Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
- This position will review cases and decide on proper methods of handling and processing, including reporting, transcribing, and producing the written record.
- Plans and coordinates reporting and transcribing of formal administrative hearings.
- Takes verbatim notes of testimony in administrative proceedings using a stenotype machine and a tape recorder.
- Marks for identification purposes any exhibits introduced as evidence; maintains exhibits in a secure place; incorporates exhibits into case papers.
- Utilizes a computer-aided transcription system in preparation of the verbatim record.
- Suggests changes and improvements to procedures; orders and maintains equipment and supplies; performs related office tasks.
- Maintains statistics and records concerning hearings and transcript production.
- Performs other related work as assigned.
NOTE: Applicant must have certification or be in the process of obtaining certification and be in good standing with the Supreme Court.
Work hours Monday through Friday 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
***Salary listed is for full time employment***
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Considerable knowledge of courtroom procedures.
- Considerable knowledge of Missouri Supreme Court rules on preparation of transcripts.
- Working knowledge of office management and record-keeping procedures.
- Working knowledge of legal terminology, medical terminology, grammatical construction, punctuation and spelling.
- Ability to take verbatim courtroom testimony with 95 percent accuracy at speeds varying between 180 and 225 words per minute.
- Ability to work under courtroom pressure for long periods of time without rest.
- Ability to fully utilize a computer-aided transcription system.
- Ability to travel as necessary to cover hearings.