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Official Certified Shorthand Reporter (D5 13046-033)

Date Posted
November 7, 2019
Type
Full Time

Job Details

Date

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

Polk County Courthouse
500 Mulberry St
Des Moines, IA 50309

Salary

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

Position Summary

Court Reporter for the Fifth Judicial District, primarily assigned to work for District Court Judge Scott Rosenberg in Des Moines, Iowa (Polk County).  May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Fifth Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.

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.  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 5 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.

Requirements

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.

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

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment can be emailed to: sherrie.schuck@iowacourts.gov.

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.

AA / EOE

 

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