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Court Reporter - Honorable Gregory MN

Minnesota Judicial Branch

Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: April 5, 2024
Expand your court experience or begin your career with the Minnesota Judicial Branch. The Fifth Judicial District is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Official Court Reporter to work with the Honorable Gregory Anderson chambered in the Blue Earth County Justice Center, located in Mankato, MN. Court Reporters are responsible to capture and preserve the official court record and to prepare and distribute transcripts in accordance with rules of court, opinions, state statutes, legal guidelines and policies. Example of Duties (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed.) Perform trial work to capture and preserve a verbatim record of court proceedings. Maintains a high level of concentration and attentiveness throughout all court proceedings regardless of disruptions and other unpredictable and adverse conditions. Plays/Read back testimony as requested by appropriate court parties. Transcribe, proofread, certify and distribute official transcripts and court orders. Maintains accurate and complete files and records. Maintains current awareness of Minnesota Statutes, District Court policy/procedure changes/additions/deletions and all other relevant procedure manuals. Serve as confidential assistant to the appointing authority and judicial officers. Some travel within the district. Typical Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A person seeking employment with the Judicial Branch for the position of Official Electronic Court Reporter or Stenographic Court Reporter must meet the corresponding qualifications for the position sought. Education and Experience Requirements for both Stenographic and Electronic Court Reports: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities. Successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to appointment. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficient in multiple computer hardware and software applications; interest in and ability to learn new technology and computer programs. Ability to learn, interpret, retain and apply policies, procedures and statues, specifically relating to establishing the official court record. Ability to multitask and prioritize duties in a fast-paced, professional environment. Ability to enter clear, detailed log notes regarding significant occurrences or do trial work with the potential of high-volume, complex transcript work. Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and professionally, both orally and in writing, with a diverse group of people. Team orientated with a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Electronic Court Reporter Certification Requirements : 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: Receive an Electronic Court Reporter certificate from the State Court Administrator. Receive an Electronic Court Reporter Certification and an Electronic Transcriber Certification from the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT). Receive an Electronic Court Reporter certification from an accredited court reporter school. Stenographic Court Reporter Certification Requirements : 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: a. Received a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) designation from the NCRA. b. Received an equivalent certification from another state or territory of the United States, or professional court reporter association. c. 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 (a) or (b), and then produce a transcript with 95% accuracy as described in (d) below. d. Obtain RPR designation from the NCRA within two years of hire. Pending receipt of the RPR designation, must, within one month of hire, demonstrate accuracy alongside a stenographic court reporter; and Stenographic court reporters who do not meet requirements as noted above must become certified by the Minnesota Judicial Branch or the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT) as an Electronic Court Reporter within three months of hire, and take the record electronically until they are in compliance with a, b, c, or d above. Supplemental Information We celebrate and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and actively seek and encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and characteristics. We are intentional and mindful about the organizational culture we are building, seeking broad-minded individuals with robust capabilities who value supporting one another’s growth. The Minnesota Judicial Branch is pleased to offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and optional benefits and paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. To learn more visit: The Minnesota Judicial Branch is also an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) Teamsters represented exempt position in the Official Court Reporter classification. This is an at-will position and is being posted for internal and external applications simultaneously pursuant to the terms of the Teamsters Court Reporter contract. All employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check. Minnesota Judicial Branch employees consistently express pride in their public service and in the quality of programs and services provided to customers, as well as appreciation for the teamwork and collaboration that is promoted within the MJB. View our interactive video, "Working for the Minnesota Judicial Branch", for a look into being a Judicial Branch employee. TO APPLY: click the apply link near the top of this page. In addition to completing the online application, all applications MUST include a cover letter and resume. 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 Human Resources, 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 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.
Salary: $59,153.04 - $86,150.88 a year
Employment Type: Full-time