Electronic Court Reporter I

Recruitment #111221-mafe01-20800

Summary Statement

This is the first level in the series.

Career Ladder

Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Listens to court proceedings through a headset as they are being recorded on a multi-channel digital or analog recording system to ensure that the testimony, judicial officer’s decision and sentencing are accurately captured.
     
  • Manually or electronically logs information and events such as the date, name of presiding judicial officer, legal counsel, case name and number, opening statements, witnesses names, direct and cross examinations and summations as they are recorded so that events can be located for reference purposes.
     
  • Tests audio and ancillary equipment to ensure proper operation.
     
  • Sets up and breaks down audio recording and related equipment for recording office conferences and proceedings outside of the courtroom.
     
  • Assists staff in locating information such as case dispositions using log notes, notations and recordings.
     
  • Restocks supplies such as CDs, blank tapes and log sheets.
     
  • May provide Court with files, records and similar information during court proceedings; and mark and preserve exhibits.
     
  • Uses automated information systems such as civil and criminal case management systems to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve, inquire or report on data.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Electronic Court Reporter I 
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
  1. Six months experience in setting up and operating audio recording equipment.
  2. Six months experience in applying laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  3. Six months experience in record keeping.

Additional Posting Information

The Delaware Judicial Branch takes its responsibilities for ensuring a safe workplace while providing an essential public service for those who are required to come into the courthouse seriously.  In order to protect the health and safety of its employees and the public, all new hires will need to provide to Human Resources proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, within 30 days of their hire date.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization).  The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at Delaware State Jobs.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. 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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Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.
Contact us via conventional means. For further assistance, you may contact us by phone at (302) 739-5458, or e-mail at jobs@delaware.gov.