|Title||District Clerk (Elected position in 2020)|
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 9/25/2019
APPLICATIONS: Applications are available at http://www.somervell.co/jobshr/application-process/ or may be obtained in person at the Somervell County Human Resource Department located at 101 NE Barnard Street, Glen Rose, TX 76043, or you may call 254-897-3750. Applications must be delivered to the physical address listed above, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 254-897-2271, or mailed to PO Box 330, Glen Rose, TX 76043. Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than 9/23/2019. Office hours are 8:00 – 4:00 Monday thru Friday.
Duties of the Office of District Clerk:
The District Clerk receives for filing and processing all documents in a court case. The District Clerk maintains the Official court records and must:
Most District Court records are public information. The District Clerk is responsible for managing records so that they are:
The District Clerk is charged with the responsibility of collecting and disbursing court costs, fines and other fees that benefit numerous agencies at the state and local level in addition to:
The District Clerk is responsible for gathering data and reporting to serve state and local agencies. A few are:
The District Clerk is responsible for employing deputy clerks to assist with all of the duties described above. Personnel and office management includes:
Within one year of the day on which a person first takes office as District Clerk, he or she must successfully complete hours of instruction in performance of the duties of the office. Subsequently, a District Clerk must successfully complete 20 hours of continuing education courses in the performance of the duties of the office each year.
The new clerk, their deputies and employees must be bonded and insured against liabilities incurred through errors and omissions and loss from burglary, theft, robbery, counterfeit currency or destruction.