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  • October 19, 2023 9:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    $19.10 Hourly


    Waco, TX

    Job Type

    Full Time

    Job Number





    Municipal Court

    Opening Date




    Minimum Starting Salary: $19.10 hourly
    2 Positions Available


    • Meaningful and challenging work
    • Make a difference and improve communities
    • Competitive Salary and Benefits
      • Full Range of Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
      • Mandatory TMRS Retirement Plan with a 2:1 City Match
      • Education Assistance Program
      • Paid Parental Leave
      • Employee Assistance 
      • Longevity Pay
      • And More!
    • Chance to do work you are passionate about
    • Job Security
    • Desire to give back
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Two years’ of technical and/or clerical experience.
    • Completion of Court Clerk Certification Level I through TMCEC within 2 years of hire. 
    • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
    • Municipal Court clerk, law enforcement or justice agency experience.
    • Bilingual in English/Spanish for both speaking and writing.
    Position Overview:
    Under basic supervision, performs basic legal clerical work in support of the operations of the Municipal Court; processes legal documents and manages court records; provides information and customer service to the public within the scope of authority. Enters court information and other data into City computer systems; accesses and locates information for
    customers, staff, authorized agencies and others; notifies other agencies and departments as needed.

    AgencyCity of Waco

    AddressPO Box 2570

    Waco, Texas, 76702



  • October 12, 2023 7:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    $132,147.71 - $198,221.57 Annually


    Downtown Dallas, TX

    Job Type


    Job Number



    Court & Detention Services

    * Org (REQUIRED)

    1056 Court Management Service

    Opening Date


    Closing Date

    10/25/2023 11:59 PM Central

    Position Purpose

    Welcome to the City of Dallas!
     The City of Dallas is one of the largest employers in the DFW Metroplex.
      We offer growth opportunities and a chance to make a difference in our community.
      What do we offer?
      A competitive salary, five-year vested pension plan, great benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, qualifying childcare assistance, paid time off and more.  
      Join our diverse workforce and help us in providing excellent service to the residents of Dallas while building a rewarding career.


    The Director plans, organizes, and directs the overall management, administration, operation, and documentation of the Dallas Municipal Courts.

    Essential Functions
    • Establishes and determines priorities for all service delivery elements through procedures and strategies to accomplish timely and effective utilization of available services; oversees processes, technology enhancements, and special projects.
    • Responds to all special research requests and coordinates responses with the City Manager or City Council to provide accurate and timely results; researches and determines best practices in industry standards; negotiates contracts, provides data analysis, leads task forces, and prepares and presents to council.
    • Oversees general administration of the department including department's operating budget with review of significant variances to resolve budgetary problems; manages and directs procurement and other administrative activities.
    • Identifies areas of quality management to enhance productivity through improved work procedures, practices, communication, and accountability.
    • Represents the City at local, state, and national organizations and at professional activities to maintain the image of the City and to create public support for departmental programs.
    • Directs the services of the Dallas Municipal Courts, which includes planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings; ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards.
    • Supervises staff, which includes prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions or recommendations.
    • Develops and implements the Dallas Municipal Court strategic goals, business plan, objectives, policies, and priorities for each service and/or operational area and explains.
    • Establishes appropriate service and staffing levels; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; and allocates resources accordingly.
    • Monitors and evaluates the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of municipal court services programs, service delivery methods and procedures; and works with subordinate employees on the continuous improvement of City services.
    • Leads the development and administration of the Municipal Court Department’s budget; approves the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; approves expenditures; and implements budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary.
    • Provides executive level staff assistance to the City Manager office; participates on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; and prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
    • Monitors and maintains Dallas Municipal Court automated case management system to ensure proper data input and processing of information as well as accountability; monitors and implements upgrades and new services to court system.
    • Monitors and maintains the functionality of the on-line web and phone applications to ensure customer services usability and statue requirements are met.
    • Evaluates and monitors internal controls for the receipts of and disposition of court related fines and fees.
    • Performs all other work as needed or assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications

    Work Experience

    10 plus years in public administration, management, court systems, or other related experience and experience leading a large department with diverse functions.


    Candidate must possess a level II Certification from the Texas Municipal Clerk Certification Program or equivalent Certification from the National Center for State Court Certified Municipal Court Managers. 

    Minimum Education

    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or business administration or a closely related field and seven years of municipal court or government experience, including five years of administrative or supervisory experienced.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Thorough knowledge of business principles, practices and techniques used in overseeing the operation of a municipal court.
    • Knowledge of the principles of public administration.
    • Knowledge of court practices and procedures.
    • Knowledge of Criminal Codes, Court management, judicial directives, and City charter and ordinances.
    • Knowledge of principles of personnel management and ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of others through subordinates.
    • Ability to develop and implement strategic plans.
    • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
    • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
    • Time and employee management.
    • Determining operational needs.
    • Strategic and critical thinking.
    • Interpersonal relations.
    • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Supervise, train, and evaluate employees.
    • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations.
    • Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
    Supplemental Information

    The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.  

    Agency - City of Dallas

    Address1500 Marilla Street
    1CS or 6AN
    Dallas, Texas, 75201

    Phone - Civil Service-214-670-5915 HR-214-670-3120
    Human Resources-214-670-3120

    Website -

  • October 09, 2023 7:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Link to Apply:


    Responsible for accurately processing citations and other court documents / judicial paperwork through the Municipal justice system from initial contact through finalization.   

    Target Hiring Range: $17.00/hr - $19.25/hr

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    ·         Provide customer service through various media to the public including explaining legal filing processes, calendaring procedures, fees, fines, jury service rules and/or other processes and procedures in response to Court actions.

    ·         Obtain, process and review legal documents of all judicial departments for completeness, timeliness and conformity to legal requirements.

    ·         Scan court documents to electronic format for ongoing judicial transference of information (Open Records request, research, management reports and etc).

    ·         May prepare and update court calendars by scheduling court appearances and hearings; may review case files for completeness and further processing requirements prior to and after court proceedings.

    ·         May update and advise staff of case readiness, trial status and courtroom availability.

    ·         May prepare and issue writs, warrants and other official court documents and correspondence as needed by the Municipal Court.

    ·         May process filing fees, cash bonds, fines, mail payments and account payments for citations, dismissals and judgments.

    ·         Update case records by posting information to automated case file as rulings and/or payments are finalized.

    Minimum Qualifications

    ·         6 months to 1 year advanced training past the high school level

    ·         2 years related experience in a Court environment or law enforcement agency

    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Education/ Experience:     

    ·         6 months to 1 year advanced training past the high school level

    ·         2-3 years experience in a Municipal Court environment, Law enforcement agency or government customer service position and/or 2 years experience in a payment processing environment

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:       

    ·         Basic knowledge of court services

    ·         General knowledge of cash handling procedure

    ·         General knowledge of accurate posting of financial transactions

    ·         General knowledge of court and legal operations

    ·         Excellent communication skills in both oral and written correspondence

    ·         Skill in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access)

    ·         Skill at accurately scanning documents and indexing

    ·         Analytical skills in reviewing information

    ·         Ability to handle high volume of data entry with precision and accuracy

    Licenses and Certifications

    ·         Valid Class C Texas driver's license

    Physical Requirements / Work Environment

    The incumbent works in a typical office environment; because the work environment requires face-to-face interaction with customers the incumbent may be exposed to high stress, non-violent confrontational situations. The incumbent is expected to adequately use verbal skills to defuse interpersonal confrontation or conflict.

