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Date

June 18, 2014

Closing Date

July 15, 2014

Position Number

10082

Position Title

Court Reporter II

Job Location

Seventh Judicial Circuit, Bunnell, Florida

Salary Range

$4,370.40- $8,801.99 Monthly*

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary of $52,444.80 annually.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to stenographically record court proceedings and produce transcripts.

 

Function

Responsible work providing judges and attorneys with simultaneous transcription of testimony to assist with trial preparation. Stenographically reports all proceedings in courts in order to create an accurate and verbatim transcript of the proceedings. The Court Reporter II also edits, translates stenographic notes, proofreads transcripts, verifies the correct spelling of names, places, medical, scientific, and technological terms. Position also prints and binds completed transcripts, copies back-up transcripts and digital audio files to the local network for archive purposes, archives paper dockets and accompanying dockets, maintains, updates and edits stenographic dictionary, and maintains an accurate log of each day's proceedings, identifying the corresponding disk(s) to each proceeding on the log. The person in this role stays abreast of the latest technological advances in the field and new terminology. May require sitting in one position for long periods of time. Work is performed under the supervision of a Manager, Court Reporting Services or other Court Managers and discretion with sensitive and confidential information must be exercised. Headquarters are subject to change based upon the needs of the court.

Education and Training Guidelines

Education:

·         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.  

·         Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis.

 

Experience:

·         Four years of related experience.

·         Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.

 

 

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations Required

Requires valid certificate as a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) or higher, e.g., Certified Real Time Reporter.

Competencies

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

 

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 percentages,

 

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

Faxed/electronically submitted applications will not be accepted. Please mail or hand deliver a completed and signed State of Florida Application to:

 

Court Administration – Human Resources

125 E. Orange Ave., Ste. 300

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

 

To obtain an application, please visit http://www.circuit7.org- click on “Current Opportunities” – then click on “State of Florida Application” or contact us at 386-248-8119 to have one mailed to you. If you require an accommodation to participate in the application/interview process, please contact Anne Landolfa at 386-248-8105 or mailto:alandolfa@circuit7.org with as much notice as possible. We will be happy to make every effort to accommodate reasonable requests. The 7th Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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, genetic information or disability.

 

We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

 

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.