24th Circuit Court Job Opening

The Circuit Court of St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Madison, and Washington Counties announces resumes are now being accepted for the position of Court Reporter. This position will begin on September 30, 2019. Please submit resume to Kim Tinnin, Kim.Tinnin@courts.mo.gov, 1-573-756-5144. 1 N. Washington, Ste. 202, Farmington, MO 63640

This position is to take and preserve record of courtroom proceedings and furnish transcripts of proceedings. Examples of Work: Through acceptable methods, record preserve all courtroom proceedings under the direction of the Judge of the division, attend court sessions and record full verbatim records of all oral evidence including but not limited to objections to the admissibility of testimony, rulings of the Court and all exception to such rulings; utilize accepted methods of records, such as machine shorthand or steno-mask; read back testimony from stenographic notes or transcripts; preserve records of proceedings by methods electronically through the court repository for future use or reference, maintain logs of cases for future reference; transcribe record of proceedings and provide transcripts to requesting parties, provide accurate transcripts to requesting person of persons within a reasonable amount of time, contingent upon payment of fees and record type; perform courtroom duties, such as marking exhibits, opening court, etc.; assist Judge as required; assist other divisions with court reporter duties when given approval by Judge; perform division duties as required by Judge.

Qualified applicants must be Certified Court Reporter (CCR) as provided by Rule 14 of the Missouri State Supreme Court Rules. Employee must maintain certification and remain in good standing. Qualified applicants must be skilled in the operation of reporting equipment and general office equipment. Must have the ability to work independently and with initiative under minimal supervision; must highly accurate and detail oriented; ability to work under pressure and with interruptions; ability to adhere to strict procedures; ability to be non-judgmental and culturally sensitive; ability to organize a variety of demands and prioritize competing tasks; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to maintain confidential information; ability to professionally represent the Court and adhere to professional ethics. Persons serving as official court reporter shall be an officer of the court and shall hold office at the pleasure of the judge who appoints the reporter.

This is a state-paid position that becomes available September 30, 2019. Court work hours will be Monday through Friday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with additional work hours as required, except for holidays. Freelance reporting activities are not permitted. Transcripts can be prepared from the reporter’s office or the reporters home this will be at the Judge and Court Reporter’s discretion.

The 24th Judicial Circuit is an equal opportunity employer.

22nd Circuit Court Swing Court Reporters Job Openings

The 22nd Judicial Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis has openings for Swing Court Reporters. Applicants must possess a high school diploma, training in court stenography, and be a Certified Court Reporter in the State of Missouri (Missouri CCR). For full job description see below. Submit resume ASAP with references to: stlca.resumes@courts.mo.gov or by FAX to (314) 622-4524 or mail to:

Deborah Leahey, HR Manager
Civil Courts Bldg.
10 N. Tucker Blvd., Room 412
St. Louis, MO 63101

Twenty-second Judicial Circuit of Missouri

DEPARTMENT: Court Administrator’s Office (#311)

CLASS TITLE: Swing Court Reporter (Certified Court Reporter)

SALARY: $58,322

CLASS DEFINITION: Under the direction of the Presiding Judge; Swing Court Reporters provide relief for the Official Court Reporters appointed by the Circuit Judges; assumes the tasks normally performed by the Official Court Reporter; and acts on behalf of the Official Court Reporter during his/her absence. Swing Court Reporters can be assigned to fill in for any Official Reporter in any courtroom at any time. Swing Court Reporters provide relief on a schedule established by the Scheduler or his/her designee.


  • Performs the duties and acts in the capacity of the Official Court Reporter appointed by the judge during the Official Court Reporters absence.
  • Attends the sessions of the court, under the direction of the circuit judge.
  • Takes full stenographic notes of the oral evidence offered in every cause tried in said court to include all objections to the admissibility of testimony, rulings of the court thereon, and exceptions to such rulings.
  • Preserves all official notes taken in said court for future use or reference by following the procedures outlined in Local Court Rule 100.4.
  • Furnishes transcripts of all or any part of said evidence or oral proceedings upon payment of fee as provided in Chapter 485 of Missouri Revised Statues and Local Court Rule 10.4.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Considerable skill using legal terminology.
  • Ability to perform court stenography in a courtroom setting.
  • Excellent court stenographic skills.
  • Ability to move to different courtrooms on short notice.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and received additional training in the field of Court Stenography. Appointee must be a Certified Court Reporter in the State of Missouri.

EXPERIENCE AND RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS: At least one year of experience in a courtroom setting preferred. Must be at least 21 years of age.