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  • February 13, 2024 2:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    APPLY ONLINE AT CITY OF PFLUGERVILLE

    Deputy Court Clerk

    •  Closes 10-Mar-2024 (PST)
    •  Municipal Court
    •  Pflugerville, TX, USA
    •  35325-45040 per year
    •  Hourly
    •  Full Time

    It's a great time to work in Pflugerville!

    The City of Pflugerville is seeking its next Deputy Court Clerk to join our team! The person we seek will believe in and exhibit the City's P.F.I.R.S.T. core values: Positive, Forward-thinking, Integrity, Resilience, Service, and Teamwork.

    City of Pflugerville employees enjoy three (3) weeks of paid vacation along with 14 paid holidays a year and an attractive retirement plan where the City puts in 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you put into retirement!

    As a Deputy Court Clerk for the City, you will be providing excellent customer service in processing a wide variety of court cases of the Pflugerville Municipal Court. This position processes collection of fines, court costs, and payments.

    Essential duties and responsibilities:

    • Collects public funds at the Municipal Court service window by receiving cash, checks, money orders, and credit card payments in person, by mail, and online; issues receipts and credits payments on account for fines and other Court-related business for transactions requiring knowledge of payment and status codes, regulations, and departmental policy.
    • Attends walk-in customers, and receives court documents from public, defendants, and attorneys. Provides public information and customer service assistance by explaining court procedures and the different options available to defendants in person, by telephone, mail, e-mail, or fax. Refers customers to appropriate staff for assistance with sensitive and private matters.
    • Processes online payments and enters notes in the case management system to release paid violations.
    • Exercises initiative, judgment, and discretion when handling confidential and sensitive information.
    • Verifies daily collections of court fines and fees.
    • Processes and reviews community service orders, verifies completion of community service hours, submittal to the court; dates and closes case.
    • Prepares and schedules cases for Show Cause hearings on defendants that fail to comply with court agreements or fail to meet their payment schedule.
    • Prepares and mails appropriate court case letters and documentation to defendants.
    • Processes daily recording of case disposition, court orders, and arraignments in the case management system.
    • Answers inquiries or questions concerning court matters in person, by telephone, mail, e-mail, or fax.
    • Explains procedures, options, and forms to parties in case.
    • Verifies insurance coverage and updates/closes file.
    • Provides other general office services as required.

    Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

    Formal Education: High School Diploma or GED.
    Relatable Work Experience: Two (2) years of experience in Municipal Court. Valid Texas Driver's License. Must be able to obtain and maintain Court clerk Level I certification within 12 months of hire date.
    Preferred Qualifications: Municipal Court Clerk Certification.

    Disclaimer: 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 to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is define 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.

    Benefits Overview:

    • 10 hours of vacation leave per month, 3 weeks per year.
    • 8 hours of sick leave per month, 12 days per year.
    • Sick leave incentive pay- Employees are compensated in December each year for 25% of their unused sick leave accumulated during the preceding fiscal year.
    • Medical insurance and benefits provided at zero premium cost to the employee.
    • 50% employer dependent health benefits premium contribution.
    • Dental benefits are provided at zero premium cost to the employee.
    • 24 hours of paid personal holiday leave each fiscal year.
    • 10 wellness hours each fiscal year for eligible preventive and mental health services.
    • Longevity pays of $8 per month begins with the first anniversary and will be paid on a separate paycheck in December of each year.
    • Retirement plan includes a 7% contribution of an employee's gross salary to the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a City contribution match of 2 to 1 (14%) at retirement.
    • Retirement eligibility requires 5 years of service at age 60 or 20 years of service at any age.
    • Employees also have an additional retirement fund option to participate in a 457 plan.
    • Long-Term Disability is employer-paid and covers 60% of the employee's salary up to $7,500.
    • Military leave provides up to 15 days of paid leave per fiscal year for eligible employees.
    • Education reimbursement assistance up to $5,000 per fiscal year.
    • Employer-paid basic term life insurance policy two (2) times an employee's base salary, up to 325K maximum.
    • 40 paid service hours are available to volunteer within our community.
    • Up to 160 hours of paid parental leave to eligible employees following the birth of an employee's child or the placement of a child with an employee in connection with adoption, foster care, or other legal placement to care for and bond with the child.

