Municipal Court Clerk I - City of Victoria

September 15, 2022 4:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


$31,949.00 - $45,503.00 Annually

Once certifications are obtained, Municipal Court Clerk I is eligible to be promoted:
Municipal Court Clerk II - salary $33,547 - $47,779/yr DOQ
Municipal Court Clerk III - salary $35,224 - $50,168/yr DOQ


Victoria, Texas

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Municipal Court

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Examples of Duties

  1. Performs a full range of court operations work including case processing in traffic, criminal, and civil using an electronic case processing system, related applications, and equipment.
  2. Provides assistance to attorneys, court parties, defendants, and the public by responding to a variety of questions in-person, over the phone, by mail, and/or electronically; Provides forms, documents, and court procedure information, checks people in for court, and refers new or complex questions to higher level staff.
  3. Effectively greets visitors to department and advises defendants of their rights in reference to Municipal Court procedures and provides public information as authorized by department and/or State Law.
  4. Initiates case records at the court clerk’s customer service window using electronic means or paper documents; Records required data regarding parties, documents, flags, comments, events, and dispositions in case processing system and other relevant systems; notifies relevant individuals about missing information, documents, or non-compliant legal forms.
  5. Processes cases within assigned area of responsibility; Researches, tracks, and monitors case status and progression; Follow up with defendants, officers, and/or other parties as necessary.
  6. All other job-related duties as assigned or as become apparent.

Minimum Education, Experience and Certification

High school diploma or equivalent required; associate’s degree in a related field preferred. Three years of clerical or office experience required. Minimum of 6 months cash handling and customer service required. Level I Municipal Court Clerks Certification required, or ability to obtain within 1 year of employment. Will consider equivalent combination of experience and education, which provides the knowledge, abilities, and skills required for the job. Valid Texas driver’s license with a driving record that meets City guidelines. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.

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