Provides experienced clerical and administrative support for the department and Justice of the Peace and performs efficient and productive service to the public. Manages and/or supervises Criminal, Civil and Juvenile caseloads. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.
Service customers; reviews and processes requests in person, by telephone, fax and/or mail. Collects and receipts fees over the counter and by mail; acts as a cashier. Inputs data into the computer database in order for the Justice Courts to easy access to the information. Manages civil and criminal court documents by preparing, filing, processing, entering, issuing, recording and setting dockets according to cases filed. Prepares, files, assigns, and dockets new civil and criminal cases based on office policy and state statute to ensure accuracy of filings. Maintains confidentiality and security of documents, data and courtroom proceedings. Maintains knowledge, understanding and proficiency of case management to minimize errors. Trains, instructs and evaluates subordinates. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
High School Diploma/GED; Two years of job related experience within a legal system. Experience in Justice of the Peace Court preferred. Good computer and typing skills (minimum 35 WPM), excellent research, organizational, interpersonal and written skills. This is a high-volume Court, applicants must be detail-oriented; able to priortize own work; possess the ability to proficiently multi-task; complete assignments within tight deadlines and under high-pressure circumstances. Must have ability to interact with the public, employees and elected officials.
SALARY RANGE: Administrative/Clerical Grade 8, $1,263.20 - $1,487.20 biweekly based on 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