    For more details about the benefits offered by the City please visit https://www.pflugervilletx.gov/city-government/people-and-culture/benefits.

    If you are interested in making a difference in the community and wish to be a part of the Pflugerville team, go to pflugervilletx.gov under Employment Opportunities and apply today!


  • February 08, 2024 8:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Title: Lead Court Services Assistant

    Link to Apply: https://garlandtx.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Garlandcareers/job/Lead-Court-Services-Assistant_JR100590

    Summary

    Responsible for supervising the scanning, indexing and processing of citations and other judicial paperwork through the Municipal justice system’s Mail/Bond, Dockets, Data Entry/Warrants, Online Services and Window/Phone units.

    Target Hiring Range: $35,422 - $40,394 annually, commensurate with experience

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Prepare schedule of assignments in order to maintain adequate coverage.
    • Train staff on Court rules, legislative updates, policies and procedures; assign and oversee subordinates daily work tasks.
    • Verify balance sheets for each clerk when a cash drawer is closed, as well as deposits and payments for court, warrant unit and jail for accuracy and completeness.
    • Maintain the daily citation reconciliation report for management.
    • Scan court documents into electronic format for ongoing judicial transference and processing of information (Open Records request, research, management reports and etc).
    • Oversee, assist and resolve public inquiries/problems encountered by staff related to the Municipal Court operations.
    • May assist with obtaining, processing and reviewing legal documents for all judicial departments for completeness, timeliness and conformity to legal requirements.
    • May supervise the preparation and updates of the court calendars and assist with the reviewing of case files for completeness and further processing requirements prior to and after court proceedings.
    • May research, prepare and process cases for warrants (Alias, Bench and Capias) and issue writs, warrants and other official court documents and correspondents as needed by the Municipal Court.
    • Ensure daily workloads are completed each day, or reallocate staff to finish all day tasks.
    • Participate in IT system updates related to Court processing.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 6 months to 1 year advanced training past the high school level
    • 4 years related Court / law enforcement experience

    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Education/ Experience:  

    • Associate’s degree in IT Systems, Computer Systems, Public Administration, Law Enforcement or related area of study 
    • 4-6 years experience in a Municipal Court environment, Law enforcement office or government customer service position

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:        

    • Comprehensive knowledge of cash handling and payment processing procedures
    • Comprehensive knowledge of court and legal operations
    • Comprehensive knowledge of electronic filing and indexing
    • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written correspondence
    • Skill at accurately scanning documents and indexing
    • Skill in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access)
    • Skill in leading a team of employees

    Licenses and Certifications

    • Valid Class C Texas driver's license

    Physical Requirements / Work Environment

    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.


  • February 01, 2024 7:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Details

    Category:  Full Time
    Position Status:  Open
    Salary:  $54,182.00 to $67,727.00 annually DOQ
    Posted:  January 31, 2024
    Closing:  Open Until Filled

    Municipal Court SupervisorFacebook Twitter Email

    The City of Richland Hills, Texas (pop. 8,000) is seeking a Municipal Court Supervisor who will, under the direction of the Director of Administrative Services, oversee and coordinate the activities of municipal court programs and services, ensuring compliance with applicable procedures, policies, regulations and statutes.

    View the Municipal Court Supervisor Job Description (PDF).

    The City

    The City of Richland Hills is a small community in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan region. It is an organization deeply committed to providing quality services to the community, creating a culture of professionalism, respect, dignity, and trust; promoting honesty, integrity and teamwork. We seek candidates who have an ability to use innovation and initiative in decision-making to better serve the public.

    Job Requirements

    This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and completion of two years of college coursework in Criminal Justice or a related field or at least five years of experience as a municipal court clerk. In addition, this position requires five years of responsible customer service experience and knowledge on pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws, and regulations. Must be proficient in using various software applications including Excel, Word and have general accounting and cash handling. Due to Criminal Justice Information Security (CJIS) requirements, the candidate must never have been convicted, put on court-ordered community supervision, or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years from the date of the court order. Class A Misdemeanor Conviction, Deferred Adjudication, or Felony Conviction are permanent disqualifiers. Possession of an appropriate, valid Texas driver's license

    Possession of a Certified Municipal Level I Court Clerk Certificate and ability to obtain certification as a Certified Municipal Level II Court Clerk within three (3) years of employment and maintain certification for the duration of employment. Possession of or ability to obtain a Notary Public within three months of employment. Texas Crime Information (TCIC)/Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS): complete training within six (6) months of start date. Criminal Justice System Information Services (CJIS) “Security Awareness Training”: complete training within six (6) months of start date..

    Compensation

    Starting pay is $54,182.00 to $67,727.00 annually depending on qualifications.

    Additional benefits include: TMRS - 7% match 2 to 1; Medical, dental, life insurance and long-term disability at no cost to employee; in addition, the city provides optional benefits such as: 457 deferred compensation, flexible spending, and vacation, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays.

    To Apply

    Please submit application to Human Resources, 3200 Diana Drive, Richland Hills TX 76118 or email to Karen Evans. Fill out the Job Application (PDF).

    Position will remain open until filled; applications will be reviewed when submitted.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

    The City of Richland Hills does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, veteran and/or disability status in employment or provisions of service.


  • January 24, 2024 3:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Apply here

    Job Summary

    Under general direction of the Court Administrator. Responsible for all clerical and quasi-judicial administrative functions of the municipal court.

    Starting Pay DOQ

    $16.29

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Essential functions may include any of the following duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by an employee in this role; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer.

    • Perform complicated administrative duties and clerical functions requiring considerable discretion and specialized knowledge of Courts, court operations, policies and procedures.
    • Enter citations filed by officers and complaints filed by citizens; maintain all records pertaining to each case.
    • Prepare complaints for State Law and City Ordinance violations.
    • Prepare search warrants and arrest warrants for Judges signature.
    • Administer oaths and affidavits, affix seal of the Court thereto.
    • Schedule cases for hearings and verify the Court Docket before court is in session; notify defendants, jurors and police officers of court appearances.
    • Maintain and keep status current on each case filed.
    • Assist customers with questions regarding tickets and payment of fines.
    • Collect fines, fees, bonds and miscellaneous cash receipts.
    • Write and balance cash receipts and prepare deposits when necessary.
    • Deal courteously and effectively with customers and other city employees.
    • Regular attendance and punctuality are an essential function of this job.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Display good decision making abilities.
    • Able to do arithmetic calculations; read, write and converse in English.
    • Be able to push, pull, lift and/or drag up to 40 pounds.
    • Self-starter, work independently.
    • Good organizational skills; type 50 wpm, 10 key by touch, computer proficient.
    • Working knowledge of accounting procedures and data processing.
    • Good working knowledge of the Municipal Court System, polices, procedures and laws.

    Education, Experience and Certification

    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Four years of general business and clerical experience involving public contact.
    • Two years of experience in Municipal Court.
    •  Texas Municipal Court Clerks Certification Level I.
    • Notary Public or able to obtain.
    • Must be able to be Bonded.
    • Must be able to attend the required 12 hours of continued education each year.


  • January 23, 2024 4:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    APPLY ONLINE AT CITY OF AUSTIN JOBS

    Position Information

    Position Information

    Posting Title Court Clerk Assistant - Bilingual (English/Spanish)
    Job Requisition Number COA090876
    Position Number 100730
    Job Type Full-Time
    Division Name Municipal Court
    Minimum Qualifications

    Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

    • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus four (4) years of related experience
      OR
    • Associates degree plus two (2) years of related experience


    Licenses or Certifications:

    • None.
    Notes to Applicants

    Employment Application:
    The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Please be sure to detail on the application all current and previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.

    • The Employment Record should be complete with job titles, employment dates, job duties, functions and responsibilities for each position held. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your application.
    • A Résumé is required, but statements such as “see résumé” will not be accepted. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable.
    • Please note that Austin Municipal Court may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement.
    • Once the job posting has closed, applications cannot be changed.


    Additional Information:

    Skills assessments may be used to determine selection for interview process after initial applicant review.

    This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)

    Working with the City of Austin provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information.

    This position is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSF) Program. This program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.

    To learn more about the Court Clerk Assistant positions at Austin Municipal Court, please watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=944iAG0EMys

    Pay Range

    $21.78 – $24.50 per hour

    Hours

    Please note: Schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and/or holidays.
    Municipal Court is a 24 hour, 7 days per week business operation.
    Schedule/location may change based upon business needs.

    Job Close Date 02/01/2024
    Type of Posting External
    Department Municipal Court
    Regular/Temporary Regular
    Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
    Category Professional
    Location 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Ste 175 Austin, TX 78744
    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Experience:

    • Experience handling monetary transactions (cash, credit card, checks, money orders, etc.).
    • Experience performing multiple tasks using multiple computer programs (such as: Word, Database systems, Excel).
    • Bilingual in English/Spanish.
    Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

    Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

    1. Responds to customers regarding legal options to satisfy cases, including fines, trials or hearings, drivers safety, deferred dispositions, warrants, extensions, jail bond outs, posting of bonds, filing motions and others as appropriate to criminal and administrative case types.
    2. Updates case files in the Court’s case management system as contact is made with customers, judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, witnesses and others.
    3. Applies payments as appropriate, balances cash drawers, and prepares deposits of considerable amounts of money daily. Reviews financial information and applications to negotiate with customers to set-up payment plans to include weekly monitoring.
    4. Coordinates with prosecutors and police officers their availability to schedule hearings, trials and appearances on dockets.
    5. Prepares official court documents to prepare for court cases. Prepares cases for transfer to other courts as appropriate. Contacts defendants, prosecutors, defense attorneys, officers and others regarding court appearances and non-compliance issues. Researches names, addresses and telephone numbers of defendants using various databases to facilitate contact and case compliance.
    6. Assists judge in courtroom, monitors and attends to juror needs, coordinate courtroom activity (including maintaining order).
    7. Generates complaints (official charging instruments), prepares summons and subpoenas, and prepare paperwork such as defendants histories for use at appearance docket.
    8. Monitors cases for compliance, process cases in accordance with legal requirements, and prepares documentation for judges and prosecutors, including warrant of arrest.
    9. Compiles data/information, tracks and monitors for performance measures and/or reports;
    10. Investigates and recommends resolution of procedural and operational problems.

    Responsibilities – Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised:

    • None.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    • Knowledge of appropriate laws, policy or procedures dependent on circumstances.
    • Knowledge of court proceedings.
    • Knowledge of city practices, policy and procedures.
    • Skill in oral and written communication.
    • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
    • Skill in using computers and related software.
    • Skill in data analysis and problem solving.
    • Ability to handle hostile or difficult customers.
    • Ability to retain knowledge of historical laws and procedures.
    • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Ability to use document scanners and related software applications.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals utilizing tact and diplomacy.
    • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public.
    • Ability to exercise discretion in confidential matters.
    Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.
    EEO/ADA

    The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.

    The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDSAIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

    Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.


  • January 18, 2024 8:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The City of Howe is seeking an innovative, community-oriented servant leader ready to join its municipal family as the next Court and Permit Clerk

    The Court and Permit Clerk is responsible for daily data entry of traffic citations, criminal complaints, and city ordinance complaints in computer system. The individual will also assist the Howe Police Department with coordination of traffic hearings, criminal hearings, court, city code violation hearings and any other hearings or jury trials as required. The Court Clerk will process all necessary paperwork involved with case processing such as hearing summons, jury summons, subpoenas, court orders, and judgments as assigned as well as update files and computer system with case dispositions as required. The individual prepares warrants and delinquent notices as requested by supervisor.

    The Court and Permit Clerk is also responsible for assisting, and counseling, the general public, and contractors, in applying for building permits and answer questions about the permits process; receiving building permit plans, applications and supporting documents; distributing plan review letters; calculating fees; monitoring and notifying contractors of expired permits; prepare, generate, and file permits.

    Please submit resume with copies of all certifications to:

    City of Howe
    Attn: City Administrator
    P.O. Box 518
    116 E. Haning St.
    Howe, TX 75459

    Or email to all of the following: cityadministrator@cityofhowe.org; and mayor@cityofhowe.org. Include Court/Permit Clerk in the subject line.

    Applications must include copies of all certifications. Resumes or applications without copies of certifications will not be considered. The City of Howe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 18, 2024 8:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Apply Online at City of Austin Jobs

    Posting Title Court Clerk Assistant (C-Shift)
    Job Requisition Number COA090853
    Position Number 100668
    Job Type Full-Time
    Division Name Municipal Court
    Minimum Qualifications

    Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

    • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus four (4) years of related experience, OR
    • Associates degree plus two (2) years of related experience


    Licenses or Certifications:

    • None.
    Notes to Applicants

    Employment Application:

    The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Please be sure to detail on the application all current and previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.

    • Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant’s qualifications – minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
    • You must use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable.
    • Employment history dates must include month and year as well as the name and contact information for the supervisor and/or human resources department.
    • Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application.
    • Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application, not your resume or cover letter.
    • Please note that Austin Municipal Court may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement.


    Additional Information:

    Skills assessments may be used to determine selection for interview process after initial applicant review.

    This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)

    Working with the City of Austin provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information.

    This position is eligible for:

    • Shift Differential and Assignment pay, dependent upon unit, shift and location.


    • The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSF) Program, this program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.


    To learn more about the Court Clerk Assistant positions at Austin Municipal Court, please watch this videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=944iAG0EMys

    Pay Range

    $21.78 – $24.50 per hour

    Hours

    Please note:
    The hours for this position, after initial training period, will be the following shift:
    9:30 p.m. – 6:00 a.m., Thursday-Monday (Tuesday and Wednesday off).
    This work location is at the Travis County Jail facility, located at 10th and Nueces.

    Job Close Date 02/07/2024
    Type of Posting External
    Department Municipal Court
    Regular/Temporary Regular
    Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
    Category Professional
    Location 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Ste 175 Austin, TX 78744
    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Experience:

    • Experience handling monetary transactions (cash, credit card, checks, money orders, etc.).
    • Experience performing multiple tasks using multiple computer programs (such as: Word, Database systems, Excel).
    Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

    Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

    1. Responds to customers regarding legal options to satisfy cases, including fines, trials or hearings, drivers safety, deferred dispositions, warrants, extensions, jail bond outs, posting of bonds, filing motions and others as appropriate to criminal and administrative case types.
    2. Updates case files in the Court’s case management system as contact is made with customers, judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, witnesses and others.
    3. Applies payments as appropriate, balances cash drawers, and prepares deposits of considerable amounts of money daily. Reviews financial information and applications to negotiate with customers to set-up payment plans to include weekly monitoring.
    4. Coordinates with prosecutors and police officers their availability to schedule hearings, trials and appearances on dockets.
    5. Prepares official court documents to prepare for court cases. Prepares cases for transfer to other courts as appropriate. Contacts defendants, prosecutors, defense attorneys, officers and others regarding court appearances and non-compliance issues. Researches names, addresses and telephone numbers of defendants using various databases to facilitate contact and case compliance.
    6. Assists judge in courtroom, monitors and attends to juror needs, coordinate courtroom activity (including maintaining order).
    7. Generates complaints (official charging instruments), prepares summons and subpoenas, and prepare paperwork such as defendants histories for use at appearance docket.
    8. Monitors cases for compliance, process cases in accordance with legal requirements, and prepares documentation for judges and prosecutors, including warrant of arrest.
    9. Compiles data/information, tracks and monitors for performance measures and/or reports;
    10. Investigates and recommends resolution of procedural and operational problems.


    Responsibilities – Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised:

    • None.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    • Knowledge of appropriate laws, policy or procedures dependent on circumstances.
    • Knowledge of court proceedings.
    • Knowledge of city practices, policy and procedures.
    • Skill in oral and written communication.
    • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
    • Skill in using computers and related software.
    • Skill in data analysis and problem solving.
    • Ability to handle hostile or difficult customers.
    • Ability to retain knowledge of historical laws and procedures.
    • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Ability to use document scanners and related software applications.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals utilizing tact and diplomacy.
    • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public.
    • Ability to exercise discretion in confidential matters.
    Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.
    EEO/ADA

    The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.

    The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

    Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.


  • January 03, 2024 8:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The City of Manor is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Court Administrator. Under the general supervision of the City Manager or designee, the Court Administrator shall work in conjunction with other court personnel, judges, and prosecutors to perform a wide variety of court case management functions including applying laws, policies, and procedures as appropriate. Maintain court files and records and oversee day-to-day operations.

