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Official Court Reporter - Second Judicial Circuit

Tallahassee, Florida

Applications are now being accepted for a full time Official Court Reporter for the 2nd Judicial Circuit, Tallahassee, Florida.


Salary: Court Reporter I, $47,569.08 annually; Court Reporter II, $52,444.80 annually.  Must possess RPR certification to qualify for Court Reporter II.  

Duties: Takes verbatim records of court proceedings utilizing Eclipse computer-aided transcription (CAT) and/or simultaneous video display transcription (realtime); transcribes/certifies transcripts; and performs other duties as required. 

Qualifications: Two-year vocational school education in court reporting; or two-year education at a certified Court Reporting Institute; plus five years’ experience working as a court reporter.  RPR certification preferred. 

Benefits: 13 paid holidays; paid sick/vacation leave; medical, prescription, vision and dental plans; life insurance; Florida Retirement System retirement plan and savings.  All equipment and software provided. 

Questions: Contact Judy Hussey, RPR, Managing Court Reporter, 850/606-4470,

Other Special Comments:

  • A thorough criminal and civil background check will be conducted on all final applicants.
  • An application addendum is required for final applicant.
  • The position will be available March 5, 2018.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.


To apply, Submit a completed current State of Florida Application no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, February 19, 2018 to:

Office of Court Administration
Attn:  Paula Watkins
Leon County Courthouse
301 South Monroe Street, Room 225
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Work: (850) 606-4422