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El Paso County Employment – COUNTY COURT AT LAW #4

Website El Paso County

Job Description:

The Certified Court Reporter is recognized by the State of Texas and works under limited supervision within statutory guidelines who is a Sworn Officer of the court who attends all sessions of the court and takes full shorthand notes of all proceedings of said sessions, preserving the shorthand notes until requested to produce a verbatim transcript of the same, to include exhibits admitted.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Meets deadlines as set forth by law;
  • Maintains and keeps court reporting equipment and software up to date;
  • Certifies the accuracy of the verbatim transcript produced, as per statutory guidelines.
  • Preserves all shorthand notes for future reference, as per statutory guidelines.
  • Compiles statistical information, reports and data;
  • Takes full shorthand notes of oral testimony requested to be on the record offered before the court, including objections made to the admissibility of evidence, court rulings and remarks on the objections, and exceptions to the rulings.
  • May assist in the development and improvement of department procedures;
  • Read portions of shorthand notes to resolve disputes of testimony, argument, or matters of law upon request of the trial court.
  • Follows all guidelines and court room procedures;
  • References necessary resource material, as needed;
  • Assists the public with inquiries;
  • Files all exhibits or necessary documents with the clerk of the court.
  • Attends and participates in meetings, training and information sessions;
  • Ensures the integrity of the record is never compromised;
  • Attends all sessions of the court.
  • Furnishes a verbatim transcript, as per statutory guidelines, of the reported evidence, including necessary exhibits or documents, or other proceedings, in whole or in part, utilizing his/her expertise of one of the following means:

Job Requirements:

  • Skill/Ability to: use reference books; perform Court reporting; obtain certification by the State of Texas; use all equipment related to court reporting; have good hearing and visual acuity, and manual dexterity;  be able to plan and execute work both independently and as a team member; display an ability to prioritize and manage several tasks; display a high degree of self-motivation; time management; work expeditiously and accurately under pressure; able to deal with the public and defendants;  operate personal computer using standard office operating software and general office equipment; prepare and maintain records; maintain filing systems; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; be dependable; to deal with the public courteously and effectively; work under stressful conditions, and establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted during the course of work; Pass a Criminal Background Check;
  • Currently Certified Shorthand Reporter as recognized by the Supreme Court of Texas
  • Must meet continuing education requirements to retain licensure(s) – Texas (every 2 years)

Qualification & Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED; attendance of or graduation from a Court Reporting College or Court Reporting School and at least two (2) years experience as a full time Certified Shorthand Reporter.
  • Preferred: Associates Degree in Applied Science for Court and Conference reporting

Job Details:

Company: El Paso County

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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