    Possible shifts: 7:30am-4:30pm, 8am-5pm, 8:30am-5:30pm

  • October 09, 2023 7:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Title: Operations Support Clerk

    Job Number: USPO 24-01

    Closing Date: October 20, 2023

    Salary: Up to $45,678, CL 24/11 (salary commensurate with experience)

    Location: Del Rio, Texas

    Position Overview:

    The Operations Support Clerk provides technical, administrative, and clerical support to probation officers and officer assistants in a wide range of areas. The incumbent should be a highly organized self-starter with the ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and deadlines for numerous people within a fast-paced working environment. The ability to maintain confidentiality is imperative.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Perform receptionist duties by greeting visitors/callers in person and by telephone, answering routine questions, provide assistance as authorized, and direct visitors/callers to the appropriate person or department. Route duty calls to duty officers, and other general office duties.
    • Inform persons under supervision on procedures for completing appropriate forms and authorizations.
    • Perform data entry with accuracy and timeliness, conduct records research and retrieval via telephone or mail to obtain required documentation, open and close supervision case records, utilize case tracking programs, perform various file management tasks, maintain confidentiality of records, assist officers in responding to collateral requests for information, maintain record keeping of various logs and data.
    • Operates the local/state law enforcement information retrieval system and Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) terminals to obtain criminal history information and route the information to appropriate recipients. Electronically submits appropriate documents to the Bureau of Prisons and Sentencing Commission, at the direction of probation officers.
    • Opens, closes, researches, and updates information into computerized records, including the Probation Automated Case Tracking Systems (PACTS). Retrieves information from databases and generates periodic reports.
    • May review presentence reports developed by officers for formatting and typographical errors.
    • Performs other support related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent required. Prefer bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field of academic study, such as criminal justice, criminology, psychology, sociology, human relations, or business or public administration.
    • Two years of progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates the possession of, or the ability to acquire, the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.
    • Demonstrated computer and keyboarding skills.
    • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Bilingual preferred; not required.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Ability to deal with multiple demands in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work with a wide variety of people with diverse backgrounds.
    • A professional demeanor and presence.
    • Fluent in English-Spanish is required.
    Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter (include job title/number listed above), detailed resume, salary history, personal e-mail address, and a daytime phone number to > Court Info > Jobs > Current Employment Opportunities & Online Application. Applicants will be contacted via email, please include a working email address with your submission.

    Background Investigation & The Fair Chance to Compete Act (FCA)

    The selectee for this position is subject to a criminal record check and satisfactory adjudication by the employing office to be eligible for employment. Due to the sensitivity level of this position, candidates may be asked about their criminal history prior to receiving a tentative offer of employment. Criminal history is not in itself disqualifying. All available information, past and present, favorable and unfavorable, about the reliability and trustworthiness of an individual will be considered when making an employment suitability determination. Providing false and/or misleading information may be grounds for removal from the application and selection process, as well as disciplinary action if discovered after an individual’s date of hire.

    The United States Courts reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement, or to withdraw the announcement, any of which may occur without prior written or other notice. More than one position may be filled from this posting. In the event that a position becomes vacant in a similar classification, within a reasonable time of the original announcement, the Court Unit Executive may elect to select a candidate from the applicants who responded to the original announcement without posting the position. The Court is not authorized to reimburse travel expenses for interviews or relocation. This position is subject to mandatory electronic direct deposit of salary payments. All applicants must be a U.S. citizen or must be a lawful permanent resident (i.e., green card holder) and seeking U.S. citizenship.

    Please visit for more information

    The United States Probation Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • September 29, 2023 8:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Apply Online at -


    Hiring Range: $72,130 to $90,163 DOQ

    Under general direction, is responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating the operations and administrative functions of a division within the Municipal Court Department. Provides complex support to the Municipal Court Administrator and serves as the department head in his/her absence.

    1. Ability to hire, fire, discipline and train subordinates assigned to division. Ability to review daily responsibilities, workload, and assign work to subordinates to ensure effective and efficient customer service for internal departments, defendants who come in person or make contact by telephone to obtain information and/or pay their fines; ability to supervise and evaluate subordinates' work as well as select employees and oversee training of employees.

