Current Job Opportunity

Readvertisement, Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.


June 11, 2015

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number


Position Title

Manager, Court Reporting Services

Job Location

Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court, Key West, Florida

Salary Range

$4,828.56 - $9,724.72 (Monthly*)

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to manage and supervise court reporting services. The position is responsible for scheduling and supervising staff, training, recording and transcribing court proceedings, processing transcript requests, and performing related administrative functions, including reporting. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

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.

Bachelor’s degree in law, paralegal, stenography, business management or a closely related field and five years of related experience, including working knowledge of courtroom procedures and at least two years of managerial experience.

May require certification through the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT) or the National Verbatim Reporter Association (NVRA). 


Data Responsibility:
Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; modifies policies, procedures, or methodologies based on findings.

People Responsibility:
Negotiates or exchanges ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs, or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions; supervises or leads other by determining work procedures, assigning duties, maintaining harmonious relations and promoting efficiency.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of supplies of high value or moderate amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics.

Communications Requirements:
Reads scientific and technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and legal documents; writes complex reports; makes presentations to professional groups.

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 serious impact - affects most units in organization, and may affect citizens; probability of loss of life and/or damage are likely.

Equipment Usage:
Establishes policies for acquiring and handling of machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving extensive 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 and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Special Comments

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

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida application, resume, and verification of required education (i.e., copy of high school diploma, copy of college degree or college transcript) to:

Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court
Attn: Personnel
302 Fleming Street
Key West, Florida 33040
Phone:  305-295-3652; FAX:  305-292-3435

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.