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Current Openings

U.S. District Court

All District Court recruitments are postponed indefinitely at this time due to the current coronavirus pandemic.

Term Law Clerk to the Honorable Marsha J. Pechman
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Courtroom Deputy Clerk
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Intake Clerk
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U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services

Chief U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Officer
Recruitment postponed until Fall 2020.
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Federal Public Defender

Assistant Federal Defender - Tacoma
Open until filled.
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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.

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"(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.