Assistant Clerk File Room

Washington, D.C
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time

The Assistant Clerk - File Room incumbent distributes material initiated in the Clerk's Office to the Chambers and other offices of the Court and sorts, date stamps, and distributes incoming and outgoing mail. Also stores documents, ships briefs to the Court's depositories, returns records to lower courts, and distributes bench and slip opinions. Operates the computer, mail metering equipment, duplicating equipment, high-speed scanning equipment, and maintains all case files. Performs other duties as assigned.


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:


Must be able to operate high-volume mail and duplicating equipment. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows products and Office Suite preferred. Must be able to work effectively with others.


A high school diploma and one year of experience in a clerk's office or other legal or government environment 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.