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Clerk’s Office Career Opportunities

The first step in beginning your career search with the federal judiciary is to look for open jobs that match your skills, qualifications, and interests. Each posting includes a description of the position and the minimum required qualifications.  All CAND Clerk’s Office positions listed below will be open until filled (priority consideration given to applications received before the date listed).

  • The Court is not authorized to reimburse travel expenses for interviews or relocation.
  • Applicants called in for an interview for the Clerk’s Office will be given tests to determine their level of skill.
  • Final successful candidates are subject to a FBI fingerprint check and background investigation.

This page lists current Clerk’s Office vacancies for all Northern California court locations.


 Priority Consideration Date
Courtroom Deputy Clerk to U.S. District Judge Eumi Lee (.pdf, 150 KB)

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California is seeking a Courtroom Deputy in San Jose, California. The courtroom deputy clerk provides administrative support in and out of the courtroom to District Court Judge Eumi Lee. This position calls for accuracy, diplomacy, and sensitivity in dealing with judges, attorneys, members of government agencies, and the general public. Successful courtroom deputy clerks work with meticulous attention to detail, create systems to organize and prioritize tasks, and communicate with calm and confidence. Periodically, other duties may be assigned. Priority consideration to applicants who apply by April 26, 2024.

Courtroom Deputy Clerk to U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar (.pdf, 132 KB)

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California is seeking a Courtroom Deputy in Oakland, California. The courtroom deputy clerk provides administrative support in and out of the courtroom to District Court Judge Tigar. This position calls for accuracy, diplomacy, and sensitivity in dealing with judges, attorneys, members of government agencies, and the general public. Successful courtroom deputy clerks work with meticulous attention to detail, create systems to organize and prioritize tasks, and communicate with calm and confidence. Periodically, other duties may be assigned. Priority consideration to applicants who apply by April 24, 2024.

Director of Case Administration (.pdf, 118 KB)

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California is seeking a Director of Case Administration in San Francisco, California. This position is located in the Clerk’s Office of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, California and reports directly to the Chief Deputy of Operations. The Director of Case Administration directs matters related to supervision, planning and management of all intake and case processing units in San Francisco. The incumbent supervises the Intake Supervisor, the criminal and civil docket clerks, and the records clerk. The incumbent is responsible for accurate records management. The intake supervisor also maintains the court’s attorney admissions policy and the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of attorney admissions. The incumbent will be responsible for planning, organizing and reviewing work, establishing policies and procedures to ensure excellent customer service and efficient processing of documents, maintenance of records and accurate attorney admissions. Apply by April 5, 2024, for priority consideration. Position open until filled.

Solicitation for Court Reporting Services Blanket Purchase Agreement (.pdf, 223 KB)

This is a solicitation for proposals to enter into a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for contracting court reporting services for the United States District Court - Northern District of California. The Court intends to award BPAs to one or more court reporters found to meet the court’s qualifications.

The Court reserves the right not to make any awards as a result of this solicitation. Award of a BPA does not guarantee that the contractor will receive orders for any particular aggregate dollar value, or in fact that any orders at all, for court reporting services.

Contractors responding to this solicitation should carefully review the Statement of Work, the minimum qualifications required, the court’s maximum transcript fee rates (non-negotiable including real-time feeds), and the BPA terms and conditions, all of which will be incorporated into any Blanket Purchase Agreement awarded under this solicitation.

Contractors wishing to be considered for this BPA must complete and return the pages in the attachment CAND_CR_BPA_Form_Fillable. Note, for each prospective contract court reporter, a minimum of 3 references must be identified for whom the reporter has performed work within 3-year period.

Please note that at this time our need is for in-person, not remote contract court reporters. Occasionally accommodation for remote reporting might occur but it will be offered only to those who are willing to provide in-person reporting.

The solicitation will be open for the period of March 28, 2024 through April 12, 2024. All forms must be submitted by 2:00 PM on April 12th. The contract period will run May 1, 2024 – April 30, 2025.
Any questions should be addressed in writing via email to the contracting officer, Helene_McVanner@cand.uscourts.gov. The completed BPA forms must be emailed to Procurement@cand.uscourts.gov by 2:00 PM on April 12, 2024.

04/12/2024

How to Apply

  1. Create an account with governmentjobs.com.
  2. Go to the Northern District’s page on Govermentjobs.com.
  3. Questions? Feel free to contact the Human Resources Unit at 415-522-2147 / hr@cand.uscourts.gov
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