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Opportunity Title: Court Operations Specialist
Location: Denver
Department: Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
Posted Date: 10/08/2020
Closing Date: 10/30/2020
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Brief Description

***This is a courtesy posting for the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.***

Salary: $46,381 - $75,443 - Dependent upon experience, qualifications, and past salary history.

Agency Statement:


The Clerk’s Office for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is seeking candidates for the position of Court Support Specialist. This position operates as a member of a team; as such, exceptional skill in dealing with others and a desire to work within a team environment are essential to the position.


Position Purpose and Objectives/Definition of Work:

The Court Support Specialist supports the records, case screening, intake/cashiering, printshop, mailroom, and archiving operations of the Clerk’s Office. The duties of the position include, but are not limited to: preparing and submitting cases and materials to judges for case screening and disposition, docketing case-screening and disposition-related information, handling requests for services, processing case documents (scanning and filing pleadings), printing special projects, providing clerical assistance and backing up the front counter, cashiering, and mailroom duties. Of particular importance to this position is the facilitation of the court’s multi-step case screening process, which requires strong data processing skills and well-honed attention to detail. Court Support Specialists also have substantial telephone and email contact with chambers and other court personnel, so excellent communication skills and professionalism are imperative. The Court Support Specialist may assist in managing the courtroom during oral argument proceedings. The lifting of records and boxes and the maintenance of files requires moderate to heavy physical activity on a routine basis.


Reports To:

Clerk of Court.


How to Apply:

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Detailed Job Information
NOTICE! Each person employed must present identity and employment eligibility verification.
NOTICE! Employees hired after March 1, 1988, must be on the payroll direct deposit program.
NOTICE! Disabled applicants: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the hiring authority.
NOTICE! All prospective employees of the Colorado Judicial Branch are subject to background investigation prior to hiring.

INFORMATION ALERT: Judicial Department employees may not hold office in a political party, nor may they promote one political party or candidate over another in partisan political elections. Employees may hold not-partisan public office provided that there is no conflict of interest or appearance of impropriety with the duties performed for the Judicial Department. In all cases, it will be within the discretion of the Chief Judge of the judicial district to determine whether such a conflict exists. Employees shall seek the prior approval of the Chief Judge before seeking or assuming any such office. Work related to any office held may not be performed on Judicial Department time. Membership on a board or commission that requires registration or party identification as a qualification is not considered to be partisan political office.
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