Fort Bend County

Bonding Clerk - Sheriff's Office

Job Locations US-TX-RICHMOND
Posted Date 1 year ago(3/14/2023 8:59 AM)
Job Code
# of Openings
Min Start Salary
USD $15.00/Hr.
Sheriff's Office


Fort Bend County is ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the nation.  We have capitalized on not only the creed of our location, but on the "quality of life" for our families to call home.  Our employees are the key to our success and the heartbeat of our foundation.  The diversity and inclusivity of our community is our strength and at the forefront of a workplace environment welcoming to all.  Live Here! Work Here!



Provides efficient administrative and clerical support to assigned group.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.



  • Provides information and public relations between the Sheriff’s Office and the community. 
  • Serves as intermediary between bonding companies, the public and inmate families. 
  • Independently assists customers in a professional manner and provide information and process requests in person, on the telephone, electronic submissions and through the mail.  
  • Maintains and provides confidentiality and security of documents, files, and data. 
  • Examines, verifies and inputs data into the Sheriff’s Office computer system to update information regarding pending and disposed criminal cases, using detailed data entry codes. 
  • Prepares magistrate documents for County and District Court Judges. 
  • Logs, records and files bonds, court documents financial transactions.  
  • Verifies, prepares, processes, logs and files bonds.  Distributes processed bonds to appropriate offices. 
  • Calculates, collects, receipts and processes cash fines, bonds and statutory fees.  
  • Accurately processes, maintains and records court documents/dispositions, received from Federal, District, County, Attorney General, Municipal and Justice of the Peace courts as mandated by the law under strict timelines.  
  • Verifies process and distributes documents to appropriate locations.  
  • Gathers information from booking, courthouse, electronic submissions, and other agencies to prepare and process the proper and timely release or transfer of incarcerated persons. 
  • Notarizes documents for department and outside agencies, as needed.
  • 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;
  • One-year job related experience.  
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook), and typing skills (Minimum 35 WPM).  
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees and elected officials. 
  • Flexible schedule including overtime, shift work, weekends and/or holidays is required. 
  • Must become a Notary Public of Texas.

SALARY RANGE:  $15.00 per hour

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, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal  and local  laws, unless  such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.


For more information on Fort Bend County's Title VI / Nondiscrimination Statement, visit


To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at


Fort Bend County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. FBC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state and local laws regarding disability discrimination and accommodation.


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