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Salary: $21.85 - $27.32 Hourly
Closes: October 22, 2018
To Apply or for more information go to City of Rowlett
Job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
This is a part-time position that will work 20 hours/week and be eligible for TMRS benefits.
Under direct supervision of the Court Administrator, assists the judges with administering the juvenile docket and in supervising the court's orders in juvenile cases. Provides supports services and programs for juvenile offenders. Performs other duties as assigned.
Coordinates with the Municipal Judge, Police Department, and school administration to assess the needs of juvenile offenders and their families. May monitor juvenile attendance records and academic performance to assure positive academic outcomes.
Assists other City departments to develop and assist in juvenile related programs as well as assess and utilize city resources. Serves as a liaison between the court, school system, and county juvenile departments. Build relationships with various community resources to establish a network of support services.
Provides a pre-sentence assessment of the juvenile's needs and risk level by gathering information relating to education, social, and family histories and makes sentencing recommendations to the Judge. Monitors juvenile's compliance with all aspects of the judgment entered. Meets in person with the juvenile and family members and provides referrals to community support resources.
Maintains statistical reports regarding recidivism rates and types of cases filed, monitors programs, and visits community service locations. Responsible for regular attendance and arriving to work on time. Maintains confidentiality with regards to all court files.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in criminal justice, social work, education, or directly related field and two years of social work experience working with juveniles. Fluency in Spanish is desirable. Master of Social Work preferred.
Considerable knowledge of social work principles and practices, knowledge of the juvenile justice and court system, substance abuse, early intervention and prevention, and education for juvenile offenders. Considerable knowledge of the principals, practices, and tools used for recommending programs for family preservation, intensive counseling, parenting support, domestic violence abatement, and mental health. Skill in identifying recidivism of juvenile delinquent behaviors and methods of modifying or eliminating those behaviors in order to reduce recidivism.
Ability to create and accurately track performance measurements and statistical data. Ability to work independently and set priorities. Ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships with various social service agencies, work in a team-oriented environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with persons and employees from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Strong initiative, time management, critical thinking, and organizational skills as they relate to the juvenile court files. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications.
Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License. Must have and maintain a good driving record in accordance with the driving standards as established by the City of Rowlett. Must report all traffic citations to his/her departmental Director or his/her designee within two working days of receipt. May be required to work evenings and weekends.
Salary: $29,556.80 - $33,259.20 (Annually)
Closes: October 15, 2018
To Apply or for more information go to City of Rowlett
Under direct supervision, performs support functions for Municipal Court; performs related duties as required.
Heavy public contact. Responsible for maintaining a daily cash drawer; data entry; prepare receipts for payments of traffic violations. Assist public at counter with fine payments and all types of dispositions of cases. (Defensive Driving, Compliance Dismissals, Proof of FMFR (Insurance), Continuances, etc.)
Enters and retrieves data in automated systems, maintains files and records; work with Incode court software, Microsoft Word and Outlook.
Provides clerical support for department; answers and directs incoming calls, greets visitors, answers questions for court postponements, trial dates, and fine information etc.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Maintain confidentiality with regards to all court files.
Responsible for regular attendance and arriving to work on time.
Graduation from High School or completion of GED and one year general clerical or public contact experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Preferably one year of Municipal Court experience utilizing Incode Case Management Software. Good knowledge of general office practices. Basic English and Math skills, ability to type 35 wpm with accuracy; ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions. Ability to Multi-Task. Must work well in stressful situations. Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to follow instructions, safety practices and standard operating procedures in performing assigned tasks. Ability to organize and maintain filing systems, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, general public and elected officials.
Skill in the use of a computer and in the operation of software, Microsoft Office. Must work well in stressful situations. Must be able to multi-task.
Must be available to work mandatory overtime. Must have valid Texas driver's license with acceptable driving record. Must be able to obtain Level I Court Clerk Certification issued by the Texas Court Clerks Association within one (1) year of employment. Preference will be given to those that already have Level I Court Clerk Certification.
Salary: $38,147.20 - $46,716.80 (Annually)
Closes: October 23, 2018
To Apply or for more information go to City of Coppell
The Deputy Court Clerk is an officer of the City of Coppell Municipal Court, responsible for the administration and fiscal aspects related to the entry and disposition of all matters before the City of Coppell Municipal Court. This position requires frequent contact with the public. This employee will process all funds and will respond to most inquiries from the general public related to matters to the Municipal Court system. The Deputy Court Clerk will have direct contact with defendants in non-contested cases and will prepare all paperwork related to trial administration. Regular attendance is essential to meet the needs of the public.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
CITY OF COPPELL CORE COMPETENCIES:
Knowledge and ability to correctly apply professional/specialized expertise; skillfully manage information; properly use tools, equipment and technology; effectively allocate resources; proactively identify and resolve issues; consistently make sound decisions; correctly execute policy processes and procedures; strictly adhere to/enforce safety polices; consistently produce quality results; proactively plan and organize; consistently provide exceptional customer service.
