Official Court Reporter - Bakersfield 018 - Kern County

Superior Court of California, County of Kern
Bakersfield, CA
Date Posted : Aug. 8, 2023
Date Closed :

Under general supervision, records verbatim proceedings in civil, criminal, juvenile and other court proceedings in the Superior Court of Kern County. Court Reporters are responsible for recording verbatim proceedings in civil, criminal, juvenile, and other court proceedings; reading aloud at the direction of the court, and preparing transcripts of those proceedings as requested in accordance with applicable code sections.

The following examples are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this classification. Any one position in this class may not perform all the duties listed below, nor are the duties described intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel assigned to this classification.

  • Records verbatim notes of all court proceeding; provides real-time transcription or reads back record of proceedings; asks judge and other speakers for clarification of testimony, instructions, orders or actions.
  • Reads testimony aloud at the direction of the court.
  • Produces and certifies formal, written transcripts; archives court reports and transcripts; organizes and ensures official records security.
  • Receives and processes transcript requests; estimates cost of transcripts; duplicates tapes of official records for requesting parties.
  • Researches medical, legal and technical terminology as well as case citations and related information; develops and modifies custom software dictionaries; sets up and maintains court reporting, transcription and archival equipment.
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Job Types : Court Reporter, Officialship
Job Locations : California