Municipal Court Clerk - Municipal Courts
City of Longview, TX - Longview, TX

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Performs a variety of clerical tasks in support of Municipal Court operations; provides customer service to the public; responds to routine court inquiries; receives and processes court fees and fines; performs data entry; processes and assists in preparing court documentation; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Examples of Duties:

Provides customer service and assistance to the public in person and over the telephone. Answers and directs calls to appropriate individuals; staffs the front counter. Responds to routine inquiries from the public; provides information regarding the Court's policies, procedures, and/or other court related matters. Accepts, processes, and records monies received for court fees, fines, and tickets. Balances and maintains assigned cash drawer. Provides assistance in processing and posting mail payments. Arranges payment plans; explains payment options to defendants. Coordinates defensive driving, insurance probation, and deferred adjudication. Documents and processes complaints received from the public. Performs data entry; codes tickets; monitors information for accuracy and completeness. Participates in scheduling court proceedings; notifies parties regarding court dates. Provides clerical support to the Municipal Court Judge and attorneys. Assists in preparing deferral offers, arraignment letters, and/or other court documents. Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent, and one year customer service/cash handling experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Strong computer skills with training or experience in Microsoft Windows including Word and Excel. A typing test of 35 wpm must be on file at time of application. Further skills testing will be required at a alter time. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Ability to speak and understand Spanish.