Current Job Opportunity
Date: June 6, 2012
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Position Number: 10883
Position Title: Digital Court Reporter
Job Location: Fifth Judicial Circuit Court, Ocala, Florida
Salary Range: $2,638.72 - $5,013.57 (Monthly*)
*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.
** This is responsible work covering court using digital audio recording systems. Transcript generation from digital recordings may be required. The Digital Court Reporter records and monitors all assigned Court proceedings, making appropriate computerized annotations of key events throughout. The Digital Court Reporter ensures that the equipment is in good working order and reports malfunctioning equipment in a timely manner. Working relationships are established with court personnel, divisions of the Offices of the Clerk of the Court, State Attorney, Public Defender, other State agencies and the general public.
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, excluding supervisory 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.
**Knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling of spoken word. Good working knowledge of the Court system and legal terminology. Ability to use and understand the applicable digital audio court recording system for various Court proceedings. Ability to type a minimum of 55 correct words per minute. Ability to efficiently organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines. Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality. Ability to present a favorable impression to the public and court personnel. Ability to use a personal computer in a Windows environment, including word processing, spreadsheet and email applications such as WordPerfect, Word, Outlook, Corel, Quattro Pro and Excel. Ability to use the Internet.
**Transcriptionists certification from a court recognized organization is required. Notary certification in the State of Florida preferred.
How to Apply:
Submit a current and complete State of Florida application and verification of required education (i.e., copy of college degree or college transcript) to:
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 5:00pm 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 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.