State of Wisconsin Employment Resources

WI Court System Reporter Employment Information

(State of Wisconsin job site for official reporters)


Federal Opportunities

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin is seeking contract court reporting services from one or more court reporters who meet qualification requirements. The court intends to award Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) for a period of one year with an annual renewal option of up to three years.

Offers are due by close of business on December 27, 2017.  Please submit any questions regarding this solicitation in writing to Joan Stifter

Send to:

Joan Stifter
Space & Procu
rement Administrator
U.S. District Court
Western District of Wisconsin
120 North Henry Street, Room 140
Madison, WI  53703
(608) 261-5723 

Fax: (608) 264-5030 

CCR BPA Solicitation to Post.pdf


UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

EASTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN

OFFICE OF THE CLERK VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT #: 18-01

Official Court Reporter

[Realtime Certified]

Level III $89,632 - Level IV $93,707

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Available: April, 2018

Representative Duties

The Official Court Reporter attends and records verbatim by computer-aided technology all testimony for civil and criminal court proceedings. At the request of a party or by order of the Court, the Court Reporter provides transcripts within the time frames and at the applicable per page rates in accordance with the regulations of the Judicial Conference. Additionally, Court Reporters are responsible for determining that billings and formats comply with Judicial Conference requirements.

Court Reporters must adhere to the requirements of the Court Reporter Management Plan of this District and maintain accurate, legible records, which are subject to audits. This position also involves completing record keeping forms, documenting the information contained in reports, as well as maintaining and safeguarding records until their disposition according to the statutory requirements and Judicial Conference policy. Occasional travel to the district’s Green Bay division may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Have at least four (4) years of prime court reporting experience in the freelance field of service, or in other courts, or a combination thereof, and be qualified by testing for listing on the Registry of Professional Reporters (RPR) of the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), or passed an equivalent qualifying examination.
  • Possession of and skill in the use of computer-aided transcription equipment.
  • Applicant must have Realtime Certification and provide realtime reporting to judge and possess all necessary realtime equipment and software.

Salary Levels

Level III - must meet stated minimum qualifications and requires Realtime certification.

Level IV - must meet stated minimum qualifications and requires Realtime certification and merit certification.

Information for Applicants

Email single PDF containing cover letter, resume, and completed AO 78 Application for Judicial Employment [available on the court’s website at www.wied.uscourts.gov/employment] to Human Resources: employment@wied.uscourts.gov. Please use Court Reporter as your subject.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be scheduled as applications are reviewed. Due to the volume of applications usually received, receipt of individual applications will not be acknowledged. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants must be U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the United States.

Employees are required to use the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) for payroll deposit. The selected candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.

Employee Benefits

Employees of the United States District Court are “at will” employees and ARE NOT included in the Government’s Civil Service classification. They are, however, entitled to the same benefits as other federal government employees. Some of the benefits are:

  • Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation per year for the first three years of employment. Up to 26 days per year thereafter.
  • Participation in a retirement program.
  • Participation in the federal health insurance program of your choice.
  • Participation in a group life insurance program.
  • Participation in a group long-term disability insurance program.
  • Participation in long-term care insurance program.
  • Participation in a flexible spending account for medical and/or dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis.
  • A minimum of ten (10) paid holidays per year.
  • Prescribed salary progression through classification level based on acceptable performance.
  • Time in-service for employees of other federal agencies, as well as time for those with prior military service, will be taken into consideration when computing leave accrual and retirement benefits.

THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 



JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Official Court Reporter

Wisconsin’s First Judicial Administrative District

Applications are now being accepted for a full-time Official Court Reporter in Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Branch 6, for Judge Ellen Brostrom.

Candidates must meet one of three minimum professional standards to be considered eligible for hire: (1) Graduation from a court reporting school approved by either the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or the National Verbatim Reporters Association (NVRA), or (2) Successful completion of the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) examination administered by the NCRA, or (3) Successful completion of the Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR) examination administered by the NVRA.  Salary is based on qualification level and previous court reporting experience.  Full time employees are eligible for the State of Wisconsin benefits package, including a retirement program; optional health, life and disability insurance; plus paid vacation, sick leave, personal days and holidays.  For additional information on the Wisconsin Court System, visit our website at www.wicourts.gov.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and list of references to:

Michelle Smith

Manager – Court Reporting Services

Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 609

901 North 9th Street

Milwaukee, WI  53233

          Email: michelle.smith@wicourts.gov

          Fax: (414) 223-1243

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Contact Michelle Smith, Manager of Court Reporting Services, at (414) 278-3995 with questions.

07/19/17


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Official Court Reporter

Wisconsin’s First Judicial Administrative District

Applications are now being accepted for a full-time Official Court Reporter in Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Branch 20, for Judge Joseph Wall.

Candidates must meet one of three minimum professional standards to be considered eligible for hire: (1) Graduation from a court reporting school approved by either the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or the National Verbatim Reporters Association (NVRA), or (2) Successful completion of the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) examination administered by the NCRA, or (3) Successful completion of the Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR) examination administered by the NVRA.  Salary is based on qualification level and previous court reporting experience.  Full time employees are eligible for the State of Wisconsin benefits package, including a retirement program; optional health, life and disability insurance; plus paid vacation, sick leave, personal days and holidays.  For additional information on the Wisconsin Court System, visit our website at www.wicourts.gov.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and list of references to:

Michelle Smith

Manager – Court Reporting Services

Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 609

901 North 9th Street

Milwaukee, WI  53233

          Email: michelle.smith@wicourts.gov

          Fax: (414) 223-1243

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Contact Michelle Smith, Manager of Court Reporting Services, at (414) 278-3995 with questions.

07/18/17



V A C A N C Y   A N N O U N C E M E N T

POSITION:                           COURT REPORTER

DEPARTMENT:                  COURT COMMISSIONER

SALARY:                              $18.87-$22.04/HR., plus statutorily allowed fees for transcripts of certain proceedings.

POSITION PURPOSE:       RECORDS AND TRANSCRIBES A VARIETY OF JUDICIAL AND QUASI‑JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS, AND PERFORMS A NUMBER OF SECRETARIAL FUNCTIONS FOR THE COURT COMMISSIONER.

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION: REPORTS TO COURT COMMISSIONER.

MAJOR DUTIES:

1.         Records, via a Stenotype machine, verbatim transcripts of testimony given in judicial and quasi‑judicial proceedings before the court commissioner and other duly authorized officials.

2.         Transcribes verbatim transcripts in typewritten form as requested.

3.         Types reports, letters and other documents as required.

4.         May perform receptionist duties and may assist other office staff as the need arises and the workload requires.

5.         Performs related duties as assigned.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1.         Ensures that proceedings and verbatim testimony are recorded accurately and are typed, when needed, on a timely basis and in proper form.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

1.         Thorough knowledge of the English language, punctuation and grammar and legal terminology.

2.         Ability to type accurately at a rate of 55 words per minute.

3.         Ability to operate a Stenograph machine at a rate of 225 words per minute.

4.         Ability to work under limited supervision.

5.         Ability to communicate effectively the public.

6.         Completion of a certified Court Reporting Program required, with prior court or deposition experience preferred.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

1.         Ability to perform most work from a sedentary position.

2.                  Ability to function in situations encountered in a normal office setting.

                                                                                    

                                                                        MICHAEL J. COLLARD

                                                                        Human Resources Director

                                                                        Winnebago County Courthouse

                                                                        June 23, 2017

            Current Winnebago County employees interested in applying for this position will need to complete the Winnebago County Application for Departmental Transfer/Position Change form.  Other parties interested in applying for this position will need to complete the Winnebago County Application for Employment.  The deadline to apply is July 13, 2017.


Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, WI

Please see the exciting job description for a COURT REPORTING COACH

The McBurney Disability Resource Center at UW-Madison is currently looking for an hourly CART provider to join our payroll for this fall. The position description is posted here  UW-Madison Academic Staff Hourly CART Provider.  

The applications for this position will be accepted until July 14th.  


Kate Skarda Lewandowski

Accommodation Specialist, Deaf and Hard of Hearing

McBurney Disability Resource Center

Division of Student Life

University of Wisconsin-Madison

702 W. Johnson Street

Madison, WI 53715

(608)467-1933  Kate's Office Videophone/Video Relay Service

(608)225-0789  Kate's Text

www.mcburney.wisc.edu


Official Court Reporter Job Announcement

Wisconsin's Third Judicial District

Applications are being accepted for a 20% Official Court Reporter job share position in Washington County, Circuit Court, Br. 3 for Judge Todd K. Martens. 

