North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
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Official Court Reporter - Resident
at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
- Description of Work
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $42,420.00 - $76,166.00
SALARY GRADE: Flat Rated
The North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts seeks a certified Court Reporter to support its mission to protect and preserve the rights and liberties of all the people by providing a fair, independent and accessible forum for the just, timely and economical resolution of their legal affairs. District 9 consists of Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance, and Warren counties.
An Official Court Reporter records proceedings in court trials, hearings, and conferences using either stenotype or voice writing reporting methods; accurately transcribes the record of court proceedings and delivers certified transcripts in a timely fashion pursuant to applicable rules; reads aloud, as circumstances require, statements made by participants during court proceedings; ensures that evidence has been properly introduced and marked as an exhibit; takes dictation of orders and findings of fact and types them for a judge's signature; maintains files, notes, tapes, and records to facilitate later reference and use; responds to inquiries from court personnel, attorneys, citizens, and prisoners; completes activity reports and travel reimbursement forms, and submits them to the Administrative Office of the Courts in a timely fashion.
Though supervised on a daily basis by the presiding judge, this Resident Reporter position reports to the Court Reporting Manager and is subject to assignments in various judicial districts as court coverage dictates. Transcripts are paid in addition to base salary.
- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Knowledge of: English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; court rules, regulations, procedures, and operations; legal and various specialized terminology; and transcript format and style.
Skill in: transcribing notes rapidly and accurately; and using court reporting hardware.
Ability to: take dictation rapidly and accurately for extended periods of time at a speed sufficient to have attained the required certification; accurately transcribe notes; type a volume of material over a sustained period of time within deadlines; maintain confidentiality; and represent the court in a manner consistent with its decorum.
- Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Graduation from high school and current certification from the National Court Reporters Association as a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) or the National Verbatim Reporters Association as a Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR).
Candidates with advanced level certification such as Registered Merit Reporter (RMR), Certificate of Merit (CM), Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR), or Realtime Verbatim Reporter (RVR) also desired. Completion of a court reporting program either approved by the National Court Reporters Association, endorsed by the National Verbatim Reporters Association, or sponsored by an institute of higher learning preferred but not required.Attach cover letter and résumé.
Applicants MUST possess a minimum RPR or CVR basic certification to be considered for this position.
- Supplemental and Contact Information
Applicants must complete an on-line application by clicking the above APPLY link. Mailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.
Before applying, please read the Online Employment Application Guide for instructions on creating your profile and applying for specific postings.
It is important your application includes all of your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application to receive proper credit. Résumés are not accepted in lieu of fully completed applications.
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Carefully review the FAQs if you experience difficulty with the application process or attaching documents.For technical issues with applications or attachments, call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.All NC Judicial Branch agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers.
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Charmaine J. Leeks
NC Administrative Office of the Courts
Human Resources Division