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Date

April 26, 2017

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number

11833, 11849

Position Title

Digital Court Reporter

Job Location

Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court, West Palm Beach, Florida

Salary Range

$2,638.72 - $5,314.38 Monthly*
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to digitally record and transcribe court proceedings and hearings. The position is responsible for digitally recording and annotating court proceedings and hearings; transcribing recordings; and performing research. The position works under direct supervision according to set procedures.

Education and Training Guidelines

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis. Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience and two years of related experience.

High School diploma or GED and one year of college or vocational school education in office skills, computer operation or a closely related field and two years of related experience.

Requires appropriate Digital Court Reporter certification as determined by State Courts System.

Must be certified by the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (or within one year of hire date)

Competencies

Data Responsibility:
Compiles, transcribes, labels, stores, examines, or evaluates data or information and possibly recommends action based on results.

People Responsibility:
Provides assistance to people to achieve task completion.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires minimum responsibility for only small quantities of low cost items or supplies where opportunities for achieving economies or preventing loss are negligible.

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percents.

Communications Requirements:
Requires the accurate use of the English language, grammar, punctuation and spelling.

Complexity of Work:
Performs coordinating work involving guidelines and rules with constant problem solving; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results or frequent exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderate impact - affects those in work unit.

Equipment Usage:
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 digital recording equipment, computers, peripherals, or software programs such as word processing or custom applications. Ability to type 55 words per minute.

Safety of Others:
Requires some responsibility for safety of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety.

Special Comments

Must be willing and able to work in five Palm Beach County courthouses.
 

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida Application to: 

Tammy Anton, Chief of Personnel Services
Fifteenth Judicial Circuit - Court Administration
205 North Dixie Highway, 5th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Fax: (561)355-2431
Telephone: (561)355-2154

Please note that completed application material cannot be submitted electronically. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Continued employment for the selected candidate will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. 

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, genetic information or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.