Salary - $36,754.90 Annually
Apply on Website - http://www.LongviewTexas.gov/Jobs
Provides professional services in all cases involving juvenile offenders; performs specialized clerical duties in support of the Court and Judge; assists the Judge in the courtroom; provides information and assistance to the public.
Examples of Duties
Acts as liaison between the court, parents and/or guardian, and juvenile or minor offenders; conducts meetings with the offender and parents/guardian; ensures parents/guardians and offenders are educated on court processes, alternative sentences, diversion programs and possible outcomes, both before and after court appearance. Directs, manages, supervises and coordinates juvenile and minor’s participation in diversion programs and community service agencies; monitors cases for program compliance; follows up with offenders to promote compliance and processes cases not in compliance. Schedules and prepares juvenile and minor cases for hearings; maintains all case records for court; responsible for all juvenile and minor court records; maintains accurate DPS driver’s license suspension records; prepares statistical reports. Communicates effectively, professionally and courteously with the public in person, over the telephone and in writing. Builds and maintains Court calendars; monitors the monthly dockets to prevent backlog; prepare the docket printouts for the judge; prepares and archives the final docket. Develops and maintains working relationships with the Police Department, County, other courts, school officials, community service organizations and City departments in order to develop and implement collaborative youth services. Coordinates, implements and participates in educational programs, training sessions and presentations to internal and external stakeholders and community based organizations. Administers the court’s adult community service program and monitors for compliance. Stays abreast of legislative changes, court procedures and training related to court duties to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. Maintains the accuracy, completeness and confidentiality of records. Makes recommendations, participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned programs and the annual budget. Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, or related field, and two year’s experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience but court experience is preferred. Ability to obtain Level II Texas Court Clerk Certification within 30 months of employment is required. If employee already possesses Level I Texas Court Clerk Certification, then 18 months will be given to obtain Level II Texas Court Clerk Certification. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. Must pass testing of 45wpm and Microsoft Office
Physical Demands/Work Environment
Work is performed in a municipal court environment. Subject to sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting of objects up to 10 pounds. Exposure to infectious diseases and interaction with potentially irate members of the public is involved. Must pass pre- employment drug and alcohol test. Must be fingerprinted for the criminal history check\background investigation.