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01/03/2023

Position Available: Official Court Reporter

Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, General Division

FRANKLIN COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, GENERAL DIVISION
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 


COURT REPORTER

ANNUAL SALARY: $68,160

SUBMISSION DATE: Until Filled

Purpose of Position:

The purpose of this position is to create verbatim records of court proceedings; prepare accurate transcripts; transcribe transcripts from audio recordings; review transcripts to ensure accuracy, certify and file/e-file transcripts; label exhibits in courtroom (when requested) and retain custody of exhibits in civil cases.

The Court Reporter position may prepare transcripts for Judges as part of the work day, but primarily prepares transcripts as an independent contractor. This job description describes the purpose; function; knowledge, skills and abilities; and qualifications associated with the standard work day and not independent contractor work, which is compensated separately on a per page basis.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Make stenographic record of proceedings; label exhibits upon request
  • Maintain record logbook
  • Complete a per diem to be filed with the Clerk of Courts Office
  • Maintain and store civil exhibits and stenographic electronic notes
  • Upon receipt of a transcript request; locate notes or recording; prepare, edit, review, and file/e-file transcript 
  • Interact and communicate with court staff, attorneys, parties, and the public
  • Review appropriate resources when necessary for transcript clarification
  • Store electronic / computer notes and transcripts to the shared drive
  • Create and maintain worksheets for court proceedings to assist in transcript preparation
  • Read back proceedings; search for information in the record when needed
  • Create PDF files of appropriate documents
  • Maintain continuing education for NCRA requirements
  • Perform other related duties as required

The aforementioned duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions: 

  • Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data, including exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships. 
  • Ability to apply principles of persuasion and/or influence over others in coordinating activities of a project, program, or designated area of responsibility. 
  • Ability to operate and control the actions of equipment and machinery, requiring the monitoring, adjustment, regulation, and/or setting of multiple conditions.
  • Ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.
  • Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs.
  • Ability to apply principles of rational systems; to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.
  • Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
  • Ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.
  • Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a court reporter
  • Employee must provide equipment in which to produce the transcript; the Court does not provide equipment (stenographic machine, laptop, printer, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Professional Reporter with NCRA
  • Knowledge and ability to provide realtime to Judges

 

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 ** Excellent Benefits Package **

Join Franklin County Court of Common Pleas today and receive the following benefits:

  • Extensive health benefits for all full-time permanent employees.
  • Life insurance coverage for all permanent employees.
  • Guaranteed 10 paid holidays every year.
  • A 14 percent employer contribution to your OPERS pension plan.
  • Employee Tuition Reimbursement program.
  • Earn a potential monetary incentive during our annual wellness incentives for employees/spouses enrolled in healthcare.

See more information regarding our benefits we provide at: Franklin County Benefits

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APPLY TODAY

Applications may be obtained and submitted online at www.fccourts.org/jobs

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 THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND WILL NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, AGE, OR ANCESTRY OF ANY PERSON.

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