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Official Certified Shorthand Reporter (D8-13046-005)

Date Posted
December 13, 2017
Full Time

Job Details


December 12, 2017

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter


8th Judicial District – Primarily assigned to District Court Judge Myron Gookin but may be assigned to work for any Judicial Officer in the 8th Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.  Domicile to be determined depending on candidate selected.


$54,704.00 - $84,822.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits


The reporter will record court testimony via standard methods, prepare transcripts and provide general office and clerical support for the court.


Requirements or Minimum Qualification

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law. Certification as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters preferred, Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters, or obtain certification within six months of date of hire. 

Contact Information

How to Apply

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

Forward application and supporting material to:

Heidi Baker, District Court Administrator
Eighth Judicial District
333 N Court
Ottumwa, IA  52501

Office Phone:  641-684-6502

or e-mail:


Position open until filled. 

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