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PUBLIC NOTICE
FOR REAPPOINTMENT OF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
AUSTIN, TEXAS

The current term of the office of United States Magistrate Judge Andrew W. Austin is due to expire on November 21, 2015. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of U.S. Magistrate Judge Austin to a new eight-year term. Additional information regarding the public notice may be found in this document.

Comments must be received no later than February 18, 2015

Current Employment Opportunities

Job Postings

Human Resources Coordinator
Located in the San Antonio Division
Applications must be received by no later than:   February 06, 2015

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) for the United States District Court, Probation Office, and Pretrial Services Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Human Resources Coordinator. The OHR serves 700 employees in seven divisional offices and three satellite offices.

Operations Clerk
Located in the San Antonio Division
Applications must be received by no later than:   February 06, 2015

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Operations Clerk in San Antonio, Texas.

Operations Clerk
Located in the Midland-Odessa Division
Applications must be received by no later than:   February 06, 2015

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Operations Clerk in Midland, Texas.

Operations Clerk / Courtroom Deputy
Located in the Alpine Division
Applications must be received by no later than:   February 06, 2015

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Operations Clerk / Courtroom Deputy in Alpine, Texas.

Operations Clerk
Located in the Pecos Division
Applications must be received by no later than:   February 06, 2015

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Operations Clerk in Pecos, Texas.

Division Manager
Located in the Pecos Division
Applications must be received by no later than:   February 06, 2015

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Division Manager in Pecos, 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.

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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