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Job Details for Systems Support Specialist

Court Name/Organization: Louisiana Middle Prob/Pretrial Office
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Opening and Closing Dates: 09/20/2021 - Open Until Filled
Appointment Type: N/A
Classification Level/Grade: CL 25-26
Salary: $42,747 - $76,499
Link to Court Careers Information:
Announcement Number: 21-USPO-2
Position Description

The U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services Office for the Middle District of Louisiana is accepting applications for the position of Systems Support Specialist. This position is located in the Automation department and reports directly to the Director of Automation. The Systems Support Specialist provides administrative and technical support to the court in a wide range of areas, including developing and configuring hardware and software solutions and providing support for complex technology systems and projects. The incumbent performs technical work related to designing, modifying, and adapting existing system software. The Systems Support Specialist analyzes the needs of end-users and develops and implements software solutions. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:


The following qualifications are required of all applicants:

Reference and background checks will be conducted on final candidate(s). Work may be performed in an office setting and off-site from a remote duty station. Some travel may be required.

Specialized Experience

Listed below are preferred qualifications:


Judiciary employees serve under excepted appointment (not civil service). Employees working at least 20-hours weekly and serving an appointment term of more than one year are eligible for the following benefits.


Due to the volume of applications received, the U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services Office will contact only the most qualified applicants who will be invited to one (or more) personal interview(s). Applicants selected for interviews will be required to travel to the designated location at their own expense. The Court is not authorized to reimburse applicants for travel and/or relocation expenses. Only those who are interviewed in person will receive a written response regarding their application status. If you are not contacted by our office, another candidate within the recruitment field, with either more experience or qualifications, was selected. Please do not call.

The Court requires employees to adhere to a Code of Ethics and Conduct which is available to applicants for review upon request. Employees of the U.S. Courts are not included in the government's Civil Service classification. They are, however, entitled to the same benefits as other federal government employees. Employees who work at the Court are considered at-will and work at the pleasure of the court. This position is subject to mandatory electronic fund transfer (direct deposit) participation for payment of net earnings.

The Court has the right to modify the conditions of this vacancy announcement, withdraw the announcement, or fill the position at any time before the closing date, any of which may occur without prior written notice. The selectee will be subject to a one-year probationary period in this position.

The Court provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please notify human resources at The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be made on a case by case basis. The U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services Office for the Middle District of Louisiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in the work place.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit complete applicant packet which includes: a letter of interest, a current/detailed resume, three professional references, and a completed Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment (Form AO-78).

Applicant packets received by 5 p.m. CT on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 will be given first preference.

Applications for Judicial Branch Federal Employment (Form AO-78) may be downloaded from our website. You must reference the vacancy announcement number in your letter of interest. Applicant's packets will not be considered complete until all of the items listed above have been received by Human Resources. Hard copies will not be accepted. Please email or fax your complete applicant packet to: (Attachments must be saved as one PDF file – Multiple attachments WILL NOT be accepted.)
Attention: Human Resources – fax number 225.389.3542

The federal Judiciary is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.