Are you a Court Reporter looking for a new part-time role with great benefits? Do you enjoy working in fast paced legal environments? If so, come make an impact by serving your state! Read below & apply today!
The State of Connecticut, Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC), has an exciting part time (20 hours per week) Court Reporter (Hearing Reporter 2) opportunity in Stamford, CT! At the WCC we handle the adjudication of contested workers' compensation cases. Our mission is to provide equal access to the adjudicative process in the most expeditious manner possible.
Discover the Opportunity to:
- Work closely with Commissioners to facilitate the formal hearing process and interact with diverse groups daily.
- Be accountable for performing complex tasks in making verbatim records and transcripts of difficult formal hearings and coordinating office activities.
- Produce transcripts on your own time, earning income as defined by State statute for such transcripts in addition to the base salary.
Work-Life Balance & Employee Value Proposition (EVP): Part-time 20 hours per week, the office is open from 7:45am-4:30pm Monday-Friday, located at 111 High Ridge Road Stamford, CT.
What’s In It For You- Leading Comprehensive Benefits: Excellent health & dental coverage, generous vacation/personal/sick time, retirement plan options, competitive salary structure & more!
To be considered for this job opening you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application. Please ensure that your application is complete before submitting.
Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.
Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
Due to the volume of applications anticipated, WCC is unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Workers' Compensation Commission, this class is accountable for performing the most complex tasks in making verbatim records and transcripts of complex and difficult formal hearings and coordinating office activities.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Coordinates office workflow; records verbatim testimony during formal hearings; maintains accurate records of exhibits; prepares and types transcripts; schedules hearings or official actions and types and issues notices; assembles and maintains records and files; acts as a liaison with the public, other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding agency policies and pocedures; maintains or oversees maintenance of office records and logs; prepares correspondence and memoranda; prepares reports; types a variety of materials; may take and transcribe dictation; may perform certain business activities such as purchasing supplies and equipment, maintaining inventory and petty cash or assisting in budget preparation; may operate personal computers or other electronic equipment; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of office systems and procedures; knowledge of formal hearing procedures and terminology; considerable skill and accuracy in taking dictation under difficult circumstances at the rate of 175 words per minute; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to read, understand and apply policies, procedures, statutes and regulations; ability to type at a net speed of 50 words per minute.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years' stenographic experience.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have included taking dictation during formal hearings.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. Graduation from a one (1) year court reporting or court stenography program at a business institute may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
2. One (1) year as a Hearing Reporter 1 may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
- Experience recording verbatim testimony in hearings.
- Experience producing verbatim transcripts of hearing testimony.
- Experience scheduling hearings or meetings.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.