Court Reporter II - Eighth Judicial CircuitFlorida
Eighth Judicial Circuit
Court Reporter II
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. This position provides services in all counties of the Eighth Judicial Circuit.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of Florida State Court system, current courtroom policies and procedures and relevant Florida Statutes preferred.
Ability to stenographically write testimony at a minimum rate of at least 225 words per minute with a 98% correct translation rate in realtime.
Excellent knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling skills.
Ability to work independently, to organize and coordinate projects, to keep detailed and accurate records and maintain files.
Attend and stenographically report, in realtime, court proceedings while simultaneously audio recording all proceedings reported.
Maintain stenograph notes on file for future transcription.
Produce accurate transcripts of all proceedings reported, providing rough drafts or final copy to parties, as requested.
Education and Experience
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 and four years of related experience. Court experience and/or current realtime writer a plus.
Must be a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) and maintain membership in the National Court Reporting Association (NCRA). Must have experience with computer-aided translation (CAT) software. Eclipse preferred. Successful candidate will be required to provide proof of RPR certification.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is $52,444.80/annually. Hiring at base is normal. State of Florida health, life, dental, vision, supplemental and retirement benefits are offered.
A State of Florida Employment Application and verification of education is required. This position is open until filled. Please submit required documents via email to email@example.com, or via mail to Human Resources Manager, Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601. For special accommodations to participate in the selection process, please call 352-337-6237 (Office & TDD). The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check. EOE.