Thursday , February 2 2023

City of Bakersfield Jobs for – Court Reporter

Website The City of Bakersfield

Job Description:

Court Reporters are responsible for recording verbatim proceedings in civil, criminal, juvenile, and other court proceedings; reading aloud at the direction of the court, and preparing transcripts of those proceedings as requested in accordance with applicable code sections.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reads testimony aloud at the direction of the court.
  • Produces and certifies formal, written transcripts; archives court reports and transcripts; organizes and ensures official records security.
  • Receives and processes transcript requests; estimates cost of transcripts; duplicates tapes of official records for requesting parties.
  • Records verbatim notes of all court proceeding; provides real-time transcription or reads back record of proceedings; asks judge and other speakers for clarification of testimony, instructions, orders or actions.
  • Researches medical, legal and technical terminology as well as case citations and related information; develops and modifies custom software dictionaries; sets up and maintains court reporting, transcription and archival equipment.

Job Requirements:

  • The physical and mental requirements described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. These include but are not limited to: sit and record verbatim proceedings accurately at sustained speed and duration for prolonged periods of time; occasional lifting of objects weighting up to 50 lbs; hear well enough to understand and record verbatim testimony with competing background noise; use hands and wrists to keyboard on a stenographic machine; reach with hands and arms; see well enough to proofread transcripts; use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; work with frequent interruptions and meet changing deadlines.

Job Details:

Company: The City of Bakersfield

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Bakersfield, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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