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Official Certified Shorthand Reporter (D7 13046-009)

Date Posted
October 24, 2019
Type
Full Time

Job Details

Date Posted

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

Seventh Judicial District (Eastern Iowa), primarily based in Davenport, Iowa

Salary

$53,580.80 - $83,075.20 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits 

Position Summary

Court Reporter for the Seventh Judicial District, primarily assigned to work for District Court Judge Mark Lawson in Davenport, Iowa. The position will work in all five counties in the Seventh Judicial District, including Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine and Scott Counties, and may be assigned to work with any judicial officer as needed.  Compensation includes base salary plus transcript income and State of Iowa benefit package.

Responsibilities

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. Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings. Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the court. Performs related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer, the Chief Judge or his or her designee.

Requirements

Graduation from an accredited high school (or high school equivalency); 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. Current RPRs are only required to take and pass the written portion of the Iowa exam.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Forward cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment to:

Kathy Gaylord, District Court Adminstrator
400 West Fourth Street
Davenport, IA  52801

Email: kathy.gaylord@iowacourts.gov

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.
 

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