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Deputy Court Clerk - City of Cedar Park

June 10, 2024 1:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


$17.98 - $20.00 Hourly


Cedar Park, TX

Job Type

Full Time

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Municipal Court


Municipal Court

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Closing Date



The City of Cedar Park

Deputy Court Clerk description imageThe City of Cedar Park is seeking highly adaptable multitaskers with excellent communication skills for the position of Deputy Court Clerk. Working in the judicial system offers a professional and rewarding career path with diverse and challenging responsibilities. By working at the Cedar Park Municipal Court, you will be interacting with members of the public during stressful circumstances in their lives and have the opportunity to make a difference. If you are excited about working in the court community and dedicated to providing high levels of service to the public, this may be the opportunity for you.
The position of Deputy Court Clerk performs a wide variety of administrative duties in support of the municipal court. Key skills needed for this position are the ability to provide strong customer service and be highly adaptable; able to switch gears on a continual basis. Strong organization, attention to detail, critical thinking skills, and technical ability is crucial. You must be able to work cohesively with a diverse team and take pride in contributing to a positive and inclusive work environment. 

The Position

Exceptional Customer Service: Interact with the public, defendants, attorneys, jurors, and other court users by providing assistance and accurate information regarding court procedures, case status, and general information. Communicate effectively in person, in writing, and by phone. Maintain professionalism and be able to effectively navigate escalated interactions.

Recordkeeping & Data Entry: Maintain accurate, detailed, and up-to-date court records, including citations, complaints, summons, warrants, correspondence, and other court documents and reports. Sort, file, copy, and distribute mail, correspondence, and other court paperwork to appropriate personnel. Coordinate and prepare documents for the judges to review and sign.

Financial Transactions: Process payments, refunds, and posting of bonds in municipal court cases. Proficiently count, verify and manage cash and credit card transactions. Process daily deposits.

Case Management: Schedule, prepare, and coordinate the court’s calendar and docketing. Prepare and send required hearing notices. Prepare and distribute summonses to potential jurors, oversee juror qualification process and assist jurors during trial.

Courtroom Support: Organize and prepare case files for court hearings. Provide administrative support to the judge in the courtroom; facilitating communication between the judge, attorneys, defendants, and court personnel. Relay messages and information and provide instructions or documentation to defendants and attorneys as directed.

Acceptable Experience, Training, Certifications and Licenses

High School Diploma or the equivalent; and

At least two (2) years clerical work experience requiring public contact; attention to detail is essential for consideration of this position, and previous court experience preferred; or,
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Certifications and Licenses
Texas Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Level I or the ability to obtain this certification within two (2) years of hire.  

Supplemental Information

The City of Cedar Park is a vibrant community of 82,220 consistently ranked by the U.S. Census Bureau as one of the fastest growing communities in the Austin metro. Named for a popular park and rail stop in the late 1800s, Cedar Park is now home to two professional sports teams, the Texas Stars AHL hockey team and the Austin Spurs NBA G-league basketball team, as well a growing number of high tech and major manufacturing employers. Cedar Park has several rankings by a variety of sources as one of the Best Cities for Families and one of the Safest Cities in Texas.

Join our team of dynamic, talented, and dedicated professionals. We work together, we enjoy serving the community, and we have fun at what we do. Join us today!

The City is an equal opportunity employer that maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to each employee and applicant for employment. The City affirms its commitment that there shall be no discrimination against applicants or employees because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other protected status.  

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