 

Candidates must meet one of three minimum professional standards to be considered eligible for hire: (1) Graduation from a court reporting school approved by either the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or the National Verbatim Reporters Association (NVRA), or (2) Successful completion of the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) examination administered by the NCRA, or (3) Successful completion of the Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR) examination administered by the NVRA.  Salary is based on qualification level and previous court reporting experience.    For additional information on the Wisconsin Court System, visit our website at www.wicourts.gov.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Mike Neimon

District Court Administrator

515 W. Moreland Blvd., Rm. C-359

Waukesha, WI 53188

Email:  michael.neimon@wicourts.gov

Fax (262) 548-7815

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact the District Court Administrator's Office at (262) 548-7210 with questions.

                                                                                                                        06-21-17


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Official Court Reporter – 50%

Wisconsin’s First Judicial Administrative District

Applications are now being accepted for a half time Official Court Reporter job share position in Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Branch 16, for Judge Michael Dwyer.

Candidates must meet one of three minimum professional standards to be considered eligible for hire: (1) Graduation from a court reporting school approved by either the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or the National Verbatim Reporters Association (NVRA), or (2) Successful completion of the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) examination administered by the NCRA, or (3) Successful completion of the Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR) examination administered by the NVRA.  Salary is based on qualification level and previous court reporting experience.    For additional information on the Wisconsin Court System, visit our website at www.wicourts.gov.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and list of references to:

Michelle Smith

Manager – Court Reporting Services

Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 609

901 North 9th Street

Milwaukee, WI  53233

          Email: michelle.smith@wicourts.gov

          Fax: (414) 223-1243

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Contact Michelle Smith, Manager of Court Reporting Services, at (414) 278-3995 with questions.

06/01/2017

                JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Official Court Reporter

Wisconsin’s First Judicial Administrative District

Applications are now being accepted for a full time Official Court Reporter in Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Branch 31, for Judge Hannah Dugan. 

Candidates must meet one of three minimum professional standards to be considered eligible for hire: (1) Graduation from a court reporting school approved by either the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or the National Verbatim Reporters Association (NVRA), or (2) Successful completion of the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) examination administered by the NCRA, or (3) Successful completion of the Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR) examination administered by the NVRA.  Salary is based on qualification level and previous court reporting experience.  Full time employees are eligible for the State of Wisconsin benefits package, including a retirement program; optional health, life and disability insurance; plus paid vacation, sick leave, personal days and holidays.  For additional information on the Wisconsin Court System, visit our website at www.wicourts.gov.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and list of references to:

Michelle Smith

Manager – Court Reporting Services

Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 609

901 North 9th Street

Milwaukee, WI  53233

          Email: michelle.smith@wicourts.gov

          Fax: (414) 223-1243

 

Contact Michelle Smith, Manager of Court Reporting Services, at

(414) 278-3995 with questions.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.      


Limited Term Employment Opportunities

Court Reporter for Wisconsin's

First Judicial Administrative District

Applications are now being accepted for limited term employment (LTE) court reporter positions in Milwaukee.  The selected candidates will work providing floating court reporter coverage for Wisconsin’s First Judicial Administrative District.  

Candidates must meet one of three minimum professional standards to be considered eligible for hire: (1) Graduation from a court reporting school approved by either the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) or the National Verbatim Reporters Association (NVRA), or (2) Successful completion of the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) examination administered by the NCRA, or (3) Successful completion of the Certified Verbatim Reporter (CVR) examination administered by the NVRA.  Salary is based on qualification level and previous court reporting experience.  For additional information on the Wisconsin Court System, visit our website at www.wicourts.gov.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, current resume, and list of references to:

Michelle Smith

Manager – Court Reporting Services

Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 609

901 North 9th Street

Milwaukee, WI  53233

          Email: michelle.smith@wicourts.gov

          Fax: (414) 223-1243

 

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Contact Michelle Smith, Manager of Court Reporting Services, at (414) 278-3995 with questions.













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