Job Overview


This vacancy has been amended to add the following requirements:
•    Selective Placement Factors
•    Bilingual ability in both Spanish and English for San Juan location only.

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career with access to a generous benefits package, consider the U.S. Trustee Program (USTP or Program) as your employer of choice.


The USTP is a litigating component of the Department of Justice with responsibility for overseeing nearly all bankruptcy cases filed in the United States-from chapters 7, 12, and 13 consumer cases to major chapter 11 business reorganizations.  The Program’s mission is to promote the integrity and efficiency of the bankruptcy system for the benefit of all stakeholders – debtors, creditors, and the public.  USTP employees headquartered in Washington, DC, and in 93 field office locations across the country handle a wide range of administrative, regulatory, and enforcement matters.  Of particular importance are the Program’s efforts to address fraud and abuse by debtors, creditors, and others in the bankruptcy system by taking both formal and informal civil enforcement actions and making criminal referrals to U.S. Attorneys as appropriate. 

The USTP places a high value on diversity of experience and cultural perspectives and encourages applications from all interested eligible candidates, including candidates from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, women, LGBT individuals, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 


The incumbent conducts debtor interviews and applies knowledge of economic and financial analysis skills to the administrative supervision of bankruptcy cases filed by businesses and consumers under chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Reviews debtor’s bankruptcy petitions and schedules, business records, periodic financial reports and any proposed reorganization plan for technical sufficiency and to determine financial viability of the business. Recommends appropriate action to either the United States Trustee or Assistant U.S. Trustee. Facilitates the formation and operation of creditor's committees and examines financial reports and operating statements. Assists in the development of operational guidelines, reporting forms, procedures and policies. Participates in oversight of private trustees, and may assist in preparation of a variety of motions and judicial pleadings. 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel will be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
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