Court Clerk - City of Sugar Land

August 25, 2021 10:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

SALARY:

$14.72 - $16.93 Hourly
$1,177.60 - $1,354.40 Biweekly
$30,617.60 - $35,214.40 Annually

OPENING DATE:

08/24/21

CLOSING DATE:

08/30/21 05:00 PM


POSITION DESCRIPTION:

At the City of Sugar Land, we are looking for people driven by a desire to contribute, possess a willingness to be challenged, and are committed to public service. Our champion employees are a driving factor for making Sugar Land "One of America's Best". The Finance Department has an opening for a Municipal Court Clerk.
 

The  Municipal Court Clerk position is responsible for performing a variety of clerical duties related to the procedures, laws, and record keeping tasks required of a Court of Law. 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

  • Performs extensive data entry.
  • Deals effectively with the public in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Receives and processes payments of fines, fees and court costs.
  • Weekly reconciliation of finalized cases.
  • Interprets and explains state law and possible options to defendants. 
  • Processes & reconciles daily cash receipts and balances cash drawer daily. 
  • Maintains daily log of items received through mail and drop box.  
  • Prepares and sends Juvenile Letters and Parking Letters.
  • Daily filing of all citations.
  • Monthly filing of final dispositions.
  • Assist defendants on the telephone as well as at the clerk’s window.
  • Process Statements of Intent filed by Sugar Land Officers and the public and sends notification to all parties in a timely manner.           
  • Process payments paid by credit card over the telephone, and the Internet.
  • Submit court correspondance to defendants via email.
  • Performs any other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Senior Court Clerk or Deputy Court Administrator. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Formal Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent GED supplemented with course work in typing, business machine and personal computer operations
  • Some college and/or continuing education coursework is desirable.

 
Relatable Work Experience:

  • One year of experience dealing with the public/customer service, data entry, handling cash, and preparing deposits on a daily basis.  
  • Municipal experience is preferred.
  • Additional relevant work experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above knowledge; skill and education requirements may be substituted in lieu of specific education requirements.

 
Training (License and/or Certification):

  • Valid Texas Drivers License
  • Level I Certification or the ability to obtain within 2 years of hire.






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