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  • February 23, 2022 7:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)




    The City is seeking to appoint full time and part-time municipal judge positions, working independently as Municipal Court Judges and Magistrates as assigned by the Presiding Judge. A candidate interested in applying for Municipal Court Judge must meet the following requirements: United States citizenship; be a licensed attorney in good standing; have at least two years of experience practicing law in Texas; and at least three years of residency in the City of San Antonio immediately preceding his or her appointment. Municipal Court Judges are appointed by the City Council for two year terms. Salary is determined by the City Council.

    Applications, questionnaires and resumes will be received until 5 pm, March 13, 2022. Applications and questionnaires are available on the City’s Career Center



    For questions, please contact:

    Frederick P. Garcia, Jr., Municipal Court Clerk 210-207-7711

    /s/ Debbie Racca-Sittre, Interim City Clerk

  • February 16, 2022 1:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary Range: $16.24 - $23.94 per hour

    Open Until Filled, Subject to Close Without Notice

    Job Description and Online Application Link
  • February 09, 2022 9:30 AM | Anonymous

    $15.00 per hour  - 20 hours per week  - Hours are 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
    No Benefits

    Summary of Job: Works under direction of Court Administrator.  This position will assist with customers at the cashier's window and on the telephone.  Provides general customer services an performs various general clerical tasks.


    • Communicate effectively, professionally and courteously with the public in person, on the telephone and in writing.  Advise defendants of their rights and judicial basic procedures.
    • Assists with the input of traffic, parking and general citations information into the computer system; creates and prints complaints for citations as needed.
    • Performs various general clerical functions, calculations and monetary transactions.
    • Collect, balance and deposit all court fines, fees, bonds and miscellaneous receipts.
    • Updates detailed case files, maintaining up-to-date, correct court records, including status changes, clerk comments and address changes.
    • Provides a wide variety of general customer services.
    • Answers telephone as needed and provides information.
    • Accurately confirms and clears warrants when required.
    • Processes dispositions and assists with court dockets.

    Performs all other duties as assigned

     Ability to read and understand State laws and municipal ordinances in dealing with Court transactions.  Ability to operate a telephone system an effectively communicate to staff and citizens.  Skilled in various office machines, including personal computers using Microsoft Word and Excel, typewriters, calculators, facsimile equipment, scanners, and copiers.  Ability to relay accurate messages to departments.


    Complete Job Description

    How to Apply:

    Applications available at City Hall, 911 Winscott Road, Benbrook, TX 76126 or by download.

    Complete applications can be scanned and emailed to or faxed to 817-443-6204

  • February 08, 2022 8:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Salary  - $47,234.72 - $69,434.35 Annually

    Closes 2/14/2022


    Working for the City of McKinney is more than a job.  It is an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.  It is also an opportunity to have a hand in the development of one of the fastest growing communities in the nation.  In 2014, our community was named "The #1 Best Place to Live in America."  Although proud of that honor, everyone on our team is committed to making McKinney an even better place to live, work and raise a family.  That's why we exist.
    City of McKinney employees work hard and at a very fast pace.  However, we also look after and support one another.  All of us are guided by four employee-inspired values – Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (RISE).  We are also supported by servant-based leaders who foster and support a healthy, family-oriented culture.  All new employees are expected to embrace and live by our core values and commit to helping us sustain our exceptional work environment as a high performance organization.
    Under general supervision, the purpose of this position is to perform a wide variety of law enforcement activities.    Employees in this classification perform skilled level work.  This position is responsible for tasks that are service oriented, and include collecting and dispensing information, arbitrating disputes, apprehending people with warrants, transporting prisoners, and court security.  Duties include an element of personal danger, i.e. exposure to life-threatening circumstances. Incumbents perform duties in accordance with State Statutes and established department policies, procedures and guidelines.  The incumbent must be able to act without close supervision and must be able to exercise independent judgement.  Performs related work as required.

    Essential Functions/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    In order for us to continue to achieve our primary function of making McKinney a better place to live, work, and raise a family, we hold these expectations for all employees.

