Official Court Reporter
Official Court Reporter
U.S. District Court Shreveport, LA
Official Court Reporters are responsible for recording court proceedings in court and in chambers, for producing requested transcripts, and for filing required copies of transcripts with the Clerk of Court.
• Attending and recording verbatim reporting of proceedings held before the judicial officers and for the transcription of those proceedings upon request. Ability to read back all or any portions of the court record, to perform well under pressure, to produce transcripts within strict time limitations, and to work as part of a team of reporters for the judges of this court.
• Knowledge, skill, and ability to produce accurate, simultaneous realtime transcription utilizing computer-aided translation. Familiarity with and adherence to all requirements of the Court Reporter Management Plan for the district.
• Determine billing and formats which comply with the Judicial Conference requirements.
Delivering and/or mailing prepared official transcripts. Certifying and filing with the Clerk of Court original records and a copy of transcripts prepared. Maintain accurate and legible records which are subject to audits. Preparation and filing of all reports required by the Administrative Office.
• Responding timely to official correspondence. Compliance with all administrative duties assigned by his or her manager and the court. Responsible for providing and maintaining his or her own court compatible equipment.
• Travel will be required to cover court proceedings at other divisional offices within the district.
• Perform all other duties as assigned.
November 4, 2020
Open until filled.
Preference given to applications received before close of business, Friday, December 4, 2020
CR Level 1– Level 3
*Promotion potential to Level 4 at a later date
$81,817—$89,998 (+ transcription fees) Depends upon qualifications and experience
Tour of Duty:
Position Open to:
All qualified candidates
Required Minimum Qualifications: The position requires at least four years of prime stenographic court reporting experience in the freelance field, in a court environment, or a combination thereof. A court reporter shall further have qualified by testing and be listed on the Registry of Professional Reporters of the National Court Reporters Association OR passed an equivalent qualifying examination. National Court Reporters Association Certified Realtime Reporter/United States Court Reporters Association Realtime Reporter and Registered Merit Reporter certifications preferred. Realtime certification is preferred, however, candidates who are capable of providing realtime and are actively working toward certification will also be considered