Fort Bend County

Deputy County Court Clerk - County Clerk's Office - Courts Division

Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/7/2024 11:29 AM)
Job Code
# of Openings
Min Start Salary
USD $15.71/Hr.
Max Start Salary
USD $19.64/Hr.


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!



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.



  • 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.


  • High School Diploma/GED;
  • One (1) year job related customer service or clerical experience. 
  • Strong computer, typing (40 wpm) and data entry skills required. 
  • Good written and 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. 
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Overtime may be required.

SALARY RANGE:  $15.71 - $19.64 hourly, based upon qualifications

CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position


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



 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





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