    2. Assist in the development and administration of assigned program budget; forecast funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures for division; recommends adjustments as necessary.

    3. Ability to lead the planning, coordination, preparation, implementation and monitoring of new legislation, technology implementations, and best practices as it impacts court operations.

    4. Ability to interact with the public, city departments, Judges, and government agencies to resolve conflicts, problems, logistics related to court operations.

    5. Monitors, collaborates, and serves as point of contact with court vendors to ensure proper service delivery and ensures that the City’s goals and objectives are met through the vendor.


    6. Ability to prepare monthly, quarterly, annual reports reflecting daily activities of court operations.

    7. Attends legislative and other training sessions to ensure that all policies and procedures are compliant with State Law, City Ordinance and administrative directives.

    8. Assists the Court Administrator with investigations and resolutions of complaints from citizens, vendors, judges, and attorneys.

    9. Serves as the Acting Department Head and Clerk of the Court in the Court Administrator’s absence.

    10. Ability to review and make recommendations of policies and procedures for court operations to ensure legal requirements are met.

    11. Ability to perform special assignments which may require coordination of activities, research, and analysis of data.

    12. Ability to coordinate purchase and ensure proper inventory of supplies, new equipment, furnishings, etc.

  • September 29, 2023 7:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Closing: October 13, 2023 or until filled

    Salary: $89,470 to $102,890 (depending on qualifications)

    Plus transcript fees, established by the Judicial Conference.

    Location: San Antonio, Texas

    The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Official Court Reporter in San Antonio, Texas.

    Applicants must possess at least four years prime court reporting experience in a court environment, the freelance field, or a combination thereof. Real time certification is highly preferred but not a requirement; however, applicant must be fully experienced in real time court reporting. Applicants must be qualified for listing on the registry of the National Court Reporters Association or have passed an equivalent qualifying examination.

    Additionally, applicants must own or be willing to purchase, upon entry on duty, real-time court reporting equipment. Applicants must be able to adhere to/comply with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals deadline requirements to file transcripts on appeal. Successful candidate must be willing to substitute for other court staff court reporters as needed.

    Overnight travel will be occasionally required as the Court is designated to preside in other locations throughout the Western District of Texas. Travel expenses are covered pursuant to Administrative Office of the US Courts guidelines.

    Salary range is $89,470 to $102,890 annually, depending on qualifications, plus transcript fees, established by the Judicial Conference.

    Application Procedure: Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter (include job title/number listed above), detailed resume, salary history, e‐mail address, daytime phone number, and a copy of all court reporter certifications to: > Court Info > Jobs > Current Employment Opportunities & Online Application.

    Priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by the initial deadline date.

    The Court is not authorized to reimburse travel expenses for interviews or relocation. This position is subject to mandatory electronic direct deposit of salary payments.

    The United States District Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • September 07, 2023 12:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Court Administrator

    The Court Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the municipal court, requiring a specialized knowledge of court operations, policies, and procedures, and computerized court software programs; supervises subordinate court staff, maintains all court records; assists customers via the telephone and in person; and does related work as required. The Court Administrator provides administrative support to the Municipal Court Judge and Prosecutor; prepares and approves reports to be submitted to different State agencies, City Council, and City Manager. The Court Administrator plans, directs, and reviews the activities of the Municipal Court staff.


    • High School Diploma, or equivalent to the same required years of court experience may be substituted for a high school diploma provided the incumbent holds a valid Texas Municipal Court Clerk Level I or higher certification.
    • Must be certified as a Level I Texas Municipal Court Clerk.
    • Must be or become certified as a Level II Texas Municipal Court Clerk within two and one-half years from hire date, and must maintain certification.
    • At least three (3) years of Municipal Court experience;
    • Two (2) years of Supervisory experience in Municipal Court preferred.
    • Must be a Notary Public or become certified within six months of hire.
    • Must hold a valid Texas Driver's License.
    • Must be bondable under City's public employee blanket bond. All required licenses and certificates must be current and valid.

