Municipal Court, TX
5/7/2023 11:59 PM Central
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To perform a wide variety of specialized administrative duties in support of the municipal court including the initiation, processing, and maintenance of legal documents, correspondence and statistics; and to provide information and assistance to the public.
Employee has no supervisory responsibilities.
Education and Experience:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have a valid Driver’s license by date of hire.
Must obtain a valid Texas Driver's license within 90 days of hire.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Personal computer, including spreadsheet and word processing software; central Municipal Court computer system; telephone; 10-key calculator; typewriter; copy and fax machines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Job Title: Program Director
Type of Job: Full-Time
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants who do not presently work at TMCEC may apply online HERE. Internal applicants may apply by email. Upload your resumé and a cover letter to the attention of Ryan Kellus Turner, Executive Director. The cover letter should describe your interest in the position and include a detailed explanation of how your experience meets the minimum qualifications and prepares you for the responsibilities outlined in the job description. Please, no telephone inquiries. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates selected for interviews may be required to complete an additional application authorizing TMCEC to conduct a background check. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
WORKING AT TMCEC: Each person who works at TMCEC plays an important, different role. Together we create unique and exceptional learning opportunities for judges and court personnel throughout Texas. We are looking for ideal team players who are prepared to make a difference and want to be part of a nationally recognized, one-of-a-kind organization that values collaboration, sustainability, and efficiency. Working together and with others, TMCEC is a tightknit organization of individuals who share a personal commitment to public service and providing education to the largest segment of the Texas judicial system.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Program Director is a judicial branch educator who plays an important part in creating and delivering dynamic and effective education programs for municipal courts. This position has special responsibilities for the professional and continuing education of court personnel (e.g., court clerks, court managers, court administrators).
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
BACKGROUND INFORMATION: This position is based in Austin, Texas. It is a full-time position at 40 hours a week. Employment requires passing a comprehensive background check, a valid driver’s license, car insurance (or other proof of financial responsibility), and a reliable mode of transportation.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include employer paid health insurance, employer contribution to a 403(b) plan, and a generous paid leave package (including annual and sick leave). This position is eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. The PSLF program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.
ABOUT TMCEC: The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (TMCEC) was formed in 1984 by the Texas Municipal Courts Association (TMCA) to provide extensive, professional continuing education and training programs for municipal judges and court personnel. TMCEC is primarily financed by a grant from the Court of Criminal Appeals out of funds appropriated by the Legislature to the Judicial and Court Personnel Training Fund. In 2006, TMCEC was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation exclusively for charitable, literary, and educational purposes of providing: (1) judicial education, technical assistance, and the necessary resource material to assist municipal judges, court support personnel, and city attorneys in obtaining and maintaining professional competence in the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice; and (2) information to the public about the Texas judicial system and laws relating to public safety and quality of life in Texas communities. Sponsoring more than 50 events and providing professional and law-related education to more than 5,000 people annually, TMCEC is one of the largest organizations of its kind in the United States of America. TMCEC offers mandatory and continuing education for municipal judges and municipal court personnel, including prosecutors, and conducts training in various locations throughout the state and online. TMCEC has an outstanding cadre of faculty members that consists of judges, attorneys, and other professionals from throughout the nation. TMCEC takes pride in the quality and content of its conferences, publications, resources, and general work product. The organization has earned the praise of judges, attorneys, policy makers, and court professionals both nationally and throughout the Lone Star State.
Under general direction, this independent position exists to assist the City Secretary in the daily legal operations of the Municipal Court department. Works very closely with the Prosecutor and Municipal; Court Judges in all processes of the Court. Performs administrative duties of the City Secretary in his/her absence.
Under direct supervision of the City Secretary, performs clerical and administrative functions necessary to support the Municipal Court, requiring knowledge of Municipal Court procedures and traffic laws. Provides support for the Municipal Court Judge and Municipal Court Prosecutor in their functions of administering justice. Performs other secretarial tasks to assist in the support of court and City Secretary. Has extensive public contact requiring judgment, initiative, discretion, and tact. Ability to oversee multiple tasks simultaneously. Must have effective communication skills, ability to work in a fast-paced, high stress environment, and deal with conflict. Must have cash handling experience. Preference will be given to a candidate that has experience with Municipal Court procedures and Incode software. Spanish language skills are a plus.
Must have a high school diploma or a GED; Must obtain the Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Level I within 12 months of hire date.
Must obtain the Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Level I within 12 months of date of hire. Ability to obtain Notary Public certificate within the first year of employment.
Attendance of programs provided by the Texas Municipal Court Education Center (TMCEC) for continuing education.
Reading: Ability to read and comprehend simple to complex instruction such as laws and Ordinances, technical reports, manuals, correspondence and memos, office communications, legal opinions, policies and procedures.
Writing: Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Math: Operation of calculator and computer.
Reasoning: Ability to apply common sense understanding to conduct instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with occasional variables. Ability to discern when other parties need to be involved in validating priorities. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Speaking: Effective verbal communication skills required.
Managerial: Ability to maintain recordkeeping systems.
Interpersonal: Interact with staff, the public, Mayor, City Council, Judge, Prosecutor, and police officers. Clear verbal communication is required.
Other Job Skills. Skill in the use of computers and computer networks. Any other functions deemed necessary by management.
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Licenses or Certifications:
The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please be sure to detail on the application all current and previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.
Skills assessments may be used to determine selection for interview process after initial applicant review.
This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)
Working with the City of Austin provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information.
This position is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSF) Program. This program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.
To learn more about the Court Clerk Assistant positions at Austin Municipal Court, please watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=944iAG0EMys
“If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.”
$25.25 – $29.94
Monday – Friday, 9AM-6PM, but could occasionally need to cover 8AM-5PM shifts, due to business needs.Schedule/location may change based upon business needs.
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
Responsibilities – Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.
The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.
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Department: Municipal Court
Immediate Supervisor: Court Administrator
Positions Supervised: None
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Work Schedule: M-F, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Under general supervision of the Municipal Court Administrator, responsible for assisting with the daily operations requiring a specialized knowledge of Court operations and Municipal Court law while possessing strong organizational and basic accounting skills. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: processing citations, collecting fines and fees, scheduling hearings, court dates, and trials, maintaining the warrant database, preparing court dockets, and summons, assisting with the preparation of complaints, judgments, processing and clearing warrants, corresponding with defendants and attorneys, serving as courtroom clerk, data entry. May be assigned to work in a variety of specialized units within the court.
Customer service at the front counter and over the phone. Answer questions from defendants and attorneys properly explain Court procedures and options. Frequent interaction with citizens, attorneys, prosecutor and Judge. Receive and apply payments, enter information into the Court computer system, make change, provide receipts of payment. Balance cash daily, prepare deposits for bank. Review review online payments for accuracy. Review citations uploaded electronically in the Court system for accuracy. Prepare, review and process legal documents, correspondence, motions, and orders. Verify forms received for accuracy and completeness. Must present positive professional image at all times through action, communication and appearance. Must be punctual, reliable attendance is essential to the function of the Municipal Court. Assist Court Administrator, Judge and Prosecutor as needed. Performs all other job duties as assigned.
Sits stands and converses for extended periods while assisting a constant stream of customers. Works well under pressure; ability to follow directions and assist other employees as needed.
DESIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Associate’s Degree in related field, prior Municipal Court Experience, two years of Clerical experience with typing and operation of PC; and six months experience accounting for and disbursing monies; and six months experience heavy contact with the public; or any combination of training and experience to equal the above. Level 1 Court Clerk Certification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities- Good organizational skills; Ability to type 40 wpm; Office machines such as telephone, scanner, computer, copier and fax machine. Experience working with personal computers and Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel. Communicates effectively and courteously with customers and other City Employees in person, on the phone and in writing. Able to perform multiple tasks in a high pressure environment. Basic knowledge of grammar, spelling and math.
Minimum Education, Experience and Certification– Valid Texas Driver’s License, High school diploma or equivalent is required. Two years general business and clerical experience involving public contact, preferably with at least one year of cashier/teller experience or any other position consistently dealing with money. Municipal court experience is preferred, including a working knowledge of LT Systems Court Software. Level1 Court Clerk Certification or ability to obtain this certification within 1 year from hire date. Ability to speak Spanish preferred but not required.
4/25/2023 11:59 PM Central
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Under direction, is responsible for coordinating magistration efforts in the City Magistrate/Detention Center and coordinating with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment. Exercises no supervision.
Work Location Magistrate Detention Center; 401 S. Frio, San Antonio, TX
Work Hours Shifts are generally:
6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
24/7 Operation will require shiftwork, rotating work schedules, weekends & holidays. Workdays and work hours are subject to change at the Department's discretion.
05/04/23 11:59 PM
The Court coordinator for the District Courts trying civil cases is appointed directly by the 270thCivil District Court Judge. This person has authority to execute duties delegated by the Judge of the Court, for the Court, to ensure the Court’s policies and procedures are followed. These duties include, but are not limited to, docket management, court staff coordination, and monitoring and managing Court activities, which assist the judge in non-judicial and administrative matters.
Duties and Responsibilities:
NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.
Position Type and Typical Hours of Work:
Position Type and Typical Hours of Work:
Employment is contingent upon passing a background check and drug screen.
If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email ADACoordinator@bmd.hctx.net
$50,100.38 - $73,145.04 Annually
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The purpose of this position is to complete a variety of complex supervisory support tasks for the court. This is accomplished by preparing, processing and reconciling a variety of documents and records; managing case flows and trials for the court; responding to requests and inquiries; supervising staff; processing and entering court information; processing payments, subpoenas and warrants; setting cases for trial; and responding to attorneys. Other duties include maintaining records and information.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
· High School graduation or equivalent
· Five years of court experience with at least two years in a lead or supervisory capacity
Open - open and accepting applications
Under general direction of the Court Administrator. Responsible for all clerical and quasi-judicial administrative functions of the municipal court.
Starting pay: $16.29-$23.92/hr
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION
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$22.85 – $26.24
Please note: Schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and/or holidays. Municipal Court is a 24 hour, 7 days per week business operation. Schedule/location may change based upon business needs
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