    • Learn and demonstrate an understanding of how team, department, and City goals are interconnected.
    • Contribute to a positive work culture.
    • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
    • Ability to assess his/her work performance or the work performance of the team.
    • Contribute to the development of others and/or the working unit or overall organization.
    • Ability and willingness to work as part of a team, to demonstrate team skills, and to perform a fair share of team responsibilities.
    • Ability to continuously learn and develop through a mix of internal and external training opportunities, and if applicable, encourage subordinates to do the same.
    • Complies with all city policies and procedures, including those defined in the City of McKinney Employee Handbook. 
    • Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in city and department attendance policies and procedures. 
    • Drives to and from locations as assigned.
    • Provides assistance and service to the public, i.e. changing tires,
    • Exercises independent judgement when determining when there is reasonable suspicion to detain, probable cause exists to search and arrest, and when force may be used and to what degree. 
    • Enforces State and local traffic laws to ensure safety.
    • Identifies and issues municipal citations to violators of misdemeanor offenses. 
    • Demonstrates effective communication skills in court. 
    • Performs considerable reporting and record maintenance duties, i.e. arrest reports, warrant research and dispositions. 
    • Attend in-service training as directed to maintain current knowledge of changes in laws, new methods of enforcement, and other trends and developments in law enforcement. 
    • Reads, writes, and comprehends legal and non-legal documents in English, prepares and processes required reports, citations, affidavits, warrants and supplemental documents. 
    • Communicates effectively with supervisors, peers, civilian employees, groups, and citizens. 
    • Pursues fleeing suspects and performs rescue operations which may involve quickly entering and exiting law enforcement vehicles. 
    • Performs searches of people, vehicles, buildings, and large outdoor areas which may involve feeling and detecting objects, walking or standing for long periods of time. 
    • Endures verbal and mental abuse when confronted with hostile views and opinions of suspects and other people encountered while on duty. 
    • Develops and maintains relationship with other City department personnel. 
    • Performs rescue functions at emergencies and disasters to include directing traffic for long periods of time, in all types of weather conditions, and administering emergency medical aid.  May assist Fire Department personnel at the scene as directed.   
    • Prepares and issues warrant notifications by mail, in person and by phone.
    • Serves and files warrants; clears warrants from court and regional computer systems.
    • Serves warrants and arrests citizens who fail to comply
    • Serves as bailiff in court room; coordinates and secures safety and security in court room.
    • Transport prisoners from other jurisdictions.
    • Conducts weekend prisoner transports on a rotating schedule.
    • Submits files to Judges and prosecutors for review.
    • Contacts other agencies regarding arrested subjects.
    • Researches criminal histories for prosecutor.
    • Responsible for compliance checks of vehicle registrations and misc. vehicle equipment.
    • Serves as liaison between the court and outside law enforcement agencies.
    • Verifies prisoner status for possible release; authorizes release of prisoners.
    • Responsible for verifying and processing time served requests from jail.
    • Serves court summons/subpoenas.
    • File charges against defendants as requested by Judge or prosecutor.
    • Is responsible for complying with TLETS reporting requirements and maintaining the integrity of the system.
    • Maintains records for TCOLE requirements and work performed, such as warrants served, arrest made and fines collected.
    • Uses physical strength and proper techniques and judgment to: restrain individuals; obtain and seize weapons; and, search individuals, vehicles, and buildings.
    • Assist in training court staff on use of CAD system as needed.
    • Requires the ability to qualify using an agency issued firearm. Loads, unloads, aims, and fires approved weapons from a variety of body positions, under conditions of stress that justify the use of deadly force and at levels of proficiency prescribed in statutory and departmental regulations.
    • Picks up documents and tickets from Police Department daily.
    • Transports deposits from court to Finance.
    • Organizes supplies and prepares courtroom for court sessions.             
    • Perform other duties as assigned or directed.                         
    • Ability to embrace and embody the City's core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (R.I.S.E.).
    • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates, and people to whom service is provided.
    • Ability to produce desired work outcomes, including quality, quantity, and timeliness.
    • Ability to plan and organize work, time, and resources, and if applicable, that of subordinates.
    • Must have knowledge of City, State, and Federal laws, ordinances, policies, and standard operating procedures.
    • Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data and/or information.  Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships. 
    • Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations.  Requires public speaking ability in order to inform court attendees of municipal court protocol.
    • Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and rapid adjustments.
    • Requires the ability to utilize a variety of advisory data and information, such as the Penal Code, police handbooks, traffic and criminal law guidelines, computer documentation, and the city code and ordinances.
    • Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; ability to utilize principles of fractions; ability to interpret graphs.
    • Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems. Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.  Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.
    • Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving a variety of generally pre-defined duties which are often characterized by frequent change.
    • Requires the ability to perform skilled coordinated movements, such as utilizing a firearm and handcuffs, operating a police vehicle, and operating office machinery and a computer.
    Required Qualifications

    High school diploma or GED required (some college preferred) and at least two (2) years previous experience as a peace officer (police officer, warrant officer, marshal, etc.) required.

