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Job Details

Date Posted

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

Kossuth County Courthouse
114 W State St
Algona, IA 50511

Salary

$52,478.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Court Reporter for the Third Judicial District, primarily assigned to work for District Associate Judge Ann Gales in Algona, Iowa (Kossuth County).  May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Third Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.

Responsibilities

Takes court testimony and proceedings by shorthand reporting methods.  Reads back court testimony and proceedings upon request.  Makes verbatim typed record of testimony and proceedings as required.  Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the court.  Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings.  Electronic document filing is required in all District 3 counties, so a high level of computer proficiency is essential.  Performs related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer or the Chief Judge or his designee.  Specific primary assignment(s) as designated by the District Court Administrator.

Requirements

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters or become certified within six months of hire.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment may be emailed to pam.calhoun@iowacourts.gov or mailed to:

Pam Calhoun, Acting District Court Administrator
620 Douglas St, Ste 210
Sioux City, IA 51101

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Monday, September 24, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.

AA / EOE

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Job Details

Date Posted

Monday, September 10, 2018

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

Fifth Judicial District
Polk County Courthouse
500 Mulberry St
Des Moines, IA 50309

Salary

$52,478.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Court Reporter for the Fifth Judicial District, primarily assigned to work for Senior Judges in Des Moines and rural judges throughout 5A counties (Dallas, Guthrie, Jasper, Madison, Marion and Warren) and 5B counities (Adair, Adams, Clarke, Decatur, Lucas, Ringgold, Taylor, Union and Wayne).  May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Fifth Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.

Responsibilities

Takes court testimony and proceedings by shorthand reporting methods.  Reads back court testimony and proceedings upon request.  Makes verbatim typed record of testimony and proceedings as required.  Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the court.  Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings.  Electronic document filing is required in all District 5 counties, so a high level of computer proficiency is essential.  Performs related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer or the Chief Judge or his designee.  Specific primary assignment(s) as designated by the District Court Administrator.

Requirements

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters or become certified within six months of hire.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment can be emailed to: sherrie.schuck@iowacourts.gov

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.

AA / EOE

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Job Details

Date Posted

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

Fifth Judicial District
Clarke County Courthouse
100 S Main St
Osceola, IA 50213

Salary

$52,478.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Court Reporter for the Fifth Judicial District, primarily assigned to work for District Court Judge John Lloyd in Osceola, Iowa.  May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Fifth Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.

Responsibilities

Takes court testimony and proceedings by shorthand reporting methods.  Reads back court testimony and proceedings upon request.  Makes verbatim typed record of testimony and proceedings as required.  Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the court.  Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings.  Electronic document filing is required in all District 5 counties, so a high level of computer proficiency is essential.  Performs related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer or the Chief Judge or his designee.  Specific primary assignment(s) as designated by the District Court Administrator.

Requirements

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters or become certified within six months of hire.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment can be emailed to: sherrie.schuck@iowacourts.gov

Posting Close Date

All application materials must be received by Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.

AA / EOE

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Job Details

Date Posted

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

Fifth Judicial District
Polk County Justice Center
222 5th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

Salary

$52,478.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Position Summary

Court Reporter for the Fifth Judicial District, primarily assigned to work for District Associate Judge Romonda Belcher in Des Moines, Iowa.  May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Fifth Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.

Responsibilities

Takes court testimony and proceedings by shorthand reporting methods.  Reads back court testimony and proceedings upon request.  Makes verbatim typed record of testimony and proceedings as required.  Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the court.  Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings.  Electronic document filing is required in all District 5 counties, so a high level of computer proficiency is essential.  Performs related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer or the Chief Judge or his designee.  Specific primary assignment(s) as designated by the District Court Administrator.

Requirements

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters or become certified within six months of hire.

Contact Information

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment can be emailed to: sherrie.schuck@iowacourts.gov

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.

