Deputy Court Clerk - City of Lewisville

September 10, 2021 10:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Salary: $34,411.00 Annually

Closing: September 15, 2021 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
            1 year 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.




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