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Senior Court Clerk - City of The Colony, TX (ID: 331699)

Title Senior Court Clerk
Type Courts
Date Posted 2019-06-04
City / Organization City of The Colony, TX
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Under the supervision of the Municipal Court Administrator, the Senior Deputy Clerk coordinates and maintains court files and the trial docket, and provides quality customer service. At all times will keep the Court Administrator informed of all matters that affect operations of the Municipal Court. In the absence of the Court Administrator, will supervise the overall operations of the Municipal Court.


Job Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates all aspects of court trials, which includes pre-trials, bench trials, jury trials, and property hearings.
  2. Provides heavy customer service activity at the court counter and by phone.               
  3. Maintains and balances cash drawer on a daily basis.         
  4. Coordinates the training of new clerks hired on processing citations. Assists with data entry of citations when needed.
  5. Processes appeals to the County Court of Appeals.
  6. Communicates effectively and courteously with customers in person, in writing, by telephone, and via email.
  7. Attends monthly court sessions, including preparing docket and appropriating after court case updates.
  8. Serves as the departmental records liaison representative.
  9. Sits at a computer, stands, and converses for extended periods of time.
  10. Files and can lift boxes weighing up to 30 pounds.
  11. Processes attorney correspondence by mail and fax.
  12. May be required to perform other duties as assigned.


Education, Experience and Certification

High School Diploma or GED required. Prior experience, at least (2) years, in Municipal Court Operations, Supervisory/Manager experience and Customer Service/Cash Collections required. Computer experience preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of Texas State/Traffic Laws and the Municipal Court process and procedures. Required to coordinate trial dockets and maintain cases/files in the Municipal Court. Able to serve as acting court administrator in the absence of the Court Administrator.  Requires 45-50 wpm typing skills. Requires the ability to handle heavy customer service daily.  Basic computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Skilled in critical thinking, listening, and following directions.


Starting Salary: $36,291.84 - $39,312.00/yr + benefits

Job Post Expiration Date   August 31, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .