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Arizona Superior Court in Cochise County

Cochise County Seeks Court Reporter




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.



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.

Ability to:

  • 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 . 

Superior Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer