refunds

    • Serves as backup for various staff positions in their absence

    Minimum Qualifications for this position are:

    • High School diploma or GED PLUS (3) three years of increasingly responsible customer service experience

                         

    Preference may be given to applicants who possess the following:

    • Higher levels of education

    • Lead or supervisory experience

    • Prior Municipal Court experience

    • TMCEC Clerk I Certification or other certifications as related to the vacancy

    • Cash handling experience

    • Bilingual ability (English/Spanish)

    All candidates must be able to pass: 

    • An education/employment verification

    • A CJIS fingerprint background check

  • August 16, 2019 4:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $31,418.77 - $39,065.29 Annually

    Closing Date: 8/25/19 (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    For more information and to apply go to City of DeSoto Jobs

    The purpose of this position is to complete administrative assistance to the court.  This is accomplished by responding to requests and inquiries; processing and entering court information; processing payments, subpoenas and warrants; setting cases for trial; processing subpoenas and summons; working with court dockets; and responding to attorneys.  Other duties include maintaining records and information.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

    ·         Sets cases for trial by reviewing information; entering data; setting dates and times; notifying potential jurors; informing defendants of case dates; preparing dockets; and processing post-trial monies and records.

    ·         Completes administrative duties by sorting and distributing mail; processing judicial correspondence; updating court calendars; processing warrant, bonds, accident and jail information; answering the phone and responding to inquiries; communicating with outside agencies; and ensuring all records are filed and retained.

    ·         Provides customer service by answering the phone and referring callers; processing correspondence and requests from defendants; receiving payments; scheduling payment plans; processing deferred disposition cases; and responding to defensive driving inquiries.

    ·         Completes administrative duties by sorting and distributing mail; processing judicial correspondence; updating court calendars; processing warrant information, bonds, accident and jail information; answering the phone and responding to inquiries; communicating with outside agencies; and ensuring all records are filed and retained.

     Qualifications:

    ·         High School graduation or equivalent

    ·         Three years of administrative experience

    ·         Preference will be given to those who have their Level 1 Court Clerk Certification

     Supplemental Information:

    ·         Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, the public, and elected and appointed officials

    ·         Ability to be certified for TCIC/NCIC and TLETS

    ·         Skill in the operation and use of standard office software which includes databases and presentation programs, along with standard Microsoft products


  • August 15, 2019 8:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $47,826.32 - $62,174.21 Annually

    Closing Date: 8/23/19 (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    For more information and to apply go to City of Fort Worth Jobs

    About Us

    The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

    The City of Fort Worth Municipal Court is seeking a qualified candidate to supervise, assign, review and participate in the work of employees responsible for performing a variety of clerical, administrative and financial duties in support of the Municipal Court; to ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures.

    Customer Service Supervisor job duties include the following:

    • Manage, oversee and coordinate specific sections of the Municipal Court department

    • Simuultaneously manage a wide range of projects

    • Monitor and evaluate the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of court staff

    • Responsible for heavy telephone and direct public contact to resolve customer issues

    • Communicate effectively and efficiently with internal and external customers as well as other city department personnel

    • Possess excellent time management/organizational skills

     

    The Municipal Court operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, this includes weekends and holidays. The incumbent must commit to the possibility of working any shift within a 24 hour period, any day of the week, as needed.  This position may also involve local travel between Municipal Court facilities within Fort Worth. 

    *Applicants will undergo assessments.

     

    Minimum job requirements include:

    • A HS Diploma/GED - An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position may qualify.

    • At least four years of responsible customer service experience within the area of assignment, including one year of administrative and/or lead supervisory experience.

    • Valid Driver’s License

    • Must be able to pass a CJIS fingerprint background check

     

    Preference may be given to applicants that possess the following:

    • Higher levels of education, experience and certifications as related to the position

    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint and computer skills

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    • Extensive experience as a supervisor in assigning work, addressing personnel issues, guiding and directing a diverse staff

    • Municipal Court experience

    • Court Clerk Certification(s)


  • August 02, 2019 7:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $15.27- $19.09 Hourly

    Closing Date: 8/15/19 (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    For more information and to apply go to City of Round Rock Jobs

    Description

    Under general supervision, the Deputy Court Clerk provides support services to the municipal court including scheduling court dockets, maintaining records of the court process, and coordinating assigned activities with the general public.

    Examples of Duties

    Assist the public in person and by phone including retrieving information and files and providing general information regarding court fines, scheduling of court dates, driving safety courses, deferred adjudication, warrants, and processing extensions; assist the public in problem solving and research activities.

    Provide staff assistance; prepare periodic reports of municipal court activities; prepare and present staff reports and other correspondence as appropriate.

    Organize, submit, process, file and/or distribute prepared paperwork for proper signatures.

    Attend municipal court sessions to process paperwork as required.

    Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

    Maintains data files, in both paper and electronic formats, by keying in data elements, sorting and filing.

    Collects fines and fees

    Inputs citation data into the computer system and checks it for accuracy.

    Experience and Training

    High school diploma or GED equivalency.
    Two (2) years clerical and cash handling work experience.

    Bi-lingual in Spanish/English preferred.

    Certificates and Licenses Required

    32 hour Court Clerk course provided by the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center will be required after 6 months.



  • July 31, 2019 8:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $13.07 Hourly

    Closing Date: Open Until Filled (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    For more information and to apply go to City of Copperas Cove Jobs

    DEFINITION / GENERAL PURPOSE:      
    Performs clerical duties for the Court, assists with Court procedures, processes Court documents and provides customer service to the Public.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
    Works under the general supervision of the Court Clerk.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Performs clerical duties by processing and scanning various court records, reports, citations, summons, warrants and other documents into the computer, ensuring accurate record keeping, transferring electronic and manual tickets into the proper software system.

    Mails late notices, summons and restitution checks.

    Files paperwork, processing outgoing and incoming complaints from the Police Department, processing and logging incoming information obtained through letters, fax, or email, preparing monthly reports and check requests, and preparing daily deposits.

    Provides customer service to the Public by serving as Cashier, colleting fines and fees, answering questions, providing information and answering telephones.

    Assists with Court procedures and processes Court documents by entering plea agreements into the computer, referencing defendant name in software for existing file or making a new file, placing defendants on dockets, instructing defendants on court procedures and paperwork.

    Prepares documents for Court hearings as instructed.

    Preparing paperwork for Defensive Driving, deferred adjudication, and payment arraignments, and presenting receipts to customers.

    Attends to the jury, and assembling witnesses and jurors.

    Initiates related paperwork as needed by defendants to facilitate their response to a citation or complaint.

    Responds to counter, telephone and written inquiries.

    Must have the ability to work well with others and have a good/pleasant attitude.

    Regular and timely attendance is an essential job function.

    PERIPHERAL DUTIES:
    Other Duties as assigned.
    Must be able to follow directions.

    DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with course work in typing and/or general office practices required;

    Two (2) years prior work experience in secretarial, clerical, paralegal or administrative work, including One (1) year in a court environment;

    Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Level I Court Clerk Certification required.

    Valid State Driver's License, or ability to obtain one prior to employment.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of legal language and legal procedures related to municipal court functions;

    Knowledge of the collection, accounting and submission of court fines, cost and fees.

    Knowledge of general office procedures;

    Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices;

    Knowledge of criminal, traffic and infraction procedures;

    Knowledge of Windows, MS Word and Excel required;

    Skill in the operation of the listed tools and equipment;

    Ability to effectively communicate on a one to one basis with the public;

    Ability to maintain effective working relations with employees, other departments, officials and public;

    Ability to type and enter data accurately and to maintain accurate records;

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form;

    Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations;

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;

    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence;

    Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals;

    Ability to speak effectively before groups of citizens, customers or employees of the organization;

    Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs;

    Ability to perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

    SELECTION GUIDELINES:
    Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

    TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
    Personal computer system, including word processing and specialized court software; 10-key calculator; phone; copy and fax machine; scanning devices; recording system.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    The employee must have the ability to work well with others and have a good/pleasant attitude.

    The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

    No one will perform the duties of a higher position without prior authorization from an individual authorized to approve.

    The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


  • July 31, 2019 8:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $32,137 Annually

    Closing Date: 8/13/2019

    For more information and to apply go to City of Harker Heights Jobs

    Job Goals:

    Will provide wide variety of routine and complex administrative and clerical tasks for Municipal Court. Will be responsible for processing and preparing cases for final disposition; will ensure warrants are properly issued and recalled; will balance and record financial function of court; will ensure court records are accurate; will maintain court docket. Will work closely with municipal court judge.

     

    Qualifications:

    Graduation from high school or GED; one year prior work experience in municipal court environment; or any combination of education and experience. Ability to achieve Level I Texas Court Clerk Certification within 24 months of appointment.

