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Official Certified Shorthand Reporter (D2 13046)

Date Posted
December 1, 2021
Full Time

Job Details


Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter


Marshall County Courthouse
17 E Main St
Marshalltown, IA 50158


$55,307.20 - $85,758.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Primarily assigned to work for District Court Judge John Haney.  Assignments in Marshall, Story, Hamilton, Hardin, and Boone counties, but may be required to work for any Judicial Officer anywhere in the Second Judicial District per operational needs.  Travel is required.
Starting salary dependent upon relevant courtroom experience. 


Takes court testimony and proceedings by shorthand reporting methods.  Reads back court testimony and proceedings upon request.  Makes verbatim typed record of testimony and proceedings as required.  Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the Court.  Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings.  Electronic document filing is required in all District 2 counties, so a high level of computer proficiency is essential.  Performs related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer or the Chief Judge or his designee.  Specific primary assignment(s) as designated by the District Court Administrator.


Graduation from a School of Court Reporting is required with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters as defined in Iowa Court Rule 46.2 or become board certified within one year of hire as per Iowa Code 602.6603(4).

Final candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

The Iowa Judicial Branch is an E-Verify employer.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and the Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment can be emailed to Judge Haney at

Posting Close Date

Open until filled, but preference will be given to applications received prior to December 22, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.


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