Motivation of Self & Others: We demonstrate a core desire to serve the Public and the Organization through our commitment, passion, initiative and drive.
Leadership of Self & Others: We motivate, inspire and influence others to strive towards excellence by being participatory, positive, accountable, team focused, influential in goal achievement, and empowering.
Service –Oriented: We behave in a friendly and professional manner centering on a desire to address the needs of internal and external customers while respecting their rights and dignity by being people-oriented, helpful, understanding and compassionate.
Trustworthy: We earn the confidence of others by demonstrating both the character and the competence to fulfill our obligations with both integrity and honesty along with ethical, credible behavior.
Relational: We establish trust, cooperation, mutual respect and support with an objective to improve relationships by valuing diversity and being diplomatic/tactful, cooperative, empathetic, broadminded, flexible, respectful and compassionate/caring.
Communication: We exchange information and ideas in a manner which results in mutually supported decisions for the greater good by sharing thoughts & feelings, and through persuasiveness, assertiveness, empathic listening, conflict resolution and deliberating/debating.
Emotional Maturity: We demonstrate the ability to manage and monitor our emotions and to assess the emotional state of others by understanding stress management, balance and consistency.
Development of Self & Others: We are committed to improving the knowledge, skills, personal qualifications and performance of ourselves and others through coaching, counseling/discipline, delegation and self-development.
Organizational Awareness: We are aware of the Organization's structure and culture for how we do business by understanding organizational structure, departmental impact on organization, interdepartmental relations, organizational culture, organizational development and leadership style.
Global Awareness: We stay informed of issues and trends that may impact the Organization by understanding intergovernmental relations, political awareness, and media/public relations.
Community Awareness: We have a sense of the community's culture and its impact on service delivery by understanding purpose of service, citizen/stakeholder expectations, demographics and branding.
Professional Insight: We thoroughly understand our particular professions and apply the principles and ethics required in the professions' service delivery by applying principles, professional ethics and by understanding futuring/profession trends, legal implications and resource planning.
Innovation: We successfully implement ideas that improve and/or add value to service delivery through creative thinking, risk taking, continuous improvement and by being quality minded and a change agent.
Critical Thinking: We actively and skillfully conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information to reach a sound answer or conclusion by understanding issue/problem identification, analysis, consequences, and by balancing decision factors. Visioning: We understand the future direction of the Organization and understand the efforts and processes needed to achieve it through goal setting and by following the mission/values.
This employee must posses a high school diploma or equivalent education. Two (2) years of experience dealing with the public/customer service, data entry, cash handling, and preparing deposits on a daily basis. Proven customer service skills and responsible work history are a must for this position. Two (2) years of recent Texas Municipal Court experience. Certified Court Clerk Level I (CCCI) preferred, or ability to obtain within two (2) years of hire. Additional experience, some college coursework and bilingualism are preferred.
The Deputy Court Clerk must be able to effectively handle customers of the court in an efficient and courteous manner. The individual must also be able to use a variety of common office equipment including personal computers, ten-key adding machines, telephones, fax machines, copy machines, and the ability to manually document all Municipal Court data. The employee must be able to communicate orally and in writing with members of various City departments, attorneys and the general public. This position also requires the ability to meet deadlines related to court and trial appearances and filing dates, including daily posting requirements. The ability to assess situations, remain calm and react appropriately is also necessary.
In order to successfully perform the daily tasks of this position, the employee needs to be able to: lift and carry various objects and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds for a distance up to 10 feet; exert a pull/push force up to 40 pounds; and employ various static and dynamic postures such as standing, walking, forward and overhead reaching, handling (gripping & grasping), fingering, turning, talking, hearing, near and far acuity, depth perception, peripheral and color vision, sitting, squatting, kneeling, bending, stooping, twisting, balancing, climbing ladder/stairs, and bending.
This position requires a working knowledge of Municipal Court operations, policies and procedures. This person must be familiar with legal definitions and terminology, and with the preparation and processing of court documents. Knowledge of computers and software applications as well as cash handling practices and processes are required by this position.
The Deputy Court Clerk performs the vast majority of work in an indoor work environment. Due to the function of Municipal court, customers may be difficult and hostile at times. This position provides a diverse work environment and is often busy and hectic. Some customers may be non-English speaking.
