ECRO /Case Administrator
Company: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Western District of K
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: April 4, 2021
United States District Court Western District of Kentucky
Announcement Number: 21-08
POSITION: ECRO /Case Administrator (ECRO = Electronic Court
LOCATION: Bowling Green, Kentucky
STARTING SALARY: CL 24 ($38,694 - $62,904) - CL 25 ($42,747 -
$69,462) If hired at a CL 24, promotion eligibility to a CL 25
after one year.
CLOSING DATE: Friday, April 23, 2021 or Until Filled
POSITION OVERVIEW: This position is located in the Clerk's Office
of the United States District Court in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
This position performs a variety of duties including electronic
court recording, receiving and filing documents, and maintaining
files for the court.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: -- Make summary entries of documents.
Perform quality control on attorney-docketed entries. Accept,
review, and process documents. Prepare and docket deficiency
notices. Perform case management work. Review filed documents to
determine conformity with rules, practices, and filing requirements
and take appropriate action and follow up. -- Open cases in CM/ECF
upon receipt of initiating documents such as complaints,
indictments, or petitions. Close cases upon receipt of terminating
documents such as judgments and closing orders. -- Scan, create PDF
files, enter data, and upload documents into the CM/ECF system,
including pleadings, petitions, motions, complaints, minutes,
orders, and proceedings as necessary to maintain the accuracy and
completeness of the electronic case file. -- Record court
proceedings using electronic equipment. Take notes of proceedings,
rulings, and notices, and prepare minute entries electronically. --
Ensure courtroom technology equipment is set up and in working
order to record court proceedings. Maintain a detailed log of
proceedings and participants recorded. Back up courtroom audio to
disc for storage. -- Prepare audio and log notes to go out for
transcription. Process requests for transcripts and audio
recordings. -- Provide training or assistance to other employees
performing ECRO duties. -- Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant must be a high school graduate or
equivalent. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
university is preferred. Experience in a court or related legal
field is preferred as is familiarity with CM/ECF. Applicant must
have a minimum of 3 years of general experience as outlined below.
For placement at the 25 level, at least 1 of the 3 years must
qualify as specialized experience as outlined below. Educational
substitutions for general work experience may apply on a
year-for-year basis. General Experience is progressively
responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the
possession of, or the ability to acquire, the particular knowledge
and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.
Specialized Experience is progressively responsible clerical or
administrative experience that demonstrates the ability to
understand and apply rules, regulations, directives, or laws to
case administration duties. Specialized experience also involves
the routine use of specialized terminology and automated software
and equipment for word processing, data entry or report
Candidates must also demonstrate: -- Excellent organizational skill
and experience handling multiple tasks and projects -- Superior
oral and written communication skills -- Knowledge of legal
terminology and processes -- Demonstrated ability to work with a
variety of automated systems -- Ability to work with strict
deadlines in a fast-paced environment
BENEFITS: For more information the benefits available to you as an
employee of the federal Judiciary, please review the extensive
benefits section of the United States Courts website at
https://www.uscourts.gov/careers/benefits Benefits available
include: -- A minimum of 10 paid holidays per year -- 13 days of
paid sick leave per year (unlimited accumulation) -- 13 paid
personal/vacation days per year for the first three years of
full-time employment. Thereafter, 20 to 26 days per year dependent
upon length of service -- Federal Employees Retirement System and
Thrift Savings Plan -- Credit for prior federal government service
-- Employee Assistance Program -- On-site Gym and Federal Health
Unit -- Optional Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Long-Term Care
Insurance Programs -- Optional Flexible Spending, Health Savings,
and other Pre-tax Accounts for Health Care, Child Care, Vision and
Dental, and Commuter and Parking expenses
INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS: -- Employees of the U.S. District Court
are considered "at will" employees and are not covered by the
Office of Personnel Management's civil service classification
system or regulations. -- This position is regular and full-time.
-- Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for payroll deposit is required.
-- As a condition of employment, an FBI Background Check or
Investigation is required. -- We will not pay relocation or
interview travel expenses. -- Only the most qualified applicants
will be contacted for an interview. -- Applicant must be a US
Citizen or eligible to work in the United States. For more
information on citizenship requirements, visit the U.S. Courts
website at www.uscourts.gov.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit cover letter describing relevant experience,
resume, and three references to Careers@kywd.uscourts.gov
Applications submitted in any other manner or format will not be
considered. Emailed documents MUST be PDF Format for acceptance.
For additional information on the United States District Court,
visit our web site at www.kywd.uscourts.gov
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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