You are here
Job Listing (Open to All Applicants)
Make a difference in your career, consider joining the Federal Judiciary. We are seeking a diverse group of people with an interest in the important work of ensuring equal justice under law.
If there are no open positions listed, please check back again soon.
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Chief Deputy Clerk (Type II). The court is comprised of two full-time judges and their staffs and the Court Clerk’s Office staff of twenty deputy clerks.
The Chief Deputy Clerk is a senior management position that reports directly to the Clerk of Court and has regular interactions with judges, members of the bar, trustees, and the public. The Chief Deputy assists the Clerk of Court in providing leadership, management, and supervision of the Clerk’s Office and acts on behalf of the Clerk in his or her absence. The Chief Deputy assists the Clerk in providing management and leadership of all non-judicial functions and activities of the court including case management, budget and finance, human resources, information technology, public relations and communications, training and development, and strategic planning.
The Clerk’s Office of the United States District Court is a career‐oriented organization focused on providing exceptional service to the court, members of the legal community and the general public. Currently, we are seeking applicants for one or more full‐time Courtroom Manager positions.
The Courtroom Manager (CRM) is responsible for managing cases for district and magistrate judges and providing a full range of courtroom services to ensure timely and efficient courtroom proceedings for litigants. The courtroom manager provides administrative support in and out of the courtroom. This position requires accuracy, diplomacy and sensitivity in dealing with judges, attorneys, members of government agencies, and the general public. A successful courtroom manager works with meticulous attention to detail, creates systems to organize and prioritize tasks, and communicates calmly and with confidence. Candidates must also be mature, responsible, tactful, and be able to work harmoniously with others in a fast‐paced and team‐oriented work environment. The position requires a professional, cooperative, and congenial demeanor at all times and strong administrative, organizational, analytical and writing ability.
The Office of Information Technology for the United States District Court and the Probation and Pretrial Services Office for the Central District of California is seeking full-time PC Administrators to provide help desk support for the Western Division in Los Angeles, California. The Central District of California consists of five courthouse locations and thirteen Probation and Pretrial Offices. The incumbent performs work related to setting up, maintaining and supporting computer systems, mobile devices, and courtroom technologies. Occasional travel to other divisional offices may be required.
- Provide information and troubleshooting assistance to court staff via the IT Help Desk for applications, hardware, mobile devices and wireless technology.
- Perform tasks including installation, troubleshooting, repair, and configuration of a wide array of hardware and software over the phone, in-person or remote connection.
- Assist in the planning, coordination, implementation, and support of computer security software.
- Develop and implement protocols and procedures directly related to Information Technology.
- Develop and maintain local court technical and user documentation.
- Provide onsite training for hardware, software applications and mobile technology.
- Monitor day-to-day help desk activity by logging calls and communications received by the IT Help Desk in a tracking system.
- Perform periodic inventory of hardware and software, ensuring only licensed copies of software are in use and complies with asset management procedures.
- Perform preventative maintenance on computers, peripherals, and mobile communication equipment.
- Responsible for working with other members of the court in planning and preparation for court related and special events, including telephonic conferences, video conferences, and use of various courtroom technologies.
- Monitor new developments in computer hardware, software and data communication capabilities, and advises court managers of available options and their potential applications to court needs.
- Maintain collaborative communication with other Information Technology court personnel.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, which serves more than 3.4 million people residing within its twenty-eight counties, seeks a dedicated and experienced administrator to be the clerk of court. The clerk of court is the most senior non-judicial officer of the court, who supports the judges of the district by overseeing and leading the court’s extensive administrative and operational functions. The clerk also assists in resolving complex and sensitive issues having a significant impact on the day-to-day functioning of the court. The clerk reports directly to the chief United States district judge, and communicates regularly with the district and magistrate judges and clerk’s office staff; the General Services Administration; other court executive units; federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies; the district’s United States attorney and federal defender; the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts; the Office of the Circuit Executive for the Seventh Circuit; the Federal Judicial Center; bar associations; and the media. Occasional travel and public speaking may be required.
The Eastern District of Wisconsin is one of two federal districts in Wisconsin. The Eastern District has two divisions; the Milwaukee division serves twelve southeastern counties, including the Milwaukee metropolitan area, and the Green Bay division serves the sixteen northeastern counties. The main office of the clerk of court is located in the Milwaukee courthouse, but the clerk must travel to the Green Bay courthouse as required. The district has five authorized district judges (four in Milwaukee and one in Green Bay), three full-time magistrate judges, and approximately forty clerk’s office staff.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut, Clerk’s Office, has an immediate opening for an Operations Specialist in our Hartford courthouse. Starting salary commensurate with work experience, education, prior/present pay history and previous federal court experience. Promotion potential to CL 25 without further competition if the appropriate qualification requirements are met.
The Clerk's Office offers an opportunity for a team player who is self-motivated, detail oriented with excellent interpersonal communications skills, strong desktop skills, basic problem-solving skills and a strong work ethic. Our fast-paced, prestigious environment consists of challenging and rewarding work, training opportunities, and the potential for advancement for bright people with strong initiative, flexibility and ability to multi-task.
Operations Specialists operate in a team environment and must handle all aspects of judicial support. Duties include docketing, maintaining and processing case information, and managing the progression of cases to final disposition in accordance with approved internal controls, procedures, and rules. Incumbents perform noticing, manage the progression of cases, maintain official case records, and monitor the completion of required procedural steps. Operations Specialists review filed documents to determine conformity, take appropriate action, ensure all orders and automated entries are appropriately and accurately docketed, and make summary entries on the docket of all documents and proceedings. Incumbents are expected to support other Operations functions (e.g., intake, records) as well as serve as and back-up Courtroom Deputies based on the needs of the court.
This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in a variety of functions in the Clerk’s Office. Duties include extensive customer service, cashier/intake, docketing and noticing, data quality control, reviewing and processing of documents which are the official record of the Court, scanning of documents, mail processing, records management, which includes filing and archiving records, and courtroom deputy support. These vital functions of the Clerk's Office provide a good overview of the variety of functions performed and an opportunity to become familiar with court documents, the sequence of their use, and how cases move through the bankruptcy court.
The United States District Court for the District of Arizona is seeking a senior level executive with expertise as an administrator of a large, diverse and innovative organization to serve as the District Court Executive and Clerk of Court for one of the nation's busiest federal district courts. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, along with a proven record of leadership and accomplishment are required, preferably in a court environment.
The District Court Executive/Clerk of Court ("DCE/Clerk") is appointed by the district judges and has overall management authority and responsibility for the non-judicial components of the court. The DCE/Clerk occupies the highest level non-judicial position in the court and works closely with the Chief Judge in assuring the administrative and operational needs of the court are met. With the assistance of 219 Clerk's Office employees, the DCE/Clerk provides operational support to 24 U.S. District Judges and 14.5 U.S. Magistrate Judges located in Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff and Yuma. By General Order of the Court, the DCE/Clerk is also responsible for providing administrative oversight in the areas of human resources, systems technology, space, facilities, and budget for the U.S. District Court, U.S. Probation and U.S. Pretrial Services. The DCE/Clerk serves as the court's liaison and works cooperatively with federal and local government agencies, bar groups, media representatives, and the public. The DCE/Clerk serves at the pleasure of the court and is responsible for performing the statutory duties of the Office of the Clerk pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §751. The position becomes available on January 20, 2020.