Monday , January 30 2023

US Federal Court Jobs – Operations Specialist

Website U.S. Courts

Job Description:

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 handle all aspects of court 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. 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., jury administration, intake, records) as well as serve as Electronic Court Recorder Operators and back-up Courtroom Deputies as needed. Promotion potential to CL 25 without further competition if the appropriate qualification requirements are met. 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 civil and criminal documents which are the official record of the Court, scanning of documents, mail processing, records management, which includes filing and archiving records, electronic court recording, jury, 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 federal court.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university or legal education or paralegal certification
  • Legal/paralegal experience and experience with a federal court electronic filing
  • Prior training or experience with electronic court recording, court calendars and dockets or courtroom deputy duties
  • Proficiency with Windows-based applications, including database, spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, and Adobe PDF files specifically as it relates to preparing documents, compiling data, and preparing reports
  • Outstanding customer service and support skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to apply a body of rules, regulations, directives, or laws
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  •  Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and work under deadlines
  • Problem solving skills
  •  Ability and willingness to travel occasionally to district offices

Job Details:

Company: United States Courts

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: Cleveland, OH, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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