Home Careers Job Descriptions Court Reporter II (Realtime)
Home Careers Job Descriptions Court Reporter II (Realtime)
Court Reporter II (Realtime) Job Description
Job Series:  Court Reporter (Realtime)
FLSA status: Non-Exempt
OCC Group: Administrative Services and Related
Job code: R41631
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division.
 
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Provides professional Realtime reporting and transcribing for court proceedings, hearings and conferences.
 
DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
Employees in this classification have obtained Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) certification through the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), which among other things, requires completion of at least 96% accuracy on the National Court Reporters Association Certification of Realtime Reporters exam, or have Federal Certified Realtime Reporter (FCRR) certification.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Provides Realtime records for court trials, hearings, or conferences.
 
Transcribes the proceedings into accurate transcripts for purposes of appeal or by order of the court.
 
Identifies participants by name to facilitate reporting; reads aloud statements of participants as requested during proceedings.
 
Prepares and distributes transcripts and related reports and documents. Reviews transcriptions for technical accuracy.
 
Maintains File/S and records of notes and exhibits.
 
Performs clerical duties related to the court.
 
Some positions may schedule hearings and proceedings and perform computer case processing related duties.
 
Attends meetings and training as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No formal supervisory responsibility. Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. Rarely provides lead function, advice, or explains work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited school of reporting or associate degree in reporting and one year of experience in verbatim shorthand reporting and transcribing.  Employees in this class must have obtained their Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) certification through the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), which requires among other things passing the  National Court Reporters Association Certification of Realtime Reporters exam with completion of at least 96 percent accuracy, or have passed the Federal Certified Realtime Reporter (FCRR) test .  All certified court reporters must maintain their certification by completing three continuing education units (CEUs) every three years and maintaining certification status with NCRA. Employees in this class must maintain such certification throughout their employment with the Colorado Judicial Department. 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; reach with hands and arms; and perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers; stoop, or kneel; and talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. Occasionally handles emergency or crisis situations; frequently subject to interruptions, and multiple calls and inquiries. Regularly requires transcription duties outside working hours. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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