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Executive Assistant to the Clerk of Court

Full Time - $50,216 - $81,673 Annually

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Clerk of Court for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Secretary to the Clerk of Court. The incumbent supports the Clerk of Court in correspondence, filings, scheduling and public-relations efforts. The incumbent performs and coordinates administrative matters relating to multiple administrative functions, such as human resources, procurement, property management, space and facilities, financial, budgetary and/or statistical maintenance services, including ensuring compliance with the appropriate guidelines, policies and approved internal controls for the Clerk of Court and Chief Deputy Clerk. The incumbent coordinates district-wide projects and provides status reports to the Clerk of Court and Chief Deputy. The incumbent serves as the court’s central resource for executive committees’ action items and meeting coordination. The incumbent assists in the planning and coordination of court-sponsored public events and ceremonies.

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Deputy in Charge

Full Time - $48,951 - $79,617 Annually

Location: Erie, PA

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Clerk of Court for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy in Charge for the Erie division. The Deputy in Charge performs supervisory work related to the full range of court operations activities at a divisional office of the court. The incumbent serves as the highest ranking on-site employee of the Clerk’s Office and is a first-line supervisor over multiple areas of court operations, including case administration, jury administration, records/mail management, financial administration, courtroom support, judicial support, etc. The Deputy in Charge primarily directs staff and ensures compliance with the appropriate guidelines, policies, and internal controls.

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Programmer/Analyst

Full Time - $50,216 - $81,673 Annually

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Clerk of Court for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Programmer/Analyst. The incumbent provides court unit support for various national and local databases. The incumbent performs work related to designing, modifying, and adapting existing and acquired software. The incumbent will write code on various platforms under the direction of an IT Manager and may meet with end users to analyze their needs to implement software solutions.

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Case Administrator II

Full Time - $41,509 - $67,499 Annually

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Clerk of Court for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Case Administrator. The incumbent is responsible for a variety of operational duties, specifically utilizing Electronic Case Filing (ECF). These duties include responsibility for maintaining and processing case information and managing the progression of cases from opening to final disposition, in accordance with approved internal controls procedures and rules. Prepares case documents for appeal, reviews filed documents to determine conformity, takes appropriate action, and ensures that all orders and automated entries are appropriately and accurately docketed. Answer inquiries on case status and ECF Help Desk Line. Case Administrators serve as records and reproduction clerks and review incoming court documents for conformity with federal and local rules, perform customer service and cashier duties for providing procedural information and collecting court fees.

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Term Law Clerk

Full Time - $61,218 - $87,252 Annually

Location: Erie, PA

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Hon. Richard A. Lanzillo, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for a Judicial Law Clerk for a one or two-year term appointment to begin December 15, 2018. The incumbent will provide legal research and writing assistance, prepare bench memoranda, draft orders and opinions on a wide variety of criminal and civil matters, communicate with counsel regarding case management and procedural requirements, assist the Magistrate Judge during courtroom proceedings (as needed), and perform various other administrative duties.

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