FORT BEND COUNTY Bonding Clerk - Sheriff's Office in RICHMOND, Texas

Provides efficient administrative and clerical support to assigned group. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 assist customers in a professional manner and provide information and process requests in person, on the telephone, electronic submissions and through the mail. Maintain and provide confidentiality and security of documents, files, and data. Examine, verify and input data into the Sheriff s Office computer system to update information regarding pending and disposed criminal cases, using detailed data entry codes. Prepare magistrate documents for County and District Court Judges. Logs, records and files bonds, court documents financial transactions. Verify, prepare, process, log and file bonds. Distribute processed bonds to appropriate offices. Calculate, collect, receipt and process 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. Verify process and distribute documents to appropriate locations. Gather information from booking, courthouse, electronic submissions, and other agencies to prepare and process the proper and timely release or transfer of incarcerated persons. Notarize 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. REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED; One-year job related experience. Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook), Quicken 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: Administrative/Clerical Grade 5, $1,033.60 biweekly ($12.92 hourly) - $1,216.00 biweekly ($15.20 hourly) based on qualifications CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position PLEASE NOTE: The Fort Bend County Human Resources Department will contact the candidates, who meet the requirements for this position, to schedule an appointment for the required skills testing. TEST SCORES FROM THIS YEAR ONLY WILL APPLY! AFTER SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION AND PASSING OF THE SKILLS TESTING, THE CANDIDATES WILL PROCEED TO THE FORT BEND COUNTY SHERIFF S OFFICE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT LOCATED AT: GUS GEORGE ACADEMY 1521 EUGENE HEIMANN CIRCLE, SUITE 144 RICHMOND, TEXAS 77469 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.