Current Job Opportunity
February 6, 2017
Open Until Filled
Court Reporter II
Ninth Judicial Circuit Court, Orlando, Florida
$4,370.40 Monthly; *The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.
The essential function of the position within the organization is to stenographically record court proceedings and produce
transcripts. The position is responsible for recording court proceedings, performing research, proofreading and editing
recorded proceedings to produce transcripts, and assisting with training of other departmental personnel. The position
works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.
*This position is responsible for verbatim recording and transcription of court proceedings utilizing specialized stenographic equipment and real-time technology and software. The employee possesses the ability to record testimony at the industry standard required speed and accuracy, the ability to operate a stenographic machine and read back complex testimony in open court, as well as the ability to timely produce transcripts and meet strict appellate deadlines.
Education and Training Guidelines
Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a
year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year
Associate’s degree or the equivalent of two years of college or vocational school education in computer operations, medical/legal terminology, court reporting, paralegal or a closely related field.Two-year vocational school education in court reporting; or two-year education at a certified Court Reporting Institute and four years of related experience
Licenses, Certification, and Regulations Required:
Requires valid certificate as a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) or higher, e.g., Certified Real Time Reporter.
Reports on activities and results of major events.
Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view.
Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, equipment, or small amounts of money.
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percents.
Reads and interprets advanced professional materials; writes extremely complex transcripts; speaks to high level professionals.
Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.
Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other work units or citizens.
Leads or handles machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as stenograph machines, laptops or recorders.
Safety of Others:
Requires some responsibility for safety of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety.
Successful completion of court reporting program is required, along with at least four years of experience in the freelance
field, court system or a combination thereof.
Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.
Must have valid certification as a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) or higher,e.g., Certified Real Time Reporter (CRR) certification through NCRA. Salary: $4,370.40 monthly or $52,444.80 annually.
Will consider a non-certified Court Reporter I, but the salary will be based on the minimum for this classification which is $3,964.09/monthly or $47,569.08 annually. State funded position and benefits.
How to Apply
Submit online State of Florida application, resume, and verification of required education to Human Resources Department at www.ninthcircuit.org.
For additional information, please contact (407) 836-2261.
An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.
Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836-2261 prior to the application deadline. lf you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.