For placement as a CL 22, the applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

For placement as a CL 23, the applicant must have a high school

diploma or equivalent and two years of general experience in addition to one year at CL 22. Note: CL 23 is promotion potential of this position.

General Experience: Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the possession of, or the ability to acquire, the particular knowledge and skills need to perform the duties of the position.

Educational Substitution: Education above the high school level may be substituted for required general experience on the basis of one academic year equals one year of general experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Progressively responsible clerical or administrative experience that required the regular and recurring application of clerical procedures that demonstrate the ability to apply a body of rules, regulations, directives, or laws and involved the routine use of specialized terminology and automated software and equipment for word processing, data entry or report generation.

Previous experience providing clerical or administrative support within the legal field.

A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, WordPerfect, Windows, and other software applications.

The ability to accurately file, plus use correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling. In addition, the ability to accurately enter data in a computerized database. Testing will be administered.

The ability to type 50 wpm with at least 80% accuracy. Testing will be administered.




The selected candidate must successfully complete a background check or investigation. Retention in the position will depend upon a favorable suitability determination. Employment will be considered provisional until background check is completed and favorable suitability is determined.


Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the United States. The federal immigration and appropriations law significantly limits the circumstances in which the federal judiciary may employ a non-citizen of the United States. Therefore, the U.S. Courts is responsible for ensuring that all new employees are eligible to work in the United States by reviewing one of the employment eligibility documents specified on the Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) before placing the selected candidate on federal payroll.   Proof of eligibility status will be required.


Successful employment with the U.S. Courts is based on acceptable performance and is an at-will employment opportunity as determined by the Court Unit Executive.


Applicants will be evaluated based on information provided on your application and supplemental statement.

Applicants that do not submit all required materials, as stated in the "How to Apply" section of the vacancy announcement, will be evaluated solely on the information available and may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible.