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Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32601

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Requisition No: 329447 

Agency: State Courts System


Position Number: 22010102 

Salary:  52,917.55 

Posting Closing Date: 07/01/2021 


The essential function of the position within the organization is to stenographically record court proceedings in the courtroom or remotely and produce transcripts. The position is responsible for recording court proceedings, performing research, proofreading and editing recorded proceedings to produce transcripts, and assisting with training of other departmental personnel. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences. This position provides services in all counties of the Eighth Judicial Circuit and will be based in Bradford or Alachua County.



Knowledge of Florida State Court system, current courtroom policies and procedures and relevant Florida Statutes preferred. Ability to stenographically write testimony at a minimum rate of at least 225 words per minute with a 98% correct translation rate in realtime. Excellent knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling skills. Ability to work independently, to keep detailed and accurate records and maintain files.  Attend and stenographically report, in realtime, court proceedings while simultaneously audio recording all proceedings reported. Maintain stenograph notes on file for future transcription. Produce accurate transcripts of all proceedings reported, providing rough drafts or final copy to parties, as requested.



Associate’s degree or the equivalent of two years of college or vocational school education in computer operations, medical/legal terminology, court reporting, paralegal or a closely related field and four years of related experience. Must be a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) and maintain membership in the National Court Reporting Association (NCRA). Must have experience with Eclipse and computer‐aided translation (CAT) software. Realtime writer experience required. Court experience a plus.



All applications must include a resume and verification of certification. Questions can be submitted to



The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check. EOE.

If you are a person with a disability selected to participate in the interview process and need an accommodation, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADA Coordinator at 352‐337‐6237.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville