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  • January 11, 2021 11:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Town of Argyle: Municipal Court Clerk 

    http://www.argyletx.com/247/Employment-Opportunities

    Department: Municipal Court

    Salary Range: $19.00-$23.86

    Date(s) Modified:

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Position Summary

    Under general supervision of the Assistant Town Administrator, the Lead Court Clerk administers ministerial duties as allowed by law and the court's judicial orders. Provides support to the judge and manages all secretarial duties of the court.

    Job descriptions are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the job and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

    The Town of Argyle does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. The Town is an equal opportunity employer.

    Job Responsibilities

    Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Oversees the daily operation of the Argyle Municipal Court to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
    • Imports citations daily; prepares files jackets for cases; enters code enforcement citations manually and mails notices as required.
    • Answers phone calls and provides information regarding tickets, court procedures, and options; answers main Town Hall line and directs incoming calls to appropriate departments.
    • Reviews incoming mail and processes accordingly; reviews and responds to incoming emails; answers phones and provides information as requested.
    • Processes mail to include letters of representation, motion for time served, payments, request for dismissal, expunctions, and trials; responds to emails and open record requests.
    • Supervises the life cycle of records such as creation, organization, use, maintenance, and disposition of records; inspects file cabinets to ensure files are moving toward disposition.
    • Reconciles cash drawer weekly; reviews cash drawer reports for accuracy and errors; prepares and maintains monthly reports for collection agencies, Texas Office of Court Administration, and others as assigned.
    • Prepares court dockets; sets up and cleans the Council Chambers in advance.
    • Monitors and maintains an itemized list of supplies court supplies; places orders or requests supplies through purchasing personnel as needed.
    • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

    Job Requirements

    Knowledge of –

    • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations.
    • Record maintenance and disposition policies and procedures.
    • Court processes and procedures.
    • Basic legal terminology.
    • Cash handling and reconciliation practices.
    • Proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
    • Customer service principles, practices, and etiquette.
    • General office policies, procedures, and equipment.

    Skill in –

    • Maintaining accurate records and filing systems.
    • Interacting tactfully and professionally with Town staff, outside agencies, and the public.
    • Typing and entering data with speed and accuracy.
    • Following written and verbal instructions.
    • Organizing work and setting priorities to meet deadlines.
    • Preparing clear and concise reports.
    • Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships.
    • Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Operating a computer including standard software and some specialized software.

    Education and Experience:

    High School Diploma or GED equivalent AND two (2) years of experience as a municipal court clerk; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

    Licenses, Certifications, and Equipment:

    A valid State driver’s license may be required. Must possess a Level 1 Texas Court Clerk certification or obtain certification within one (1) year of hire.

    Work is performed in a standard office environment and courthouse setting and required the use of standard office equipment such as personal computer and related software, fax machine, and copy machine.


    DISCLAIMERS

    This job description is:

    1. Intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by any employee assigned to this job title. It is not intended to be a complete list of all job duties, responsibilities, and/or behaviors of employees in this job. It is intended to describe the essential functions of the position that a qualified individual must be able to perform, either with or without reasonable accommodation.

    2. Not intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision.

    3. Not an employment agreement or contract. The Town of Argyle has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

    A criminal history, driver's license check and drug test are required for employment.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Town of Argyle will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.



    **Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.

    ***May occasionally be required to work on-call, weekends and evenings.


  • December 31, 2020 8:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Title:Manager of Court Services

    Opening Date/Time:  Wed. 12/30/20 12:00 AM Central Time

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

    Salary:  $35.05 - $43.58 Hourly
                  $2,803.77 - $3,486.14 Biweekly
                  $6,074.84 - $7,553.30 Monthly
                  $72,898.06 - $90,639.58 Annually

    Job Type:  Regular Fulltime

    Location:Town Center: 211 East Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas

    The purpose of this position is to supervise the operations of the department.  This is accomplished by scheduling court dockets; developing work plans; supervising staff; developing procedures; coordinating activities with judges and prosecutors; developing and monitoring budgets and revenues; responding to inquiries; and maintaining all records and court documents.  Other duties include coordinating activities with other departments.


     Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Manages staff by scheduling and assigning tasks; developing working guidelines; assigning special projects; reviewing performance; and assisting in resolving customer inquiries.
    • Assists judicial staff by researching information; developing and implementing procedures; identifying, recommending and implementing business system changes; reviewing software processes; ensuring compliance with local, state and federal regulations; ensuring the accuracy of legal notices; managing the calendar; retaining relevant documents; overseeing work plans and assignments; maintaining websites; overseeing payment calculations; and monitoring internal controls.
    • Supports budget activities by reviewing expenditures and revenues; recommending changes; reviewing staffing; approving invoices; and monitoring changes.
    • Assists with dockets by preparing files and notices; preparing and issuing jury summons; registering jurors; and processing related documents.

     Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in public administration or related field from an accredited university
    • Five years of experience managing municipal court activities
     
    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
     
    • Two years of experience with LT Systems Software 
     
     LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
     
    • Court Clerk II Certification required with Court Clerk III Certification preferred
    • Valid driver’s license with good driving record and ability to maintain while employed  


     Supplemental Information:
    • Knowledge of relevant local, state and federal laws and regulations
    • Knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal court administration
    • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, the public, and elected and appointed officials
    • Ability to be certified for TCIC/NCIC and TLETS
    • Skill in the operation and use of standard office software which includes databases and presentation programs, along with standard Microsoft products


  • December 18, 2020 4:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Description

    Summary

    We welcome and appreciate your interest in employment with the City of Corpus Christi. We are an equal opportunity employer; no information obtained during the recruitment/selection process is intended for any discriminatory purposes.

    Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

    Grade: 111

    Salary: $13.41 - $14.80 Hourly (Dependent on Qualifications)

    Department: Municipal Court

    E-mail: AshleyV@cctexas.com

    ATTENDANCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION ARE AS FOLLOWS Non-rotating 40 hour work week; Monday through Friday, 8:00 am

    - 5:00 pm. Must be available to work additional hours as needed.

    Who May Apply?

    All persons legally authorized to work in the United States.

    Responsibilities

    The purpose of a Deputy Court Clerk IV is to provide case resolution for citizens at the lobby windows following court procedures and maintaining compliance with the law, in an efficient, effective and professional manner.

    • Processes defendant information at public lobby windows, through the mail and email, including but not limited to: processing pleas, processing requests for driving safety courses, accepting proof of compliance, accepting and applying multiple forms of payments
    • Collects fines and generates receipts, balances and prepares deposits; generates reports; provides general information about policies and procedures; researches requested information
    • Accurately enters data into court case management software and scans documents into computer
    • Directs customers to the courtroom or other appropriate areas of the Court
    • Assists attorneys and accepts attorney documentation
    • Develops payment plans through customer interviews
    • Informs customers of the terms and conditions required of the Collection Program
    • Compiles and evaluates financial information needed to determine appropriate monthly payments and/or alternative methods for the collection of fines and court costs per State mandated guidelines
    • Maintains customer records in the court’s database system by entering files, court costs, and other fees as determined by the Municipal Court Judge
    • Prepares appropriate collection information and compliance history prior to directing customers to the courtroom
    • Monitors and tracks collection plans and contacts delinquent customers and prepares and mails reminder notices
    • Contacts customers directly by phone to request payment of delinquent fines and costs; and compiles listing of all delinquent clients for issuance of warrants
    • Assists customers ordered by judges to perform community service by providing a location and/or list of community non-profit organizations
    • Provides customers with the necessary documents to obtain proof of community service performed
    • Monitors and tracks community service compliance; scans and verifies submitted timesheets and queues completions for dismissal or sets cases to Show Cause if failed to comply
    • May be asked to perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Associate’s Degree or two (2) year technical certificate
    • Three (3) years of customer service and financial experience
    • A combination of education and experience may be considered
    • Experience in end-of-day cash balancing desired
    • Must obtain Municipal Court Clerk Certification within 18 months of employment
    • Preference will be given to candidates with prior court and collections experience, Municipal Court Certification, and bilingual (English & Spanish)

    • Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire

    • A valid driver's license is required

    Other Information:

    Benefits

    The City offers an excellent benefit package that includes:

    • Texas Municipal Retirement System – the City offers a 2 to 1 match. Each employee automatically contributes 6% of their total compensation.  The City matches 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you contribute. This will increase to 7% after January 1, 2019.
    • Medical/dental/vision/life coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.
    • Vacation – 88+ hours per year
    • Personal leave – 40 hours per year
    • Sick leave – 96 hours per year
    • Voluntary 457b deferred compensation plan
    • Eight (8) Holidays
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • City Employee Health & Wellness Clinic & City Employee Fitness Center
    • Learning & Development Academy
    • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
    • Employee Recognition Programs

    Basis of Rating

    Application review and the City may also conduct additional skill assessment tests, in addition to the panel interview.

    Closing Statement

    Selected applicants must be able to pass a background investigation and a pre-employment drug test. Any position that lists a minimum qualification for education level and/or license/certification will require the applicant to provide proof of documentation if selected for hire into the position with the City of Corpus Christi.

    In the event of an emergency, employees are required to work to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services.


    Job opening will close on

    December 31, 2020

  • December 02, 2020 9:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary:  $39,728.00 Annually

    Closed date:  Until filled.

    City of Wylie Jobs

    General Summary

    The City of Wylie Municipal Court is seeking a Senior Deputy Court Clerk that will work in the newly renovated Public Safety Building.  The Senior Deputy Court Clerk assists the Court Administrator with the coordination of the administrative activities of the municipal court along with normal duties of the Deputy Court Clerk. Provides exceptional customer service and record keeping services to people conducting business with the court. Provides information and services at the counter, completes and files necessary paperwork, collects fees and other payments, and maintains accurate records. Although this position does entail some exposure to courtroom activity, it is primarily responsible for customer service and data management.

    Supervision is provided by the Court Administrator. 

    Essential Job Functions
    • Assists the Court Administrator with development, implementation, and adherence to court policies, procedures, and changes in local and state laws and ordinances; special projects; running reports; administrative assistance; facilitating projects; monitoring workflow; identifying and resolving problems; and preparing and verifying daily deposits.
    • Coordinates daily work activities which include, but are not limited to, organizing, prioritizing, and assigning work; monitoring status of work in progress; inspecting completed work; consulting with Court Administrator to assist with solving complex problems and providing technical expertise.
    • Provides customer service to citizens, defendants, parents of defendants, and other parties by phone and in person. Answers questions, takes payments, sets court dates, enters information in computer, prepares payment plans, and receives required and/or court ordered documents such a copies of insurance, motor vehicle registration receipt, driving record, etc.
    • Receives payments for municipal court fines and fees as well as cash bond payments in the form of cash, check, money order, and credit card. 
    • Provides information and assistance related to court processes, activities, procedures, documentation, fees, cases, or other issues.
    • Responds to questions/complaints, researches problems and initiates problem resolution.
    • Prepares cases for court, processes judgments and dispositions, and enters case information into the court software system.
    • Prepares and maintains court files, both manual and computerized, including data entry and digital imaging.
    • Reviews court files for compliance of Judge's orders and prepares arrest warrants for issuance in cases of noncompliance.
    • Generates correspondence and documentation to defendants and attorneys related to court case files such as court summonses, letters, promises to appear, document receipts, etc.
    • Reviews work for accuracy and completeness.
    • Runs routine reports from court software system.
    • Assists Judge and court personnel in the courtroom as needed.
    • Prepares complaints, warrants, subpoenas and summons, and all other legal documents and orders from the Judge.
    • Processes cases in court software that corresponds with Judge's orders, entering due dates and additional fees.
    • Reviews files for additional orders after non-compliance and final disposition.
    • Scans completed/disposed case papers into Laserfiche.
    • Reviews software processing and court documents to update for efficiency.
    • Performs as a responsible steward of the public trust and strives for excellence in public service, enhancing the quality of life for all.
    • Acts in a civil, respectful manner at all times to management, co-workers and others.
    • Other duties as may be assigned. 
    Minimum Job Requirements

    High School Diploma or equivalent. Four years of general business and clerical experience involving customer contact and fiscal responsibility.
     
    Level I of the Municipal Court Clerk Certification through the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC) and Level II of the Municipal Court Clerk Certification through the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC), within one year of promotion/hire. If certifications are expired, must renew Level I certification within one year of promotion/hire and Level II certification must be obtained within two years of promotion/hire. Once certification are obtained, must maintain required certifications/licenses throughout time in position.
     
