Job Details - Official Court Reporter - 45th District Court - Bexar County
Bexar County
San Antonio, TX
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Position Description:


Under general direction, is responsible for the recording of court proceedings with stenography equipment such as trials, hearings and appeals; and performs related duties as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Records court proceedings with stenography equipment such as trials, hearings and appeals

Performs on occasion, the reading of previous testimony during court proceedings

Categorizes, files and maintains stenography notes and exhibits

Prepares for appealed cases and completes written transcriptions of requested cases

Prepares jury charges and other general court correspondence as requested by the Judge

Maintains monthly statistics for Court of Appeals report

Performs related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:

Valid certification as a Court Stenography Reporter for the State of Texas

Real Time reporting capability is preferred

Skill level in stenography to report court testimony at 225 wpm, jury charges at 200 wpm and literary material at 180 wpm with 95% accuracy

Ability to operate personal computer, typewriter and basic office equipment; ability to effectively respond to questions and complaints; ability to operate tape recording equipment; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with court staff, judges, County employees, attorneys and the general public

Personal equipment should be compatible with Bexar County equipment

May be required to work more than 40 hours during the workweek

Must submit a resume of previous working experience


Working Environment and Physical Demands:

Constantly working in indoor conditions (courtroom environment)

Occasionally moves items weighing up to 10-15 pounds

Occasionally moves about the office

Frequently communicates with others; must be able to exchange accurate information

Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery

Positions self to perform essential functions

Must be able to remain in a stationary position


Individual Office/Department Conditions:

Tasks and special requirements unique to an individual office or department may be addressed through a separate list of detailed specifications prepared by that office/department and subject to approval by Human Resources and the Civil Service Commission. 

Office/department specifications may not be more complex nor at a higher level of responsibility than any of those contained in this position description.

Contact Information
Mary Lou Salinas
Bexar County
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How To Apply

The 45th Civil District Court of Bexar County (San Antonio) is accepting resumes for the position of Official Court Reporter. Realtime required. Please submit resume to

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