Pay Range: $32,137 Annually
Closing Date: 8/13/2019
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Will provide wide variety of routine and complex administrative and clerical tasks for Municipal Court. Will be responsible for processing and preparing cases for final disposition; will ensure warrants are properly issued and recalled; will balance and record financial function of court; will ensure court records are accurate; will maintain court docket. Will work closely with municipal court judge.
Graduation from high school or GED; one year prior work experience in municipal court environment; or any combination of education and experience. Ability to achieve Level I Texas Court Clerk Certification within 24 months of appointment.
Will assist court administrator and court clerk in preparation of annual budget requests for municipal court; administer criminal proceedings and docketing; prepare correspondence and maintain records; oversee deferrals, probations, pre-sentencing, and compliance matters; dispose and explain laws and court procedures to defendants. Will ensure warrants are properly issued and recalled; record and balance financial functions of court; administer receipting, depositing, and accounting of monies for fines, forfeitures, and other court receipts; receive, log, and index incoming filings, citations, and complaints; respond to counter, telephone, and written inquiries; initiate related paperwork as needed by defendants to facilitate their response to citation or complaint. Will file all papers, dockets, index cards, case files, and case-related correspondence; perform variety of courtroom-related tasks; coordinate teen court; research and copy laws; initiate Failure to Pay, Failure to Comply, Failure to Appear, and Violate Promise to Appear notices; construct new case files, file, and retrieve documents as necessary; prepare files for court use and process timely notices to defendants of arraignments; initiate requests for driving and criminal records; respond to requests from municipal judge, city prosecutor, police department, and others for assistance and information; notarize complaints; assist municipal court judge in Teen Court the first Thursday night of each month as needed.