Current Job Opportunity


February 13, 2018

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number


Position Title

Court Reporter II

Job Location

Eighth Judicial Circuit Court, Gainesville, Florida

Salary Range

$4,370.40 Monthly; *The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

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.

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 basis.

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.


Data Responsibility: 
Reports on activities and results of major events.

People Responsibility: 
Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view.

Assets Responsibility: 
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.

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

Communications Requirements: 
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.

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 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. 

Special Comments

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.