Job Overview


Come join the U.S. Pretrial Services Office!

U.S. Pretrial Services Officers investigate and supervise persons charged with a federal offense. 

Please be advised that more than one position may be filled with this Job Announcement.


Conducts investigations and verifies background information concerning persons charged with a federal offense.  Evaluates information and prepares a report for the judge prior to the initial hearing with assessment of non-appearance and danger to the community.  A recommendation regarding bail and/or release of a defendant is included in the report.
Supervises defendants who are released with supervision conditions.
Notifies the court and the U.S. Attorney of any violations.
Develops a supervision plan and maintains a detailed record of case activity.
Travel and contacts are conducted in unsafe neighborhoods where crime may occur.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel Required to attend six weeks at National Training Academy. Travel is also required for field work.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
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