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Current Openings

U.S. District Court

Summer Diversity Externship Program
Application period opens December 1, 2021 and closes February 11, 2022.
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Intake Clerk
Preference given to applications recieved by January 16, 2022.
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IT Security Specialist
Preference given to applications recieved by January 23, 2022.
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Magistrate Judge Clerk - New Arrests
Preference given to applications recieved by January 10, 2022.
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U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist
Reviewing resumes.
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Federal Public Defender

No open positions at this time. 


All applicants for employment with the Court are required to submit an application for employment in addition to any information requested in the vacancy announcement. Incomplete application packets will not be considered for an interview.

The Western District of Washington is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants, and a fair and respectful workplace to all current and prospective employees. Please see our Employee Dispute Resolution and Commitment to a Fair and Respectful Workplace policy (PDF) for additional information.

Other Federal Employment Sites

OSCAR is the central online resource for federal law clerk hiring and information on individual judges.

The federal judiciary careers site has a job search tool as well as information for new applicants.

USAJobs is the U.S. Government's official site for federal jobs and employment information.

Court employee
"(It's) the chance to do the right thing on a daily basis, to uphold the principles of the Constitution and to give people access to justice."


Email the court's HR team or call us at (206) 370-8494. Our Applications and Interviewing Tips page has some good answers, as well.