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Given the current circumstances of COVID-19, our recruitment process has been delayed. We appreciate your patience as we make every effort to communicate effectively and efficiently with the ongoing recruitments.
Other Courts within the Ninth Circuit
  • Assistant Federal Public Defender

    Court-Unit - Federal Public Defender - Western District of Washington
    Position Location - Seattle and Tacoma, Washington
    Closing Date - Priority given to applications received by May 15, 2022
    Date Posted - 05/02/22

  • Staff Attorney & Communications Officer

    Court-Unit - United States District Court Northern District Of California
    Position Location - San Francisco, CA
    Closing Date - Open until filled (Priority consideration given to applicants who apply by 03/31/2022)
    Date Posted - 03/18/22

  • Executive Assistant

    Court-Unit - San Francisco, CA
    Position Location - United States District Court Northern District of California
    Closing Date - Open until filled (Priority consideration given to applicants who apply by 01/28/2022)
    Date Posted - 03/17/22

  • Official Court Reporter

    Court-Unit - United States District Court Northern District Of California
    Position Location - San Francisco or Oakland, California
    Closing Date - Open until filled
    Date Posted - 03/08/22





Total Rewards and Work-Life Balance Summary
Employer Subsidized Plans
Health Insurance Plans
  • FEHB Premiums and Coverage: employee pays approximately one-third of total premium; pre-tax, bi-monthly deduction; coverage effective first day of the first pay period following the date election is received
  • Health Plans: Cost Comparison Tool - comparison of available plans and employee premiums by coverage level (employee, employee + 1, family)
    Navigation tips: enter zip code, under Employee Type select 'Federal Employee (Non-postal)', under Pay Frequency select 'biweekly'
  • Health Plan Cost and Coverage Information - details by individual plans such as deductibles, co-pays, RX, etc.
    Navigation tips: choose your state, far right column contains 'Plan Website' information including employee premium cost, deductibles, out-of-pocket expenses, network of providers, etc.
Life Insurance Plans
  • FEGLI Premiums and Coverage: employee pays approximately 2/3s cost of basic coverage and full cost of optional plans; pre-tax, bi-monthly deduction; coverage effective upon hire
  • Life Insurance Cost Calculator
  • Coverage: 1) basic coverage: one times annual salary rounded to next thousand dollars plus $2,000; and 2) optional plans including flat $10,000; multiples of salary up to five (5) times; and family coverage
Total Wellness Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program/WorkLife4You: provides free, short-term counseling; financial and legal services consultation and discounted services; child and parenting services; adult care and aging services
Transit Subsidy
  • Covers actual public transit system commute costs, up to a maximum of $225 a month
Optional, Employee-Paid Plans
Dental and Vision Plans
Flexible Spending Account Programs
  • Premium Payment Plan: pre-tax deductions for health, dental, and vision premiums
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account: covers eligible out-of-pocket medical, dental, and vision expenses
    Contributions and Coverage: bi-monthly, pre-tax deduction; 2022 plan year contribution maximum up to $2,850
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account: covers eligible dependent care expenses
    Contributions and Coverage: bi-monthly, pre-tax deduction; 2022 plan year contribution maximum up to $5,000 or $2,500 if filing jointly
Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program
  • FLTCIP: four pre-packaged plans plus the ability to customize a plan; newly eligible employees can apply abbreviated underwriting; spouse, adult children, parents, parents-in-law, and stepparents can apply (medical underwriting is required)
Commuter Parking Benefit Plan
  • Covers eligible expenses related to parking at or near workplace; bi-monthly, pre-tax deduction
Employer Subsidized Retirement
The Federal Employees Retirement Systems (FERS) is a retirement plan with three components including: FERS Basic Benefit, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), and Social Security
  • FERS - Defined benefit plan based on creditable years of service
  • TSP - Matching judiciary contributions-dollar-for-dollar on the first 3% of employee contributions and fifty cents per dollar on the next 2% of employee contributions
  • Social Security
Work-Life Balance
Additional Benefits
  • Holidays: 11 federal judiciary holidays per year; additional administrative days awarded at the discretion of the local judiciary
  • Annual (Vacation) Leave: zero to 3 years: 13 days/104 hours; three to fifteen years: 19.5 days/156 hours; and fifteen plus years: 26 days/208 hours
  • Sick Leave: up to 13 days/104 hours a year
  • Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Telework options available
  • On-site gym in most locations
  • Amazing co-workers!