Current Employment Opportunities
Pro Se Law Clerk
Located in the Austin Division
Applications must be received by no later than: November 07, 2014
The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Pro Se Law Clerk. The position will be located in the Austin office; however, the incumbent will handle cases for both Austin and San Antonio.
Official Court Interpreter
Located in the Del Rio Division
Applications must be received by no later than: November 21, 2014
The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is currently accepting resumes for the position of Official Court Interpreter (Spanish/English) in Del Rio, Texas.
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.
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.
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
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.
- Employment Opportunities in the Federal Judiciary
For employment opportunities outside of the Western District of Texas.