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Job Details - Official Court Reporter - 220th District Court - Bosque, Comanche and Hamilton Counties
Employer:
220th District Court
Location:
Multiple, TX
Salary:
$74,290.00 - $74,290.00 per Year
Job Type:
Full-Time
 
Job Information
Position Description:

220th District Court Reporter

The 220th District Court serves Bosque, Comanche, and Hamilton Counties in rural central Texas.  The Judge is accepting applications for the position immediately and until the position is filled.  The interview process will include actual courtroom proceedings after June 1, 2021.

Position Description:

The Official Court Reporter performs court-reporting services for any judicial proceeding as required. The reporter provides counsel to the Judge on courtroom practices for accurate record creation. The position requires the verbatim recording of courtroom proceedings, reading back from stenographic notes or machine, and working with computer-assisted transcription. The reporter is responsible for editing all transcripts for grammar and proper identification of people and places and providing a copy of the transcript to parties or the court as requested. The reporter is also required to store exhibits introduced into evidence according to any and all statutes, rules, or retention schedules governing the storage and safekeeping of said exhibits. The reporter has a highly regarded and sensitive position in relation to the judiciary and represents the judiciary in the eyes of the public.

The position of Court Reporter is full time and requires travel to Bosque, Comanche, and Hamilton Counties.  The court’s schedule includes one day in Hamilton and two days in Bosque and Comanche Counties.  Mileage and out of home county meals are reimbursed.

Salary: $74,290 per year

Essential Job Functions:

  • Must comply with the Code of Ethics and Chapter 52 of the Government Code
  • Create an accurate recording of courtroom proceedings
  • Read back testimony as requested by the Court
  • Transcribe proceedings accurately for review of parties, the Court, appellate courts, and others as requested
  • Establish a system for storing and maintaining control over exhibits
  • Provide counsel to the judge on courtroom practices to best create an accurate record of the proceedings
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Court

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current certification as a Certified Machine Shorthand Reporter by the Supreme Court of Texas (CSR).
  • Certificate of Proficiency (RPR), Registered Merit Reporter (RMR), or Certified Real-time Reporter (CRR) certification is OPTIONAL.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of civil and criminal court procedures; skill in recording court proceedings accurately and verbatim; skill in managing multiple projects simultaneously; and skill in communicating effectively with diverse groups of individuals utilizing tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to adjust to rapidly fluctuating situations; ability to operate a personal computer, computer-assisted transcription software and basic office equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, county employees, Elected and Appointed Officials, outside organizations, attorneys, the news media and the general public.

 

 

Contact Information
Name:
Carla Broome
Firm:
220th District Court
Phone:
none
How To Apply

Please provide your resume to Carla Broome at district220admin@bosquecounty.us.

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