Assistant Clerk (Case Analyst)

Washington, D.C
May 14, 2021
May 18, 2021
Full Time


This is a full-time position with the Clerk's Office at the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

Closing Date : Monday, May 17, 2021, 11:59 PM EDT

Please note that this vacancy has a limit of 200 applicants. The job opportunity announcement will automatically close if that limit is reached prior to the closing date.
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The Assistant Clerk (Case Analyst) screens new case submissions for jurisdictional and procedural compliance with the statutes and Rules of the Court, enters new cases into the automated docket and the Court's electronic filing system, and corresponds with counsel and pro se litigants on jurisdictional and procedural issues.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications)
  • Employment is subject to successful completion of a security background check.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See:


Three years of experience in progressively responsible positions in an appellate court or other legal environment preferred. Three years of additional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement. A working knowledge of the Rules of the Court and applicable sections of the U.S. Code preferred. Ability to analyze complex situations, to communicate clearly, effectively, promptly and courteously, and proficiency with Microsoft Office products required.


A college degree is required.

Additional information

Working for the Supreme Court of the United States offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Additional benefits include flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, and the SmartBenefits transit subsidy.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

We will review and assess your application package in comparison with the posted qualifications for the position.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

The following documents are required:
  • OF-306 ( )
  • A resume
  • A cover letter
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