Law Clerk (Term)

Job #: 20-02
The judicial law clerk to a U.S. District Judge performs substantive review, research and writing and is responsible for preparing bench memos and orders on matters pending before the judge. The caseload in the jurisdiction is heavy, and the types of cases presented are varied, sometimes involving novel issues of law. There is daily interaction with the Judge and the other law clerks concerning legal and court-related issues.

Travel Required
Occasional travel - None

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential

Conditions of Employment
Selective Placement Factor

Special Requirements:
Agency Specific Requirements

Please view the qualifications listed in the vacancy announcement at

Technical Qualifications:
Must be a law school graduate

Specialized Education

Additional information
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Closing Date: 30th November, 2019
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