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  • November 11, 2019 8:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary:  $15.41 - $19.16 Hourly

    Closing:  November 15, 2019 

    For more information:  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

     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


  • November 11, 2019 8:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary - $16.88 Hourly

    Closing - Open Until Filled (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    For More Information - City of Lancaster Jobs


  • November 06, 2019 9:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary:  $85,000 - $94,000 Annually

    Closing:  November 19, 2019 at 5:30pm

    For more information:  City of Lewisville Jobs

    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 citizens 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: $85,000 - $94,000 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 with approval of the Presiding judge.
    • 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, motivates 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 municipal 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, data entry, and word/data processing.
    • Use of personal computer including Microsoft Office, Open Office or similar word processing programs, e-mail and the internet.
    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.



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