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Official Certified Shorthand Reporter (D2 13046-026)

Date Posted
March 8, 2018
Full Time

Job Details

Date Posted

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter


Second Judicial District primarily assigned to work for District Associate Judge Peter Newell in the Bremer County Courthouse in Waverly, Iowa.  May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Second Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.


Salary range $51,958.40 to $80,588.40 annually–Pay Grade 30.
State of Iowa Benefits including IPERS retirement program; health, dental and life insurance; deferred compensation program, flexible spending accounts plus paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.


Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting 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 or become certified within six months of hire.


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.

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed “Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment”, to:

Scott Hand, District Court Administrator
Cerro Gordo County Courthouse
220 N. Washington Ave.
Mason City, IA  50401


All application materials must be received by Friday, March 30, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Central Time.  EEO/AA

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