Generalist Clerk (Office Services)

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Job Specifications
Classification Level: 
CL 24
Salary Range: 
$47,898 - $77,844
Los Angeles
Opening Date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Closing Date: 
Open Until Filled (preference given to applications received by November 10, 2023)
Number of Positions: 
Vacancy Number: 
Job Type: 
Full Time
Position Overview: 

The United States District Court and the Probation and Pretrial Services Office for the Central District of California is seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented individual who possess exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills. This position reports to the Office Services Supervisor.

Representative Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Sorting and distributing incoming and outgoing mail, including mail being received by the Post Office, Fed Ex, UPS and other shipping companies.
  • Inventorying and distributing office supplies when ordered by court employees.
  • Warehouse inventory management.
  • Driving cargo van to transport mail and/or supplies from one building to another.
  • Mailing scanned documents.
  • Metering mail for the entire court.
  • Performing project work as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of general office experience.
  • Minimum six months or more experience in at least one of the following areas:

-Shipping and receiving

-Mail sorting / distribution

-Order processing and distribution

-Stocking and inventory

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to drive a forklift (training and certificate will be provided).
  • Dependability and reliability is a must.
  • Proficiency in Keyboard and Computer skills.
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • The successful candidate must be able to bend, pull, push and lift a minimum of 40 pounds, reach, walk, stand and/or sit for extended periods, with or without accommodation.


  • Familiar with Excel.
  • Experience in using inventory programs highly desirable.
  • College course work or college degree.

Federal employees are entitled to federal benefits such as health, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, long-term care insurance and flexible spending accounts. Participation in a defined benefit plan the Federal Employees Retirement System-Further Revised Annuity Employee (FERS- FRAE), and up to 5% matching contributions on retirement savings through the Thrift Savings Plan (401k equivalent). Generous accrual of paid time vacation and sick leave and 11 paid holidays per year. Commuter subsidies for public transportation to and from work. Extensive online training options and in- person training and professional conferences, funds permitting.

Information for Applicants: 

Must be a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident with authorization to work in the United States who is currently seeking U.S. citizenship or intending to become a U.S. citizen immediately after meeting the eligibility requirements. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate is required to undergo an FBI background check. The Federal Financial Reform Act requires direct deposit of federal wages for employees. The United States District Court and the Probation and Pretrial Services Office requires employees to adhere to the Code of Conduct for Federal Judicial Employees, which is available on the Court’s website:


Applications should be submitted to Documents must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, and the email should reference the vacancy number. Complete applications must include the following:

  1. Cover Letter – Address how your background, skills, and experience meet the qualifications listed
  2. Resume – Include key career accomplishments
  3. An application for Federal Judicial Branch Employment (AO78) (please visit the Court’s website at to download the AO78 application form).

Due to the volume of applications received, the Court will only communicate with those individuals who will be interviewed. Applicants scheduled to interview should advise the Human Resources staff if any accommodation will be necessary to interview. Unfortunately, the Court is unable to reimburse applicants for any travel or parking costs.

The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this announcement, commence interviews immediately, withdraw the announcement, or fill the position at any time, any of which actions may occur without notice.

The Federal Judiciary is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.