Job Details - Official Court Reporter - United States District Court Northern District of Texas - Fort Worth
United States District Court Northern District of Texas - Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX
$89,071.00 - $106,885.00 per Year
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POSITION OVERVIEW:The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is recruiting for the position of court reporter. A court reporter performs court reporting services for any judicial proceeding as required. The position is a shared position that works for the entire court but is primarily assigned to one district judge.

RESPONSIBILITIES:The court reporter position requires the ability to record verbatim testimony of courtroom proceedings, to read back all or any portions of the court records, to work well under pressure, and to work extended court and transcription production hours withinstrict time limitations. A minimum of four years of court reporting experience and Real Time reporting experience are required, in addition to National Registered Professional Reporter certification by the National Court Reporters Association. Additionally, Texas Certified Court Reporter experience is preferred. The incumbent is prohibited from contract work outside of the court.

BENEFITS:Employees of the U.S. District Court are entitled to benefits, which include participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System, choice of a health benefit plan from several options, dental, life insurance, long term disability, long term care, annual/sick leave, federal holidays, and periodic salary increases. This position is subject to mandatory Electronic Funds Transfer for payment of net pay.

OTHER: Employees of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas are excepted service appointments. Employees are considered at will and are not covered by federal civil service classifications or regulations. Immigration law requires public employers to hire individuals who are lawful permanent residents (i.e., green card holder) seeking U.S. citizenship.

Due to the high volume
of applicants received, the Court will only communicate with applicants who will be considered for interviews. Applicants selected for interviews must travel at their own expense, and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.

Candidates who are sel
ected for employment in the judiciary must successfully pass a background check or investigation as a condition of employment. The background check will include, at a minimum, an FBI fingerprint check. Full field investigations will be conducted on positions that are classified as high-sensitive. Once employed, the candidate may be subject to periodic background investigation updates.

Contact Information
Human Resources
United States District Clerk's Office

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