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  • January 14, 2020 3:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary:  $46,598.50 - $79,217.32 Annually

    Closing:  1/26/2020 (Subject to Close Without Notice)

    For more information:  City of San Antonio Jobs

    Job Summary

    Under general administrative direction, manages the daily activities of the court clerk staff, including administrative oversight of all assigned staff. Works closely with the court leadership to provide staff assistance to the Municipal Courts. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment. Exercises direct and functional supervision over assigned staff.

    This position is an "unclassified" position 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.
     

    Essential Job Functions
    • Supervises staff, which includes prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions or recommendations.
    • Establishes schedules and methods for providing court clerk services; identifies and reviews resource needs with appropriate management staff; and allocates resources accordingly.
    • Monitors and evaluates the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of assigned service programs within the Municipal Court, including service delivery methods and procedures; and works with employees on the continuous improvement of those court services.
    • Plans, develops, implements, and refines policies, procedures, and programs to enhance the productivity of the Municipal Court.
    • Performs the more technical and complex tasks of the work unit, including creating reports, researching customer inquiries and complaints, and maintaining accurate and detailed records, files and warrants.
    • Responds to inquiries and concerns from the general public and court customers, and provides information regarding various court services.
    • Oversees and directs a variety of clerical functions in support of the municipal court.
    • Prepares analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities.
    • Maintains, in consultation with the Presiding Judge, a central docket for all cases filed at the Court.
    • Responds to and resolves sensitive inquiries from both internal and external sources.
    • Participates in the preparation and administration of the court services program budget; submits budget recommendations; and monitors expenditures.
    • Reviews National Crime Information Center, Texas Crime Information Center, and 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.
    • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
    Job Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible court clerk or administrative experience in the field of court administration with two (2) years of supervisory experience.
    •  Level III Municipal Court Clerk Certification highly preferred upon hire. Must obtain the Municipal Court Clerk Certifications at Level II within eighteen (18) months of hire date, and Level III within thirty-six (36) months of hire date.
    • Applicants 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.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish.                                                                               
    • Certified Court Clerk Level II or Certified Municipal Court Clerk (Level III) from the Texas Court Clerk Association Certification Program and/or Certified Court Manager (CCM) from the National Center for State Courts' Institute for Court Management.
    • 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.
    • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Strong customer service experience.
    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 court procedures and case flow management.
    • Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, statutes, and regulations.
    • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
    • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.
    • Ability to develop, implement, and administer goals, objectives, and procedures for providing effective and efficient services for the City.
    • Ability to perform detailed and difficult administrative duties and use independent judgment and personal initiative in the performance of assigned duties.
    • Ability to provide administrative and professional leadership and direction to subordinate staff.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
    • Ability to prepare and present clear and concise administrative and budgetary reports.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and officials, other government officials, community groups, and the general public.


  • December 31, 2019 9:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary:  $33,279 - $41,599 DOQ Annually

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

    DEFINITION:

    This is a full-time (Administrative Support Workers) position in the City's Municipal Court. This position is responsible for processing payments, plans and extensions; Driver Safety Course (DSC) orders; and deferred orders; and processing dismissals. The Deputy Court Clerk also performs a variety of clerical duties related to the procedures, laws, and record keeping tasks required of a Texas statute. Reporting relationship: Director of Court Services.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR CERTIFICATION:

    • 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 by the Deputy Court Administrator and the Director of Court Services.
    • Subject to 24-hour recall.

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) Certificate and one (1) to (2) years of court related professional experience required. Texas Court Clerks Association Level 1 Certification preferred or the ability to obtain within first two (2) years of employment.

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

    APPLY ONLINE BY CLICKING THE FOLLOWING LINK: http: (Im issou ricitytx. gov

    CONTACT US:

    1522 Texas Parkway

    Missouri City, TX 77489

    (281) 403-8500

    humanresources@mlssouricitytx.gov


  • December 20, 2019 9:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary:  $70,283.20 - $82,576.00 DOQ Annually

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

    For more information:  City of Georgetown Jobs

    • The City of Georgetown, Texas, is a municipality of 74,180 (census estimate for 2019) located 30 miles north of Austin along I-35. The City can be best characterized by its educated, engaged citizens, its award winning parks and trails, and its ability to maintain a cohesive, smaller-town feel despite its amazing growth.

      Our organization’s culture is driven by its 5 core values of:  Trust, Communication, Teamwork, Professionalism, and Work-Life Balance.

      The City of Georgetown is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is contingent on passing post-offer, pre-employment drug testing and criminal background investigations.

      For more information about the City of Georgetown, visit our website at https://georgetown.org or watch us on https://youtu.be/D4zJaHw7Xfc.

    • It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

      We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

      With a high degree of independence, ensures the efficient and accurate operation of the City's court by managing court operations, leading the court team, and providing excellent customer service to the community.

      All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume with their application.

      • Ensures the smooth and effective operations of Municipal Court through the planning, organizing and supervision of work activities for court processes.
      • Provides oversight to the effectiveness of the Teen Court Program which builds relationships with the Georgetown Independent School District, the students and the community. 
      • Implements policies and procedures relating to Municipal Court with the approval of the presiding judge that are within the parameters of State law and Texas Municipal Courts Education Center guidelines.
      • Coordinates with judges, prosecutor, staff and other departments to meet department goals and objectives.
      • Ensures all mandatory training is scheduled and completed by staff and judges. 
      • Ensures staff works as a cohesive team to provide quality customer service to their customers.
      • Provides professional development, assignment/monitoring of duties and performance counseling and evaluations, and effective leadership to meet department goals; prepare midyear and annual performance evaluations.
      • Manages the Court’s records and provides accurate reporting of court statistics and financial information. 
      • Ensures all financial records for the State court costs and judicial reporting are maintained and submitted within required deadlines.
      • Ensures that internal controls are implemented for cash handling, mail processing and non-cash processing; reconciles court system to the City’s general ledger. 
      • Provides oversight for the court case management software including system maintenance and implementation. 
      • Ensures the expunction of all records as directed by court orders from this court as well as higher courts such as Williamson County and District Courts. 
      • Provides oversight for the appeal process from Municipal court to the Williamson County Court of Law.
      • Prepares and manages Municipal Court’s departmental budget and leads interdepartmental court team that deals with Court related issues, including building cohesive relationships with Police, Code Enforcement, Animal Services and other agencies to carry out the functions of Municipal Court.
      • Ensures statutory requirements and expenditures for special revenue funds are met.
      • Provides oversight for warrant administration with the approval of the presiding judge; recalls warrants as necessary according to policy guidelines; reconciles warrant information in numerous systems.   
      • Administers the Failure to Appear program by ensuring accurate information is sent, reviewing clearing information, and preparing quarterly reports for payment.  
      • Oversees non-cash processing, works with jail, warrant officer and other outside entities. 
      • Stays abreast of changes in State law and City ordinances regarding court procedures.
      • Develops, implements and administers any revisions, additions, or enhancements to accommodate mandatory legislative updates.

      Performs other duties as assigned or required

      Minimum Qualifications

      Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, criminal justice, or other related field Six years of progressively responsible experience as a court clerk in a computerized system.  Four years of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.  High School diploma or equivalent with the same required years of experience may be substituted for a degree provided the incumbent holds a valid Texas Municipal Court Clerk Level II or higher certification.

      LICENSES AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (QUALIFICATIONS)

      Municipal Court Clerk Certification Program, Level II through Texas Court Clerks Association and Texas Municipal Courts Education Center.

      Must attend annual continuing education to maintain certification and to be an active member of the Texas Court Clerks Association. 

      Hiring Range: $70,283.20 - $82,576

      Regular-Full time

      If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!


  • December 18, 2019 2:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    City of Spring Valley Jobs

    Salary:  $43,835 - $54,793 DOQ Annually

    Closing:  January 3, 2020

    For more information: Spring Valley Village Jobs


    Responsible for planning, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Municipal Court Department and provides general information and assistance to Municipal Court Judges and Prosecutors, the general public, City staff and Administration.    


    Qualifications

    Minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in municipal court operations and services, including minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience. High school graduate or GED required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field preferred. Level I Texas Municipal Court Certification required, and Level II Texas Municipal Court Certification preferred. Bilingual preferred.

    Miscellaneous Information

    Drug testing is required for all positions prior to final offer. Qualified individuals should submit a cover letter, resume’ and an application either through the Texas Municipal League Career Center at https://www.tml.org/careercenter or through the City of Spring Valley Village’s website at https://springvalleytx.com/Jobs.aspx. EOE. Position open until January 3, 2020.



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