Office Assistant
Judicial Branch - Washington, DC

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This position is a full-time position at the Supreme Court of the United States, in Washington, DC

Closing Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 , 11:59 PM

KEY REQUIREMENTS

U.S. Citizenship

Meet experience requirements (See Qualifications and Evaluations)

Security background check

DUTIES:
The Office Assistant performs general office duties, provides clerical support, and works on special projects in the Public Information Office. Assists in handling a heavy volume of phone calls, fields in-person public requests for information, assists with filming projects, maintains a multimedia collection, assists with press seating, files and distributes materials, and assists in responding to the heavy volume of mail. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
College degree required. Prior office/clerical experience similar or directly related to the duties of this position is strongly preferred. Interest in journalism, communications, or public relations preferred. Requires tact, a courteous demeanor, and the ability to work with people effectively. Proficiency with Internet and Microsoft Office products required. Ability to communicate clearly, courteously and effectively both orally and in writing is required. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Employment is subject to successful completion of a security background check.

Employment is subject to the successful completion of a security background check.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review and assess your application package in comparison with the posted qualifications for the position.

BENEFITS:
Working for the Supreme Court of the United States offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Additional benefits include flexible spending accounts, long term care insurance, and the SmartTrip transit subsidy.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959 , you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

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