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Senior Warrant Officer - San Antonio Municipal Court

September 23, 2019 9:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Pay Range:  $21.45 Hourly

Closing Date: 9/30/2019 (Subject to Close Without Notice)

For more information and to apply go to City of San Antonio Jobs

Work Hours: 24/7 operation, which involves shift-work and rotating work schedules, including weekends and holidays

JOB SUMMARY:

Under direction, is responsible for coordinating magistration efforts in the City Magistrate/Detention Center and coordinating with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of professional, and administrative duties. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment. Exercises functional supervision over assigned staff. WORK HOURS: This position supports 24/7 operation, which involves shift-work and rotating work schedules, including weekends and holidays.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 Assists in the formulation of policies and procedures for the assigned department; endures compliance with the current City and department rules and regulations.

 Supervises assigned staff.

 Assists with monitoring and reviewing expenditures; provides information to appropriate department staff; and performs general administrative support functions.

 Provides assistance to the public and law enforcement agencies.

 Prepares correspondence for communication with other City departments.

 Determines priority magistration for judge and moves processes in a timely manner.

 Oversees and processes arrested persons into the Detention Center and complete all necessary reports, documents, and paperwork.

 Intakes and updates municipal court violations when arrested party arrives in the City Magistrate/Detention Center.

 Prepares payment agreements based on court orders, interview, and application

information.

 Oversees and facilitates phone access for parties to obtain commercial bonds and/or pay fines.

 Performs administrative duties including, but not limited to report writing, activity documentation, statistical reporting, case processing, and filing; may organize and maintain filing systems; and maintain records related to specific areas of assignment.

 Reviews National Crime Information Center, Texas Crime Information Center, and Texas Department of Public Safety (NCIC/TCIC/DPS) databases for criminal histories, warrant records, and driving records; updates NCIC/TCIC databases with warrant records, and conviction records reported to DPS.

 Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 Two (2) years of college (60 or more credit hours) from an accredited college or university.

 Two (2) years of experience in administrative/office support.

 Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions.

 Valid Texas Crime Information Center and National Crime Information Center (TCIC/NCIC) Certification within one (1) year of employment and re-certified yearly.

 Must maintain Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System Access (TLETS) eligibility for continued employment in position (TLETS provides access to TCIC and NCIC).

 Must obtain the Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Level II within 18 months of date of hire.

 Any applicant selected for this position must have a background check completed with results satisfactory to the City of San Antonio and successfully complete the City of San Antonio's Cash-Handling Certification Training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 Experience working in a court room and detention setting.

 Experience providing customer service.

 Ability to work a flexible schedule, including shift-work, rotating schedules, holidays, and weekends.

WORK HOURS:

 This position supports 24/7 operation, which involves shift-work and rotating work schedules, including weekends and holidays.

APPLICANT INFORMATION:

 Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

 Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

 Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

 If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications, and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 Knowledge of court procedures.

 Knowledge of principles and practices of organization and management.

 Knowledge of Code of Criminal Procedures, regarding laws governing Class 'C' misdemeanors.

 Knowledge of city, building, and fire codes.

 Knowledge in deciphering court judgments.

 Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.

 Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.

 Ability to interpret court documents and understand legal terminology.

 Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

 Ability to perform physical requirements of the position.

 Ability to perform customer service.

 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, judges, and the general public.

 Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

 Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing, references, background checks, and credential verification, as required by the position. Depending on the position, selected applicants may be required to comply with any state and federal requirements for the position and may be subject to interval criminal background checks in accordance with relevant regulations.


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