This position is Countywide, working within the different court locations of the Superior Court.
In addition to the base wage, employees in this classification receive:
- Biweekly "unit cash" allowance of $236.51.
- Biweekly Court contribution of up to $389.58 towards cost of medical premium.
- Biweekly Court contribution of $13.02 towards cost of dental premium.
- Biweekly Court contribution of approximately 31.7% of gross wages towards employee's mandatory retirement account.
Additionally, employees from current public employers (federal, state and/or local government) may qualify for:
- Retirement reciprocity.
- Time and service credit towards vacation accrual rate.
Under general direction, supervises countywide court reporting services. May act as an Official Court Reporter by recording and transcribing verbatim accounts of official court proceedings using machine shorthand; furnishing timely transcripts of such records and performing other related work as may be required.
1. Must possess a valid license as a Certified Shorthand Reporter issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, in accordance with Government Code Section 69942; and 2. Shall use computer-aided transcription in the course of their work and 3. Must provide their own reporting and transcription equipment. 4. Real-time reporting ability is highly preferred, but not required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Provides supervision, training, scheduling, work direction and evaluation for court reporters countywide.
Reviews new laws and develops or modifies unit procedures accordingly; assists in the revision and development of division policies.
Plans and implements modifications in computer software; maintains liaison and coordinates work activities with other court divisions; devises improvements in work methods and instructs staff; prepares procedural manuals.
Does special projects as requested by court administration.
Takes and transcribes verbatim statement of court proceedings as required.
Identifies speakers properly and notes the introduction of exhibits or evidence.
Prepares transcriptions in proper legal form.
Meets court-fixed deadlines for transcripts.
Provides read back as directed.
Performs related duties as assigned by administrative staff.
Provides their own reporting and transcription equipment, maintains their own records and tapes, and are paid separately for transcripts.
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