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  • January 24, 2022 8:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    TO APPLY, GO TO:

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cedarparktx/jobs/3337233/deputy-court-clerk

    Salary - $15.53 - $18.94 Hourly


    The City of Cedar Park is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Court Clerk to performs a wide variety of administrative duties in support of the municipal court including the initiation, processing, and maintenance of legal documents, preparation of correspondence and statistics; and provision of information and assistance to the public.

    The Position

    ·         Assists the general public in person and by phone, including retrieval of information and files, and providing available options and requirements regarding court case processes, including but not limited to: scheduling of court dates, driver safety course information, warrants, and other compliance options;

    ·         Maintains quality control for all open and closed citations;

    ·         Coordinates and prepares documents for judges to review and sign;

    ·         Compiles, types, records and files a wide variety of court records, reports and materials, including citations, summons, warrants, letters and complaints;

    ·         Learns, correctly interprets, and applies the laws, codes, policies and procedures related to the processing of court documents; 

    ·         Processes paperwork from the jail including bonds, payments in full, credit for time served requests;

    ·         Understands the organization, procedures and operating details of a municipal court system;

    ·         Operates a computer terminal and printer to type, enter, modify and retrieve a wide variety of court documents, reports, records, letters and other material;

    ·         Processes documents required by the Municipal Court;

    ·         Sorts, files, copies and distributes mail, correspondence, court documents and reports to appropriate personnel;

    ·         Assists with the courtroom docket on a weekly basis, verifying scheduling, researching cases, preparing paperwork and documenting outcomes on cases called before the judge;

    ·         Processes incoming jurors for jury trials;

    ·         Processes paper work required by law for cases appealed to a higher court;

    ·         Attends seminars to continue education;

    ·         Processes court payments on citations and prepares receipts; 

    ·         Processes daily deposits; and

    ·         Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.

    Acceptable Experience, Training, Certifications and Licenses

    High School Diploma or the equivalent, plus at least two (2) years clerical work experience requiring public contact; previous court experience preferred; 

    or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
     
    Texas Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Level I or the ability to obtain this certification within two (2) years of hire. 

    Bilingual - English & Spanish speaking ability preferred. 

    Supplemental Information

    The City of Cedar Park is a vibrant community of 82,220 consistently ranked by the U.S. Census Bureau as one of the fastest growing communities in the Austin metro. Named for a popular park and rail stop in the late 1800s, Cedar Park is now home to two professional sports teams, the Texas Stars AHL hockey team and the Austin Spurs NBA G-league basketball team, as well a growing number of high tech and major manufacturing employers. Cedar Park has several rankings by a variety of sources as one of the Best Cities for Families and one of the Safest Cities in Texas.

    Join our team of dynamic, talented, and dedicated professionals. We work together, we enjoy serving the community, and we have fun at what we do. Join us today!

    The City is an equal opportunity employer that maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to each employee and applicant for employment. The City affirms its commitment that there shall be no discrimination against applicants or employees because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other protected status.  


  • January 11, 2022 11:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Department: Municipal Court

    Reports To: City Manager

    Location: City Hall

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Pay Classification: C41

    Interested parties may apply at https://angletontx.applicantstack.com/x/openings


    SUMMARY

    Organizes, coordinates, directs, and plans for the activities of the Municipal Court and Warrant Services including docketing, processing of moving and non-moving traffic citations, cashiering, warrants issued and served, record keeping and reporting. Coordinates court programs with Municipal Judge(s) and Prosecutors; explains, interprets, and implements new laws relating to the operation of the Municipal Court. Ensures accurate, timely notification, collection and recording of amounts due to the City in accordance with law and regulations. Develops and recommends policies for Municipal Court and Warrant Services to ensure legal compliance, sound practices, and internal controls for a non-record Municipal Court.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. The position description is subject to change by the city as the needs of the city and requirements of the position change.

