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City of Johnson City

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Job title: Court Clerk
Job location: Johnson City, TX 78636 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 02/13/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $32K - $37K commensurate with experience

Job Classification

Job Category:Legal/Court

Job Description

Job description:
The City of Johnson City, Texas is accepting applications for an experienced Court Clerk for a Type A General Law City. Job duties include but are not limited to:

• Full understanding of Municipal Court procedures and operations including the processing of court cases such as complaints, summons, subpoenas, arrest warrants, judgments, hearing notices, jury summons and other related duties.
• Keeps case files updated, researches discrepancies and verifies info.
• Schedules court dates and records dispositions.
• Prepares and posts dockets, schedules court dates and trials, contacts and follows up with defendants.
• Works closely with the City’s Municipal Judge, City Prosecutor, Code Enforcement Officer and Police.
• Process traffic, parking, penal code and city ordinance violations
• Accept payments of fines, bonds, defensive driving certificates and driving records
• Prepare and process complaints, and defensive driving affidavits
• Prepare daily deposits
• Prepare summons for jurors
• Prepare witnesses and officers subpoenas
• Prepare courtesy notices on fail to appear and fail to pay files
• Manage payment schedules for defendants
• Schedule cases for hearings, arraignments, pre-trials, judge and jury trials
• File all citations, correspondence and other records
• Complete other tasks as assigned

Job Closing date: February 28, 2013 at 5 pm. Only completed applications will be accepted which can be found on the City’s website at Applications may be mailed to City Hall at P.O. Box 369, Johnson City, TX 78636, faxed to 830-868-7718 or emailed to the City Secretary at

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Minimum of one-year municipal clerk experience. Will be expected to attain court clerk certification within two years. Court clerk certification preferred. Working proficiency with computer, copiers, facsimile and office machines. Working knowledge of court software (INCODE preferred). Excellent organizational and communication skills. Positive attitude in dealing with the public, Judge, Prosecutor and co-workers. High school diploma required, proficiency in the English language (bi-lingual preferred). A criminal background check will be performed on each applicant.

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