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Employment with the U.S. Probation Office

Welcome to the Employment Page of the United States Probation Office, Southern District of California. Here you will find information about career opportunities and  U.S. Courts benefits. The United States Probation Office offers challenging and rewarding opportunities, and is an equal opportunity employer. Additionally, the United States Probation Office fosters an environment in which every employee is valued for their individual contribution to the accomplishment of our mission. Each employee has an opportunity to reach their fullest potential in a professional and challenging work environment.


Employment Opportunities:

No opportunites are currently available.

Application for Federal Judicial Employment (AO78) (pdf file)

Application for Federal Judicial Employment (AO78) (Word file)


Employment Benefits:

U.S. Courts Benefits Page

Highlights of Employee Benefits:

  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Leave Sharing Program
  • Federal Holidays
  • Health Benefits (large selection of plans available)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Federal Employee Retirement System
  • Family Medical Leave Act Provisions
  • Thrift Savings Plan (tax-deferred & Roth option savings plans)


Employment Dispute Resolution Information: 

Employment Dispute Resolution Policy, see General Order No. 452-M (amended).

Your Rights in a Federal Judiciary Workplace

How to Address Wrongful Conduct in the Workplace

Judicial Conduct and Disability Act

Rules for Judicial-Conduct and Judicial Disability Proceedings

Judicial Conduct and Disability Complaint Form


Other Information:

Please note that final candidates will undergo a background check. Employees are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees.


Employment Questions:

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