    • Manages personnel in providing quality services, incorporating the City’s core values.
    • Manages staff and general office activities including interviewing, selection, training, evaluating, disciplining, developing, counseling, and terminating of staff.
    • Provides staff the resources, equipment, tools, and knowledge necessary to perform and improve services; guides employee work efforts in being successful, creative, and resourceful within their decision-making responsibilities.
    • Provides leadership and direction in the development of long and short-range plans consistent with City goals and objectives. Defines goals and objectives within areas of responsibility and facilitates the implement of such.
    • Develop budgets necessary to maintain program functions at lowest possible costs; assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost and internal control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests, assure effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
    • Coordinates the work of subordinates; interprets and delegates responsibility for effective approved objectives, policies, and programs.
    • Gather, interpret, and prepare data for studies, reports, and recommendations; prepare narrative and statistical reports; make presentations to management and/or City Council, as necessary.
    • Communicates effectively in person, by phone, and in writing. Maintains clear lines of communication with management, other departments, and staff.
    • Ensure personnel are knowledgeable about City policies and procedures as well as state and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
    • Manages the process of receipting, depositing, and accounting for monies for fines, forfeitures, and other court receipts.
    • Coordinates court matters with the judges, defendants, defense counsel, City prosecutor, police and other departments and agencies.
    • Manages criminal proceeding and docketing, oversees processing deferrals, judgments, probations, pre-sentence matters, failure to appears, warrant, and other related processing.
    • Develop, implement, and administer policy and procedures for effective court and warrant function to ensure compliance with state and local law, regulations, and requirements.
    • Respond to the most difficult complaints and requests, including from other city departments, officials, citizens, and attorneys in a courteous, professional, knowledgeable, and effective manner.
    • Research, explain, interpret, and implement new laws.
    • Respond to request from Municipal Judge, Prosecutor, Police Department and others for assistance and information.
    • Identify needs for new computer programs and technology to comply with new laws and/or to expedite workflow and improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
    • Manage records management function, adhering to City and state guidelines for record retention and filing for all court documents and correspondence.
    • Manage and monitor contracts.
    • Maintain good working relationship with judges, prosecutors, and other city departments.
    • Performs any other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Director of Finance/Administration.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    To perform in this position successfully, an individual(s) must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

    • Thorough knowledge required of the functions and operating details of Municipal Court of Record, including the laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing court operations.
    • Knowledge of Code of Criminal Procedure, the Penal Code, traffic laws and City Ordinances, as well as other federal, state, and local legislation and regulations impacting the Municipal Court and its programs.
    • Thorough knowledge of legal terminology, documents, and forms; municipal accounting and financial reporting systems, as related to court operations.
    • Knowledge of local, state, and federal governmental structures and leadership.
    • Skill to communicate effectively and efficiently on a professional level in interpersonal situations, including making presentations; effectively perform managerial responsibilities; establish rapport and elicit cooperation from others; communicate ideas, facts, and technical information accurately, thoroughly and in a manner easily understood.
    • Skill to initiate, budget, and effectively plan work activities utilizing resources; organize and complete work assignments with minimum direction, meeting objectives and deadlines.
    • Proficiency with personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet software applications, technical writing; aptitude for compiling and analyzing many types of data including the preparation of comprehensive and detailed reports.
    • Skills in problem solving, ability to analyze and research data, draw conclusions, and identify alternatives when needed.
    • Ability to organize data and information; ability to identify and use potential sources of data and information; ability to make independent judgments; ability to plan, organize, and monitor projects; establish and maintain effective working relationships; express thoughts and ideas, both orally and in written form, with clearness, and accuracy.
    • Ability to train subordinates in complex and routine procedures; interpret, implement, and apply laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, contracts, and policies.
    • Ability to deal with a wide variety of people, analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action.
    • Ability to serve the customer, run the business, manage resources, and develop workforce.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING (Certification/Licensure)

    The preferred way to obtain the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position are listed below. The City reserves the right to allow substitutions if a candidate or incumbent exceeds requirements in one area but may be deficient in another

    Education and Experience

    • H.S Diploma required. Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Management or related field from an accredited school or university preferred.
    • Municipal Court professional with minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience including three (3) years supervisory experience.
    • Additional relevant work experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above knowledge; skills and education requirements may be substituted in lieu of specific education requirements.

    Certifications, Licenses and Designations

    • Level II Certified Court Clerk. Ability to attain Level III within five years of employment.
    • Texas Class C driver's license.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit for prolonged periods of time; talk; hear; use hands or fingers to type and write; handle or reach with arms and hands. The employee may occasionally lift and or move up to 10 lbs.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristic described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    Office environment, employee is required to keep their personal workspace in a reasonable and organized manor. This job is typically office based with little to no exposure to the outdoor elements. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may increase on court days.


  • December 29, 2021 2:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary - $40,344.00 Annually

    Closes - 1/12/2022 at 5:30pm

    Apply Online - City of Lewisville Jobs

    Position Summary

    Manages all cases filed with the court involving juveniles and minors with preference given to school attendance cases, administers the Lewisville-Flower Mound Teen Court program, and monitors juvenile offender compliance with court orders and probated sentences.  The position coordinates community services opportunities with local agencies to ensure adequate and appropriate projects for alternative disposition of fines, court costs and fees. The position also interacts with school officials, other city employees and citizens to promote the objectives of the Lewisville-Flower Mound Teen Court. Work is performed with limited supervision.


    Essential Functions
    • Attends municipal court juvenile proceedings to ensure uniform and accurate juvenile case management.
    • Assists with juvenile docket preparation including docket settings, docket notifications, issuing summons or subpoenas and conducts intake interviews with juvenile defendants and parents.
    • Monitor compliance with court orders dealing with probated sentences.
    • Responsible for managing the Lewisville-Flower Mound Teen Court program and in making teen court referrals, creating, and maintaining all case paperwork, databases, brochures, and other necessary information.
    • Provides assistance to juvenile offenders for alternative disposition options to include community resources such as, but not limited to local, state and federal agencies, school resources, and non-profit agencies.
    • Creates and maintains list of service agencies to provide access for community service.
    • Recruits and retains teen court volunteers at local middle and high school and facilities training of volunteers.
    • Coordinates with local service agencies to stay appraised of upcoming projects for community service opportunities and publishes them with Teen Court participants.
    • Remains informed of legislative changes affecting juvenile substantive and procedural laws and regulations and maintains professional competency through appropriate and regular training as it relates to juvenile offenders.
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications

    Education
                Associates Degree in Criminal Justice or Social Work, or related field. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    Experience
                Three years of related experience including at least one year of court experience.  Every two years of related job experience may substitute for one year of the education requirement.
     
    REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
     
    Knowledge of: 

    • Knowledge of personal computers with proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite software (i.e. Windows, Excel, Word, Access).
    • Knowledge of courtroom proceedings and presentation.
    • Knowledge of local programs and services for juveniles and the methods for accessing those programs and services.
    • Knowledge of applicable procedural and substantive juvenile law.
     Ability to:
    • Ability to effectively handle sensitive situations requiring courtesy, persuasion, and tact.
    • Ability to operate standard office equipment including personal computer.
    • Ability to make oral presentations to diverse audiences including city council and executive staff.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with youth, parents, school officials and local agencies.
    • Ability to initiate and accomplish goals with limited supervision.
    • Ability to perform work accurately, thoroughly and collaboratively.
    • Ability to detect abuse, exploitation and neglect of juveniles.
     Skills 
    • Skill in juvenile case planning and management.
    • Strong organizational skills; ability to determine priorities and to coordinate activities within established guidelines.
    • Good telephone skills and personal interaction skills.
    Special Requirements
    • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
    • Must possess a valid State of Texas Drivers License Class “C” and good driving record as defined by City policy.


  • December 29, 2021 8:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Hiring Range: $34,411.00 - $36,131.55 Annually

    Closing: January 11, 2022 at 5:30pm

    Apply Online at City of Lewisville

    Position Summary

    Perform a wide variety of clerical and administrative duties in carrying out the daily functions of a Municipal Court.

    Essential Functions
    • Assist the public at the counter or by phone to provide information about the procedures and requirements of the disposition of cases filed in the municipal court; payment of fines, court settings, time payments, deferred disposition, driving safety courses;
    • Balance cash drawer daily and process all required reports;
    • Perform data entry for court records; entry of citations, payments, dispositions to update status of cases, applying and forfeiting cash bonds, applying credit for time served.
    • Prepare letters, notices and correspondences for incoming mail, new citations entered; deferred disposition, driving safety courses, juvenile hearings; and juror summons.
    • Prepare court dockets for preliminary hearings and trials.
    • Attend court sessions on scheduled court dates to provide assistance to the Judge, Prosecutor, attending attorneys and defendants;
    • Update status on warrants and prepare warrants for delinquent citations;
    • Maintain confidentiality with regards to all court files;
    •  Performs all other related duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications

    Education
                High School Diploma or GED required.
    Experience
                 6 months of responsible clerical experience required.
     
    REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
     
    Knowledge of:

    • Knowledge of court procedures and terminology.
    • Knowledge of standard office procedures, basic math and computer software (Microsoft Office, Laserfiche, email, internet).
     Ability to:
    • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
    • Ability to follow instructions, safety practices and standard operating procedures in performing assigned tasks.
    • Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly
    • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
    • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to handle money accurately.
    • Ability to multi-task.
    Preferences:
    • Knowledge of court procedures and terminology preferred.
    • Knowledge of standard office procedures, basic math and computer software preferred
    • Proven experience working in a City/ Municipality preferred.
    • Certified Court Clerk Level 1, preferred.
    Special Requirements
    • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
    • Must have acceptable credit history.


  • December 28, 2021 7:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

    POSITION TITLE:  Municipal Court Clerk

    DEPARTMENT: Municipal Court

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled

    SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under general supervision, the purpose of the job is to provide a variety of office support. Employees in this classification provide general information about court procedures and citations.

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Greets visitors and responds to questions regarding court procedures; provides information and materials; accepts payment. Prepare and submit attorney listing on a weekly basis. Prepares and files a variety of documents. Verifies insurance coverage presented to the court office and files closed court document cases in the municipal court. Balances and deposits court fines, fees, bonds and miscellaneous cash receipts. Processes daily mail and maintains mail log. Returns phone calls from Defendants as needed. Adhere to all judicial orders, state laws, and cannons from the Code of Ethics.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Requires High School diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one (1) year of clerical or customer service experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    SALARY RANGE:  $15.5135 - $19.0149 per hour, DOQ

             

    APPLY ONLINE:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colleyville

    CONTACT PERSON:

    NAME:        Nicole Porell, Municipal Court Administrator

    ADDRESS:  5201 Riverwalk Drive, Colleyville, TX  76034

    POST:         December 17, 2021                           

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


  • December 28, 2021 7:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Status: Full-Time
    Rate of Pay: $32,525.87 - $39,187.80
    Details: Bilingual preferred

    OPEN UNTIL FILLED (SUBJECT TO CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE


    Job Description Summary

    The purpose of this position is to provide clerical, administrative, and quasi-judicial services through assistance in all facets of the operations of the Municipal Court. The Municipal Court Clerk will be responsible for maintaining records of court process, filing complaints, and providing premier customer service while coordinating activities with the general public.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Required:

    • High school diploma or equivalent

    • One year experience in local, county or state government

    Preferred: 

    • Two years experience in any court related support position

    CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

    • Texas Court Clerk Level 1 Certification or ability to obtain within 12 months; employee must maintain certification through continuing education hours during duration of employment.

    • Valid Texas Driver’s License with a good driving record


    Benefits

    The City of Burleson offers an excellent benefits package including the following:

    • Retirement: Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 7% employee contribution and a 2:1 match by the City of Burleson.

    • Insurance: The City provides excellent insurance benefits for employees including 2 health plan options, dental coverage, and vision coverage. Additionally, life insurance, long-term disability, and an Employee Assistance Program are City provided. Employees have the option to purchase additional life insurance for themselves and their dependents.

    • Leave: The selected candidate will receive vacation leave and sick leave, in addition to paid holidays, a personal day, and a wellness day, provided criteria are met.

     


  • December 17, 2021 2:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Municipal Court Judge

    at The City of Fort Worth

    Municipal Court

     Pay Range: $83,995 - $109,193 annual compensation

    Job Posting Closing on: Friday, December 31, 2021

    Apply at:  Fort Worth Jobs

     The City of Fort Worth is the 12th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 900,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

    A Municipal Court Judge job is available with The City of Fort Worth Municipal Court Department, Municipal Court of Record Division. Judges are on duty and/or on-call 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Specific work assignments will include day, evening and weekend shifts. Court work assignments at 1000 Throckmorton are weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Arraignment work assignments at 1000 Throckmorton are  1st shift (12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.), 2nd shift (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), and 3rd shift (4 p.m. to 12 a.m.), seven days per week. This position will be assigned to work the Arraignment Court docket, 1st shift (12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.)

    This position will work out of the office at 1000 Throckmorton Street in downtown Fort Worth. The Chief Judge is responsible for screening applicants and making a recommendation to the City Council.  The Fort Worth City Council appoints or reappoints Municipal Court Judges for a term of two (2) years, commencing April 1 of each even numbered year.

    The Municipal Court Judge job responsibilities include:

    • Presides over jury and non-jury trials; and instructs jury panel regarding applicable laws, procedures and sentences or fines if offender is convicted.
    • Presides over various dockets as assigned including plea dockets, juvenile/truancy dockets, environmental/code dockets, revocation dockets, arraignment dockets and other dockets as necessary.
    • Arbitrates disputes and advises counsel, jury, litigants and Court personnel on Court procedures; administers the judicial system; and settles disputes between opposing parties.
    • Issues search and arrest warrants; sets and forfeits bail for Class C misdemeanors falling under municipal court jurisdiction; and sets bail for felony and misdemeanor arrest warrants.
    • Processes Class C warrant queues, administrative dockets, cash dockets and miscellaneous dockets.
    • Reviews new laws, major court decisions and other pertinent information relevant to Court procedures and operations on an ongoing basis.
    • Attends required continuing legal and judicial education and staff meetings.
    • Pursuant to the City of Fort Worth’s Code of Ordinances and Personnel Rules and Regulations, employees in this position cannot file an appeal of disciplinary actions taken against them.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university
    • Two (2) or more years of increasingly responsible experience in the practice of law in Texas
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid license as an attorney issued by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas, and a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas
    • Be a citizen of the United States and the State of Texas
    • Reside in Fort Worth at the time of appointment
    • Maintain residence in Fort Worth during the tenure of office

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Organization and time management
    • Ability to maintain control of a courtroom
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, resolve conflict, utilize strong decision making and critical thinking skills in accordance with law, regulation and policies
    • Ability to interpret and apply legal principles and knowledge to complex legal problems
    • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

    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 Misdemeanor Conviction, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions in the last 10 years, Class A Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication in the last 10 years, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and ALL Family Violence Convictions regardless of class.

