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Current Employment Opportunities

Job Postings

U.S. Probation Officer
Located in the Midland-Odessa Division

The United States Probation Office in Midland is currently accepting applications for the position of U.S. Probation Officer.

U.S. Probation Officer Assistant
Located in the Midland-Odessa Division

The United States Probation Office in Midland is currently accepting applications for the position of U.S. Probation Officer Assistant.

Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Department for the Western District of Texas recruits for all vacancies for the U.S. District Clerk's Office, U.S. Probation, and U.S. Pretrial Services.  We only accept applications when a position vacancy exists. Please follow the application procedures when submitting application materials.

Divisional Offices

San Antonio is the main office for the Western District of Texas. Divisional offices are located in Austin, Del Rio, El Paso, Midland-Odessa, Pecos and Waco.

Citizenship Requirements

Employees of the United States courts must be citizens of the United States or citizens of countries with treaty relations with the United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, has adopted an Employee Dispute Resolution Plan which provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of their race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, or disability.

Electronic Fund Transfer

Employees of the U.S. District Court are required to use the Electronic Fund Transfer for payroll deposit.

Highlights of Employee Benefits

  • Vacation (13 days/year for years 1-3)
  • Sick Leave
  • Family Friendly Leave Act
  • Leave Sharing Program
  • Federal Holidays
  • Health Benefits (large selection of plans available)
  • Life Insurance
  • Federal Employees Retirement System
  • Thrift Savings Plan (tax-deferred savings plan)
  • Training Program

Other Information

The Court is not authorized to reimburse travel expenses for interviews or relocation. Please note that final candidates will also undergo a background check and may be given a test to determine level of skill/knowledge. Employment with the U. S. District Court is considered excepted service.

The Officer and Officer Assistant Medical Guidelines applies to all applicants for Officer and Officer Assistant Positions in the U.S. Pretrial Services or U.S. Probation Offices, Western District of Texas.

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