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    Summary

    The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, serves the 87 Minnesota counties. The District has four staffed divisional offices located in Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Duluth, and Fergus Falls. The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota is composed of seven authorized district judges, six senior district judges, eight magistrate judges, one part-time magistrate judge, Clerk's Office staff, and Probation and Pretrial Services Office staff.

    The U.S. District Court Clerk's Office for the District of Minnesota is seeking a Court Reporter to office in Saint Paul, Minnesota with travel to Minneapolis, Duluth, Fergus Falls, and Bemidji as required.

    The primary focus of the Court Reporter is to provide court reporting services to the Court. In general, Court Reporters receive a primary assignment to cover the needs of one judge, though the Court Reporter serves the Court en banc, and can be called upon to cover court reporting needs for any proceeding in the Court. The Court Reporter is responsible for verbatim reporting of proceedings held before the Court, and for the transcription of those proceedings upon request.

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    Responsibilities

    • Report proceedings held before the Court.
    • Read back all or any portions of the court record.
    • Produce transcripts within strict time limitations.
    • Electronically file transcripts with the Clerk's Office in accordance with local procedures. Accept transcript requests through Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) and docket information relating to transcript requests as necessary, and in accordance with local procedures.
    • Create audio recordings, in addition to shorthand notes, of pleas, arraignments, and proceedings in connection with the imposition of sentencing and store such files in accordance with Court procedures.
    • Transcribe digital audio recordings of court proceedings.
    • The Court Reporter must possess the knowledge, skill and ability to produce accurate, simultaneous Realtime translation utilizing computer-aided transcription equipment.
    • Produce, deliver, and bill for transcripts in accordance with the Guide to Judiciary Policy, the Court Reporting Services Management Plan, and local procedures.
    • Maintain records and file all required timely reports with the Court Reporter Coordinator and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS
    • Work is performed in an office and courtroom setting.
    • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time, to bend, pull, push, and lift up to 20 pounds, reach, and walk.
    • Must provide his or her own supplies to produce transcripts, including all computer equipment and necessary software and paper.
    • Work may be subject to variable hours, including evenings, to meet the needs of the court.
    • Some travel is required.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open to all U.S. citizens or permanent residents seeking U.S. citizenship.

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  • Job family (Series)

    0322 Clerk-Typist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485574600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.