    Essential Functions:

    NOTE: Regular attendance is considered an Essential Function for this position
    Essential Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Ensure the efficient, lawful, and cooperative operation of the Municipal Court pursuant to Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 30; City of Manor Charter; and applicable City ordinances. 
    • Maintain the court docket, keep minutes of the court proceedings, authenticate acts, administer oaths, process subpoenas, summonses, capiases, and capias pro fine warrants. Process expungement cases and appeals. 
    • Manage court schedule for hearings, trials, and dockets, and coordinate with judges, prosecutors, and police officers as needed. 
    • Serve as custodian of official court records and funds and provide case management of all criminal cases filed in the Municipal Court. 
    • Maintain organization and flow of court records; ensure proper retention, maintenance, and disposition pursuant to federal and state laws. 
    • Assisted with supervisory activities, including selection, training, guidance, counseling, and performance evaluation. 
    • Schedule and assign staff tasks to support departmental missions. Review work performed by staff for accuracy. 
    • Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports in compliance with state law and as requested. 
    • Recommend goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. 
    • Timely correct financial errors and request bond refunds. 
    • Maintain and update court website content. 
    • Aid other City employees, City officials, outside agencies, and the public. 
    • Exercise considerable initiative, judgment, and extensive discretion when handling confidential and sensitive information. 
    • Convey a positive professional image by action, communication, and appearance. 
    • Regular, reliable, and punctual attendance is an essential function of this job. 
    • Contribute to team effort by performing other duties as assigned. 

    Education/Experience Required: 

    • High School diploma/GED required. 
    • Associate degree in public or business administration or related combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 
    • Municipal Court Clerk Certification II required. Certification must be maintained to continue employment. 
    • Five years (5) of experience in court work, preferably in a municipal setting or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position's duties. 
    • Two (2) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience. 

    Other Requirements:

    • Valid Texas Class C Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record, as defined by City policy. 
    • Proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to legally work in the United States.
    • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
    Applicant Process:
    For a complete job description, please contact the City of Manor Human Resources Department at (512) 272-5555.

    All applicants must complete an employment application and submit it to the Human Resources Department at 105 E. Eggleston St. or by mail at P.O. Box 387, Manor, Texas 78653 or by fax 512-2728636. Please visit www.cityofmanor.org City of Manor is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act & Accommodations Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please contact the Human Resources Department at (512) 272-5555.

    THE CITY OF MANOR IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Department: Court Location: Manor, Texas Job Status: Full-Time Salary Rate: $59,592.00- $64,168.00 Schedule: Monday- Friday Job Close Date: Open until filled


  • December 27, 2023 7:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Courtroom Deputy

    Job Number: USDC 24-06

    Closing Date: Open until filled, priority consideration given to applications received by January 5, 2024.

    Starting Salary: $50,964 - $69,996 (CL 26-27) (salary commensurate with experience)

    Transfers within the Judiciary will be considered for a salary match up to CL-27

    Location: San Antonio, TX

    Position Overview:

    The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is current looking for a Courtroom Deputy for the San Antonio Division. The Courtroom Deputy manages the court docket, performs full courtroom duties, prepares orders and judgements, and processes all court-related documents. In addition, as a Clerk's Office staff member, the Courtroom Deputy serves as a liaison with the judge, the Clerk's Office, chambers staff, attorneys, federal agencies, and the public.

    Duties and Responsibilites:

