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Document Technician - Bankruptcy Court - Wichita/Kansas City



Position Titles: Document Technician A23-10
No. of Positions: Up To 6
Location: Wichita or Kansas City, Kansas
Duration: Summer 2023; approximately late May to mid-August
Opening Date: March 10, 2023
Closing Date: Open until filled, preference given to applications received by March 31, 2023
Salary Range: CL 22/1 – CL 22/4 ($14.70 - $15.16 hourly) *

*Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and based upon Court Personnel System (CPS) guidelines. Advanced in step placement above $15.16 may be available for current or prior federal employees.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity in our workforce.

In the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas we preserve justice, “promote the general welfare,” and “secure the blessings of liberty” by impartially deciding and administering matters under the Constitution and laws of the United States of America.

We are public servants who respect the value of every person by treating each party, attorney, witness, debtor, defendant, offender, victim, and court employee with dignity and courtesy.
We study why we succeed so we preserve our strengths.
We improve processes, procedures, and ourselves through innovation and training.
We excel because of our consistent effort to perform every task well, whether large or small.
We communicate effectively to cultivate teamwork, inclusivity, and the free exchange of ideas.
We model ethics, integrity, and personal and institutional accountability.
We prepare ourselves to serve effectively by encouraging wellness and a healthy lifestyle.

Document Technicians ensure the integrity of a bankruptcy case’s supporting documentation. They scan paper documents into the court’s case management software and monitor digital document files to review for accuracy and appropriateness, making corrections where necessary.

You will make a difference when working for the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas. Bankruptcy Courts serve an essential function in the federal judiciary and society. Debtors obtain a fresh start, affording them new opportunities to rebuild their lives and contribute to society. Creditors find a more predictable and efficient process to determine which funds are available to them and collect those. As a Bankruptcy Court employee, you will be constantly learning as you serve Judges, attorneys and the public who are navigating this dynamic field of the law. For more information, see

• A high school diploma or equivalent
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Good computer skills and ability to work with programs and applications, including Adobe PDF
• Strong organizational skills



To apply for this position, please submit the following items in a single PDF document by email to
1) a cover letter,
2) a chronological resume, and
3) a Federal Judicial Branch Application for Employment*


• Complete applications should be submitted by email to:
• The Application for Employment form is available on the Court's website under the Forms/Employment tabs. Please note that there are separate forms for PC and Mac users.
• PLEASE NOTE: The subject line of the e-mail must include both the position title (Case Administrator) and the position number (A23-10).

* Current District of Kansas employees do not need to submit the AO 78 application form.
* You SHOULD NOT respond to questions 18, 19, and 20 of the AO 78 application form, in accordance with the Fair Chance to Compete with Jobs Act of 2019.

The position is in the excepted service and does not carry the tenure rights of the competitive civil service. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the job announcement, any of which actions may occur without any prior written notice. One or more positions may be filled from this vacancy announcement. This position is subject to mandatory participation in electronic payment of net pay (i.e. Direct Deposit) and a favorable background check, which may be subject to periodic updates. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court requires employees to adhere to a Code of Ethics and Conduct. Due to the volume of applications received, the court may only communicate to those individuals who will be interviewed for open positions. Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid. Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work for the United States Government.


Expiration Date: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024