Bargaining Unit: TEAMSTERS COURT REPORTER
The Ninth Judicial District is seeking to fill an Official Stenographic or Electronic Court Reporter position for Judge Korey Wahwassuck, who is chambered in the Itasca County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
This at-will, exempt position is in the Official Court Reporter classification, and is responsible for the verbatim recording and transcription of testimony of judicial proceedings, hearings, and conferences in compliance with all applicable statutes and court rules or as directed by the appointing authority and for administrative support.
The Minnesota Judicial Branch offers a comprehensive benefits package.
Example of Duties
The following are examples of major job duties expected for this position to perform (any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed):
- Capture verbatim record of court proceedings and read back testimony upon request.
- Prepare court orders and transcripts as requested by judge.
- Maintain accurate and complete files and records and awareness of Rules, Statutes, and policy changes/additions/deletions.
- Serve as confidential assistant to the judge, includes performing court-related and confidential duties as directed by the judge.
- Confer with the judge frequently to discuss court and community activities and coordinate and schedule appointments. Includes interacting with members of the public and justice system partners.
- Some travel may be required.
Stenographic Court Reporter: A person seeking employment with the Branch for the position of official stenographic court reporter must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Graduation from high school or equivalent; and
- Graduation from a court reporting school approved by the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) within the past two years; or compliance with one of the following:
- Received a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) designation from the NCRA; or
- Received an equivalent certification from another state or territory of the United States, or professional court reporter association; or
- Have been practicing proficiently as a professional stenographic reporter for the past two (2) years and within one (1) month of hire, accurately take a minimum of 20 minutes of court proceedings alongside a stenographic court reporter who has an RPR designation or certification as provided in clauses (1) or (2), and then produce a transcript with 95% accuracy as described in (4) below; or
- Obtain RPR designation from the NCRA within two years of hire. Pending receipt of the RPR designation, must, within one (1) month of hire, accurately take a minimum of 20 minutes of court proceedings alongside a stenographic court reporter who has an RPR designation or certification as provided in clauses (1) or (2), and then produce a transcript. The participating RPR certified stenographer will determine that Ninety-five (95) percent accuracy is achieved to successfully complete this requirement.
Electronic Court Reporter - A person seeking employment with the Branch for the position of official electronic court reporter must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Graduation from high school or equivalent; and
- Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the knowledge, abilities, and skills listed in the classification specification; and
- Compliance with one of the following within three months of hire:
- Receive an Electronic Court Reporter certificate from the State Court Administrator, or
- Receive an Electronic Court Reporter Certification and an Electronic Transcriber Certification from the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT); or
- Receive an Electronic Court Reporter certification from an accredited court reporter school.
TO APPLY: Please apply online by following the Career Opportunities link on the Minnesota Judicial Branch website: www.mncourts.gov. Position will remain open until filled.
Starting salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.
All employment offers are continent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check. An employment offer may be rescinded if the background check identifies job related convictions.
Please contact Deb Williams, Human Resources Coordinator, with questions regarding this position via email: email@example.com or via phone at 218-759-4370.
It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding employment are made without discrimination on the basis of disability. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability to participate in the employee selection process by contacting Deb Williams using the information above.
The Minnesota Judicial Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Minnesota Judicial Branch that all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment be made without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age. We value and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.