Current Job Opportunity


November 2, 2017

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number


Position Title

Digital Court Reporter

Job Location

Eighth Judicial Circuit Court, Gainesville, 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)


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

Typing test is required.  To schedule a typing test, please contact CareerSource, 10 NW 6th Street ,Gainesville, FL  (352)955-2245 or 819 South Walnut Street, Starke, FL (904)964-8092.

How to Apply

Complete a State of Florida Employment Application, cover letter and resume.  Please submit these documents via email to, or via mail to: 

Vanessa Sagar, Human Resources Manager
Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse
201 E. University Avenue, Room 410
Gainesville, FL 32601

Telephone: (352)337-6237

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.

For special accommodations to participate in the selection process, please call 352-337-6237.