IT Help Desk Specialist

Washington, D.C
Jan 21, 2022
Jan 30, 2022
Full Time

The IT Help Desk Specialist provides first tier help desk support for end users of the Court of Appeals and appellate offices. The position also provides technical support installing and configuring IT hardware (such as PCs, laptops, printers, and mobile devices) and software programs (such as Microsoft Office 365 applications, Adobe Acrobat, and nationally and locally developed systems). The IT Help Desk Specialist performs routine to moderately complex troubleshooting of hardware and software systems and assists with inventory control. This full-time position is located in Washington, D.C. Some work may be done remotely.


Conditions of Employment

Applicants must be a United States citizen or eligible to work in the United States. Employees of the federal courts are excepted service appointments. Excepted service appointments are "At-Will" and may be terminated with or without good cause by the Court. The candidate selected for the position will be hired provisionally pending the results of a background investigation. Direct deposit of pay is required.


Candidates must show experience that demonstrates the ability to: (1) understand the theories, principles, practices and usage of IT hardware and software; (2) perform hardware and software maintenance and troubleshooting; (3) effectively communicate with others both verbally and in writing; (4) show attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks; and (5) be flexible, work well under pressure, maintain a positive attitude, and meet deadlines.


Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. A bachelor's degree is preferred. Must have at least two years of specialized experience that demonstrates the possession of the skills required to perform the duties of the position. Preferred experience includes supporting Microsoft Office 365 applications, virtual desktops, and mobile devices.

Additional information

The Circuit Executive's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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