Employment Opportunities

The Town currently has the following position(s) open:
Deputy Court Clerk/Administrative Assistant  (Full Job Description) (Online Employment Application)
Pay Range:  $16.20 to $17.50 per hour
Typical Schedule:  Part-time, Mon-Fri 10:00am - 2:00pm

Provides clerical and technical support to the Court by assisting customers on the telephone and in person at the cashier’s window, implementing office procedures and related work.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES
Demonstrates competencies related to the application of Argyle Core Values
Demonstrate basic knowledge of Texas statutes governing the administration and operation of a Texas Municipal Court with the ability to respond to inquiries in person, by phone or in writing.
Enters citation, case activity and other data into Court computer system, including but not limited to, pleas, convictions, case status, dismissals, and other orders as set by the judge; Prepares juvenile documents; creates case files.
Performs other general Municipal Court functions, including scheduling court dates, processing defensive driving, deferment, judgments, requests for extensions, payment plans, jury trials and motions for continuances.
Performs general office duties such as filing, typing, computer input, mathematical calculations, and telephone operations.
Collects fines and fees, issues receipts, balances daily collections, and prepares daily deposits; must be bondable.
Maintains accurate, updated, timely and organized paperwork, dockets, warrants and collections processed by the court.
Maintains confidentiality of information.
Demonstrates a willingness and competency sufficient to assist supervisors with administrative tasks and reduce administrative work load

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education/Experience/Certificates/Licenses/Eligibility:
Minimum two (2) years’ of progressively responsible administrative support experience in municipal administration, prefer court experience.
Valid Texas Driver’s License.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Cash handling experience.
Able to serve citizens in a diplomatic manner, while exercising good emotional control.
Bondable and serve as a notary public, administer oaths and authenticate official documents.
Knowledge of various office equipment such as computers, calculators and software applications, (i.e. Incode, MS Word, Excel, etc.).
Level I Texas Court Clerk Certification preferred.
Bilingual (Spanish) skills beneficial, but not required.

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