Salary: $29,566,80 - $33,259,20 (Annually)
To Apply or for more information go to City of Rowlett
Salary Range - $41,000.00 - $63,000.00 Annually
Closes - Open Until Filled (Subject to Close Without Notice)
To Apply or for more information go to Town of Trophy Club Jobs
Reports to: Director of Administrative Services
Pay Grade: 16
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Director of Administrative Services and in conjunction with the Municipal Court Judge; plans, organizes and directs all administrative functions of the Town of Trophy Club Municipal Court. Develops annual budget and controls expenditures. Performs a wide variety of technical and complex legal and clerical duties in support of the Municipal Court judicial services and administrative functions of the court office. This position requires a substantial knowledge of all court and office procedures, rules and authority, and transactions for the general business of the court and office.
· High School Diploma or its equivalent, some college preferred
· Bilingual preferred but not required
Major Duties and Responsibilities: Job duties and responsibilities are not intended to reflect all the duties performed within the job.
· Complete routine customer service needs by responding to requests for information, either on the phone or in person, responding to and resolving citizen inquiries, conflicts and complaints regarding warrants, arrests, tickets or other court activities, maintaining records, entering data, and preparing monthly reports.
· Manage the administrative activities of the Municipal Court by scheduling, and coordinating all court activities, overseeing the preparation of dockets, issuance of warrants and preparation and maintenance of accurate and detailed files and records, monitoring the processing, posting, balancing, reconciliation and deposit of various payments for court services, probations and citations, and attending municipal court sessions.
· Represents office in a professional capacity; assumes confidentiality in all matters.
· Enters and monitors citations issued by officers.
· Ability to use tact, discretion, and courtesy in dealing with general public, litigants, other courts’ personnel.
· Requires frequent effective interaction with the public, both on the telephone and in person.
· Attends and keeps accurate records of all court proceedings held in Municipal Court, including hearings requiring interpreters and jury trials.
· Keep accurate and complete case records making required docket entries; prepares case files for court sessions ensuring appropriate documents is on file.
· Responsible for all exhibits entered as evidence, official memoranda, contracts, and agreements for criminal and civil cases.
· Monitors defendants’ compliance with court orders, including but not limited to: alcohol evaluations and treatment, anger management evaluations and treatment and pretrial supervision, and other general case management.
· Indexes and files deferred disposition cases, deferred prosecution, motions, judgments, orders, dismissals, citations and warrants.
· Maintains a system by which documents and files may be accessed. Must also follow state archive requirements for destruction of files and records.
· Compiles and prepares statistical data from a variety of sources for the Director of Finance and other agencies.
· Knowledge of local court rules, legal procedures, and terminology as well as ability to monitor legislative changes affecting Municipal Court.
· Generate and prepare monthly and/or quarterly filings and remittances to the State of Texas.
· Monitors and closes all criminal deferred disposition cases in which the deferral period has expired.
· Prepares trial docket paperwork.
· Enters case dispositions into the computer.
· Requests jury panels for scheduled jury trials.
· Checks-in jurors for trials and explains trial procedures.
· Assists judge in court including maintaining case files, completing appropriate paper-work, and accepting motions from the attorneys.
· Performs records management and open record request duties as needed.
· Develops and administers annual budget.
· Attends meetings, classes and seminars for professional advancement.
· Ability to handle multiple tasks in a high stress environment.
· Assists the Finance Department with various day to day responsibilities as needed.
· Other duties as assigned
Work Environment: Work is performed primarily in an office or courtroom environment with regular hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., may include some overtime including evenings, for court hearings, and weekends. Sitting at a work station and entering data into a computer for extended periods of time is required. The courtroom environment is subject to potential conflict and/or hostility from the public. Occasional lifting is required. Contact with the public may be negative in nature and require a great deal of tact, discretion, sensitivity and, firmness.
THE TOWN RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR REVISE JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS THE NEED ARISES. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.
Salary Range - $1,176.80 - $1,384.00 Biweekly
To Apply or for more information go to City of Baytown Jobs
Come Join the Growth In Baytown
Hidden from the big city hustle and bustle, Baytown is one of the Texas Gulf Coast's best kept secrets. With a population of approximately 75,000, it is the fourth largest city in the Houston metropolitan area and is situated at the north end of Galveston Bay. The Baytown area was the location for the first offshore drilling operation in Texas (second in the nation) and is currently experiencing tremendous growth brought on by expansions in the energy market. Baytown is currently experiencing a tremendous economic boom which is increasing the quality of living for its residents.
About the Position Do you want to make a difference in the legal system administered within the City of Baytown? The Baytown Municipal Court is searching for an individual who is ready to apply their skill set to make an immediate impact in the day to day operations of the Baytown Municipal Court. Does your skill set include superior data entry and analytical data processing skills all while providing a high caliber of customer service? If this sounds like you, apply today!
The Municipal Court Clerk will be responsible for providing clerical support in a variety of cross functions to maintain daily operations at the Court. This position requires an ability to work independently and in a team, fast-paced, dynamic environment where attention to detail is paramount in all operations. A successful candidate in this role should communicate exceptionally well. The Municipal Court Clerk will collaborate directly with other applicable internal departments as well as provide assistance to external customers.
