Court Reporter I or Court Reporter II (CRR, FCRR)

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Court Reporter I or Court Reporter II (CRR, FCRR)

External Job Posting Date
April 27, 2021
Salary
Court Reporter I $51,604.94 OR Court Reporter II $59,739.03 (CRR)
Year
City of Job Vacancy
Omaha NE
County
Douglas
District
4
Douglas H. Johnson District Court Administrator 5th Floor Hall of Justice, Ste. 500 1701 Farnam St., Omaha, NE 68183-0001 djohnson@dc4dc.com

FULL TIME OFFICIAL COURT REPORTERS FOR THE NEBRASKA JUDICIAL BRANCH/DOUGLAS COUNTY DISTRICT COURT, OMAHA, NE - ONE IMMEDIATE OPENING STARTING SEPTEMBER 2021 -  THREE ADDDITIONAL OPENINGS UPON APPOINTMENT OF REPLACEMENT JUDGES.

QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:   Official Court Reporters must be competent in the making, preserving, transcribing and delivery of a verbatim record of trials and other proceedings using machine shorthand (stenographic court reporter). Applicants must demonstrate competency by meeting the testing requirements as set out in the Nebraska Supreme Court Rules regarding Court Reporting Personnel. Court Reporting Personnel.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   An Official Court Reporter is under the direct supervision of the judge and shall perform such duties as may be necessary, assigned and directed by the judge. The Official Court Reporter is an at-will employee. See www.dc4dc.com for more information about the 4th District Court of Nebraska.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:   This is a state paid position that includes health benefits with four plans to choose from including health and prescriptions, dental, vision, flexible spending or health savings account options, life insurance, long and short-term disability, employee assistance program, vacation, sick, and retirement plan options. Official Court Reporters are eligible for a salary increase at the end of the probationary period. Official Court Reporters may also engage in freelance reporting activities (e.g. depositions, mental health board hearings, grand jury investigations) and are entitled to additional compensation for preparing bills of exceptions and transcriptions.  Official Court Reporters who would like to work for the Nebraska Judicial Branch and are not interested in doing freelance court reporting are given the option of having the Judicial Branch purchase and keep updated all of their equipment and software. For stenographic official court reporters, this includes providing you with a laptop, docking station, monitor(s), steno machine, software (Eclipse by Advantage Software or Case CATalyst by Stenograph, LLC), microphone and/or handheld device for making a backup digital audio recording of court proceedings, and secure cloud backup storage. 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Please send resume, references and certification(s) to:

Douglas H. Johnson

District Court Administrator

5th Floor Hall of Justice, Ste. 500

1701 Farnam St., Omaha, NE  68183-0001

djohnson@dc4dc.com