Chief Deputy Clerk (Type II)
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
1. Desired attributes include familiarity with Panel practice, and academic and/or professional achievement in management and/or a related field.
The preferred candidate also will have:
2. Prior managerial experience in the federal judiciary, including operational knowledge of the courts and CM/ECF/information technology.
3. Strong analytical, written and oral communications, and interpersonal skills.
4. Excellent computer skills including a working knowledge of networks.
5. Excellent organizational and management skills.
6. Experience and tenure in leading teams and evaluating work processes and organizational impact.
To be qualified for appointment, a full-time, two-year commitment is required.
Candidates must meet the following standards:
General: Applicants must have 3 years of general experience and, in addition, must have 4 years of specialized experience, preferably with substantial management responsibility.
General: Progressively responsible administrative, professional, technical or other responsible work which provided an opportunity to gain (a) a general knowledge of management practices and administrative processes, (b) skill in dealing with others in person-to-person work relationships and (c) the ability to exercise mature judgment.
Specialized: Progressively responsible experience in administrative, supervisory, managerial, or professional work, which provided an opportunity to acquire a thorough knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, policies, and theories of management and court administration. Note: One year of the required specialized experience must have been at, or equivalent to, the next lower grade in the federal service.
A bachelor's degree from a college or university of recognized standing is required. A graduate degree in law, public, business, or court administration or other applicable field is preferred. A postgraduate degree in law, or public, business or judicial administration from such a college or university may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to three years of the required general experience.
Pay System and Benefits
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation falls within the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government. Panel employees are "Excepted Service Appointments". Excepted Service Appointments are "At-Will" and can be terminated with or without cause by the Panel at any time. Federal Government Civil Service classifications or regulations do not apply. This position is classified under the Judiciary Salary Plan (JSP). Panel employees are subject to mandatory Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for payroll deposit.
Full-time employees are eligible for a full range of benefits such as paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement benefits that include a defined contribution program and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). TSP is a 401(k) equivalent program that includes matching contributions. Additional benefits include health and life insurance, disability and long-term care insurance, dental and vision insurance, a Flexible Benefits Program which includes medical and dependent care reimbursement, and transit subsidy program.
An incumbent not already employed by the Judiciary will be considered provisional pending successful completion of a ten-year full-field OPM background investigation. Every five years, thereafter, the position requires an updated investigation. Employees must adhere to the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees, which is available upon request.
The Federal Courts practices zero tolerance for illegal drug use.
Those applicants selected for further consideration may be subject to testing.
Applicants must be a United States Citizen or eligible to work in the United States.
THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Only qualified applicants will be considered. Incomplete applications may not be considered. The Panel does not pay travel expenses for interviews. The Panel reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement without prior written or other notice. All information provided by applicants is subject to verification and background investigation. False statements or omission of information on any application materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment or dismissal after being employed.