Court Name/Organization: Texas Western District Court Location:
Del Rio, TX Opening and Closing Dates: 04/21/2021 - 05/21/2021
Appointment Type: N/A Link to Court Careers Information: http://www.txwd.uscourts.gov
Announcement Number: USDC 21-14 EP Link to Job Announcement
The staff interpreter (Spanish/English) primarily interprets for
the Court at all proceedings from arraignments, through motions,
trials, and sentences; translates written documents to and from the
Court that may be introduced into evidence or transmitted to other
parties; provides telephone and over-the-counter assistance to
Non-English speakers. When not interpreting, the incumbent may be
asked to perform other duties; however, any additional assignments
will not detract from the interpreter's ability to concentrate
fully on interpretation tasks and responsibilities. Travel may be
required to other divisional offices or for other court related
Minimum Qualifications: Certification from the Administrative
Office of the United States Courts is a mandatory qualification
requirement for the position, plus four years of court interpreting
experience. The candidate must also have excellent interpersonal
skills to deal successfully and professionally with court
personnel, the Bar, and the general public, both in and out of the
courtroom. Availability for overtime and overnight travel is
APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS:
- All applicants must be a U.S. citizen or must be a lawful
permanent resident (i.e., green card holder) and seeking U.S.
- If a similar position becomes vacant, within a reasonable time
of the original announcement, the court agency may select a
candidate without re-posting the job.
- Applicants scheduled to interview should advise the Human
Resources staff if any accommodation is needed.
- All information provided by applicants is subject to
verification and background investigation. Applicants are advised
that false statements or omission of information on any application
materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer
of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
- The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions or
withdraw a job announcement, without notice.
- Employees of the U.S. Courts serve under "Excepted
Appointments" and are considered "at-will" employees (except for
probation officers who may be removed for cause).
- The selected candidate will be subject to a one-year
probationary period. During the probationary period, an employee
may be dismissed without the right to appeal.
- All employees are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct for
Judicial Employees (available for review upon request).
- Officer and Officer Assistant positions require pre-employment
medical and drug testing. Candidates must be onboard before their
- Other conditions not listed above may be applicable.
Additional Salary Information: If currently an on-staff
Interpreter with the Federal Courts, Grade/Step will be matched.
Position carries full Federal benefits package.
How To Apply
Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a copy of his/her
Administrative Office Interpreter Certificate and Oral Examination
Assessment Scores, cover letter (include job title/number listed
above), detailed resume, salary history, email address, and a
daytime phone number to: www.txwd.uscourts.gov > Court Info >
Jobs > Current Employment Opportunities & Online
The Court is not authorized to reimburse travel expenses for
interviews or relocation. This position is subject to mandatory
electronic direct deposit of salary payments. Please note the final
candidates will undergo a credit and background check.
The federal Judiciary is an Equal Employment Opportunity