Jobs

Current Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities & Online Application

The Office of Human Resources 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.

  • Position Announcement: Term Law Clerk (Del Rio Division)

    The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Term Law Clerk to a Magistrate Judge. The position is located in Del Rio, Texas. Please refer to the full announcement for additional information regarding qualifications, benefits and the application procedure.

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

Please view the citizenship requirements for employment in the Judiciary.

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.

Additional Links

Employment Opportunities in the Federal Judiciary
For employment opportunities outside of the Western District of Texas.

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