· Generates reports from information regarding traffic citations, accident reports, theft reports, and jail reports, and then determines the proper charge to be issued.
· Receives citation fines by mail and in person at window, collects fines from court. Balances the cash drawers. Maintains mail log, issues FTA's.
· Goes to the jail twice daily with the Judge for jail arraignments. Collects money from the jail and transfers bond money from the jail to cashier; processes bonds for Judge's signature to refund/forfeit bond monies per court disposition and prepares financial statements for Finance Department.
· Communicates with Police Dept., City Attorney, Health Dept., and Inspection Dept. to arrange trials by Judge and by jury. Issues subpoenas to officers and witnesses. Generates subpoenas for citizens for jury duty; generates docket sheets for daily trials; handles and records appeals for court.
· Answers phones and communicates with the public and other City departments. Retrieves dispositions-cases closed out, maintains dockets and very tedious filing system.
· Processes warrants, capias warrants, show cause letters, deferments, community service, defensive driving, family violence and all juvenile cases.
· Performs all other duties as assigned.
1. High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
2. Cash handling experience
3. Must complete the Texas Municipal Court Education Center (TMCEC) training program within one (1) year of hire date. Must be able to attend twelve hours of TMCEC sponsored school per year thereafter.
4. Must obtain TLETS/TCIC/NCIC certification and Justice Information Management Information System for Juveniles Certification within one year of hire date.
5. Must be bondable and able to become a notary.
6. Two years of progressively responsible office and computer experience in Microsoft Office.
2. Associate's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university or combination of equivalent year's education and experience.
3. Legal background.
Ability to multi-task, establish priorities, work independently, and maintain organization. Work requires continual attention to detail in entering, composing, typing and proofing data and materials. Knowledge of business machine operations, personal computers and related software, and accounting/billing processes. Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations with both internal and external customers. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy. Ability to get along appropriately with co-workers and the public.
Attendance is an essential function of this position and in the event of an emergency this position may be required to work in order to perform essential services needed to sustain City operations.
The City of Baytown is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of qualified individuals.
Consideration for employment will be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for.
If you have held more than one position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.
ALTHOUGH A RESUME IS ENCOURAGED, IT WILL NOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR A THOROUGHLY COMPLETE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.
Salary Range - $22.14 / hour
Closes - October 9, 2018 at 5:00pm EST
To Apply or for more information go to http://www.cityofcarrollton.com/jobs
• Investigates, locates, apprehends, documents, and arrests subjects throughout Dallas, Denton and Collin counties with outstanding warrants. Transports and books prisoners into jail.
• Processes overnight warrant arrests made by other law enforcement agencies for subjects with warrants issued by the City of Carrollton. Tracks subjects being held in other city, county, and state jails on behalf of the City. Transports prisoners from other law enforcement agency jails to the Carrollton jail.
• Provides security at the court, which may include: locking and unlocking the facility; handling disturbances at the Court Clerks’ windows/lobby; making arrests in the lobby; serving as a presence as a law enforcement official in uniform for the purpose of deterring crime and/or other incidents.
• On rare occasions may fill-in as bailiff in the courtroom.
• May serve as back-up to the Police Patrol Division on occasion, as needed.
• Audits a variety of information to eliminate potential false arrests, which may include reviewing: daily confirmation paperwork, regional warrants, daily warrant recall lists, and/or other related items.
• Secures and maintains law enforcement equipment, including assigned City-owned vehicle.
• Provides administrative assistance at the Municipal Court, which may include: entering warrants into applicable database(s); clearing warrants from regional database; and/or performing other warrant related activities.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Knowledge of law enforcement investigative procedures;
• Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;
• Knowledge of warrant requirements, processes, and procedures;
• Knowledge of safe work methods;
• Knowledge of courtroom security principles and practices;
• Skilled in apprehending and detaining individuals;
• Skilled in filing documents following prescribed procedures;
• Skilled in maintaining order and security in a courtroom setting;
• Skilled in mitigating hostile situations;
• Skilled in conducting negotiations;
• Skilled in maintaining sensitive and confidential information;
• Skilled in providing customer service;
• Skilled in operating a computer and related software applications;
• Skilled in communicating effectively with a variety of individuals
• Skilled in applying independent judgment, personal discretion, and resourcefulness in interpreting circumstances and making decisions in major areas where there is uncertainty in approach, methodology, and interpretation;
• Ability to be self-motivated to achieve department goals;
• Ability to work in a small group environment with emphasis on team and teamwork
• Ability to achieve goals with limited supervision
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Four years law enforcement experience.
Requires Current Peace Officer Certification issued by the State of Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Must pass pre-employment drug test
Must pass criminal history check
Must pass motor vehicle records check