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Official Certified Shorthand Reporter (D2 13046-014)

Date Posted
July 29, 2020
Full Time

Job Details

Date Posted

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter


Boone, IA


$54,704.00 - $84,822.40 annually

Position Summary

This position is open ONLY to certified court reporters of the Second Judicial District of the Judicial Branch.  Candidates in any other branch or agency are not eligible to apply. 

Primarily assigned to work for District Court Judge John Flynn.  May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Second Judicial District per operational needs and will require travel. 


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 six months of hire as per Iowa Code 602.6603(4).

Contact Information

How to Apply

A letter of interest can be emailed to Scott Hand
( by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020.



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