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Official Court Reporter Stenograph or Digital Barron County Circuit Court

Barron County, Wisconsin

The Honorable Judge James Babler, Barron County Circuit Court Branch 1, seeks candidates for the position of full-time Official Court Reporter.

Location: Barron County Courthouse (Barron, WI)

Salary: Competitive annual salary along with transcript fee income and a State of Wisconsin benefits package.



Stenographer/Voice Writer Court Reporter Requirements: Candidates must meet one of three minimum professional standards to be considered eligible for hire: (1) Graduation from a court reporting school approved by either the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or the National Verbatim Reporters Association (NVRA), or (2) Successful completion of the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) examination administered by the NCRA, or (3) Successful completion of the Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR) examination administered by the NVRA.


(1) Training and/or experience in legal terminology and procedures; (2) Courses and/or experience in legal/court administrative and recordkeeping practices (paralegal, legal secretary); (3) Demonstrated English grammar, spelling, composition and punctuation skills; (4) Experience in a court or legal setting; (5) Ability to operate digital audio recording equipment, produce a recording suitable for transcription and transcribe the record. Preferred: (1) Certified Electronic Reporter and Transcriber certification from the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (or equivalent); (2) Work experience as a digital court reporter.


Please submit a cover letter indicating your preference to be considered for a Stenographer/Voice Writer or Digital Court Reporter, your current resume and list of references to:

Don Harper
Tenth District Court Administrator
St. Croix County Government Center
1101 Carmichael Rd., Ste 1260
Hudson, WI 54016-7708

Fax: (715) 381-4323


Don Harper, District Court Administrator
Tel: 715) 245-4105

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Wisconsin Court System will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants who request them.