Court Reporter - Real Time

This Position is EXEMPT from the State of Delaware Merit System

Recruitment #012323-j65401-20200

Summary Statement

This employee is responsible for the verbatim stenographic reporting and transcription of trials, oral arguments, hearings, and conferences within the Court of Chancery under the general supervision of the Chief Court Reporter; will have contact with court personnel, parties, witnesses, the public, and attorneys from law firms, private industry, and government agencies for the purpose of confirming quoted material, obtaining spellings of technical terms and proper names, and anything else necessary to assure absolute accuracy and completeness of the verbatim record; and must be able to work as part of a team in an extremely busy office with a large volume of daily and expedited transcript requests.

Essential Functions

Stenographic reporting of all hearings before the judicial officers, and prompt production of transcripts as requested by the Court, attorneys, and litigants.  Ability to work in a team environment to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the court reporters’ office.

Job Requirements

  1.  Certified Real-time Reporter (CRR) and Registered Merit Reporter (RMR) licensing from the National Court Reporters Association and maintain said licensing throughout duration of employment.
  2. Possession of up-to-date CAT real-time capable system at the time of hire, capable of streaming realtime over the internet using Bridge Mobile. *Eclipse software preferred; or the willingness to move to Eclipse software within a short period of time after hire.
  3. Graduation from a court reporting school or a university or college having a court reporting curriculum, including or supplemented by courses in standard stenographic methods of taking testimony and dictation and specialized training in reporting and transcribing judicial proceedings involving experts and foreign accents in highly technical professions, businesses, and industries.
  4. Experience as a stenographic reporter recording and transcribing verbatim proceedings of judicial or quasi-judicial hearings, conferences, and meetings in a court system.
  5. Ability to communicate courteously, effectively, and promptly, both verbally and in writing.

Additional Posting Information

This position will be located in the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center (500 N. King Street, Wilmington, DE 19801) but statewide travel is required. 

Conditions of Hire

  • A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.
  • Direct deposit of paychecks is required as a condition of hire.


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The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 

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