    • Must pass a drug screen, physical, driving record check, background check, polygraph, and psychological exam.
    • Must have a valid Texas Class C driver's license.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application
    • Must be 21 years old at the time of application
    • Vision must be correctable to 20/20 with normal color vision and must be able to pass a hearing test. 
    • Ability to meet the City's driving standards and possess/maintain a valid Texas Class "C" driver's license.
    • Ability to work weekends on a rotating on-call basis for prisoner transport.
    • Possession of a Basic Peace Officer Certificate from the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
    • Completion of a McKinney Marshals Office In-house Field Training program within six (6) months of employment. 
    • Compliance with all applicable qualifications as stipulated by TCOLE and the City of McKinney.
    • Successful completion of the City of McKinney Marshals Office hiring process. 
    Physical Demands/Supplemental

    Talking and hearing over two-thirds of the time.   Between one and two-thirds of the time:  Sitting; Standing; Walking; Using one's hands to touch, handle or feel objects; Reaching with hands and arms; The ability to lift and/or exert force up to twenty-five (25) pounds.  Less than one-third of the time:  Climbing or balancing; Stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling; Tasting/Smelling; The ability to lift and/or exert force up to one-hundred plus (100+) pounds.  Special vision requirements include:  Close vision; Distance vision; Color vision; Peripheral vision; Depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus.
    While performing the essential functions of this job, there may be exposure to certain environmental conditions, including: Exposure to outdoor weather conditions between one and two-thirds of on the job time. Less than one-third of on the job time:  Exposure to fumes or airborne particles; Wet or humid conditions (non-weather); Working near moving mechanical parts; Working in high, precarious places.
    The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
    The City of McKinney is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to an alcohol / drug free workplace and to providing equal opportunities regardless of age, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

  • January 27, 2022 1:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Opens: January 24, 2022

    Closes: Once Filled

    POSITION: Municipal Court Clerk

    DIVISION: Administrative Department

    EMPLOYEE TYPE: Full-Time Hourly  - Non-Exempt

    PAY SCALE: 19


    Provides a variety of clerical duties and customer service related to the municipal court operations and activities in compliance with state/local laws, city ordinances/policies. Works with the public in providing information on Municipal Court proceedings and procedures.


    Works under the supervision of the Municipal Court Judge, City Administrator/Secretary.


    • Import and export daily citations issued by the Hallettsville Police Department.
    • Process citations/complaint, prepare case files, process and print Complaints for officers or complainant’s execution. Process all citizens/civilian complaints reported to the Court, prepare case files for each.
    • Assist the public and all customers/defendants at the court window and phone providinginformation of options about the procedures and requirements of the disposition to satisfy eachcase/docket filed in the municipal court., including the fines, state court cost, extensions, time payment pre-trial hearings, bench/jury trial, juvenile/minor pre-trial hearings, alcohol/tobacco hearings, indigent hearings, show-cause hearings, driver’s safety course, deferred proceedings (mandatory and discretionary) filing motions, as appropriate to all cases filed.
    • Receive, process all pleas of Guilty, Nolo Contendere and Not Guilty, prepare Judgement for Municipal Judge execution.
    • Calculate, collect and process all fines, fees and court cost based on Judge’s Orders, applying to appropriate docket/case file, received by Court window, by phone, ACH payment.
    • Balance daily funds collected, prepare deposits and deposit in local bank.
    • Prepare letters, notices and correspondences for incoming and outgoing mail, deferred disposition cases, driving safety course cases, pre-trial hearing cases, Juvenile/Minor pre-trial hearing cases, show-cause hearing cases, Bench/Jury Trial cases, including correspondence with defense legal counsel.
    • Prepare/send cases documents to City Prosecutor for Legal review in juvenile, school, not guilty and miscellaneous cases, including, all cases for dismissal.
    • Prepare court dockets and all legal documents for preliminary hearings, juvenile/Minor hearings, show-cause hearings, alcohol/tobacco hearings, bench and juror trials, including issuing of all complainants and witness subpoenas.
    • Prepare, process and summons jurors for Jury trials.
    • Attend court sessions on scheduled court dates, to provide assistance to the Judge, Prosecutors, Defense attorneys and defendant.


