Case Administrator

U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on January 6, 2023

Position: Case Administrator
Location: U. S. Bankruptcy Court - New Orleans
Deadline: Open until filled; preference given to applications received by February 9, 2023.
Salary: CL24 - 25 ($41,368 - $74,271) depending on experience and qualifications. Applicants hired at CL24 may be promoted to a CL25 without further competition.

Job Description: The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of a full-time Case Administrator in New Orleans, Louisiana. The incumbent will manage the progression of bankruptcy cases and related proceedings from case opening to final disposition. The incumbent is fully proficient in administration and maintenance of the official case records. The incumbent performs quality control and docketing, monitors the completion of the required procedural steps, and performs the necessary noticing, administrative, and clerical tasks. The Case Administrator prepares case documents for appeal, reviews filed documents to determine conformity, takes appropriate action, and ensures that all orders and automated entries are appropriately and accurately docketed.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Additionally, the successful applicant must have two years of general experience, defined as: progressively responsible clerical or administrative experience, such as that obtained in law firms, legal offices, financial institutions, educational facilities, social service organizations, insurance companies, real estate and title offices, corporate headquarters or human resources/payroll operations; experience working in web-based environments; and data entry skills involving the use of automation and specialized terminology.

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and/or completion of a paralegal certificate is highly preferred; prior experience with a federal or state court and/or familiarity with electronic case filing, especially the court’s automated system, is highly desirable.

Benefits: Benefits include participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401K plan with employer matching contributions), federal employees health benefits, federal employee group life insurance, federal dental and vision programs, flexible benefits program, long term care insurance, and 11 paid holidays in addition to paid vacation and sick leave. Some telework may be available depending on the court’s needs.

How to Apply:

  1. A cover letter that refers to the vacancy announcement number and addresses your qualifications and relevant experience;
  2. A current/detailed resume;
  3. The names and current contact information for three professional references; and
  4. Form AO78, Application for Judicial Branch Employment.

All of those documents need to be sent together to HR@LAEB.USCOURTS.GOV and must include the announcement number and position title in the email subject line.

See Detailed Vacancy Announcement at https://www.laeb.uscourts.gov/employment for more information and instructions for submitting an application.

The United States Bankruptcy Court is an equal opportunity employer.


U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT

500 Poydras St., Suite B-601
New Orleans , LA
https://www.laeb.uscourts.gov/employment