    Conditions of Employment

    Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • December 14, 2021 3:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary

    $120,000.00 - $135,000.00 Annually

    Location

    Municipal Court, TX

    Job Type

    Full-time

    Department

    Municipal Court

    Job Number

    02660

    Closing

    1/17/2022 11:59 PM Central

    Job Description

    To perform the duties of the presiding judge in the Killeen Municipal Court of Record. Jurisdiction of the court includes Class C misdemeanors, City ordinance violations, Class C juvenile cases, and limited civil jurisdiction. Supervises the employees in the Municipal Court during court proceedings. 

    Essential Duties

    Conducts jury and non-jury trials in Municipal Court.
     
    Presides over arraignments.  
     
    Determines fines, restitution, indigency, and jail credit.   Sets bail and bond amounts.
     
    Conducts administrative hearings and signs warrants.
     
    Presides over juvenile hearings and teen court.
     
    Supervises and controls the operation and clerical functions of the court, including the court's personnel, during the proceedings of the court. 
     
    Maintains a central docket for cases filed within the territorial limits of the municipality over which the municipal court of record has jurisdiction.   
     
    Provides for the distribution of cases from the central docket to the individual municipal judges.  
     
    Requests the jurors needed for cases that are set for trial by jury.
     
    Communicates with State agencies.
     
    Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations.

    Issues written and oral instructions and opinions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
     
    Reads a variety of studies, reports, and related information for decision-making purposes.
     
    Reports to City Council on policy issues. 
     
    Possesses and maintains a valid driver's license and comply with City of Killeen driving policy.
     
    Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in the Department and City attendance policies and procedures; ensures all behaviors comply with the City’s Personnel Rules and Regulations.
     
    Attends conferences, seminars, and continuing legal education as required by the position.
     
    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Minimum Qualifications

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1.      Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor degree in law; and,

    2.      Five years of experience as a practicing attorney; and,

    3.      Must have two or more years of experience in the practice of law in Texas; and,

    4.      Must be a licensed attorney in good standing in the State of Texas; and,

    5.      Must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of Texas; and,

    6.      Ability to meet and maintain state-mandated continuing legal education requirements.


    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    1.      Considerable knowledge of state statutes relating to municipal affairs, transportation law, and criminal law.

    2.      Considerable knowledge of laws relating to land use, environment and traffic.

    3.      Working knowledge of modern policies and practices of municipal law and public administration.

    4.      Skill in preparing briefs and other legal documents. 

    5.      Skill in operating the listed tools and equipment.

    6.      Ability to prepare and analyze comprehensive legal documents.

    7.      Ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion.

    8.      Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    9.      Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, city officials, the court system, and the general public. 

    10.  Ability to efficiently and effectively administer a judicial department.

    11.  Maintains regular and punctual attendance.


    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    1.      Must possess a license to practice law in the state; member in good standing of the State Bar Association.

    2.      As required by the Charter, all judges are appointed by City Council and serve a term of four (4) years.  (V.T.C.A., Government Code § 30.00006 (as amended.)   Must, at time of appointment or within six (6) months thereafter, maintain a full-time residence within the city limits of Killeen. Appointment to position precludes engagement in private practice. 

    3.      Completes National Incident Management System (NIMS) training within first year of employment

    Supplemental Information

    TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
    Personal computer; computer software including spreadsheet and word processing software; telephone; typewriter; copy and fax machines.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
     
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
     
    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds and stand for prolonged periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
     
    The noise level in the work environment is quiet.        