    • Process and prepare all show cause hearing documents for defendant’s failure to take care of charge obligations as prescribed by state statute.
    • Courtesy calls to noncompliance defendants prior to issuing warrants, and PreTrial/Show Cause hearings.
    • Issue all Failure to appear/Violate to Appear charges, preparing/ issuing arrest warrants for original charges and Failure to Appear charges, Capias Pro Fine warrants, for defendant’s failing to take care of obligations of their fines and orders by the Municipal Court Judge; issuing Custody warrants of all cases of juveniles defaulting their obligation and order of the Municipal Court Judge.
    • Process, submit, and clearing cases to Collection Agency and the FTA/Omni Program.
    • Update status on payment plans, warrants, jail credits, HPD, collection agency, FTA/Omni.
    • Review all documents presented to the court for authenticity, accuracy and appropriate judicial action.
    • Maintain considerable discretion in confidentiality with regards to all court files, assist in all Judicial Records Request.
    • Provide effective communication (oral and/or written) regarding court matters, to the general public, defense attorneys, police and other agencies.
    • Process administrative dismissals for defendants based on orders issued by the Municipal Court Judge.
    • Responsible for processing/preparing/filing Monthly OCA Report, Monthly Conviction Report to Texas Department of Public Safety, Family Violence charge Conviction Report, Quarterly Municipal Court Report to State Comptroller and Monthly Municipal Court Council Report.
    • Update case files/notes in court’s case management system, on daily basis as defendants, judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, etc. corresponds to court.
    • Monitors cases for compliance, process cases in accordance with legal requirements, and prepares documentation for judges and prosecutors, including warrant of arrest.
    • Monitor all data information for court case management/software, and updates to comply with new law and legislature updates, attend Annual Court Seminars and Legislature Update Seminar every two years.
    • File, scan, copy, mail, and/or fax documents.
    • Preparation of data and documentation of City’s Annual Financial Audit for Municipal Court.
    • Process, prepares the annual Municipal Court Budget, and end of the Year Amended budget.
    • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as required in accordance with state/local law and state statues reference to the Municipal Court.
    • Assist in other administrative duties including: city permits, utility bill collections, miscellaneous accounts payable collections, youth center booking, deposits, key distribution, hardball, softball, little league ball field scheduling and management, pavilion booking, assisting the administrative department window, assisting customers in receiving and answering public inquiries, answering phone calls, all public needs.


    General Computer Operations with specific familiarity of Microsoft Office software, office machines, such as calculator, copier, scanner, fax machine, postage machine, computers, credit card machines, and audio/visual equipment. Understand, operate, and navigate internet and computer software.


    • Regular, reliable and punctual attendance.
    • Convey a positive professional image through action, communication, and appearance, treat all employees, citizens and public with respect and courtesy. 
    • Team player with co-workers in immediate area as well as organization as a whole.
    • Available to adjust work schedule if allowed.
    • Travel to attend any required trainings.


    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, stand, walk, speak and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or operate objects, tools and/or controls, and reach with hands and arms.

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 20-40 pounds, climb stairs, bend, squat, or sit for an extended period of time. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


    • High school diploma/GED equivalent required.
    • Current Certification or ability to complete CCCI (Certified Court Clerk I), CCCII (Certified Court Clerk II), and CMCC (Certified Municipal Court Clerk) within four (4) years.
    • Two (2) years of responsible administrative experience, preferably in a municipal court setting or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform duties in this position.
    • Ability to keep updated on all new law, and legislature updates pertaining to the duties of this position.
    • Knowledge of data collection practices and software, intermediate knowledge of computers and electronic data processing, modern office equipment, practices, and procedures, Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook), and the internet.
    • Ability to perform duties accurately, ability to effectively meet and deal with the public, ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, ability to handle difficult/stressful situations in a professional manner and to work in a multi-task environment efficiently, and apply knowledge of procedure to fulfill essential job duties.
    • Abilities to perform cashier duties accurately.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public, customers,

    employees, supervisors and general public.

    • Ability to organize, prioritize and carry out office work with minimal supervision.



    Knowledge of Incode 9 Court Software, Incode 10 Software.

    Knowledge in Municipal Court process, function and procedures, including local, state and federal laws affecting Municipal Court Cases.


    This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities which comprise this position.

    Selected applicants must be able to pass a background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug screen. Any position that lists a minimum qualification for education level and/or license/certification will require  the applicant to provide proof of documentation if selected for hire into the position with the City. The City of Hallettsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Revised 01/19/2022

  • January 24, 2022 8:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Salary - $15.53 - $18.94 Hourly

    The City of Cedar Park is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Court Clerk to performs a wide variety of administrative duties in support of the municipal court including the initiation, processing, and maintenance of legal documents, preparation of correspondence and statistics; and provision of information and assistance to the public.

    The Position

    ·         Assists the general public in person and by phone, including retrieval of information and files, and providing available options and requirements regarding court case processes, including but not limited to: scheduling of court dates, driver safety course information, warrants, and other compliance options;

    ·         Maintains quality control for all open and closed citations;

    ·         Coordinates and prepares documents for judges to review and sign;

    ·         Compiles, types, records and files a wide variety of court records, reports and materials, including citations, summons, warrants, letters and complaints;

    ·         Learns, correctly interprets, and applies the laws, codes, policies and procedures related to the processing of court documents; 

    ·         Processes paperwork from the jail including bonds, payments in full, credit for time served requests;

    ·         Understands the organization, procedures and operating details of a municipal court system;

    ·         Operates a computer terminal and printer to type, enter, modify and retrieve a wide variety of court documents, reports, records, letters and other material;

    ·         Processes documents required by the Municipal Court;

    ·         Sorts, files, copies and distributes mail, correspondence, court documents and reports to appropriate personnel;

    ·         Assists with the courtroom docket on a weekly basis, verifying scheduling, researching cases, preparing paperwork and documenting outcomes on cases called before the judge;

    ·         Processes incoming jurors for jury trials;

    ·         Processes paper work required by law for cases appealed to a higher court;

    ·         Attends seminars to continue education;

    ·         Processes court payments on citations and prepares receipts; 

    ·         Processes daily deposits; and

    ·         Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.

    Acceptable Experience, Training, Certifications and Licenses

    High School Diploma or the equivalent, plus at least two (2) years clerical work experience requiring public contact; previous court experience preferred; 

    or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
    Texas Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Level I or the ability to obtain this certification within two (2) years of hire. 

    Bilingual - English & Spanish speaking ability preferred. 

    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.  

  • January 11, 2022 11:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Department: Municipal Court

    Reports To: City Manager

    Location: City Hall

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Pay Classification: C41

    Interested parties may apply at


    Organizes, coordinates, directs, and plans for the activities of the Municipal Court and Warrant Services including docketing, processing of moving and non-moving traffic citations, cashiering, warrants issued and served, record keeping and reporting. Coordinates court programs with Municipal Judge(s) and Prosecutors; explains, interprets, and implements new laws relating to the operation of the Municipal Court. Ensures accurate, timely notification, collection and recording of amounts due to the City in accordance with law and regulations. Develops and recommends policies for Municipal Court and Warrant Services to ensure legal compliance, sound practices, and internal controls for a non-record Municipal Court.


    The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. The position description is subject to change by the city as the needs of the city and requirements of the position change.

