101 S. Colket Avenue PO Box 160
Kerens, TX 75144

Phone: 903-396-2971

Email: info@ci.kerens.tx.us

Employment Opportunity

The City of Kerens,  has Job Openings for One (1) Full Time Municipal Court Clerk

Starting Salary: 

$ 12.50 hourly – Increase following a Probationary Period 

Benefits: ( For Full – Time Position) 

Accrued Sick Leave, Accrued Vacation Time, Annual Holiday Pay, Health Insurance, TMRS Retirement, Training opportunities, Opportunities for pay advancements,  Small town atmosphere, Highly diverse Community.

Minimal Job Requirements: 

  1. Import/Input/scan citations, mail, email, etc. into the court software
  2. Assist violators by taking payments, requests, and communicate effectively with the public
  3. Keep the calendar updated for deadlines each month
  4. Prepare and send out courtesy letters, failure to appear, and warrants as needed
  5. Maintain court docket and schedule Judge and Prosecutor for trials
  6. Answer multi-line phone system, screen and transfer calls, take messages, etc.
  7. Sort, file, and maintain files as needed
  8. Keep office area clean and tidy, cleaning the office as necessary
  9. Enter payments and reports, make correct deposits
  10. Cross-train to relieve the Water Clerk and City Secretary, possibly taking on additional duties as necessary
  11. Assist the Water Clerk and Administrator with filing, typing, and office help as needed
  12. Other tasks as deemed necessary

Preferred Job Qualifications:  

  1. Able to keep confidential information confidential
  2. Prompt – work hours 7:30 am to 4:30 pm (1-hour lunch break)
  3. Neat, professional appearance
  4. Courteous and diplomatic
  5. Self-motivated 
  6. Willing to learn & follow directions given
  7. Able to meet deadlines, multi-task when required, and switch from one task to another smoothly
  8. Be a team player, if it needs to be done, do it.
  9. Be Bondable
  10. Pass a background check and drug screen
  11. Use computer skills daily, knowledgeable in Microsoft Suites, Google, & others
  12. Bilingual – not required, but preferable

All Interested persons are welcome to apply and may pick up an employment application at Kerens City Hall located at 101 South Colket St, Kerens, Texas 75144. The City of Kerens is an equal-opportunity employer.