Administrative Support Clerk (temporary) Vacancy In Western District Of Texas

Hiring Organization / Company: Western District Of Texas
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time

Job Details:

Position Overview

Administrative Support Clerk (Temporary) – Job # USDC 21-28

Opening Date:
July 15, 2021

Closing Date:
July 23, 2021

Starting Salary:
up to $13.65 per hour

San Antonio, Texas


The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas is looking for highly motivated, responsible, detail-oriented individuals for temporary positions. These positions are full-time and expected to go through January 30, 2022. Administrative Support Clerks perform a variety of administrative tasks to support judges, court executives, and other staff, including:

  • Administrative duties such as:
    • Filing
    • Scanning
    • Shredding
    • Data entry
    • Proofing Excel and PDF Documents
  • Relocation Assistance, such as:
    • Packing boxes
    • Moving office items
    • Organization of files
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Great communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to practice tact and patience
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proficient data entry skills
  • Basic math and recording abilities
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Good physical condition with the ability to lift at least 25 lbs.
  • High school diploma

Application Procedure

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a letter of interest (include job title/number listed above), resume, e-mail address, and a daytime phone number to: > Court Info > Jobs > Current Employment Opportunities & Online Application.

The Court is not authorized to reimburse travel expenses for interviews or relocation. This position is subject to mandatory electronic direct deposit of salary payments. Please note the final candidates will undergo a credit, fingerprint, and background check.


  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or be a lawful permanent resident (i.e., green card holder) and seek U.S. citizenship.
  • If a similar position becomes vacant within a reasonable time of the original announcement, the court agency may select a candidate without re-posting the job.
  • Applicants scheduled to interview should advise the Human Resources staff if any accommodation is needed.
  • All information provided by applicants is subject to verification and background investigation. Applicants are advised that 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.
  • The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions or withdraw a job announcement without notice.
  • Employees of the U.S. Courts serve under “Excepted Appointments” and are considered “at-will” employees (except for probation officers who may be removed for cause).
  • The selected candidate will be subject to a probationary period. During the probationary period, an employee may be dismissed without the right to appeal.
  • All employees must adhere to the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees (available for review upon request).
  • Other conditions not listed above may be applicable.
The United States District Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Federal Judiciary, the Third Branch of the Federal Government, provides a generous benefit package which, in addition to salary, is an important component of total compensation.

Employer Contributions
Retirement Benefits
  • Retirement - Basic Benefit (FERS employees) varies by type of FERS employee
  • Thrift Savings Plan - Automatic Contribution 1% of Basic Pay for FERS employees
  • Thrift Savings Plan - Employee Matching up to an additional 4% of Basic Pay
  • Social Security 6.2% of earnings up to SS Wage Base

Health /Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance - Employer pays approximately 72% of FEHB premium
  • Life Insurance - FEGLI BASIC option only costs $.075 per every $1,000 of insurance

Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Federal Occupational Health - Health Units
  • WorkLife Program

Saving for Retirement
Defined Benefit Retirement Program:
  • Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)
  • Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) *
  • CSRS is only available to employees who were covered under CSRS and subject to CSRS retirement deductions prior to January 1, 1987

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP):
  • TSP ROTH Account (after-tax)
  • TSP Regular Account (pre-tax)
  • TSP Catch Up (employees age 50 or older)
  • FERS employees matching
  • first 3% contributed, the agency matches dollar for dollar
  • next 2% contributed, the agency matches at 50 cent on the dollar

Social Security:
  • FERS employees are eligible to receive monthly benefits from the Social Security Administration.

Pre-Tax Flexible Benefit Accounts
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Parking Reimbursement Account
  • Transit subsidy

Other Benefits
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Spouse and Children
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reimbursement for Professional Liability Insurance
  • Disability Retirement*
  • Telework*
  • Full-time and part-time positions*
  • Flexible work hours*
  • Non-monetary awards*
  • Education and Training
  • Virtual Learning: Judiciary Online University
  • Classroom Training: Federal Judicial Center
  • Benefit and Retirement Webinars
  • Benefit and Retirement Counseling

Time Away
  • Annual Leave (up to 8 hours per pay period)
  • Sick Leave (4 hours per pay period)
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Leave Transfer Program

Federal Holidays
  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King's, Jr. Birthday
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

  • Please Note: benefit availability is based on eligibility

Job Location Information:
City: San Antonio
State: Tx
Country: Us
Location: San Antonio, Tx
Job Listing No# : 49851

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