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Job Details for Calendaring Assistant/Court Sessions Clerk

Court Name/Organization: Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Opening and Closing Dates: 09/30/2021 - Open Until Filled
Appointment Type: N/A
Classification Level/Grade: CL 23
Salary: $37,986 - $61,732
Link to Court Careers Information:
Announcement Number: CO 09/21-01
Position Description

Representative Duties and Responsibilities:

Required Qualifications:

A high school diploma or equivalent and two years of general personal computer and work experience are required. Education above the high school level may be substituted for general experience on the basis of one academic year (30 semester or 45 quarter hours) equals one year of general experience. A successful candidate must be a highly motivated person with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Good organizational skills and the ability to work well with people is necessary. Case management and court operations experience in the federal court system is preferred.


Federal Benefits include paid vacation based on years of service and/or experience, paid holidays, sick leave, health and life insurance plans, Federal Employees Retirement System, long term care insurance and the Thrift Savings Plan (similar to 401K plan).

Conditions of Employment:

Must be a United States citizen or must meet the requirements established by current appropriations law. Positions with the U.S. Courts are excepted service appointments. Excepted service appointments are “at will” and can be terminated with or without cause by the Court. The appointment is provisional and contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a NCIC background check. Direct deposit of pay required.

Application Instructions:

Submit cover letter, résumé and references via email to

Only candidates selected for an interview will be notified. The U.S. Court of Appeals reserves the right to modify or withdraw this vacancy announcement, or to fill the position without prior written or other notice. An extension of this temporary appointment or conversion to a permanent appointment may be offered without competition.




The federal Judiciary is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.