    • Manages personnel in providing quality services, incorporating the City’s core values.
    • Manages staff and general office activities including interviewing, selection, training, evaluating, disciplining, developing, counseling, and terminating of staff.
    • Provides staff the resources, equipment, tools, and knowledge necessary to perform and improve services; guides employee work efforts in being successful, creative, and resourceful within their decision-making responsibilities.
    • Provides leadership and direction in the development of long and short-range plans consistent with City goals and objectives. Defines goals and objectives within areas of responsibility and facilitates the implement of such.
    • Develop budgets necessary to maintain program functions at lowest possible costs; assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost and internal control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests, assure effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
    • Coordinates the work of subordinates; interprets and delegates responsibility for effective approved objectives, policies, and programs.
    • Gather, interpret, and prepare data for studies, reports, and recommendations; prepare narrative and statistical reports; make presentations to management and/or City Council, as necessary.
    • Communicates effectively in person, by phone, and in writing. Maintains clear lines of communication with management, other departments, and staff.
    • Ensure personnel are knowledgeable about City policies and procedures as well as state and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
    • Manages the process of receipting, depositing, and accounting for monies for fines, forfeitures, and other court receipts.
    • Coordinates court matters with the judges, defendants, defense counsel, City prosecutor, police and other departments and agencies.
    • Manages criminal proceeding and docketing, oversees processing deferrals, judgments, probations, pre-sentence matters, failure to appears, warrant, and other related processing.
    • Develop, implement, and administer policy and procedures for effective court and warrant function to ensure compliance with state and local law, regulations, and requirements.
    • Respond to the most difficult complaints and requests, including from other city departments, officials, citizens, and attorneys in a courteous, professional, knowledgeable, and effective manner.
    • Research, explain, interpret, and implement new laws.
    • Respond to request from Municipal Judge, Prosecutor, Police Department and others for assistance and information.
    • Identify needs for new computer programs and technology to comply with new laws and/or to expedite workflow and improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
    • Manage records management function, adhering to City and state guidelines for record retention and filing for all court documents and correspondence.
    • Manage and monitor contracts.
    • Maintain good working relationship with judges, prosecutors, and other city departments.
    • Performs any other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Director of Finance/Administration.


    To perform in this position successfully, an individual(s) must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

    • Thorough knowledge required of the functions and operating details of Municipal Court of Record, including the laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing court operations.
    • Knowledge of Code of Criminal Procedure, the Penal Code, traffic laws and City Ordinances, as well as other federal, state, and local legislation and regulations impacting the Municipal Court and its programs.
    • Thorough knowledge of legal terminology, documents, and forms; municipal accounting and financial reporting systems, as related to court operations.
    • Knowledge of local, state, and federal governmental structures and leadership.
    • Skill to communicate effectively and efficiently on a professional level in interpersonal situations, including making presentations; effectively perform managerial responsibilities; establish rapport and elicit cooperation from others; communicate ideas, facts, and technical information accurately, thoroughly and in a manner easily understood.
    • Skill to initiate, budget, and effectively plan work activities utilizing resources; organize and complete work assignments with minimum direction, meeting objectives and deadlines.
    • Proficiency with personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet software applications, technical writing; aptitude for compiling and analyzing many types of data including the preparation of comprehensive and detailed reports.
    • Skills in problem solving, ability to analyze and research data, draw conclusions, and identify alternatives when needed.
    • Ability to organize data and information; ability to identify and use potential sources of data and information; ability to make independent judgments; ability to plan, organize, and monitor projects; establish and maintain effective working relationships; express thoughts and ideas, both orally and in written form, with clearness, and accuracy.
    • Ability to train subordinates in complex and routine procedures; interpret, implement, and apply laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, contracts, and policies.
    • Ability to deal with a wide variety of people, analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action.
    • Ability to serve the customer, run the business, manage resources, and develop workforce.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING (Certification/Licensure)

    The preferred way to obtain the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position are listed below. The City reserves the right to allow substitutions if a candidate or incumbent exceeds requirements in one area but may be deficient in another

    Education and Experience

    • H.S Diploma required. Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Management or related field from an accredited school or university preferred.
    • Municipal Court professional with minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience including three (3) years supervisory experience.
    • Additional relevant work experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above knowledge; skills and education requirements may be substituted in lieu of specific education requirements.

    Certifications, Licenses and Designations

    • Level II Certified Court Clerk. Ability to attain Level III within five years of employment.
    • Texas Class C driver's license.


    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 stand, walk, sit for prolonged periods of time; talk; hear; use hands or fingers to type and write; handle or reach with arms and hands. The employee may occasionally lift and or move up to 10 lbs.


    The work environment characteristic described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    Office environment, employee is required to keep their personal workspace in a reasonable and organized manor. This job is typically office based with little to no exposure to the outdoor elements. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may increase on court days.

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