AA / EOE

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Job Details

Date Posted

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Position Title

District Court Reporter

Location

To serve as the official court reporter for District Court Judge Jason Bessler in Linn County.  This position serves the counties of Linn, Johnson, Jones, Iowa, Benton and Tama. Travel to other counties within the district is required. 

Salary

$52,478.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Responsibilities

Employees in this class are responsible for making a verbatim record in shorthand of district court testimony and proceedings. They are also responsible for preparing certified typewritten transcripts of such proceedings.

Requirements

Graduation from an accredited high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting required, with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Certification as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters preferred. Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters, or obtain certification within six months of date of hire.

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment to:

District Court Administration
Attn: Carroll R. Edmondson
51 Third Ave Bridge
PO Box 1468
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

Email: Carroll.Edmondson@iowacourts.gov

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.

AA / EOE

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Job Details

Date Posted

Thursday, June 6, 2018

Position Title

District Court Reporter

Location

To serve as the official court reporter for District Court Judge Lars Anderson in Johnson County.  This position serves the counties of Johnson, Linn, Jones, Iowa, Benton and Tama. Travel to other counties within the district is required. 

Salary

$51,958.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Responsibilities

Employees in this class are responsible for making a verbatim record in shorthand of district court testimony and proceedings. They are also responsible for preparing certified typewritten transcripts of such proceedings.

Requirements

Graduation from an accredited high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Certification as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters preferred, Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters, or obtain certification within six months of date of hire.

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment to:

District Court Administration
Attn: Carroll R. Edmondson
51 Third Ave Bridge
PO Box 1468
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

Email: Carroll.Edmondson@iowacourts.gov

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.

AA / EOE

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Job Details

Date Posted

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

Second Judicial District primarily assigned to work for District Court Judge Christopher Foy in the 2A sub-district.  Office/Domicile in Waverly, Iowa.  May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Second Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.

Salary

$51,958.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Responsibilities

Takes court testimony and proceedings by shorthand reporting methods.  Read back court testimony and proceedings upon request.  Makes verbatim typed records of such testimony and proceedings as required.  Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings.  Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the court.  Performs other related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer, the chief judge or their designee.
Electronic document filing is required in all District 2 counties, so a high level of computer proficiency is essential.

Requirements

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters or become certified within six months of hire.

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment.

Scott Hand, District Court Administrator
Cerro Gordo County Courthouse
220 N. Washington Ave
Mason City, IA 50401 

Email: Scott.Hand@iowacourts.gov

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.

AA / EOE

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Job Details

Date Posted

Monday, April 23, 2018

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

Sixth Judicial District, primarily assigned to work for District Court Judge Paul Miller in the Johnson County Courthouse in Iowa City, Iowa.  This position serves the counties of Johnson, Linn, Jones, Iowa, Benton and Tama. Travel to other counties within the district is required.

Salary

$51,958.40 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits

Responsibilities

Takes court testimony and proceedings by shorthand reporting methods.  Read back court testimony and proceedings upon request.  Makes verbatim typed records of such testimony and proceedings as required.  Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings.  Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the court.  Performs other related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer, the chief judge or their designee.

Requirements

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters or become certified within six months of hire.

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment to:

District Court Administration
Attn: Carroll R. Edmondson
51 Third Ave Bridge
PO Box 1468
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

Email: Carroll.Edmondson@iowacourts.gov

Posting Close Date

Open until filled.

AA / EOE

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Job Details

Date

December 12, 2017

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter 

Location

8th Judicial District - Southeast Iowa
May serve the following counties: Appanoose, Davis, Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Keokuk, North Lee, South Lee, Louisa, Mahaska, Monroe, Poweshiek, Van Buren, Wapello and Washington.
Domicile to be determined depending on candidate selected.

Salary

Pay Grade 30, $51,958.40 - $80,558.40 annually, plus State of Iowa benefits including IPERS retirement program; health, dental and life insurance; deferred compensation program, flexible spending accounts plus paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.

