MO Project: Contextual Branding

Court Reporter I - II (Full Time or Part Time)

Court Reporter I - II

Job Posting Number: 
Opening Date: 
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Job Location: 
Jefferson City or St. Louis
Merit Type: 
Salary Range: 
$1,339.50 – $2,355.00 semi-monthly
Position receives State benefits including health care, retirement, and vacation

To Apply

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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.

Important Information

Applicants must meet the following qualifications: 

Successful applicants must be eligible for the Court Reporter I and/or II classification and appointable through the Missouri Merit System. Applicants may apply for this title by filling out a paper application at

In addition to the above paper application, please submit an introductory cover letter, resume with references, and most current college transcripts to the contact.  Include the job posting number and job title when applying for this position.