    SALARY RANGE: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 D.O.Q.


    • 100% Employer Paid Health, Dental and Life Insurances for Employee.
    • Texas Municipal Retirement System at 7% with 2:1 match.
    • Four-Day Work Week Schedule option.
    • Paid Holidays.
    • Accrued Paid Personal Leave.
    • Accrued Paid Major Medical Leave.
    • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan option.
    • Voluntary participation in Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan.


    Submit Application and Resume to Lisa Hernandez, HR Director, by Email:, by Fax: (210) 684-1515, or by mailing to: 6400 El Verde Road, Leon Valley, Texas 78238. For additional information about the City of Leon Valley, see our website at: Open until filled.


    The Court Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the municipal court requiring a specialized knowledge of court operations, policies, and procedures, and computerized court software programs; supervises subordinate court staff, maintains all court records; assists customers via the telephone and in person; and does related work as required. The Court Administrator provides administrative support to the Municipal Court Judge and Prosecutor; prepares and approves reports to be submitted to different State agencies, City Council, and City Manager. The Court Administrator plans, directs and reviews the activities of the Municipal Court staff.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.

    Coordinate all day-to-day municipal court activities with defendants, Judges, City Prosecutor, Police Department, attorneys, court staff, and other levels of the criminal justice system; to include court dockets, jury charges and all court cases.

    Perform complicated administrative duties and clerical functions requiring considerable discretion and specialized knowledge of the court, court operations, policies, and procedures.

    Coordinates implementation of the security plan for Municipal Court.

    Reviews pending cases, court schedules, and related items. Prepare and maintain appropriate court-related calendars.

    Act as liaison between prosecutors and attorneys, judge, police officers, and the general public, and is has the ability to resolve difficult problems and situations in an effective manner.

    Coordinate the processing of all jury trial requests.

    Coordinate the preparation of files for court use, process timely notices to defendants of arraignments, trials, and hearings.

    Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for local and state agencies and ensure accurate information is sent, reviewing clearing information, and preparing reports for payment.

    Ensures that internal controls are implemented for cash handling, mail processing and non-cash processing; reconciles court system to the City’s general ledger.

    Receive, process and post payments to municipal court case, and to other accounts via computer terminal.

    Receipt, deposit, and account for all monies collected and balance cash drawer and prepare cash reports daily.

    Coordinate the posting and transmittal of Failure to Appear Program files to Department of Public Safety vendors with court staff;

    Process all Failure-to-Appear, General Warrants, Capias Warrants and a prepare a periodic accounting of bonds processed;

    Attend job-related training to maintain municipal court proficiency as assigned;

    Prepare files for court use and coordinate the timely processing of notices to defendants of arraignments, trials and hearings;

    Process appeals, stamp and sign complaints.

    Compile statistics and maintain statistical records;

    Assist the public by telephone and in-person with questions requiring knowledge of municipal court legal requirements and court policies;

    Coordinate posting of accounts overdue and receipts of accounts paid from municipal court collection agencies;

    Accurately arrange, index, and file letters and documents numerically and alphabetically;

    Responsible for maintaining an accurate and efficient filing and storage system of Municipal Court Records; Prepare records for storage in archives in accordance with the City’s records retention schedule;

    Must be able assist with processing utility billing payments as needed;

    Post program files to DPS, process warrants, and preparing periodic accounting of bonds;

    Assists customers by receiving and processing payments, accounting for all monies collected, balancing cash drawer and answering questions;

    Responsible for understanding the daily operation of all divisions within the Municipal Court; to include for the training of staff on the proper use of the Municipal Court Records Management System.

    Responsible for maintaining the required user fields, system maintenance, and updates for the Municipal Court Records Management System, and court website updates.

    Responsible for maintaining the required user fields, system maintenance, and updates for the document imaging system.

    Responsible for ensuring that the court complies with the Office of Court Administration Collections Program.

    Assists in preparing and managing the department’s budget, resources, and capital improvement plan; serves as custodian of funds of the Court and conducts internal audits; implements procedures to process financial transactions.

    The Court Administrator serves as the Records Management Officer for the retention, preservation, and destruction of Court records. Reviews record retention schedules and revises schedule as necessary.

    Prepares supportive documentation to be presented to City Council for approval of contracts and ordinances; manages contracts with collection agencies and others; coordinates with prosecutor information needed to prosecute cases.

    Enforces and reviews compliance with the Rules of Judicial Administration (Judicial Records) and Rule 12.

    Provides administrative support to the Municipal Court Judge, including preparing and maintaining required reports, scheduling court dates, documenting all court activities, and ensuring compliance with legal requirements; Implement changes in the laws that affect Court proceedings.

    Read difficult source documents and computer screen;

    Prepare and complete all reports and paperwork promptly, legibly, accurately, neatly, and with correct grammar and spelling;

    Demonstrate pleasant, courteous, and efficient interactions with the general public, City employees and Department Staff;

    Must be able to read, comprehend and interpret for others city codes and ordinances;

    Sit for extended periods of time writing reports, correspondences on the computers;

    Use tact, diplomacy and discretion as required;

    Have a working knowledge of city codes and departments;

    Read, write, and converse fluently in English;

    May be asked to work a flexible schedule, to include evenings hours, weekends, and holidays;

    Must have the ability to attend work regularly and predictably;

    Must have the ability to perform the normal interactive functions of the job, and to withstand the normal stresses of the workplace;

    Follow the departmental operations in concert with all applicable laws, ordinances and policies/procedures from the City Council, City Manager;

    Read, write and understand written instructions, reports, documents, plans and maps;

    Excellent professional customer service skills to include discretion, courtesy, and patience;

    Must possess a working knowledge of general office equipment, procedures, and operations;

    Operates City vehicles in a safe manner;

    Must not pose a threat to the health and safety of self or others; and

    Must be able to work closely with others as part of a team.

    Performs other duties as assigned by the City Manager or required of the position.

  • September 06, 2023 9:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Posting Title Associate Hearing Officer
    Job Requisition Number COA089900
    Position Number 100644
    Job Type Full-Time
    Division Name Municipal Court
    Minimum Qualifications

    Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

    • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to Business Administration, Social Science, or other related field plus two (2) years experience in a related field.
    • Experience may substitute education up to a maximum of two (2) years.

    Licenses or Certifications:

    • None.
    Notes to Applicants

    Employment Application:

    The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Please be sure to detail on the application all current and previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.

    • Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant’s qualifications – minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
    • You must use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable.
    • Employment history dates must include month and year as well as the name and contact information for the supervisor and/or human resources department.
    • Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application.
    • Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application, not your resume or cover letter.
    • Please note that Austin Municipal Court may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement.

    Additional Information:

    Travel:If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.

    Skills assessments may be used to determine selection for interview process after initial applicant review.

    This position will require a pre-employment Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)

    Working with the City of Austin provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information.

    This position is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSF) Program. This program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.

    Pay Range

    $22.85 – $26.24 per hour


    Please note

    • Schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and/or holidays. 
    • Municipal Court is a 24 hour, 7 days per week business operation. 
    • Schedule/location may change based upon business needs. 
    • Associate Hearing Officers staff offices at the court’s main location and an office at City Hall located at 301 West 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
    Job Close Date 09/17/2023
    Type of Posting External
    Department Municipal Court
    Regular/Temporary Regular
    Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
    Category Professional
    Location 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Ste 175 Austin TX, 78744
    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Experience:

    • Experience in interpreting laws and ordinances governing municipal civil violations or experience in conducting administrative hearings.
    • Experience with personal computers.
    • Bilingual preferred, but not required.
    • Ability to travel between offices of court’s main location and City Hall depending on business needs.
    Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

    Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

    1. Performs hearing officer functions including managing and conducting hearings in person to determine liability of civil violations, making judgments based on evidence submitted.
    2. Researches and applies appropriate laws in regards to contested civil violations submitted by mail and determines liability.
    3. Performs research to determine ownership of vehicles accumulating multiple civil violations.
    4. Communicates information and detailed explanations to internal and external customers about the civil enforcement program, hearing dates, report data, etc.
    5. Confirms and orders the authorization to boot and/or tow vehicles in violation of City of Austin ordinances.
    6. Prepares cases for judicial appeal hearings.
    7. Investigates civil violation sites to determine validity of disputed claims.
    8. Enters findings and other information into courts case management system.
    9. Recommends changes to civil case handling policies and procedures to the Hearing Officer.
    10. Prepares records destruction requests.

    Responsibilities – Supervisor and/or Leadership Exercised:

    • None.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws.
    • Knowledge of city practices, policy and procedures.
    • Knowledge of criminal enforcement proceedings.
    • Skill in oral and written communication.
    • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
    • Skill in using computers and related software.
    • Skill in planning and organizing.
    • Ability to handle difficult situations.
    • Ability to read/comprehend/interpret laws and ordinances governing municipal civil violations or other administrative hearings.
    • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with city employees and the public.
    Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.

    The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.

    The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

    Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

  • September 05, 2023 9:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    $18.75 - $25.93 Hourly


    Municipal Bldg - 405 N. Rusk Street

    Job Type

    Full Time

    Job Number



    Municipal Court

    Opening Date




                Under the general direction of the Director of Finance, performs a variety of technical record-keeping and clerical duties in support of the Municipal Court; process forms, orders and documentation for court cases from origin to final disposition; assist the public and explain court procedures.


    •  Enter violations, transactions, proceedings, and other documentation relative to case management into the court's computer system. 
    • Receive and process payments of fines, fees, and court costs.
    • Develops court dockets and maintains court records.
    • Monitors case dispositions for compliance with court orders. 
    • Communicate court procedures, defendant rights, and municipal law to the public
    • Responds to inquiries from the Judge and prepares paperwork pertaining to Judge’s orders
    • Retrieves case files and other documentation required by prosecutors.
    • Set cases for various types of hearings; prepare dockets and notify parties related to case; process continuance requests and notify parties involved. 
    • Prepare daily deposit and reconcile to cash collection report.
    • Maintain confidentiality and tact in dealing with the public. 
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.



                  Knowledge of

    • Proper business English, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic, office practices, and procedures and operation of office equipment. 
    • Municipal Court functions and procedures, including knowledge of applicable recordkeeping requirements for court actions and defendant case files.
    • Court and case processing procedures, including knowledge of legal forms, documents and terminology.
    • City ordinances, State laws, regulations and procedures.
    • Microsoft Outlook and Word applications
    • Computers, online searches and services, and various software applications.


                  Ability to:

    • Communicate and deal tactfully and effectively with other employees and the public.
    • Learn and accurately apply numerous laws, regulations, policies and procedures related to court activities.
    • Work independently and make responsible decisions in accordance with court policies and procedures.
    • Organize and prioritize work and appropriately schedule court activities.
    • Complete work accurately and rapidly with intense periods of concentration and frequent interruptions.
    • Effectively resolve interpersonal conflict and interact with emotionally distraught, angry or hostile individuals. 
    • Establish effective working relationships with diverse populations, co-workers and other agencies.
    • Operate a computer, scanner, copiers, and other office equipment.


                 Experience and Education: Any combination equivalent to the level of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities                 will qualify. 



    • One year of related clerical experience in a Municipal Court or other closely related work environment.


    • High School Diploma or GED required. 



    • Court Clerk Level 1 Certification, or be willing to complete a 32-hour training program for new Court Clerks within two years of hire; and work toward court clerk certification.



