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City of Keene

General Information


Job title: Deputy Court Clerk I
Job location: DFW / Keene, TX 76059 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 10/10/14
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: 11.50 hour

Job Classification

Job Category:Legal/Court

Job Description

Job description:
Essential Job Functions:
• Communicate efficiently with defendants explaining options to resolve their citations.
• Complete paperwork for Court settings, payment plans, extensions, deferral and defensive driving.
• Receives and applies payments as appropriate, enters information into computer systems, makes changes, provides receipt of payment and ensures accurate account maintenance;
• Assist with the warrant roundup program.
• Maintains and balances cash drawer daily.
• Provides customer service to the general public.
• Filing and researching information.
• Processes Appeal paperwork.
• All other duties as assigned.

Other Important Duties:
• Will be required to work some evenings and weekends.
• Travels to meetings, conferences and training.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Required Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and written.
• Ability to deal effectively and professionally with people.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public.
• Ability to follow oral and written direction.
• Knowledge of Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedures, Texas Motor Vehicle laws, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code and Texas Education Code.
• Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
• Proficiency in the use of computers and related equipment, hardware and software.
• Ability to adapt to change and work in a high pace environment.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:
• High School Diploma or G.E.D.
• Level I Municipal Court Clerk Certification
• Certification as a Notary Public, must be bondable.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and MVR check.
• Must possess valid State of Texas Drivers License.

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