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Date: Sep 25, 2021

Location: TAVARES, FL, US, 32778

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Requisition No: 453817 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: OPS DIGITAL COURT REPORTER - 22092860

Position Number: 22092860 

Salary:  $31,780.91 

Posting Closing Date: 10/31/2021 

This is responsible work covering court proceedings using digital audio recording systems.  The Digital Court Reporter records and monitors all assigned Court proceedings, making appropriate computerized annotations of key events throughout.  The Digital Court Reporter ensures that the equipment is in good working order and reports malfunctioning equipment in a timely manner.  Working relationships are established with court personnel, divisions of the Offices of the Clerk of the Court, State Attorney, Public Defender, other State agencies and the general public.  Applicants must be willing to work a flexible schedule.


EDUCATION AND TRAINING GUIDELINES: Graduation from a standard high school and two years of secretarial and/or clerical experience.  Successfully completed studies beyond the high school level may be substituted for the required experience at a rate of 720 classroom hours or 30 semester hours per year.  Notary certification in the State of Florida preferred.  Certification from the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT) or other court reporting certifying organization may be required at the discretion of the Chief Judge.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling of spoken word. Good working knowledge of the Court system and legal terminology.  Ability to use and understand the applicable digital audio court recording system for recording various Court proceedings.  Ability to type a minimum of 55 correct words per minute.  Ability to efficiently organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines.  Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.  Ability to present a favorable impression to the public and court personnel.  Ability to use a personal computer in a Windows environment, including word processing, spreadsheet and e-mail applications such as WordPerfect, Word, Outlook, Corel, Quattro Pro and Excel is required. Ability to use the Internet.


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.

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