    Incumbents in this position are required to work various shifts as assigned. Due to the unpredictable and critical nature of the required duties for this position,          
    incumbents assigned to this position must be willing and available to work additional hours beyond their assigned shifts, sometimes with little or no notice.               Incumbents in this position must be able to remain seated and operate a computer for extended periods of time.



    The aforementioned statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of working being performed by individuals assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel classified in this position.  This job description is subject to change as well as the needs and requirements of the job change. 



    The City of Sherman is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the American’s with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. 

    Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interview, reference and criminal background checks, work history and drug screens are required.   In addition, job related tests may also be required. 

    The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. 

    The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of Sherman and the employee and is subject to change by the City of Sherman as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change. 

  • September 01, 2023 7:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    $24.99 Hourly


    78207, TX

    Job Type

    4A Full-Time

    Job Number



    Municipal Courts

    Opening Date


    Closing Date

    9/11/2023 11:59 PM Central

    Grant Funded


    FLSA Status



    Job Summary

    Under direction, is responsible for coordinating magistration efforts in the City Magistrate/Detention Center. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of professional, and administrative duties. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment.  Exercises functional supervision over assigned staff.

    Work Location
    Magistration Section of the San Antonio Municipal Court; 401 S. Frio San Antonio, TX 

    Work Hours
    Training will take place on all three shifts:

    • 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    • 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    • 10:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.
    Permanent schedule after training will be based on business needs but will be nights and weekends. This position supports 24/7 operation, which involves shift-work and rotating work schedules, including weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions
    • Assists in the formulation of policies and procedures for the assigned department; compliance with the current City and department rules and regulations.
    • Supervises assigned staff.
    • Assists with monitoring and reviewing expenditures; provides information to appropriate department staff; and performs general administrative support functions.
    • Provides assistance to the public and law enforcement agencies.
    • Prepares correspondence for communication with other City departments.
    • Determines priority magistration for judge and moves processes in a timely manner.
    • Oversees and processes arrested persons into the Detention Center and complete all necessary reports, documents, and paperwork.
    • Intakes and updates municipal court violations when arrested party arrives in the City Magistrate/Detention Center.
    • Prepares payment agreements based on court orders, interview, and application information.
    • Performs administrative duties including, but not limited to report writing, activity documentation, statistical reporting, case processing, and filing; may organize and maintain filing systems; and maintain records related to specific areas of assignment.
    • Reviews National Crime Information Center, Texas Crime Information Center, and Texas Department of Public Safety (NCIC/TCIC/DPS) databases for criminal histories, warrant records, and driving records; updates NCIC/TCIC databases with warrant records, and conviction records reported to DPS.
    • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
    Job Requirements
    • Two (2) years of college from an accredited college or university.
    • Two (2) years of experience in administrative/office support.
    • Valid Texas Crime Information Center and National Crime Information Center (TCIC/NCIC) Certification within one (1) year of employment and re-certified yearly.
    • Must maintain Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System Access (TLETS) eligibility for continued employment in position (TLETS provides access to TCIC and NCIC).
    • Must obtain the Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Level II within 18 months of date of hire.
    • Any applicant selected for this position must have a background check completed with results satisfactory to the City of San Antonio and successfully complete the City of San Antonio's Cash-Handling Certification Training.
    • Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Two (2) years Criminal Justice Background; experience working in a court room and detention setting. 
    • Two (2) years of college from an accredited college or university.
    • Two (2) years of experience in administrative/office support.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including shift-work, rotating schedules, holidays, and weekends.
    Applicant Information
    • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
    • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
    • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
    • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications, and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Knowledge of court procedures.
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization and management.
    • Knowledge of Code of Criminal Procedures, regarding laws governing Class 'C' misdemeanors.
    • Knowledge of city, building, and fire codes.
    • Knowledge in deciphering court judgments.
    • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
    • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.
    • Ability to interpret court documents and understand legal terminology.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position.
    • Ability to perform customer service.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, judges, and the general public.

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