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"Court Reporter"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Court Reporter"

1) Ask speakers to clarify inaudible statements.

2) File a legible transcript of records of a court case with the court clerk's office.

3) Provide transcripts of proceedings upon request of judges, lawyers, or the public.

4) Record verbatim proceedings of courts, legislative assemblies, committee meetings, and other proceedings, using computerized recording equipment, electronic stenograph machines, or stenomasks.

5) Respond to requests during court sessions to read portions of the proceedings already recorded.

6) Transcribe recorded proceedings in accordance with established formats.

7) Verify accuracy of transcripts by checking copies against original records of proceedings and accuracy of rulings by checking with judges.

8) Caption news, emergency broadcasts, sporting events, and other programming for television networks or cable stations.

9) File and store shorthand notes of court session.

 

 

11) Record symbols on computer disks or CD-ROM, then translate and display them as text in computer-aided transcription process.

12) Take notes in shorthand or use a stenotype or shorthand machine that prints letters on a paper tape.


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  23-2091.00