    Agency

    City of Killeen

    Address

    718 N. 2nd Street
    Suite B
    Killeen, Texas, 76541

    Phone

    254-501-7689

    Website

    http://www.killeentexas.gov/


  • December 13, 2021 7:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary Range: $16.83 - $23.56 per hour

    Open Until Filled, Subject to Close Without Notice

    Apply Online at: http://www.roanoketexas.com/jobs

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the general supervision of the Municipal Court Administrator, the Court Clerk performs general office duties and the daily functions of municipal court through contact with the public and city employees, processing of citations, warrants, operation of Court Software system and other computer, court, and office equipment for accurately entering, editing and producing court data.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide assistance to court personnel and defendants, including the scheduling of court dates.
    • Process citations, warrants and other documents.
    • Perform data and computer entry with minimal errors.
    • Handles cash or credit card payments and balances drawers each day.
    • Possess professional public relations skills and customer service skills.
    • Perform other administrative tasks, including but not limited to: answer phones, respond to email, process incoming and outgoing mail, etc.
    • Communicate professionally, promptly, effectively, and courteously with fellow employees and the public in writing, in person, and on the telephone. Assist customers with general information about the City and its services, and direct inquiries to the appropriate department.

    ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Regular and punctual attendance is required. Ability to work outside of regular schedule upon request for court proceedings.
    • Attend training seminars, conferences, and workshops as required to maintain and enhance professional knowledge and skill.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

    • Ability to comprehend, retain, and correctly use and apply City and department policies, Texas Code of Criminal Procedures, Penal Code, Transportation Code, Code of Ordinance, and other legal, legislative, State, Federal, or City procedures.
    • Ability to work well under pressure; prioritize effectively; exhibit appropriate decision making; and perform successfully in a dynamic, changing environment with professionalism, flexibility, and adaptability.
    • Ability to utilize strong attention to detail; exhibit effective professional judgement through initiative and creative problem solving; and effective organization skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, and treat employees, co-workers, and customers with professionalism, courtesy, and respect. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to maintain emotional control in stressful situations, including interactions with customers who are upset or argumentative.
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, including document creation and maintenance. Knowledge of InCode preferred. Knowledge of digital file maintenance preferred.
    • Working knowledge of proper cash handling and basic office procedures.
    • Ability to perform data entry/inquiry functions with speed and accuracy. Ability to make mathematical calculations accurately.
    • Ability to adhere to all department and City policies and procedures.
    • Bilingual speaking fluency in Spanish language preferred.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High School diploma or GED. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
    • Three (3) years of lead problem-solving experience in an administrative role required. Court experience preferred.
    • Complete Texas Municipal Court Education Center (TMCEC) “New Court Clerks” training within one (1) year of start date. TMCEC Level 1 certification preferred.
    • Must have valid Texas Driver’s license and safe driving record.
    • Must pass a pre-employment screening, background check and employment eligibility verifications.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The essential functions of this position are performed primarily in an indoor environment and in a seated position. Position requires frequent sitting, repetitive motions, lifting of negligible weights, fine dexterity and the ability to clearly see and hear. Occasional stooping, pushing, pulling, bending, carrying, lifting up to fifty (50) pounds and kneeling may be required for some duties. Must be able to use various office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, audio/visual technology, telephones, fax machines, printers, copiers, etc. Some work may be performed in an outdoor environment in which the employee may be exposed to heat, cold, inclement weather, dust, strong odors, etc. This job is performed in a courtroom environment with potential exposure to law enforcement and detained/arrested persons’ presence.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT:

    The City of Roanoke provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the City of Roanoke complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    The physical demands described in this document are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • December 13, 2021 7:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary Range: $18.88 - $26.43 per hour

