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City of Cottonwood Shores

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Job title: Court Clerk
Job location: Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/30/13
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Legal/Court

Job Description

Job description:
The City of Cottonwood Shores, Texas is accepting applications for an experienced Court Clerk for a Type A General Law City in a Court of Record Municipal Court. 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. Job Closing date: February 15, 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 3808 Cottonwood Drive, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657, faxed to 830-693-6436 or emailed to

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Working proficiency with computer, copiers, facsimile and office machines. Working knowledge of court software. 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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