Current Job Opportunity
January 9, 2018
January 19, 2018
Digital Court Reporter
Second Judicial Circuit Court, Tallahassee, Florida
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.
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
High School diploma or GED and one year of college or vocational school education in office skills, computer operation or a closely related field.Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis.
Two years of related experience.Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.
Licenses, Certification, and Regulations Required:
Requires appropriate Digital Court Reporter certification as determined by State Courts System.
Compiles, transcribes, labels, stores, examines, or evaluates data or information and possibly recommends action based on results.
Provides assistance to people to achieve task completion.
Requires minimum responsibility for only small quantities of low cost items or supplies where opportunities for achieving economies or preventing loss are negligible.
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percents.
Reads scientific and technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and legal documents; writes complex transcripts; prepares reports. 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.
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.
The position is not available until February 5, 2018 or later.
Understanding of legal terminology preferred.
An application addendum is required for final applicants.
A thorough criminal and civil background check will be conducted on all final applicants.
How to Apply
Submit/upload a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application online through the People First Service Center.
For additional information or questions, please
contact Paula Watkins at 850-606-4422.
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 11:59 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, 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.