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Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

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September 17, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Chief Deputy Clerk (Chief Deputy). This position is located in the District Clerk’s Office in Dallas, Texas. The Chief Deputy is a senior-level position responsible for the day-to-day administration, supervision, and overall management of the administrative departments of the Clerk’s Office. The Chief Deputy reports to the Clerk of Court, and, in the absence of the Clerk, assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Clerk. The Chief Deputy serves as a member of the Clerk’s Office Senior Management Team which includes the Chief Deputy of Operations, Director of Human Resources, Director of Administrative Services, Director of Information Technology, and Division Managers for Dallas, Fort Worth, and West Texas. The incumbent operates with a high level of independence within the policy directives of the Clerk of Court.
September 10, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of court reporter. A court reporter performs court reporting services for any judicial proceeding as required. The position is a shared position that works for the entire court but is primarily assigned to one district judge.
September 9, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a Jury Clerk Workleader. The Jury Clerk Workleader is responsible for ensuring efficient and fair selection, qualification, summoning, orientation, management, and payment of jurors for petit and grand juries in the Dallas division. This position also has responsibility for naturalization functions for the Dallas division. The Jury Clerk Workleader reports to the Dallas Division Manager.
August 30, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a Customer Service Clerk in the Dallas office. The incumbent provides front line customer service, maintains official case records, reviews submitted documents to determine conformity with federal rules, processes new case information and documents, and processes mail and payments.
August 25, 2019 | Abilene Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for two law clerks to a United States magistrate judge. A law clerk to a magistrate judge performs substantive analysis, research, and writing; assists the judge with case management in all phases of litigation; and drafts bench memos, opinions, and orders on matters pending before the judge. The clerkship is for a term of one to two years. One clerkship may be converted to a career position.
August 25, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for a Director of Human Resources. The Director of Human Resources is the senior manager in charge of all human resources matters for the Court, providing a full range of human resources management services for the Northern District of Texas. The Director of Human Resources works closely with the Clerk of Court and is responsible for setting a strategic human resources vision and developing and implementing human resources policies and procedures. This position may be eligible for promotion to the next classification level without competition.
August 21, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Financial Assistant. This is an entry level financial position. Training will be provided to enable the successful candidate to use automated systems unique to the federal judiciary. The incumbent performs financial transactions and maintains required records in accordance with court policies and approved internal controls. The Financial Assistant reports directly to the Financial Administrator.
August 14, 2019 | Amarillo Division
The Operations Support Specialist is a member of the operations section of the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office. The incumbent is responsible for all facets of case progression, including opening cases, docketing, managing cases from inception to conclusion, ensuring accuracy of electronic case filing system entries, and responding to inquiries regarding filings. The incumbent reports to the Lubbock/Amarillo Divisional Manager.
August 9, 2019 | Fort Worth Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of court reporter. A court reporter performs court reporting services for any judicial proceeding as required. The position is a shared position that works for the entire court but is primarily assigned to one district judge.
August 1, 2019 | Fort Worth Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of Courtroom Deputy to a United States District Judge. This position is located in the U.S. District Clerk’s Office in Fort Worth, and reports to the Fort Worth Division Manager. The duties involve managing the judge’s caseload, attending and logging proceedings and processing orders. This position entails a high level of knowledge and complexity regarding court and courtroom operations.
June 26, 2019 | Dallas Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for an Operations Support Specialist. The incumbent performs various functions and is responsible for maintaining and processing case information from opening to final disposition, in accordance with approved internal controls, procedures, and rules. The incumbent performs docketing, noticing, managing the progression of cases, maintaining official case records, monitoring the completion of required procedural steps, reviewing filed documents to determine conformity and taking appropriate action, ensuring all orders and automated entries are appropriately and accurately docketed, and making summary entries on the docket of all documents and proceedings. The incumbent also provides front line customer service, processes mail and payments, and handles appeal related duties.
June 26, 2019 | Fort Worth Division
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for an Operations Support Specialist. The incumbent performs various functions and is responsible for maintaining and processing case information from opening to final disposition, in accordance with approved internal controls, procedures, and rules. The incumbent performs docketing, noticing, managing the progression of cases, maintaining official case records, monitoring the completion of required procedural steps, reviewing filed documents to determine conformity and taking appropriate action, ensuring all orders and automated entries are appropriately and accurately docketed, and making summary entries on the docket of all documents and proceedings, and other duties as assigned.
April 9, 2019 | Dallas Division
The Operations Support Specialist is a member of the operations section of the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office. The incumbent is responsible for all facets of case progression, including opening cases, docketing, managing cases from inception to conclusion, ensuring accuracy of electronic case filing system entries, and responding to inquiries regarding filings. The incumbent reports to the Operations Supervisor.