Current Job Opportunity
June 20, 2019
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Court Reporter II
Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orlando, Florida
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
Refers to job specific training and education that is recommended for entry into the position. Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level 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.
Refers to the amount of related work experience that is recommended for entry into the position that would result in reasonable expectation that the person can perform the required tasks. Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.
Four years of related experience.
Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations Required:
Requires valid certificate as a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) or higher, e.g., Certified Real Time Reporter.
Refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.
Reports on activities and results of major events.
Refers to individuals who have contact with or are influenced by the position.
Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view.
Refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.
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.
Deals with quantities, magnitudes, and forms and their relationships and attributes by the use of numbers and symbols.
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percents.
Involves the ability to read, write, and speak.
Reads and interprets advanced professional materials; writes extremely complex transcripts; speaks to high level professionals.
Complexity of Work:
Addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity, and concentration required by the position and the presence of any unusual pressures.
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:
Refers to consequences such as damage to property, loss of data or property, exposure of the organization to legal liability, or injury or death to individuals.
Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other work units or citizens.
Refers to inanimate objects such as substances, materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, or products. A thing is tangible and has shape, form, and other physical characteristics.
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:
Refers to the responsibility for other people’s safety, either inherent in the job or to assure the safety of the general public.
Requires some responsibility for safety of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety.
The Court Reporter II position is responsible for verbatim recording and transcription of court proceedings utilizing specialized stenographic equipment and real-time technology and software. The ideal candidate will have the ability to record testimony at the industry standard required speed and accuracy, the ability to operate a stenographic machine and read back complex testimony in open court, as well as the ability to timely produce transcripts and meet strict appellate deadlines.
Successful completion of a court reporting program certification is required, along with at least four years of experience in the freelance field, court system or a combination thereof. Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience. Must have valid certification as a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) or higher, e.g., Certified Real Time Reporter (CRR) certification through NCRA. Will consider a non-certified Court Reporter I, but the salary will be based on the minimum for this classification which is $47,569.08 annually and must pass RPR within two years of being hired to remain employed and maintain certification. Eclipse software and Stenograph Luminex machine provided. This is a State funded position with benefits.
How to Apply
Please go to the following link for full posting and to apply:
For additional information, please contact Human Resources at (407)836-2261.
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.