This is the first level in the series.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Listens to court proceedings through a headset as they are being recorded on a multi-channel digital or analog recording system to ensure that the testimony, judicial officer’s decision and sentencing are accurately captured.
- Manually or electronically logs information and events such as the date, name of presiding judicial officer, legal counsel, case name and number, opening statements, witnesses names, direct and cross examinations and summations as they are recorded so that events can be located for reference purposes.
- Tests audio and ancillary equipment to ensure proper operation.
- Sets up and breaks down audio recording and related equipment for recording office conferences and proceedings outside of the courtroom.
- Assists staff in locating information such as case dispositions using log notes, notations and recordings.
- Restocks supplies such as CDs, blank tapes and log sheets.
- May provide Court with files, records and similar information during court proceedings; and mark and preserve exhibits.
- Uses automated information systems such as civil and criminal case management systems to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve, inquire or report on data.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Electronic Court Reporter I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Six months experience in setting up and operating audio recording equipment.
- Six months experience in applying laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
- Six months experience in record keeping.
Conditions of Hire
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
The application is evaluated based upon a rating of training and experience.
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