Clerk

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General Information

Job Posting ID 3683046 Creation Date Apr 18, 2019
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Jun 18, 2019
Job Site Address WACO, Texas 76701 Employer Type Federal Government
Openings 1

Job Description

Summary
Provides administrative support to the Judge and performs related work as required. The Clerk carries out any and all administrative duties including, but not limited to, case flow management, records management and public services.

Essential Job Function
* Maintains the court docket by setting cases for hearing, coordinating times with attorneys and litigants, updating court forms and assisting the Court Administrator with a dismissal docket
* Assists the Judge by setting meeting dates, preparing letters and jury charges
* Works closely with District Clerk’s office, Security and other court departments
* Assist the Court Administrator with ordering of supplies, budget preparation, clerical duties, as well as assisting with inquiries from the public regarding court proceedings
* Will work under the general supervision of the District Judge and Court Administrator
* Must be willing to perform other duties as assigned for efficient operation of the administrator’s office
* Regular attendance and timeliness is required

Education
* High School Diploma or GED

Skills / Experience
Required:
* Must be loyal and able to keep the confidences of the office as required by law
* Knowledge of legal terminology, judicial administration and support services, legal office procedures, court policies/rules, and practices related to family, juvenile or civil law matters
* General knowledge of basic hardware and software and uses of a variety of different computer operating systems such as Microsoft Office Work, Excel, Outlook
* Exceptional skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with County staff, attorneys, investigators, police agencies, and citizens
* Proficient verbal and written skills to communicate information and directions to courts, attorneys, investigators, police agencies, and citizens
* Ability to accurately sort, file, and retrieve material using alphabetical, numerical, or chronological systems

Preferred:
* Bilingual proficiency in Spanish
* Legal clerical, administrative or legal support experience in a court or legal environment that included heavy interaction with the public

Physical Demand Requirements:
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear
* The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to find, handle, or feel objects, reach with hands and arms; stoop and kneel

Disclaimer
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

McLennan County will conduct background checks on new hires that will include a criminal background check related to convictions and deferred adjudications in the past seven years and may include credit reports, motor vehicle records, employment records, and educational attainment. A conviction or deferred adjudication is not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered individually.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Starts at $10.00 / HR
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Part Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
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Job Requirements

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Additional Requirements

Basic Computer Skills
  • EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)
  • Spreadsheet Software (Calc, Excel, etc)
  • Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)
Language
  • English; Fluency - Excellent (Read, Write, Speak)

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State Agency Name MCLENNAN COUNTY SHERIFF
Job Closing Date Jun 18, 2019
Open Until Filled No

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