Administrative Support Clerk

United States District Court - White Plains, NY (30+ days ago)4.4

Announcement Number: 18-31
Court: United Sates District Court Southern District of New York
City, State: White Plains, NY
Court Website:
Permanent Position: Permanent
Job Grade: CL 23
Minimum Salary: $37,892
Maximum Salary: $61,596
Closing Date: 07/04/2018
Link to Original Job Post:
Position Description
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Exciting entry level position in Federal Courthouse where the employee will learn the operations of the Court by working in the Clerk’s Office performing the following duties: maintaining court files and records and providing access to the official record of the court to the public and court staff; scanning, copying and filing court documents; performing receptionist duties in person and on the telephone; performing internal mail deliveries and posting outgoing mail; performing data entry functions; scheduling the use of conference rooms; delivering supplies to court offices and chambers; and assisting with attorney admission and the issuing of attorney identification credentials. The employee will also perform other duties as assigned. The position involves heavy public contact and requires excellent customer services skills, considerable tact and patience.Work involves a lot of walking to retrieve information for the public.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be high school graduate, or equivalent, and have two or more years of general experience. College degree is desirable. Applicants must be able to type at least 50 words per minute, and demonstrate typing proficiency in a pre-interview test. This position involves heavy public contact and requires excellent customer service skills along with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Computer skills, knowledge of legal terminology, and attention to detail are highly desirable qualifications. A secondary degree is also highly desirable.

EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: Education above the high school level may be substituted for general experience.

BENEFITS: The Federal Judiciary offers a comprehensive benefits package (includes paid vacation, sick leave and holidays; participation in federal health benefits, life insurance and retirement programs; supplemental dental and vision insurance, long termcare plan options, flexible spending accounts and transit subsidy program).

Opportunities for training and advancement are available to all employees of the Clerk’s Office.

How To Apply
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To be considered for this position please submit a resume detailing your education and work experience, along with a cover letter. The cover letter must indicate the position for which you are applying, including the vacancy number, and identify how your education and/or experience relate to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Resumes without the cover letter addressing the qualifications will not be considered.

Only applications submitted via email will be accepted. Any other means of submission will not be accepted. Candidates must also include the vacancy number and position title in the subject field when submitting via email. Only candidates selected for the testing process will be contacted.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents seeking U.S. citizenship. Employees of the United States District Court are not included in the government’s Civil Service classification and are at-will employees. All employees are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct for judicial employees. The successful candidate for this position is subject to a background check. This position is subject to mandatory electronic funds transfer for payment of net pay.