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Deputy Court Clerk - City of Missouri City

June 23, 2020 9:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Salary:  $33,279 - $41,599

Closing: Open Until Filled (Subject to Close Without Notice)

This is a full-time (Administrative Support Workers) position in the City's Municipal Court. This position is responsible for processing payments, plans and extensions; Driver Safety Course (DSC) orders; and deferred orders; and processing dismissals. The Deputy Court Clerk also performs a variety of clerical duties related to the procedures, laws, and record keeping tasks required of a Texas statute. Reporting relationship: Director of Court Services.


  • Must be able to understand state law and have the ability to explain possible legal options to defendants;
  • Provide defendants with their options in order to take care of their citations. These options. include: driver safety course (DSC), deferred disposition, payment plan, community service, or contesting the citation;
  • Process payments and post the payments to defendant's cases;
  • Process driver safety course and deferred orders;
  • Receive requests and motions for dismissal. Clerk accepts documents for compliance dismissals. If a request or motion is denied, the clerk must set the defendant for a new court date and send written notification to the defendant;
  • Process cash bonds, bail bonds, and attorney bonds in accordance with the judge's standing orders;
  • Post cash bonds and prepares all supporting documentations;
  • Complete the insurance verification process per judge's orders daily;
  • Performs extensive data entry such as entering tickets/sworn complaints, importing citations from OSSI, scanning documents to case files;
  • Effectively and efficiently process cases and provide superior customer service;
  • Review appeal bonds for accuracy before receiving;
  • Process all payments received via drop box and mail;
  • Process payments paid by credit card via telephone, and the internet; and process driver safety course and extension requests received via the internet;
  • Process and reconcile daily cash receipts and balance cash drawer daily;
  • Assist with generating and mailing out option brochures daily;
  • Prepare and send Juvenile Letters and Parking Letters;
  • Assist defendants on the telephone as well as at the clerk's window;
  • Process Statements of Intent filed by Missouri City Peace Officers, Code Enforcement Officers, Animal Control and the public and legally summons all parties in a timely manner;
  • Event monitoring on all cases past due;
  • Submit various forms to the Texas Department of Public Safety;
  • Check defendants and attorneys in for court;
  • As assigned, responsible for juror check-in and summons;
  • Process incoming faxes to the court;
  • Process jail and bonding paperwork; attach original warrants to corresponding files; process credit for jail time served; clear warrants and holds from the Police Department and surrounding agencies; and prepare hold notices on defendants as requested;
  • Issue Failure to Appear letters;
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Deputy Court Administrator and the Director of Court Services .
  • Subject to 24-hour recall .


High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) Certificate and one (1) to (2) years of court related professional experience required.

Texas Court Clerks Association Level 1 Certification preferred or the ability to obtain within first two (2) years of employment.


The Department of Human Resources & Organizational Development may consider an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.



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