    Open Until Filled, Subject to Close Without Notice

    Apply Online at: https://roanoketexas.com/Jobs.aspx


    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the general supervision of the Municipal Court Administrator, the Deputy Court Clerk performs general administrative support, office duties, monetary collections, and the daily functions of municipal court while portraying a high standard of customer service at all times during the performance of assigned duties. Duties include, but are not limited to; contact with the public and city employees, processing of citations, warrants, operation of Court Software system and other computer, court, and office equipment for accurately entering, editing and producing court data. The Deputy Court Clerk is expected to adhere to any and all city policies and procedures, as well as state and federal guidelines that apply to assigned duties.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide customer service to citizens, defendants, parents of defendants, and other parties by phone and in person, including but not limited to: answering questions, takes payments, sets court dates, data entry, prepares payment plans, receive documents, and file appropriately.
    • Assist citizens with information regarding the municipal court process (e.g. options available, procedures, etc.).
    • Prepare cases for court, process judgements and dispositions, and enter case information into court software system.
    • Assist judge, prosecutor, attorneys/lawyers, and court personnel as needed. Perform jury selection process.
    • Prepare and maintain files, both paper and electronic, including data entry and digital imaging.
    • Review court files for compliance of judge’s orders; prepare arrest warrants for issuance in cases of noncompliance.
    • Generate correspondence and documentations for defendants and attorneys/lawyers related to court case files, including court summons, letters, promises to appear, document receipts, etc.
    • Receive payments and provide receipts for court fines and fees, as well as cash bond payments, in the form of cash, check, money order, and credit card in person, by mail, online, or by phone. Balance cash drawer daily. Perform end-of-day reconciliation process, including posting of payments in computer system, balancing all monies to transaction reports, and preparing the bank deposit.
    • Regularly review work for accuracy and completeness.
    • Perform other administrative tasks, including but not limited to: answer phones, respond to email, process incoming and outgoing mail, etc.
    • Communicate professionally, promptly, effectively, and courteously with fellow employees and the public in writing, in person, and on the telephone. Assist customers with general information about the City and its services, and direct inquiries to the appropriate department.

    ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Regular and punctual attendance is required. Ability to work outside of regular schedule upon request for court proceedings.
    • Attend training seminars, conferences, and workshops as required to maintain and enhance professional knowledge and skill.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

    • Ability to comprehend, retain, and correctly use and apply City and department policies, Texas Code of Criminal Procedures, Penal Code, Transportation Code, Code of Ordinance, and other legal, legislative, State, Federal, or City procedures.
    • Ability to work well under pressure; prioritize effectively; exhibit appropriate decision making; and perform successfully in a dynamic, changing environment with professionalism, flexibility, and adaptability.
    • Ability to utilize strong attention to detail; exhibit effective professional judgement through initiative and creative problem solving; and effective organization skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, and treat employees, co-workers, and customers with professionalism, courtesy, and respect. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to maintain emotional control in stressful situations, including interactions with customers who are upset or argumentative.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including document creation and maintenance. Knowledge of InCode preferred. Knowledge of digital file maintenance preferred.
    • Working knowledge of proper cash handling and basic office procedures.
    • Ability to perform data entry/inquiry functions with speed and accuracy. Ability to make mathematical calculations accurately.
    • Ability to adhere to all department and City policies and procedures.
    • Bilingual speaking fluency in Spanish language preferred.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High School diploma or GED. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
    • Three (3) years of lead problem-solving experience in an administrative role required. Court experience preferred.
    • Certifications/Training:

    - Texas Crime Information Center (TCIC)/Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS): complete training within six (6) months of start date

    - Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) “Security Awareness Training”: complete training within six (6) months of start date

    - Texas Municipal Court Education Center (TMCEC) “New Court Clerks” training: complete within one (1) year of start date

    - TMCEC Level 1 certification: obtain within two (2) years of start date

    • Must have valid Texas Driver’s license and safe driving record.
    • Must pass a pre-employment screening, background check and employment eligibility verifications.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The essential functions of this position are performed primarily in an indoor environment and in a seated position. Position requires frequent sitting, repetitive motions, lifting of negligible weights, fine dexterity and the ability to clearly see and hear. Occasional stooping, pushing, pulling, bending, carrying, lifting up to fifty (50) pounds and kneeling may be required for some duties. Must be able to use various office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, audio/visual technology, telephones, fax machines, printers, copiers, etc. Some work may be performed in an outdoor environment in which the employee may be exposed to heat, cold, inclement weather, dust, strong odors, etc. This job is performed in a courtroom environment with potential exposure to law enforcement and detained/arrested persons’ presence.


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