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The mission of the Texas Court Clerks Association is to provide members with a source of quality judicial education essential to establishing the highest level of professional standards and maintaining public confidence.



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Deputy Court Clerk - City of Pearland

May 29, 2019 10:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Pay Range:  $14.36 - $17.23 Hourly

Closing Date:  June 7, 2019

For more information and to apply go to City of Pearland Jobs


The City of Pearland offers an excellent benefits package including a voluntary ICMA 457 deferred compensation program, as well as membership in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 2:1 employer match. The City of Pearland pays all premiums for the employee’s dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance and the City pays the majority portion of the medical premium for employees and dependents

Job Summary:  

The purpose of this class within the organization is to perform a variety of clerical duties related to the maintenance of court records.

This class works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.

Essential Functions:

Performs clerical duties in court of law.

Prepares records case disposition, court orders, and arrangement for payment of court fees; collects court fees or fines and records amounts collected.

Performs computer data entry of all citations and other Class "C" misdemeanor charges filed in Municipal Court.

Processes defendant case files from the jail; processes payments and jail credit, including all community service credits; updates and documents information in the computer software system; recalls all warrants and releases cases; scans all documentation.

Manages payment schedule for defendants who have been granted time payments.

Processes warrants and enters information onto Southeast Texas Crime Information Center (SETCIC) database.

Reconciles the monthly jail credit report.

Additional Duties:

Explains procedures or forms to parties involved in a case.

Prepares docket or calendar of cases to be called.

Processes and distributes jury summonses.

Secures information for judges; contacts witnesses, attorneys, and litigants to obtain information for court; and instructs parties when to appear in court.

Examines legal documents submitted to court for adherence to law or court procedures; prepares case folders and posts, files, or routes documents.

Performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent.

Requires one year of general clerical and detail related work or closely related experience.

Valid Texas Class "C" Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain within 90-days of hire)

Special Certifications and Licenses:

Texas Municipal Court Clerk Certification




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