The Application Process

  • The Court is not authorized to reimburse travel expenses for interviews or relocation.
  • Applicants called in for an interview for the Clerk's Office will be given tests to determine their level of skill.
  • Final successful candidates are subject to a FBI fingerprint check and background investigation.

 How to Apply

  1. Complete an employment application. The application can be downloaded or filled out online. You can access the employment application through the following link: Employment Application (AO-78) (.pdf)
  2. Email your resume to:; or
  3. Mail your resume to:
    U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
    Attention: Human Resources Unit
    P.O. Box 36060
    San Francisco, CA 94102
  4. To contact the Human Resources Unit call 415-522-2147, or email us at: