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Job Details - Official Court Reporter - County Criminal Court #4 - Denton County
Employer:
Denton County
Location:
Denton, TX
Salary:
$120,160.00 - $120,160.00 per Year
Job Type:
Full-Time
 
Job Information
Position Description:
Description

THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.
The Court Reporter is responsible for capturing a verbatim record of live court proceedings and providing real time updates to the judge. This position tracks and maintains exhibits and prepares accurate transcriptions of required proceedings for attorneys and/or court of appeals. Incumbent attends sessions of court, recording examinations, testimonies, judicial opinions, judge's charges to the jury, and judgments or sentence of court.

Examples of Duties

Records full machine shorthand notes of all oral testimony during court proceedings; backs up data routinely; preserves all notes for future reference and for the required length of time.

Maintains custody, care, and control of offered and admitted exhibits during trial; files exhibits with Clerk's office upon completion of proceedings.

Furnishes transcript of reported evidence or other proceedings upon request; works up estimates for cost of Reporter's Records as necessary; oversees billing for official transcripts; delivers and/or mails transcripts as necessary.

Reads back court transcripts when requested by judge, attorneys, or juries.

Creates and maintains a computer dictionary for translation of stenography; edits CAT transcripts for correct grammar, accurate identification of proper names and places, and to ensure that the record is discernible. 

Develops procedures for easy storage and retrieval of all stenographic notes and voice files in paper or digital format.

Regular and punctual attendance is required.

Performs other duties and assignments as required.

Required Skills:
Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED, completion of some college level course work and a minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. 

Certification as a Shorthand Reporter by the Supreme Court of Texas required. 

Certification as a Merit Reporter and Real-time Reporter preferred.

Contact Information
Name:
Denton County
Firm:
Denton County
Phone:
940-349-3080
Email Address: