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Job Title:  Identity Consolidation Clerk
Agency:  District of Columbia Courts
Job Announcement Number:  SOD-2013-0004

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

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$42,209.00 to $54,875.00 / Per Year
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 to Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Permanent - Full-Time
1 vacancy - Washington, DC, US  View Map
United States Citizens or individuals lawfully admitted for permanent residency or authorized by Immigration and Naturalization Service to work in the U.S.


The District of Columbia Courts consists of the Court of Appeals, the Superior Court, and the Court System. DC Courts constitutes the Judicial Branch of the District of Columbia Government, and is separate and distinct from the Executive and Legislative Branches.

The Identity Consolidation Clerk will work with the court's case management system, Courtview, and the Integrated Justice Information System to analyze cases and records to identify duplicate records and consolidate multiple identity records into a single identity record. This position primarily requires administrative and clerical support as assigned.


  • •A background and/or security investigation is required.
  • •Probationary period of one (1) year.


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Brief Description of Major Duties: As a member of the Identity Consolidation Unit of the Office of the Clerk of the Superior Court, incumbent works with the court’s case management system, Courtview, and the Integrated Justice Information System to analyze cases and records to identify duplicate records and consolidate multiple identity records into a single identity record.  Researches multiple identities by demographic information, and consolidates cases based on established criteria and independent judgment.  Manages priority situations and sensitive issues, and cases requiring expedited information or action for managerial or judicial inquiries.  Maintains, compiles and reports statistical information for review and evaluation.  Enters case sensitive information on case identities to update the computer automated database.  Assists staff from operating divisions, judicial officers and other government entities in confirming identities of cases known to the court, and provides ongoing information when requested.


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Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public or business administration, or liberal arts degree, or three years of relevant experience.  Experience working on a personal computer in a Windows environment required.  Some familiarity with the criminal justice system, judicial branch or legal terminology preferred.  Please attach a copy of your most recent performance evaluation, if available, with your application. 


To qualify based on education, upload copy of transcript or list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.


To qualify for this position, the following must be submitted: 


1. Résumé
2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
3. Documentation /Proof of Education (copy of HS diploma, G.E.D. certificate, or college transcript or degree)


All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.


A High school diploma or its equivalent is required.

You must successfully meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position. You must attach proof of your education with your application.


Your resume and supporting documentation will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements.  If minimum qualifications are met, each applicant's experience, education and training will be rated using a Vacancy Questionnaire.  The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed to perform the duties of this job: 

  1. Ability to extract pertinent information from computer generated reports in order to match and consolidate identities appropriately.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  3. Ability to apply procedural guidelines using independent judgment.

To preview questions please click here.


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The District of Columbia Courts is an independent agency of the District of Columbia Government and is not under the authority of the City Mayor or the D. C. Council. DC Courts appropriation comes directly from Congress. All DC Courts non-judicial employees receive federal benefits for the following programs:  Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits, Health Insurance and Workers Compensation.

Please click on the following for more information about these benefits:

•    Health Insurance
•    Dental & Vision
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Life Insurance
•    Long Term Care Insurance
•    Retirement Program
•    Designations of Beneficiary
The DC Courts leave policy is as follows:
Annual Leave is used for vacations, rest and relaxation, and personal business or emergencies. New full-time employees earn 4 hours of annual leave each 2 week pay period. After 3 years of service this increases to 6 hours every 2 weeks, and at 15 years it increases to 8 hours every 2 weeks. Most military service counts toward the time required to go into the next higher annual leave category. Employees can carry over no more than 240 hours of annual leave into the next leave year.

Sick Leave is used for personal medical needs, care of a family member, or adoption related purposes. Full-time employees earn 4 hours of sick leave every 2 weeks. This leave can be accrued without limit.

The DC Courts are closed on all federal holidays and two additional days: DC Emancipation Day, April 16th and Employee Appreciation Day (Friday after Thanksgiving Day). Employee Appreciation Day is approved by our Executive Officer on a year by year basis.

In addition to the federal plans, the DC Courts offers employees supplemental vision and dental plans as well as commuter transit benefit subsidy, for a maximum of $120 a month. There are 26 pay periods in the year.


This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

All required information must be received by the closing date.



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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the vacancy questionnaire. Click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


1. Résumé
2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
3. Documentation /Proof of Education (copy of HS diploma, G.E.D. certificate, or college transcript or degree)


O. Ellis
Phone: 202-879-0496
Fax: 000-000-0000
Agency Information:
District of Columbia Courts
Moultrie Building
500 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Fax: 000-000-0000


Once your completed application is received, your qualifications will be evaluated to determine your rating. The qualified candidates will be contacted to sit for the identity consolidation clerk test.  Once testing has been completed the best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. It is expected that a selection will be made within 70 days of the closing date of this announcement. All applicants will be notified of the outcome.

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