    • Manage judge's cases by calendaring, including distributing and monitoring deadlines, reviewing filings of pertinent documents, and responding timely to judicial orders.
    • Examine all papers assigned to a federal judge to ensure conformity with the federal rules, policies, and procedures of the Clerk's Office and judge's chambers.
    • Serve as the primary source of information on scheduling conferences, hearings, trials, and other case processes.
    • Attend court sessions and conferences - Assist with the orderly flow of proceedings, which includes administering oaths, setting up the courtroom, assuring the presence of all necessary participants, managing exhibits, and assisting with electronic evidence presentation systems. Take notes of proceedings, rulings, notices, and prepare minute entries electronically.
    • Draft form orders and judgments for the judge's approval, prepare and docket orders, pleadings, judgments, and minutes utilizing the Court's electronic filing system (CM/ECF).
    • Review the quality of electronically filed documents, ensuring that all orders and automated entries are appropriately and accurately docketed.
    • Provide information to attorneys on the judge's special procedures, answer procedural questions, and assist with compliance.
    • Assist the Clerk's Office as needed, and all other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Two years specialized court experience or equivalent work experience in a legal environment or closely related field.
    • Prior experience with the Court's case management system (CM/ECF) is preferred.
    • Proficient skill with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to perform quality control.
    • Understand legal terminology.
    • Commitment to providing excellent customer service.
    • Interact effectively and appropriately with others as a team.
    • Exhibit excellent judgment, temperament, integrity, trustworthiness, resilience, and character required of a judiciary employee.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality, handle sensitive information, and exercise discretion at all times.
    • Self-motivated, professional demeanor even in a stressful, fast-paced environment, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Availability for overtime and occasional overnight travel is required.

    Application Procedure:

    Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter (include job title/number listed above), detailed resume, salary history, e‐mail address, and a daytime phone number to: www.txwd.uscourts.gov > Court Info > Jobs > Current Employment Opportunities & Online Application.

    The United States Courts reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement, or to withdraw the announcement, any of which may occur without prior written or other notice. More than one position may be filled from this posting. In the event that a position becomes vacant in a similar classification, within a reasonable time of the original announcement, the Court Unit Executive may elect to select a candidate from the applicants who responded to the original announcement without posting the position. The Court is not authorized to reimburse travel expenses for interviews or relocation. This position is subject to mandatory electronic direct deposit of salary payments.

    Applicant Requirements and Conditions:

    • All applicants must be a U.S. citizen or must be a lawful permanent resident (i.e., green card holder) and seeking U.S. citizenship.
    • Applicants scheduled to interview should advise the Human Resources staff if any accommodation is needed.
    • Applicants are advised that false statements or omission of information on any application materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
    • Employees of the U.S. Courts serve under "Excepted Appointments" and are considered "at-will" employees (except for probation officers who may be removed for cause).
    • Employees will be hired provisionally pending the results of a background investigation.
    • All employees are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees (available for review upon request).
    • Only the most qualified candidates will be invited for a personal interview.
    • Other conditions not listed above may be applicable.

    The United States District Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • December 18, 2023 7:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Associate Municipal Court Judge

    Department: Municipal Court
    Job Status: Part-Time
    Position Type: Appointed
    Details: Salary $40,000, no other benefits.

    Job Summary

    GENERAL PURPOSE

    The Associate Municipal Court Judge is appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of City Council. Under the general supervision of the Presiding Judge, the Associate Municipal Court Judge handles cases on his/her docket as directed by the Presiding Judge, holds court hearings, and performs state magistrate duties, which may include reviewing applications for arrest and search warrants for the police department and travelling to the county jail and police department to administer TCCP Article 15.17 state magistrate legal rights warnings and setting bail on prisoners with Lakeway Class C arrest warrants and other cases filed by Lakeway Police.  The Associate Judge presides over court proceedings and handles dockets, as assigned by the Presiding Judge, and splits county jail magistration duties with the Presiding Judge and also splits on-call duties for arrest and search warrants after-hours (for Lakeway Police Department) with the Presiding Judge.

     REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

         Reports to: Mayor

         Supervises: none


    Job Responsibilities

    100% -

    MAIN JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Handle cases on all dockets as assigned by Presiding Judge (usually Night Court docket but can include day court docket as needed).
    • Serve as judge in rotation on the adult and juvenile docket and performs magistration duties as assigned by the Presiding Judge.
    • Reviewing, approving, and issuing arrest and search warrants.
    • Signing of the paperwork prepared by the Chief Court Clerk.
    • Handling special cases from the Code Enforcement Department to enforce City code of ordinances.
    • Serve as City Magistrate, arraigns defendants at jail and at police department as needed, presides over court proceedings in Municipal Court, and performs the full duties of the office as defined by law.
    • Preside over administrative hearings, court hearings, jury trials, and bench trials; processes and adjudicate criminal and civil cases in accordance with Texas Penal Codes, state and federal statutes, and court rules and procedures.
    • Exercise independent judgment within specific legal guidelines; assures official Municipal Court activities are in compliance with federal and state laws, and City policies and goals.
    • Review and sign court filings, motions, rulings, warrants and other legal documents; issues judicial process documents to compel appearances in court and compliance to legal rulings.
    • Support the relationship between the City of Lakeway and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintain confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; perform other duties as required or assigned.
    • Conveys a positive, professional image by action, communication and appearance.
    • Exhibits regular, reliable and punctual attendance.
    • Performs other related duties as required/assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of duties, powers, authorities, and limitations of a Municipal Court Judge.
    • Knowledge of State of Texas criminal and civil statues, rules, administrative orders, policies and procedures, and applicable Federal rules and regulations.
    • Knowledge of Texas judicial procedures and rules of evidence.
    • Knowledge and ability to follow Judicial Code of Ethics.
    • Knowledge of principles and protocols for the evidentiary gathering of information, documents, financial records and other data that may be used in court and legal hearings.
    • Knowledge of legal case management procedures, ethics, and techniques.
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of legal, ethical, and professional rules of conduct.
    • Knowledge of current political and economic trends in municipal, state and federal government.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with City Council, City Manager, citizens of the City of Lakeway, employees and special groups requiring information as needed.
    • Ability to review, understand, interpret, and analyze applicable civil and criminal laws and regulations.
    • Ability to use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines in order to ensure that justice is fair and equitable.
    • Ability to organize, interpret and apply legal principles and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and open communications with City employees, law enforcement agencies, court and justice system representatives, and advocate groups.
    • Skill to operate a computer utilizing a variety of business and Court specialized software.

    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

    WORKING CONDITIONS and PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

     

    • Work environment is primarily an office setting, where noise and temperature levels are moderate.
    • Hours are typically set for court but will be on-call after normal business hours for police officers to call needing search and arrest warrants.
    • Will split (1/2 month) with Presiding Judge for duties of County Jail magistrate and traveling to Lakeway Police Station to administer TCCP Article 15.17 legal rights to defendants being held on Lakeway class C misdemeanor warrants.
    • Major holidays will be split equitably.
    • Stressful situations are inherent to this position.
    • Work occasionally requires travel, including over-night stays, involving training and conducting City business.
    • Must be able to sit for long periods of time communicating with and listening to court litigants, performing computer work, writing docket notes and preparing legal documents.
    • Must possess general manual dexterity to operate computer, office machines, perform filing or other office functions; and reach with hands or arms.
    • Must be able to move about office, bend or stoop, retrieve files, lift books or other materials, use step-stools and step-ladders to store and retrieve items of various sizes, shapes and forms weighing up to 30 pounds.
    • Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: hearing, manual dexterity, mental acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, talking, and visual acuity.

    Education, Certifications and/or Licenses

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Graduation from an accredited law school.
    • Must be licensed as an attorney by the State Bar of Texas with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the practice of law.
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a Municipal Court Judge.

       

      OR

       

    • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

     

    CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Membership in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.
    • Possess and maintain valid Texas Class C driver license with satisfactory driving record, as defined by City policy.
    • Proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to legally work in the United States.

    Job Advertisement

    Hiring salary is $40,000. No other benefits. 

    Disclaimer

    Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

     

    This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

     

    This job description may be changed at any time.

     

    City of Lakeway is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act & Amendments Act.  If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please contact the Human Resources Department at (512) 314-7508.

     

    The City of Lakeway is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Application Special Instructions

    Please upload cover letter and resume with your completed online application. A cover letter should express why you are interested in the position and highlight your relative work experience, education, and skills. From the document upload feature label each, accordingly, resume and cover letter. Failure to complete online application will eliminate you from consideration. Do not use "see resume" when completing the application. Only online applications will be accepted. Should you have any questions please contact Human Resources Director Wendy Askey at (512)314-7508. 

    You will need to create an account. Once you have successfully submitted your application you will receive the following message:

    Application Submitted Successfully! Thank you for submitting your application for this job. Your application will be considered with others during the application process, and you will be notified of your status accordingly. HR Department Staff.


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