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Job Details - Official Court Reporter - Hays County Court at Law
Employer:
Hays County Court at Law
Location:
San Marcos, TX
Salary:
$73,076.88 - $73,076.88 per Year
Job Type:
Full-Time
 
Job Information
Position Description:
Under general supervision, the Court Reporter performs a variety of court reporting duties for the Hays County Courts at Law. The duties involve compiling court records by taking a verbatim record of court proceedings in phonetic shorthand using a stenotype machine, maintaining the records for future use. Required Skills • Knowledge of court regulations, policies and procedures • Knowledge of Code of Judicial Conduct • Knowledge of criminal procedure, civil procedure, penal code and legal reference materials • Knowledge of court reporting principles, methods, equipment and practices • Knowledge of general office procedures and practices • Knowledge of basic word processing and personal computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and various other software programs • Knowledge of a body of standardized rules, procedures, or operations to perform the full range of clerical assignments and to resolve recurring clerical problems • Knowledge of grammar, punctuation and spelling • Knowledge of telephone etiquette and public relations • Ability to maintain high level of concentration for extended periods of time • Skill in performing court reporting duties such as preparing verbatim transcriptions of court proceedings • Skill in operating specialized court reporting equipment and software • Skill in gathering, compiling and maintaining complex records • Skill in performing court administration duties such as preparing and monitoring court dockets and scheduling court calendars • Skill in responding to inquiries for case information and court procedures • Skill in reading, understanding and following state and local laws relating to criminal procedure, civil procedure, penal code and court administration • Skill in operating standard office equipment, including telephones, personal computers, fax machines, printers and transcription systems • Skill in data entry and word processing • Skill in reading and understanding court dockets • Skill in reviewing and editing documents for accuracy and completeness • Skill in providing information and assistance to office staff, visitors, callers and other county departments • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, vendors, outside agencies and the public • Skill in meeting deadlines • Good work ethic and attitude, punctual and reliable
Required Skills:
Other Qualifications, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations • Current Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR) license from the Supreme Court of the State of Texas. This includes a minimum of 10 hours of continuing education (including a minimum of 2 l/2 hours in Ethics/Rules) every 2 years as required to maintain license. • Membership in the National Court Reporter’s Association and the Texas Court Reporter’s Association is preferred.
Required Experience:
Education and/or Experience • High School diploma • One year experience general office work or any equivalent combination of experience and training • Successful completion of a court reporting education program, including supervised internship
Contact Information
Name:
Amanda Barrios
Firm:
Hays County Court at Law
Phone:
none
 
How To Apply
www.co.hays.tx.us/SharedFiles/Download.aspx?pageid=697&mid=984&fileid=9449 In order to be considered for employment with Hays County submit the following documents: • Hays County Employment Application • Cover Letter • Resume Find Hays County Employment Applications at: • Pre-printed forms at the Hays County Human Resources department • Request PDF forms from amanda.barrios@co.hays.tx.us via email You may submit your application documents in any of the following ways: • Hand-deliver to 712 South Stagecoach Trail, Suite 1063, San Marcos, TX 78666 • Fax: 512-393-2227 • Email: amanda.barrios@co.hays.tx.us