    Performance Responsibilities:

    Will assist court administrator and court clerk in preparation of annual budget requests for municipal court; administer criminal proceedings and docketing; prepare correspondence and maintain records; oversee deferrals, probations, pre-sentencing, and compliance matters; dispose and explain laws and court procedures to defendants. Will ensure warrants are properly issued and recalled; record and balance financial functions of court; administer receipting, depositing, and accounting of monies for fines, forfeitures, and other court receipts; receive, log, and index incoming filings, citations, and complaints; respond to counter, telephone, and written inquiries; initiate related paperwork as needed by defendants to facilitate their response to citation or complaint. Will file all papers, dockets, index cards, case files, and case-related correspondence; perform variety of courtroom-related tasks; coordinate teen court; research and copy laws; initiate Failure to Pay, Failure to Comply, Failure to Appear, and Violate Promise to Appear notices; construct new case files, file, and retrieve documents as necessary; prepare files for court use and process timely notices to defendants of arraignments; initiate requests for driving and criminal records; respond to requests from municipal judge, city prosecutor, police department, and others for assistance and information; notarize complaints; assist municipal court judge in Teen Court the first Thursday night of each month as needed.


  • July 18, 2019 8:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $18.00- $20.00 Hourly

    Closing Date: 8/9/19 at 5pm

    Applicant Instructions

    The City of West Lake Hills seeks to hire a professional, experienced Deputy Court Clerk provides quality customer service while performing the duties of a clerk in the Municipal Court. The attached Job Description explains the duties and responsibilities of the position and identifies the ideal background and experience for candidates, including the necessary hard and soft skills needed to be successful in the role.

    Due to the large volume of applicants that we are expecting to receive, interested candidates must apply for the position via email. Applications delivered in person or by mail will not be accepted.

    To apply, please send an email to rmartinez@westlakehills.org with the following information:

    1.      A one-page cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position and pointing out any relevant experience or special qualifications that you may have;

    2.      An electronic copy of your resume in PDF (preferred) or Microsoft Word format;

    3.      A list of at least three professional references including phone number and email address for individuals who can attest to your suitability for this position and who have personal knowledge of your professional accomplishments in similar, previous roles;

    4.      Any other information or materials that you believe will help us evaluate your candidacy.

    Submission of an application is deemed consent for the City to conduct pre-employment background checks and the applicant’s intention to grant the City access to the applicant’s social networking sites.

    If you have questions about the job description or application process, you may email them to  rmartinez@westlakehills.org. The City of West Lake Hills is an equal employment opportunity employer.


    Job Summary

    Under the general supervision of the Municipal Court Clerk, the Deputy Court Clerk provides quality customer service while performing the duties of a clerk in the Municipal Court. Prepare, review, process and monitor criminal cases filed in the Municipal Court. Contact is usually structured and routine but may occasionally involve conflict and require considerable tact and judgment.

    Essential Job Functions

    ·         Provides support for the West Lake Hills Municipal Court, and in the absence of the Municipal Court Clerk is in charge of the function of the Municipal Court.

    ·         Must possess time management & organizational skills and have the ability to prioritize work assignments with accuracy and detail.

    ·         Must be able to understand state law to assist customers and callers regarding court procedures, payments, citations, and warrants; responds to requests for information within scope of authority.

    ·         Regular, reliable and punctual attendance is an essential function of this job.

    ·         Effectively and efficiently process cases and provide superior customer service and respond to customers who may be uncooperative, irate, or wanted for arrest.

    ·         Exercise considerable discretion when handling confidential information.

    ·         Prepares and processes complaints, summons, writs, warrants, and other court orders as assigned.

    ·         Collects payments of fines at the customer service counter and maintains and balances cash drawer on a daily basis.

    ·         Processes all incoming mail daily, prepares and sends notices and other court correspondence.

    ·         Utilizes INCODE (court software system) and other systems to research, compile, prepare, file, and maintains municipal court documents and records.

    ·         Update case files in INCODE as contact is made with customers, judges, prosecutors, defense attorney, and others.

    ·         Prepares and submits required state reports and stays up-to-date on Legislative changes.

    ·         Use scanners to convert paper court cases into electronic format.

    ·         Works closely with Travis County Constable #5 to ensure accurately and legally prepared warrants. Maintains accurate data of monies collected and owed to Travis County.

    ·         Performs other non-judicial duties as may be delegated by the judge and the Municipal Court Clerk.

    Education

    ·         High School Diploma or equivalent

    ·         Must possess a valid Driver’s License

    Experience

    ·         A desirable candidate should have at least two years’ clerical, cashiering and working knowledge of court operations, policies and procedures.

    ·         Level I Court Clerk certification preferred or the ability to obtain within 1 year of employment. Certification must be maintained to continue employment.

    ·         Bi-lingual English/Spanish communication skills preferred.

    Knowledge

    ·         Microsoft Office software, primarily Word and Excel.

    ·         Proper cash handling procedures and basic mathematical calculations.

    ·         INCODE software preferred.

    Skills

    ·         Provide excellent public relations and customer service, often to multiple customers during the same time.

    ·         Self-starter, ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

    ·         Proficiently use general office machines, such as a computer, calculator, copier, scanner and fax machine.

    ·         Effectively respond to a stressful or high-pressure environment; meet deadlines and perform multiple tasks under pressure; work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.

    Working Conditions

    ·         Work is confined mainly to an office setting and is subject to sitting, standing, walking, bending, filing, reading, data entry, decision making and reaching for extended periods of time.

    ·         Must be able to safely lift and carry equipment and materials up to forty (40) pounds.

    ·         Stressful situations are inherent to this position.

    ·         Work may occasionally require travel, including over-night stays, involving training and conducting City business.

    ·         Forty-hour workweek, however, comp time will be given to accommodate court hearings.

    Compensation & Benefits

    This position works a forty-hour week. Court hours of operation are 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday. Full Time – Hourly $18.00 - $20.00.  Benefits include: Employer-paid medical, vision, and dental insurance; Texas Municipal Retirement System retirement plan; and paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave.  The Deputy Court Clerk is a full-time, non-exempt employee as defined by the Fair Labor Standards Act.

    Disclaimer

    Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time.

    The City of West Lake Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • July 18, 2019 8:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pay Range:  $16.00 - $20.00 Hourly

    Closing Date: Open Until Filled (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    APPLY ONLINE BY CLICKING THE FOLLOWING LINK:


    CONTACT US:

    1522 Texas Parkway

    Missouri City, TX 77489

    (281) 403-8500


     DEFINITION:

    This is an entry-level, professional, full-time position with the City's Municipal Court. This position is primarily responsible for providing defendants with their options to take care of their citations. These options include: driver safety course (DSC), deferred disposition, payment plan, community service, or contesting the citation. This position is also responsible for processing payments; and posting the payments to defendant's cases; processing payment plans and extensions, DSC orders and deferred orders; and processing dismissals. The Court Clerk also performs a variety of clerical duties related to the procedures, laws, and record keeping tasks required of a Texas statute

    EXAMPLES OF WORK:

    • Must be able to understand state law and have the ability to explain possible legal options to defendants;
    • Provide defendants with their options in order to take care of their citations. These options include: driver safety course (DSC), deferred disposition, payment plan, community service, or contesting the citation;
    • Process payments and post the payments to defendant's cases;
    • Process driver safety course and deferred orders;
    • Receive requests and motions for dismissal. Clerk accepts documents for compliance dismissals. If a request or motion is denied, the clerk must set the defendant for a new court date and send written notification to the defendant;
    • Process cash bonds, bail bonds, and attorney bonds in accordance with the judge's standing orders;
    • Post cash bonds and prepares all supporting documentations;
    • Complete the insurance verification process per judge's orders daily;
    • Performs extensive data entry such as entering tickets/sworn complaints, importing citations from OSSI, scanning documents to case files;
    • Effectively and efficiently process cases and provide superior customer service;
    • Review appeal bonds for accuracy before receiving;
    • Process all payments received via drop box and mail;
    • Process payments paid by credit card via telephone, and the internet; and process driver safety course and extension requests received via the internet;
    • Process and reconcile daily cash receipts and balance cash drawer daily;
    • Assist with generating and mailing out option brochures daily;
    • Prepare and send Juvenile Letters and Parking Letters;
    • Assist defendants on the telephone as well as at the clerk's window;
    • Process Statements of Intent filed by Missouri City Peace Officers, Code Enforcement Officers, Animal Control and the public and legally summons all parties in a timely manner;
    • Event monitoring on all cases past due;
    • Submit various forms to the Texas Department of Public Safety;
    • Check defendants and attorneys in for court;
    • As assigned, responsible for juror check-in and summons;
    • Process incoming faxes to the court;
    • Process jail and bonding paperwork; attach original warrants to corresponding files; process credit for jail time served; clear warrants and holds from the Police Department and surrounding agencies; and prepare hold notices on defendants as requested;
    • Issue Failure to Appear letters;
    • Performs all other duties as assigned
    • Subject to 24-hour recall.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR CERTIFICATION:

    Clerk I - High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) Certificate and 0-2 years of court related professional experience required. Level I Court Clerk certification preferred or the ability to obtain Level I certification within first 2 years of employment.

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    The Department of Human Resources & Organizational Development may consider an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

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