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Employment Opportunities

Have you considered joining the Federal Court System? There are more opportunities than you might think. We are seeking a diverse group of people with an interest in the important work of ensuring equal justice under law. Top candidates are people with integrity, ethics and high energy that enjoy learning and working in a respectful, team-oriented environment. Explore our career opportunities and profiles.

 

Current employment opportunities are listed below. For more information on a specific position, click on the position. The full vacancy announcement will be displayed.

Current Job Openings:

Human Resources Department:

The Human Resources Department for the District of Minnesota recruits for all vacancies for the U.S. District Clerk's Office. Please follow the application procedures when submitting application materials.

Divisional Offices:

Divisional offices are located in Duluth, Fergus Falls, Minneapolis, and St. Paul.

Citizenship Requirements:

Employees of the United States courts must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident seeking U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens must execute an affidavit indicating their intent to apply for citizenship when they become eligible to do so.

Employment Dispute Resolution Plan

The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, has adopted an Employment Dispute Resolution Plan which provides the dispute resolution mechanism for rights and protections enumerated under the Plan to ensure equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual harassment and sexual orientation), national origin, age (at least 40 years of age at the time of the alleged discrimination) or disability.

    Employment Dispute Resolution Plan

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, has adopted an Equal Employment Opportunity Plan which provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of their race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, or disability.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Plan

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. Please note that final candidates will also undergo a background check and may be given a test to determine level of skill/knowledge.

Online System for Clerkship Application and Review (OSCAR)

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