Responsibilities

The reporter will record court testimony via standard methods, prepare transcripts and provide general office and clerical support for the court.
 

Requirements

Requirements or Minimum Qualification

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law. Certification as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters preferred, Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters, or obtain certification within six months of date of hire. 
 

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed “Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment”  

Forward application and supporting material to: 

Heidi Baker, District Court Administrator
Eighth Judicial District
333 N Court 
Ottumwa, IA  52501 

Office Phone:  641-684-6502

or e-mail: cathy.reck@iowacourts.gov


Deadline

Position open until filled.

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Job Details

Date

December 12, 2017

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

8th Judicial District – Primarily assigned to District Court Judge Myron Gookin but may be assigned to work for any Judicial Officer in the 8th Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.  Domicile to be determined depending on candidate selected.

Salary

Pay Grade 30, $51,958.40 - $80,558.40 annually, plus State of Iowa benefits including IPERS retirement program; health, dental and life insurance; deferred compensation program, flexible spending accounts plus paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.

Responsibilities

The reporter will record court testimony via standard methods, prepare transcripts and provide general office and clerical support for the court.

Requirements

Requirements or Minimum Qualification

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law. Certification as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters preferred, Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters, or obtain certification within six months of date of hire. 

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment”,  

Forward application and supporting material to:

Heidi Baker, District Court Administrator
Eighth Judicial District
333 N Court
Ottumwa, IA  52501

Office Phone:  641-684-6502

or e-mail: cathy.reck@iowacourts.gov

Deadline

Position open until filled.

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Job Details

Date

December 12, 2017

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter 

Location

8th Judicial District – Primarily assigned to District Court Judge Crystal Cronk but may be assigned to work for any Judicial Officer in the 8th Judicial District per operational needs and may require travel.  Domicile to be determined depending on candidate selected.

Salary

Pay Grade 30, $51,958.40 - $80,558.40 annually, plus State of Iowa benefits including IPERS retirement program; health, dental and life insurance; deferred compensation program, flexible spending accounts plus paid vacation, sick leave and
holidays.

Responsibilities 

The reporter will record court testimony via standard methods, prepare transcripts and provide general office and clerical support for the court.
 

Requirements

Requirements 

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law. Certification as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters preferred, Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters, or obtain certification within six months of date of hire. 

Contact Information

How to Apply
 

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed “Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment” 

Forward application and supporting material to: 

Heidi Baker, District Court Administrator
Eighth Judicial District
333 N Court 
Ottumwa, IA  52501 

Office Phone:  641-684-6502
or e-mail: cathy.reck@iowacourts.gov

Deadline

Position open until filled.

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Job Details

Date

Friday, December 8, 2017

Position Title

Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Location

Fifth Judicial District primarily assigned to work for 5A and 5B Judges and Senior Judges in the Fifth Judicial District.

May be required to work for any Judicial Officer in the Fifth Judicial District per operational needs and will require travel.

Salary

The position is for two days per week.  The hourly salary range is $24.98 to $38.73 per hour.  The position is not benefit eligible.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school (GED); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law.  Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters or become certified within six months of hire.

Duties

Takes court testimony and proceedings by shorthand reporting methods.  Reads back court testimony and proceedings upon request.  Makes verbatim typed records of such testimony and proceedings as required.  Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provide substantial clerical support for the court.  Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings.  Electronic document filing is required in all District 5 counties, so a high level of computer proficiency is essential.  Performs related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer or the chief judge or his designee.  Specific primary assignment(s) as designated by the District Court Administrator.

Contact Information

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a completed “Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment”, available at the Judicial Branch website.

Sherrie Schuck, Assistant District Court Administrator
Polk County Courthouse, Room 410
500 Mulberry Street
Des Moines, IA  50309

Or fax (515) 286-2141

Deadline

Position is open until filled. AA / EOE.

 

 

 



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