Court Name/Organization: Nevada Bankruptcy Court Location: Las Vegas, NV Opening and Closing Dates: 03/12/2021 – Open Until Filled Appointment Type: N/A Classification Level/Grade: Cl 25 Salary: $43,385 – $53,779 Link to Court Careers Information: Announcement Number: 21-01-09NVB
The position is located in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court clerk’s office in Las Vegas, Nevada. The incumbent manages the progression of bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings from opening to final disposition by maintaining the official case records, monitoring the completion of the required procedural steps, and performing docketing, intake, file review, noticing, administrative and clerical tasks.
Utilizes the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) docketing system, makes entries on the docket of all documents and proceedings. This includes, but is not limited to, such things as: pleadings, motions, applications, complaints, responses, replies, answers, minutes, and orders.
Manages cases to ensure timely progression. Ensures that all imaged documents are appropriately linked. When delays are noted, takes appropriate action such as scheduling a status conference and/or notifying appropriate court officials.
Maintains the matrix mailing system which includes addresses and nature of addressee, i.e., creditors, attorney or others.
Receives and reviews incoming documents to determine conformity with appropriate rules, practices and/or court requirements, including bankruptcy petitions and adversary proceedings.
Prepares form judgments and orders for signature including discharge of debtor.
Informs parties when a judgment or appealable order is entered on the docket and processes the appeal. Processes notices of filing appeals and appeals records.
Processes notices of filing appeals and appeals records.
As required, arranges for hearings on various pleadings.
In asset cases receives and reviews all final reports and final accounts and certifications from the United States Trustee that the estate has been fully administered.
Upon submission of a final account and application for final decree and discharge of trustee from the United States Trustee, initiates action to prepare the case for closing.
Prepares cases for closing by such actions as examining files to ensure that all necessary orders were entered and proceedings completed, reviewing case files and case dockets for accuracy and completeness.
Prepares various orders for judge’s signature.
Completes statistical closing reports.
Files documents meeting requirements.
Prepares and processes notices of events and hearings in bankruptcy cases for BNC mailing.
Collects appropriate fees.
Routes documents to proper offices/persons after acceptance.
Acts as receptionist and furnishes information to a wide variety of persons within and outside of the court, both in person and by telephone.
Retrieves files and makes copies of records for court personnel, attorneys, and others. Operates a variety of copying and records equipment. Returns files to file system.
Opens bankruptcy and adversary cases upon receipt of initiating documents.
Issues summons on involuntary petitions and adversary proceedings.
Processes case conversions from one chapter to another.
Notes action on the claims register of the filing of proofs of claim, and when orders are signed allowing, denying, reducing or expunging claims.
Performs intake duties. Acts as cashier. Performs scanning/imaging of documents.
Performs other duties as assigned (i.e. electronic court recorder duties).
To qualify for the assignment of the duties of Case Administrator II Deputy Clerk, applicants must have two years of general experience and two years of specialized experience including one year at a CL 24 level. For placement at salary levels above Step 1, at least two years specialized experience at or equivalent to work at a CL 24 level is required.
* Broad knowledge of language usage, grammar, and spelling.
* Good knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules and court procedures.
* Detail oriented.
* Thorough knowledge of the purpose and content of documents and events in bankruptcy and adversary cases to make timely and accurate docket entries and take appropriate actions.
* Thorough knowledge of the interaction of the bankruptcy judges, the clerk’s office, the U.S. Trustee, the debtors, and the creditors in the process.
* Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks on a number of cases and to handle a large volume of cases. Skill in the use of automated systems (skill and experience with automated docketing systems used in United States Bankruptcy Courts is preferred).
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and professional demeanor.
* Possess an understanding of the operational processes in a court environment.
Progressively responsible clerical experience requiring the regular and recurring application of clerical procedures involving the routine use of keyboard skills and use of specialized terminology, and demonstrated ability to apply a body of rules, regulations, directives, or laws. (Specialized experience most applicable will have been obtained in a court or related legal field.)
How To Apply
You may obtain an Application for Employment form at “” and submit an application via email to or mail to:
Human Resources Department
UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
Attn: Human Resources
300 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
The federal Judiciary is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.