Description and Functions
Official Court Reporter- Third Judicial District Court – Green River
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The Third Judicial District Court is seeking an Official Court Reporter for the Honorable Suzannah G. Robinson. The Sweetwater County District Court presides over felony criminal cases, large dollar amount civil cases, domestic relations, juvenile, probate, and other matters. The Court is seeking candidates possessing the requisite skills and qualifications of a court reporter. This at-will position is to be full-time and on-site. SALARY - Plus Transcript Fees
Human Resources Contact: 307-777-7629 Brenda Reedy firstname.lastname@example.org
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: General expected duties for this position include making, preserving, transcribing, and delivery of the verbatim record of proceedings for criminal, civil, juvenile, and probate, and other cases as follows:
- Reports proceedings of court trials, hearings, or conferences by stenotype or other methods where verbatim records are required by law.
- Transcribes the proceedings into accurate transcripts for purposes of appeal or by order of the court.
- Identifies participants by name to facilitate reporting; reads aloud statements of participants as requested during proceedings.
- Timely prepares and distributes transcripts and related reports and documents. Reviews transcriptions for technical accuracy.
- Maintains records of notes and exhibits.
- Performs clerical duties related to the court.
- Attends meetings and training as required.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
This position description and outline of duties in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The Official Court Reporter will be expected to satisfactorily perform and complete such work as a judge may assign and direct. Strict confidentiality is required.
Preference will be given to applicants with work experience in transcription or court reporting.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
This position requires an ability to:
- Plan, prioritize, and carry out assignments and timely complete projects with minimum supervision.
- Professionally and courteously deal with people, to include co-workers, other judges, and the public, beyond giving and receiving instructions, including being adaptable to performing under varying levels of stress.
This position requires skills in:
- Assessing, evaluating, prioritizing, and timely handling multiple tasks, projects, and demands.
- Working within deadlines, including but not limited to District Court Rules to complete projects and assignments.
- Establishing and maintaining effective work relations with co-workers and others interacting with the District Court.
- Explaining court procedures and processes in a clear, concise, and comprehensive manner.
- Operating a computer utilizing a variety of commonly used and specialized software applications.
- Operating usual office and courtroom equipment and technology.
- Preparing clear and comprehensive written and electronic court documents, correspondence, forms, and reports.
This position involves knowledge of:
- District Court, State and County rules, policies, processes, and procedures.
- Legal requirements for court operations and case processing.
- Principles involve planning, scheduling, calendaring, and travel.
- Applicable State and Federal rules, codes, and regulations.
- Legal terminology.
- Principles and protocols for managing official documents and records.
- Principles of file and records management.
- Principles of book-keeping and/or accounting, including invoicing and accounting systems, rules, and standards.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent. No relevant work experience is required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must possess a minimum Registered Professional Reporter certification or an equivalent certification from a certifying state and be proficient in computer-aided transcription and real-time.
Necessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- This position requires mobility to work in a typical office setting.
- Use standard office equipment.
- Sit at a desk for prolonged periods and work on a computer.
- Stand and/or walk occasionally too frequently.
- Read printed materials and computer screens.
- Communicate in person, by e-mail, video, or over the phone.
- Lift up to 25 pounds at times.
- Travel, including travel between the 8th Judicial District Courts (Goshen, Platte, Niobrara, and Converse).
- Employment is an at-will position subject to a background check.
- FLSA: Non-Exempt
- SALARY: $61,215.18 annually plus transcript fees
- This position is a State of Wyoming employee. In addition to an annual salary, employees of the Wyoming Judicial Branch receive a generous benefits package to include the State of Wyoming retirement pension plan and 457 Deferred Comp plan; an affordable health insurance package including health, dental, life, vision, STD, LTD, ambulance coverage, and Employee Assistance Program; paid annual, sick and holiday leave, and much more.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and completed Branch application for consideration. Click here to complete the application process on-line. The Branch also accepts email and mail submissions. Please use the downloadable application (Download PDF reader) and return the completed form along with a cover letter and resume to:
Wyoming Supreme Court,
Attn: Human Resources Manager,
2301 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002;
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Veterans: If you are a United States Armed Forces veteran or the spouse of a veteran who was married to that veteran at the time of that person's death and receives survivor benefits, to receive veteran's preference under Wyo. Stat. Section 19-14-102, you must complete the Veteran's Preference section of the Wyoming Judicial Branch At-Will Employment Application and attach a Form DD214 to the application.
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide-open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefits package. Please click here for more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits.