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Official Certified Shorthand Reporter (D4 13046-007)

Date Posted
March 27, 2019
Full Time

Job Details

Date Posted

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter


Fourth Judicial District


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

Position Summary

Court Reporter for the Fourth Judicial District, primarily assigned to work for District Associate Court in the district.  May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Fourth Judicial District per operational needs and may 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 4 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 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.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and the Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment may be emailed to or mailed to:

District Court Administration, Attn: Angela Collinson
Pottawattamie County Courthouse, Room 413
227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.



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