Pay Range: $16.95 Hourly $35,248.10 Annually
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (Subject to Close Without Notice)
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To assist in various aspects of the activities of the HEB Teen Court for Juvenile Offenders; and to assist in recruiting, training, and supervising youth and adult volunteers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assists in the overall activities of the Teen Court Program including pre-court processes, docket and trial scheduling, and recruiting, training and supervising youth and adult volunteers; implement program goals and objectives.
- Assists in the implementation of goals, objectives, and modifications to systems.
- Assists in Teen Court scheduling, trials and case dispositions to ensure proper court procedure.
- Creates and maintains Teen Court defendant records in Access, defendant file folders, letters of notification, and court dockets.
- Distributes incoming and outgoing mail.
- Answers phone calls in a professional and courteous manner.
- Interviews juvenile defendants to determine their eligibility to enter assigned program; refer youth to appropriate resources for counseling in substance abuse, psychological or physical abuse.
- Communicates with representatives from other agencies involved in the Teen Court program including court and police agencies, school districts, and county probation services; maintain and monitor community service work site placements.
- Assists in monitoring youth and adult volunteers participating in court roles including defense attorneys, prosecutors, and jurors.
- Assists in docket scheduling, trials, and case dispositions; notify defendants of trial dates and assigned attorneys; compile data on teen court activities; develop and maintain records and provide periodic reports of teen court activities.
- Helps maintain frequent contact with the public, municipal judges, other city departments and outside agencies appointed boards and commissions.
- Provides input into the development of assigned program budget: forecast funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; recommend adjustments as necessary and may provide input into the performance evaluations of subordinate personnel.
- Attends Teen Court sessions and Teen Court Advisory Board meetings after regular office hours.
- Notarizes Teen Court documents.
- May perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Regular and timely attendance is required, as well as, the ability to get along with others in a professional and cordial manner.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge of use and application of computer software relevant to the position, i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Print Artist or other graphic package.
- Basic working knowledge of office machinery. Keyboarding/typing skills.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma / GED; one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid Texas Driver's License.
Must be Notary Public or be bondable.
Desired: Certification as Deputy Court Clerk
Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm / Various Mondays 12pm-9pm