Goverment Jobs
February 24, 2020
Desoto, Texas
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The purpose of the position is to maintain and distribute records and information. This is accomplished by processing requests; routing officers for court appearances; providing information to municipal court; assisting officers; receiving, reviewing and processing information; responding to requests and inquiries; assisting with auction information; and responding to requests and inquiries. Other duties include preparing and filing reports.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists customers by responding to requests and inquiries; assisting with open records requests; and recommending courses of action for citizen requests.
  • Tracks information by preparing, processing and validating information submitted; entering data; preparing and submitting reports; and advising personnel of regulations.
  • Maintains records by reviewing reports submitted; entering information; attaching documents to reports; and filing.
  • Acts as court liaison by routing officers to court; furnishing documents; maintaining the court system; and contacting officers for appearances.

Notice to candidates for Police Department positions Qualifications

  • High School graduation or equivalent
  • Two years of customer service experience
  • Position requires bending, lifting and sitting for long periods of time and may require some heavy physical effort in working with materials generally weighing fifty (50) pounds or less.
Supplemental Information

  • Knowledge of public information act, related legal opinions and state retention guidelines
  • Skill in the operation and use of standard office software which includes databases and presentation programs, along with standard Microsoft products
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, the public, and elected and appointed officials

Employee Benefit Information
Health Insurance- BCBS

Dental Insurance- Cigna PPO

Vision Insurance - The Standard Vision

Flexible Spending - Daily Access
Employees can set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for yearly out of pocket medical expenses. Subject to IRS annual limits andrestrictions.

Life Insurance- Mutual of Omaha
The City provides each employee with a life insurance policy of 3 times their annual salary up to a maximum of $150,000.

Voluntary Term Life Option-Mutual of Omaha
This is additional low cost life insurance available to employees and their dependents.

Employee Assistance Program-Mutual of Omaha
Assists in recommending counselors for any city employee experiencing personal problems.

Education Pay
Employees can receive a monthly additional pay for Associates, Bachelors, Masters and PHD degrees.

Social Security
Employee participates at 7.65% contribution with matching city funds.

Texas Municipal Retirement System
Employees participate in a statewide retirement program at 7% contribution with a city match of 2:1.
Five years vesting, 20 years retirement at any age.

Non-civil service employees accrue 6.67 hours per month (2 weeks per year).
All police employees accrue 10 hours per month (3 weeks per year).
All Fire employees accrue 15 hours per month (7.5 - 24 hour shifts a year).

Sick Leave
Non-civil service employees accrue 10 hours per month (3 weeks per year).
All police employees accrue 10 hours per month (3 weeks per year).
All Fire employees accrue 15 hours per month (7.5 - 24 hour shifts a year).

Non-civil service employees receive 11 paid holidays per year including one personal or "floating" day.

Longevity Pay
Earned at a rate of $4 per month.
This is calculated on number of years of service up to and including 25 years (maximum $1200).

Worker's Compensation
Worker's compensation coverage is provided for all employees.

Eligible for Education/Certification pay.

Deferred Compensation Plans- Mass Mutual
Payroll deduction for employee participation. City does not contribute.

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