County Court at Law 5-Court Reporter at Williamson County

Williamson County

Full-Time

Mid Level

Georgetown, TX, USA

Not defined

16 Sep → 16 Oct

Job Description

Reporting directly to County Court at Law Judge, responsible for recording, transcribing, and maintaining all records of court proceedings. Serves in County Court at Law 5.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change._

A Williamson County online application (resumes alone are not sufficient) must be received before the position is closed. Positions are open until filled, subject to close at any time after five (5) business days. The Human Resources Department is located at 100 Wilco Way, Georgetown, TX 78626. Phone (512) 943-1533 or visit our website at www.wilco.org/hr.

Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department._

Williamson County is a tobacco free workplace. The use of tobacco and non-tobacco products such as vapor, e-cigarettes and the use of chewing tobacco or like products is prohibited on all Williamson County premises. Employees who violate this policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Williamson County offers a full range of employee benefit programs for eligible full-time employees, retirees, and their families. These programs include group health plans for medical and dental coverage; an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); life; short- term disability and long-term disability insurance; and flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care reimbursements.

The County also provides retirement benefits. Full-time & part-time employees participate in the Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS), and employees may also participate in a retirement savings program (Deferred Compensation). In addition to these basic employee benefits and retirement services, employees benefit from a variety of other programs including 12 paid holidays. For more details please contact Williamson County Human Resources at 512-943-1533.

Employment is contingent on passing any post-offer pre-employment screening as listed below:

  • Criminal background check: Yes
  • Motor Vehicle Record check: Yes
  • Drug screening: No
  • Physical exam: No
  • Psychological exam: No
  • Additional: N/A

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviews, collects, transcribes, and processes legal paperwork and prepares documents for electronic use
  • Performs extensive data entry to record court proceeding utilizing stenograph machine
  • Develops and provides transcripts to requestors including filing exhibits related to court proceedings
  • Serves as department liaison for public information request and collaborates with internal and external agencies
  • Attends court and legal meetings to record evidence, dispositions, objections, rulings, jury selection and arguments
  • Maintains the upkeep of stenograph machine including coordinating maintenance and updating tasks
  • Performs and implements various quality control processes to ensure data and documents are accurate
  • Ensures comprehensive filing systems are maintained and up to date
  • Assists county court with various projects assigned by Judge
  • Provides direct customer service either in person or on the telephone regarding information requests
  • Attends all meetings and trainings, as required
  • Performs special duties as assigned

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Position involves prolonged sitting at a workstation, visual examination of documents, reaching, walking, twisting, bending, standing and occasional lifting/carrying

  • Position involves safely operating a motor vehicle

  • Work is primarily indoors in an air-conditioned environment

  • Regular travel between work sites as required

  • Work outside of the normal office hours (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) may be required

  • May be deemed essential personnel in the event of an emergency

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • One (1) year of experience transcribing legal proceedings

  • Certified Shorthand Reporter by Texas Judicial Branch Certification Commission

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Graduation from an accredited court reporting school

  • Two (2) years of court experience as a Certified Shorthand Reporter

How To Apply

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