Fort Bend County

Legal Process Specialist II - County Clerk

US-TX-Richmond
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-2862
Job Code
17-285
# of Openings
1
Min Start Salary
USD $1,208.00/Bi.
Category
Administrative/Clerical

Overview

Serves as an experienced case manager, auditor and clerk of court for the County Courts at Law.  Provides professional, quality customer service in support of the County Clerk’s Office.  Performs clerical functions in the COURTS DIVISION.

Responsibilities

Evaluates, analyzes, prepares, files, records, issues, retrieves, transports and scans all court documents.  Prepares, files, assigns and dockets new cases based on office policy and parameters set by statute.  Serves as clerk of court, assists judge in courtroom, administers oaths, and executes all orders.  Maintains knowledge of statutes and must be able to research legal issues.  Audits case events, activities, and caseload by court.  Maintains confidentiality and security of documents and data.  Collects fees and makes change; reconciles and balance cash drawers, held personally accountable for shortages.  Assists customers, provides information and processes requests in person, on the telephone and via mail.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.

Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED; One year job related customer service or clerical experience.  Strong computer, data entry, and typing skills.  Strong written communication, verbal communication and organizational skills.  Strong interpersonal skills including diplomacy and problem solving to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials.  Ability to complete tasks while under pressure and within tight deadlines.  Overtime may be required.

 

STARTING SALARY: Administrative/Clerical Grade 7, $1,208.00 biweekly based upon qualifications

CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position

 

All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.

                                                                             

Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate

on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or

national origin, or any other reason protected by law.

 

 

To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs

 

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