Senior Warrant Clerk

City of San Antonio - San Antonio, TX (30+ days ago)4.0


Under direction, is responsible for coordinating magistration efforts in the City Magistrate/Detention Center and coordinating with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of professional, and administrative duties. Exercises functional supervision over assigned staff.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Assists in the formulation of policies and procedures for the assigned department; endures compliance with the current City and department rules and regulations.
  • Supervises assigned staff.
  • Assists with monitoring and reviewing expenditures; provides information to appropriate department staff; and performs general administrative support functions.
  • Provides assistance to the public and law enforcement agencies.
  • Prepares correspondence for communication with other City departments.
  • Determines priority magistration for judge and moves processes in a timely manner.
  • Oversees and processes arrested persons into the Detention Center and complete all necessary reports, documents, and paperwork.
  • Intakes and updates municipal court violations when arrested party arrives in the City Magistrate/Detention Center.
  • Prepares payment agreements based on court orders, interview, and application information.
  • Oversees and facilitates phone access for parties to obtain commercial bonds and/or pay fines.
  • Performs administrative duties including, but not limited to report writing, activity documentation, statistical reporting, case processing, and filing; may organize and maintain filing systems; and maintain records related to specific areas of assignment.
  • Reviews National Crime Information Center, Texas Crime Information Center, and Texas Department of Public Safety (NCIC/TCIC/DPS) databases for criminal histories, warrant records, and driving records; updates NCIC/TCIC databases with warrant records, and conviction records reported to DPS.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Two (2) years of college (60 or more credit hours) from an accredited college or university.
  • Two (2) years of experience in administrative/office support.
  • Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions.
  • Valid Texas Crime Information Center and National Crime Information Center (TCIC/NCIC) Certification within one (1) year of employment and re-certified yearly.
  • Must maintain Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System Access (TLETS) eligibility for continued employment in position (TLETS provides access to TCIC and NCIC).
  • Must obtain the Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Level II within 18 months of date of hire.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience working in a court room and detention setting.
  • Experience providing customer service.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including shift-work, rotating schedules, holidays, and weekends.
WORK HOURS:
  • This position supports 24/7 operation, which involves shift-work and rotating work schedules, including weekends and holidays.

APPLICANT INFORMATION:
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications, and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 5 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of court procedures.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization and management.
  • Knowledge of Code of Criminal Procedures, regarding laws governing Class 'C' misdemeanors.
  • Knowledge of city, building, and fire codes.
  • Knowledge in deciphering court judgments.
  • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
  • Ability to interpret court documents and understand legal terminology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position.
  • Ability to perform customer service.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, judges, and the general public.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing, references, background checks, and credential verification, as required by the position. Depending on the position, selected applicants may be required to comply with any state and federal requirements for the position and may be subject to interval criminal background checks in accordance with relevant regulations.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.sanantonio.gov/HR/CareerCenter.aspx
Human Resources Department
San Antonio, TX 78205
210-207-8705

hrcustomerservice@sanantonio.gov

Position #2018-01241
SENIOR WARRANT CLERK
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Senior Warrant Clerk Supplemental Questionnaire

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Are you a current regular full time CoSA employee?

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Are you a current employee of the City of San Antonio Municipal Courts?

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What best describes your highest level of education?

Some High School
High School Diploma or GED recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency
30+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
60+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university
90+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
120+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university
PhD, JD, or other Post Graduate Degree from an accredited college or university
None of the above

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How many years of experience do you have in administrative and/or office support?

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I do not have experience in administrative or office support.

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How many years of experience do you have working in a court room and detention setting?

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I do not have experience working in a court room and detention setting.

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How many years of experience do you have providing customer service?

Less than 1 year
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5 years or more
I do not have experience providing customer service.

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This position supports operations twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days per week, which involves shift-work and rotating work schedules, including weekends and holidays. Indicate which shift(s) you are available to work. (Select all that apply.)

Daytime Hours
Evening Hours
Overnight Hours
Weekends & Holidays
Overtime
On-Call Duty (various dates and times)
None of the above

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I understand for this position I must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions.

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I understand I must maintain Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System Access (TLETS) eligibility for continued employment in this position. (TLETS provides access to TCIC and NCIC.)

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I understand that I must obtain a Valid Texas Crime Information Center and National Crime Information Center (TCIC/NCIC) Certification within one (1) year of employment and re-certified yearly.

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Disagree

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Do you have a valid Texas Crime Information Center and National Crime Information Center (TCIC/NCIC) Certification?

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No

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I understand I must obtain the Municipal Court Clerk Certification, Level II within 18 months of date of hire.

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Describe your experience working on multiple projects or job assignments simultaneously. How do you prioritize and ensure that your team meets deadlines?

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Describe an example of a situation in which you had to motivate a group of people to get an important job done.

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The City of San Antonio's CORE Values are Teamwork, Integrity, Innovation, and Professionalism. Describe how you have exemplified these values in your current or previous work.

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