Procurement Technician

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Job Specifications
Classification Level: 
CL 24
Salary Range: 
$41,473 - $67,404
Los Angeles
Opening Date: 
Friday, January 5, 2018
Closing Date: 
Open until filled, preference given to applications received by January 19, 2018
Number of Positions: 
Vacancy Number: 
Job Type: 
Full Time
Position Overview: 

The Court is recruiting for a well-organized, detail-oriented individual who possesses exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.  This position reports to the Financial Director.

Representative Responsibilities: 
  • Research the availability of goods or services by vendors and vendor types.
  • Advise and follow up with customers on various purchasing options.
  • Process purchase requests following department protocol to ensure timeliness and accuracy.
  • Use the Judiciary Integrated Financial Management System (JIFMS) and Sharepoint to process orders.
  • Research the Guide to Judiciary Policy for guidance and instruction, as needed.
  • Follow up with vendors on issues relating to quality and billing questions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of specialized experience equivalent to work at a CL 23.


  • Two years of general office experience.  Direct work experience (specialized experience) related to the processing of legal documents such as in a law office, a court in judicial system or financial institution is highly desirable.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Dependability and reliability is a must.
  • Type 35 wpm.
  • The successful candidate must be able to bend, pull, push and lift up to 40 pounds, reach, walk, stand and/or sit for extended periods, with or without accommodation.


  • Familiar with Excel.
  • Experience using inventory programs highly desirable.
  • College course work or college degree.
  • United States District Court employees are entitled to federal benefits such as:  a defined benefit pension plan; a retirement savings plan including generous matching contributions; paid vacation and sick leave; ten paid holidays per year; and choice of an array of insurance plans including health, life, dental, vision, long term disability, and long term care.  
  • Commuter subsidies are available to employees that utilize public transportation to and from work.
  • Extensive on-line training options. Travel for in-person training and professional conferences are available, funds permitting.
  • Federal court employees are eligible to join, the Federal Court Clerks Association, a national professional court organization founded in 1922.
Information for Applicants: 
  • As a condition of employment, the successful candidate is required to undergo an FBI background check.
  • The successful candidate must be a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States currently seeking citizenship or intending to become a citizen immediately after meeting the eligibility requirements.
  • This position is subject to mandatory electronic fund transfer (direct deposit) participation for payment of net pay.
  • Expenses associated with interviews or relocation will not be reimbursed.
  • The United States District Court 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 Word, or PDF format, and the email should reference Vacancy No. 18-04. Complete applications must include the following: 

1.      a cover letter;

2.      a resume; and

3.     an application for Federal Branch Employment (please visit the Court’s website at to download the application form).

Due to the volume of applications received, the Court will communicate only 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. 

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.