Part-Time Court Assistant - City of Watauga

October 11, 2021 4:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


CITY OF WATAUGA
invites applications for the position of:

Court Assistant

SALARY:

$12.40 Hourly

OPENING DATE:

09/15/21


SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under general supervision, provides a variety of municipal court administrative services in the Court division and to the general public.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
 

  • Provides customer service at the clerk’s window or via mail or phone.
  • Performs calculations and monetary transactions.
  • Assists with preparing and maintaining court records and related files.
  • Uploads, imports and processes new cases from the Police, Animal Control and Code Enforcement departments.
  • Responds to customer inquiries and complaints. 
  • Advises defendants of their rights and basic judicial procedures.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

 
SCOPE OF SUPERVISION

  • Works under general supervision of the Municipal Court Administrator and Senior Court Clerk.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines High school diploma or equivalent; AND six (6) months of customer service experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: 

  • City organization, operations, policies and procedures.
  • Applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, regulations and guidelines.
  • Legal system.
  • Code of Judicial Conduct.
  • Transportation Code.
  • Penal Codes.
  • Principles and practices of effective customer service.
  • Texas Local Government Codes.
  • Applicable policies, procedures and regulations covering specific areas of assignment.
  • Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications.

 
 
Skill in:

  • Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment.
  • Understanding, and applying relevant policies and procedures.  
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with various City departments, external government agencies, attorneys, schools, suppliers, vendors and the general public.
  • Operating a personal computer and financial software programs.
  • Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.

 
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 
 
Applicant must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cowtx.org

7105 Whitley Road
Watauga, TX 76148
(817) 514-5819

personnel@wataugatx.org




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