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Judicial Court Reporter - State Court

Cobb County Government

Posted: Sep. 26, 2018

End Date: Nov. 26, 2018

Position Information

This position is assigned to the State Court of Cobb County. This position requires a license as a Certified Court Reporter issued by the Board of Court Reporting of the Judicial Council of Georgia. Resumes should be e-mailed directly to the State Court Administrator at donna.tschappat@cobbcounty.org

Salary $20.01 - $32.01 per hour
Grade Code 16
Position Number 1081014
Essential Functions

Attends court and/or other legal proceeding and takes verbatim recordings: utilizes stenography and voice to text equipment; sets up, connects and verifies proper operation of equipment prior to proceedings; reiterates testimony and court records from notes upon request; and ensures confidentiality of all evidence and testimony.

Prepares certified written and electronic verbatim transcripts: proofreads, edits, prints, and binds transcript; prepares trial index; attaches photocopies of all trial exhibits; certifies accuracy and completeness of documents; prepares certified documents for filing with Clerk of Court; produces and distributes copies of documents as appropriate; and maintains confidentiality of official records.

Receives, inventories, records, and stores trial exhibits entered as evidence in court: enters case exhibit information into court database; files case exhibits with proper agency when necessary; maintains exhibits during court hearings and trials; and files/stores case exhibits in specified storage areas in compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

Prepares, collates, and binds printed transcripts of court proceedings: prepares digital media copies of transcripts as requested; backs-up and archives electronic files and exhibits for storage in compliance with applicable laws; and responds to requests for transcripts within designated timeframes.

Prepares invoices for transcription services of court proceedings, court orders, and other legal hearings: bills attorneys, other individuals, and agencies according to fee schedules; maintains copies of billing, invoices, and payments.

Maintains court reporting equipment and supplies used in daily work assignments: ensures proper working order of equipment; makes minor repairs; and sends equipment to outside vendors for major repairs as necessary.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

FLSA Status Exempt
Hours worked per week (include over time) 40
Department Code 220
Department Name State Court
Unit Code 9490
Unit Name DIVISION 1, POST 7
Position Information  
Position Type Full-Time
Job Category  
Internal or External External-Open to Public
Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree in Court Reporting, or related field required; supplemented by three years of experience in court room operations and procedures; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Preferred Qualifications  
License and Certifications

Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Court Reporting license.

Physical Abilities

Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).

Sensory Requirements

Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors

Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Number 01931
Posting Information
Posting Date 09/10/2018
Closing Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Cobb County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cobb County Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Employment Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us if you require accommodation to apply for a position. If you need assistance, please contact us at 770-528-2541

Cobb County Government is a smoke-free environment for all employees.

Cobb County Government is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is available to be filled 1/1/2019. Resumes should be e-mailed directly to the State Court Administrator at donna.tschappat@cobbcounty.org

Quicklink for Posting http://cobbcounty.peopleadmin.com/postings/22861

Please email your résumé to Donna Tschappat at donna.tschappat@cobbcounty.org