Cochise County Seeks Court ReporterArizona
Arizona Superior Court in Cochise County
Division IV - Bisbee
Salary $41,681 - $45,432 annually plus a competitive benefits package
Position is Open until Filled
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED and successful completion of court reporting course. Compliance with requirement and tests as set forth in A.R.S. 12-222. Certification to practice court reporting in Arizona pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes Title 32, Chapter 40 and Rule 5 of the Arizona Supreme Court Certification Program Administrative Rules. Continuing education is required to maintain Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) status. Yearly seminars and/or accredited college courses as required by the National Shorthand Reporters Association (NSRA) may also be required. Applicant must submit to criminal history background check and fingerprinting.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is an unclassified court position which reports to a Superior Court Judge.
TYPICAL DUTIES: (Illustrative Only)Produces a verbatim record of all proceedings including both words spoken and movements made within the courtroom using a manual shorthand system; reads back any previously recorded spoken testimony during court proceedings; reads stenographic notes; prepares verbatim transcripts in typewritten form from stenographic notes; produces transcripts which involve verbatim dictation, typing and proofreading; types excerpts of testimony when required; remains on call at all times while jury is deliberating to report and or read and or read back proceedings.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of:
- courtroom practices and procedures
- legal, medical and various technical terminologies;
- the use of reference materials
- business English, spelling and grammar.
Working skill of:
- guidelines, regulations, and statutes affecting the department;
- stenographic and related court reporting equipment, word processors, microcomputer systems, and other office machines.
- establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public;
- follow written and verbal instruction;
- communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
HOW TO APPLY: Send a completed Cochise County Judicial Department Application to: Office of the Court Administrator, Arizona Superior Court in Cochise County, P.O. Box 204, Bisbee, AZ, 85603. Applications must be postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. The applicant must clearly demonstrate on the application form that they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. For more information, please call (520) 432-8503 or visit our website at www.cochise.az.gov .
Superior Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer