Notice of Vacancy: Chapter 13 Standing Trustee

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. The appointment, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico.   Standing trustees receive compensation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 586(e)(l )(A).

The minimum qualifications for appointment as a standing trustee are set forth in 28 C.F.R. § 58.4. To be eligible for appointment, an applicant must possess strong administrative, financial, and interpersonal skills. Management, fiduciary, and bankruptcy experience is desirable but not mandatory.

A successful applicant will be required to undergo a background check and must qualify to be bonded. Although standing trustees are not federal employees, appointments are made consistent with federal Equal Opportunity policies, which prohibit discrimination in employment.

 Forward resumes to the United States Trustee, P.O. Box 608, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103.  All resumes should be received on or before August 18, 2017.