Salary: $17.90 Hourly
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Under direct supervision, performs support functions for Municipal Court; to include services and programs for juvenile offenders. Performs related duties as required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for customer service to public, verify insurance, explain options, clear warrants. Performs support function by attending to the data entry of citations; answering phones; processing affidavits, complaints and warrants; stamps and process outgoing mail; prepares and mails letters; processes appearance and surety bonds; performs other duties as required.
Process daily cash collections by receiving and receipting payments at the window; verifies and mails out warrant information; Assist public at counter with fine payments and all types of dispositions of cases. Handles correspondence.
Coordinates with the Municipal Judge, Police Department and school administration to assess the needs of juveniles and their families. Prepares Court dockets for juvenile cases; works directly with School Resources Office (SRO); serves as a liaison between the court, school system, and county juvenile departments.
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 provide referrals to community support resources. Receives and posts payments for fines and bonds; accepts appearance bonds; transmits fines accepted to Municipal Judge for case disposition. Maintains statistical report and records as required for State programs. Responsible for regular attendance and arriving to work on time.
Graduation from High School or GED. Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred. One year general clerical or public contact experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Good knowledge of general office practices and Basic English; 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 Word, Excel, Outlook and court software. Ability to provide good customer service in stressful situations. Must be able to multi-task.
Ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships with various social services agencies, work in a team oriented environment. Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work with people from various social, cultural and economic background.