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Scopist/Proofreader Wanted - First Judicial District of Pennsylvania

First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
Date Posted : Jul. 26, 2022
Date Closed :

COMPENSATION

Thirty-five cents-$1.00-depending on delivery

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is detail-oriented and specialized work dealing with proofreading transcripts of criminal and civil legal proceedings.  Work requires ensuring that the text is error-free.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree preferred or high school diploma and two years’ proofreading experience

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Read and correct written text for spelling, typographical, and punctuation errors
  • Review for style or formatting errors
  • Use symbols which are standard in proofreading industry to note corrections
  • Verify caption and index pages for accuracy
  • Meet deadlines to ensure timely delivery of transcripts

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Work from home

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Firm grasp of English language
  • Exceptional grammar and punctuation skills
  • Above average vocabulary
  • Previous experience with proofreading of legal proceedings
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of proofreading practices and procedures
  • Thorough understanding of transcript formatting and style guidelines
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills

To apply, please submit your resume to:

Danielle O'Connor, Deputy Court Administrator
100 South Broad Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19110


Job Types : Scopists and Proofreaders
Job Locations : Pennsylvania