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  • July 29, 2020 8:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Summary

    Responsible for coordinating and supervising court services operations as well as serving as the main administrative contact within Municipal Court Operations & Support Services. 

    Target Hiring Range$47,923/yr - $61,069/yr 

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Supervise all case processing activities including the preparation of record entries, court orders, bonds, judgments, warrants, court lists and various dockets to assure the completeness and accuracy of court records.
    2. Oversee and process payments for various customers including citizens, cities and other city escrows (OCE).
    3. Supervise the development and implementation of training programs within the Mail/Bonds, Docket, Data Entry, Warrant and Phone Center divisions.  
    4. Monitor, report and review old cases and new warrants issued for Capias (a writ of arrest).
    5. Scan court documents to electronic format for ongoing judicial transference of information (Open Records request, research, management reports and etc).
    6. Maintain the Municipal Courts records for the City including resolving systems requirements.
    7. Evaluate staff performance, assess training needs and develop improvements to workflow.
    8. Manage support staff in court services for training, development, retention and etc..

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

    Associate’s degree from an accredited college
    5 years experience in a Court environment
    3 years of supervisory experience
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Education/ Experience:     

    • Associate’s degree in IT Systems, Computer Systems, Public Administration, Law Enforcement or related area of study 
    • 5-7 years experience in Court environment with proficiency in Court  case management systems and electronic workflows
    • 3-4 years of supervisory experience

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:       

    • Considerable knowledge of open records statutes
    • Considerable knowledge of electronic filing and indexing
    • Considerable knowledge of Courtroom and Detention Center processes
    • Considerable knowledge of municipal government court services operations
    • Considerable knowledge of IT Systems and Imaging Hardware/Software Components
    • Proficient skill in Microsoft Office
    • Proficient skill in Accounting & Cash handling practices
    • Skill at accurately scanning documents and indexing
    • Skill in utilizing Crystal Reports


    Licenses & Certifications

    Valid State of Texas Class C Driver’s License

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent works in a typical office environment; because the work environment requires face-to-face interaction with customers the incumbent may be exposed to high stress, non-violent confrontational situations. The incumbent is expected to adequately use verbal skills to defuse interpersonal confrontation or conflict.


    Models Organization Values
    Customer Focus/Results Focus
    Adaptability/Flexibility/Decision Making
    Managing Projects/Managing People

  • July 22, 2020 9:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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

    Salary will be determined based on experience and knowledge

    The City of Magnolia, a rapidly growing Texas Municipality is searching for an experienced Municipal Court Clerk to help us grow into the future.  We need a person that can provide administrative support to the City of Magnolia’s Municipal Court system by processing payments of fines and fees, warrants and cases set on arraignment and trial dockets, and providing customer service to citizens and interfacing with citizens and other City personnel. Other duties include assisting the Judge by processing documents and attending court proceedings when needed and maintaining office supply inventories.

    Requirements: Must have a High School Diploma, pass a drug test and a background test, must have at least two (2) years court experience and administrative experience.  Cash handling experience is a must. Court Clerk Level 1 certification preferred.

    Please provide your resume and cover letter to:

    City Administrator

    City of Magnolia, TX

    18111 Buddy Riley Blvd.

    Magnolia, TX 77354

    Or email to: ddoering@cityofmagnolia.com

    The City of Magnolia is an EOE employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities.

  • July 20, 2020 1:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary:  $14.99 - $19.42 

    .  The application can be found at www.texascitytx.gov

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


    Under direct supervision of Municipal Court Administrator; maintains all court records, assists the Judge and Prosecutor, assists customers on the telephone and in person at the cashier’s window, requires a specialized knowledge of court operations, policies, and procedures, and does related work as required.

    Work involves judicial and financial record keeping, requiring the exercise of judgment within established departmental guidelines and policies. 

    Work includes completing court processes.

    Work involves responsibility for receiving payment for a variety of transactions requiring knowledge of legal codes, payment and charge codes, regulations, and department and city policies.

    Work is performed independently within established policies and procedures and is reviewed by internal checks and audits, and through conferences and reports.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:             

    1.                  Assist in achieving court objectives.

    2.                  Participate in all phases of the Court’s clerical, legal, and cashiering activities as required.

    3.                  Considerable knowledge of office standards and procedures and how to apply said procedures and standards.

    4.                  Assist with coordinating the Court’s docket and ensure that the necessary processes and paperwork of the Court are issued, signed, and approved.

    5.                  Maintain a professional working relationship with employees in the office, the general public, appointed and elected officials and city management.

    6.                  Type and mail standard correspondence letters as needed.

    7.                  Attend assigned Court sessions.

    8.                  Assist with records management; including the filing, scanning, and maintenance of court records.

    9.                  Keep the Municipal Court Administrator informed of all problems and important issues.

    10.              Perform related work as required.

    11.              Considerable knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.

    12.              Make mathematical computations and tabulations rapidly and accurately.

    13.              Understand and carry out oral and written instruction.

    14.              Practice good organizational skills.

    15.              Train new employees.

    16.              Utilize popular forms of word processing software as well as basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills.

    17.              Work with little or no direct supervision.


    1.                  Must be a US Citizen.

    2.                  Must have no criminal history.

    3.                  Must have a good credit history.

    4.                  High school diploma or GED.

    5.                  Three years general business and clerical experience.

    6.                  Knowledge of court operations, policies and procedures preferred.

    7.                  Self-starter.

    8.                  Work independently.

    9.                  Good organizational skills.

    10.              Type 40 wpm.

    11.              Ten key by touch.

    12.              Use a computer with proficiency.

    13.              Knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures.

    14.              Minimum of five (5) years Municipal or County Court experience preferred.

    15.              Must be fluent in office software (INCODE) and computer hardware.


    1.   Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds of records in boxes.

    2.   Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.

    NOTE:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, and physical demands required of personnel classified.

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