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This position is a full-time, salaried position. In addition to a salary from the Court, the Official Court Reporter receives payments from private parties who purchase transcripts of proceedings. Fees for such transcripts are established by the Judicial Conference. The Official Court Reporter is assigned to the Court and reports both to the Operations Manager and to the Judge to whom the reporter is assigned. This position is for an Official Court Reporter who will be assigned to United States District Judge David J. Novak. Official Court Reporters are employed by the Courten banc and serve at the pleasure of the Court. An Official Court Reporter’s duties and conditions of employment are primarily determined by 28 U.S.C. Section 753, the Judicial Conference of the United States, and the Court.
Official Court Reporters attend and record verbatim in-person court sessions, remote hearings and conferences, and other proceedings as specified by statute, rule, or direction of the Court. All proceedings must be reported using electronic machine shorthand equipment that produces electronically stored notes that are capable of translation and of being printed by computerassisted transcription equipment. The candidate must be able to provide realtime transcription to the Court and to work well under pressure, including working extended hours during trial proceedings. The candidate must be able to promptly produce transcripts, meeting tight deadlines without sacrificing accuracy. Official Court Reporters must file copies of all transcripts with the Clerk and provide transcripts requested by the Court without charge. Official Court Reporters are solely responsible for the cost of their office supplies, postage, courier services, telephone service, and office equipment, including all computer hardware and software.
- Employees are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees.
- Employees are required to use Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) for payroll deposit.
- Employees must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States.
- Employees will be hired provisionally pending the results of a background investigation.
- Positions with the United States District Court Clerk’s Office are Excepted Service appointments. Excepted service appointments are at will and can be terminated with or without cause by the Court.
Company: United States Courts
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Richmond, VA, US
Application Deadline: N/A