Pay Range: $24.55 - $30.07 hourly
Closing Date: March 18, 2019 (Subject to Close Without Notice)
For more information and to apply go to http://www.coppelltx.gov/
The Court Supervisor oversees the customer service and courtroom support divisions. This supervisor is responsible for coordinating and monitoring all activities related to court records, including processing new case files, retention of files, and case-flow management.
Essential Job Functions
▪Provide supervision to the Municipal Court Coordinator and the Deputy Court Clerks.
▪Process warrants for judge’s signature.
▪Oversee the operations of the customer service area and the courtroom.
▪Serve as a liaison between the clerk, judge and defendants.
▪Organize and conduct ongoing training for Deputy Court Clerks and Municipal CourtCoordinator.
▪Prepare and conduct performance evaluations.
▪Process and prepare deposits.
▪Maintain cash control and performance cash drawer audits.
▪Provide customer service at the window if needed.
▪ Assist the Judge in the courtroom if needed.
▪ Locate and inventory all active files.
▪ Prepare record control schedules for all active and inactive records. Ensure compliance with State of Texas requirements and rules.
▪ Regularly audit the case management software to ensure that the physical files accurately reflect computer records.
▪ Process all records requests as needed, including preparing necessary correspondence.
▪ Perform all duties related to jury summons and empaneling jurors, as needed.
▪ Assist the Municipal Court Administrator with technology enhancement projects for the court.
▪ Answer phones.
▪ Serves as the primary back-up for the Deputy Court Administrator.
▪ Serves as secondary back-up to the Deputy Court Clerks and Municipal Court Coordinator.
▪ Perform other related duties as requested, required or assigned.
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 future/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.
The Court Supervisor works closely with others as part of a team and performs essential job functions, which require frequent changing of focus and performing multiple tasks simultaneously under time pressures, and statutory time guidelines. Essential job functions require frequent repetitive motion ability in order to operate a personal computer with word processing, record management, database, spreadsheet and other software products, as well as basic office equipment. This employee must be able to effectively plan and prioritize tasks, and oversee the compliance of other City personnel with required record management processes and procedure. The employee frequently lifts file boxes and documents. The Court Supervisor must interact and effectively communicate using the English language, both verbally and in written correspondence.
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.
The Court Supervisor should be thoroughly familiar with and have an excellent working knowledge of comprehensive records management techniques and municipal court record types. This employee must be familiar with personal computer operations and various software products related to database development and document management. The Court Supervisor must be able to read and comprehend City ordinances and State guidelines and subsequently implement a record management program in compliance with those parameters.
▪ A high school diploma or educational equivalent is required, but college is preferred.
▪ At least three (3) years of court experience.
▪ At least three (3) years of customer service experience, preferably in a municipal court setting.
▪ At least three (3) years of cash handling experience (i.e., processing payments, balancing a cash drawer, and preparing deposits.
▪ At least three (3) years of records management experience (i.e., maintaining accurate court records, processing records requests, records retention (archiving), conducting quality control audits on court records, etc.).
▪ At least one (1) year of supervisory experience.
▪ Must be a Certified Court Clerk Level II (CCCII), or ability to obtain within two (2) years of hire.
▪ Possess a track record of being able to adapt to new court technology is preferred.
▪ Experience using MCRS or Incode case management software is preferred.
▪ Bilingualism is preferred.
▪ Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the duties for this position.
The Court Supervisor performs a vast majority of task in an indoor work environment. Due to the function of the Municipal Court, customers may be difficult and hostile and times. The work environment is diverse and can be very busy and hectic. Some customers may be non-English speakers.
The Court Supervisor reports directly to the Deputy Court Administrator.