    This position requires the completion of NIMS training courses 100 and 700 upon hiring or within six months of employment/transfer/promotion.

    Physical Requirements/Work Environment

    PHYSICAL STRENGTH REQUIRED
    Low: Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently or negligible amounts consistently.
     
    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED
    Balancing             Bending                       Carrying                   Crouching                       
    Handling               Hearing                       Fine Dexterity           Kneeling          
    Lifting                   Pushing/Pulling            Reaching                  Sitting         
    Standing               Talking                         Twisting                    Vision                               
    Walking
     
    PRIMARY WORK ENVIRONMENT: Indoors
    SHIFT WORK: No                                                          
    CALL-OUT: Occasionally 


  • November 05, 2020 4:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Apply online:  City of Lewisville Jobs

    SALARY:

    $18.83 Hourly; $3,264.08 Monthly; $39,169.00 Annually

    OPENING DATE: 11/02/20

    CLOSING DATE: 11/16/20 05:30 PM

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Responsible for providing support and assistance to all judges of the Court in clerical, non-judicial administrative, and magisterial matters by managing and coordinating the judicial activities of the courtroom and executing duties delegated by the Judge.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Schedules and coordinates activities and operations of the courtroom and monitors case management and processing of pending cases.
    • Schedules and coordinates day-to-day administrative details of the Judge’s office.
    • Maintains and coordinates the judicial calendars to ensure docket and jail coverage during all court sessions.
    • Serves as liaison between the judges, attorneys, defendants, court personnel, Police Department, and outside agencies.
    • Maintains the judges’ calendars and arranges meetings and conferences.
    • Schedules administrative hearings (MOEP, Property, Expunction, Interlock, Dangerous Dog, Animal Cruelty, etc.) as needed.
    • Collects and provides to court personnel accurate information regarding jail arraignments.
    • Prepares monthly OCA reports.
    • Enters daily all Protective Order documents into OCA Registry and notifies victims.
    • Scans daily jail documents and coordinates with municipal and county court personnel regarding warrants and supporting documents.
    • Records and maintains jail docket records and responds to requests for magistrate jail documents.
    • Coordinates requests for Arrest, Search, Administrative warrants.
    • Prepares and maintains the annual jail magistration schedule.
    • Assists judges in recording and maintaining payroll hours.
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education High School Diploma or GED required. Experience Four years of responsible office administration experience is required with at least two years in

    a court or legal office. REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES Knowledge of:

    • Knowledge of personal computers with proficient use of all applicable software (i.e. Microsoft Excel and Word).
    • Knowledge of courtroom proceedings and presentation.

    Ability to:

    • Ability to effectively handle sensitive situations requiring courtesy, persuasion, and tact.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
    • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
    • 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.

    Skills

    • Strong organizational skills; ability to determine priorities and to coordinate activities within established guidelines.
    • Proficient in keyboarding, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills and ability to compose and edit letters and other correspondence

    Preferences Bilingual in English and Spanish.

    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.


  • September 30, 2020 10:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Administers non-judicial functions of the court, including direct supervision of non-judicial court personnel. Design and implement policies and procedures, and administer the day-to-day operations of the court, including budget and financial analysis.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Coordinates activities such as jury selection, notification, and utilization; case scheduling and tracking; personnel assignment; and space and equipment allocation to accomplish orderly processing of court cases. 
    • Investigates problems that affect case flow and recommends or implements corrective measures. 
    • Compiles and analyzes data on court activity to monitor management performance and prepare activity reports. 
    • Conducts research to analyze current and alternative personnel, facilities, and data management systems and consults with judicial staff of court to evaluate findings and recommendations. 
    • Oversees accounting of revenues and expenditures and prepares and justifies budget. 
    • Resolves questions and complaints raised by court personnel, attorneys, and members of other organizations and public. 
    • Prepare docket or calendar of cases to be called. 
    • Other duties may be assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities 

    Directly supervises multiple employees in the Court. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Education and/or Experience 

    Bachelor's degree or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

    A valid Class C driver’s license with a clean driving record is required for this position. Driving is a requirement of this position. A minimum of Municipal Court Clerk Level I Certification is preferred.

    Salary

    Starting at $2,297.60/bi-weekly




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