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COURT REPORTER (TALENT POOL)
Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Court Services Division, Ottawa
City:    Ottawa
Job Term:    Permanent, Temporary
Job Code:    00482 - Court Reporter 1
Salary:    $751.22 - $880.60 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53582
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Are you a flexible, self motivated individual? Do you want to be on the frontline of the legal process? If so, consider this interesting role with the Ministry of the Attorney General, Court Services Division.

Please note: The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.

Positions that may be filled throughout the next eighteen months are for:
Permanent and temporary Flexible Part-time 1000/hours per annum and 1500/hours per annum as well as temporary Irregular On-Call both unilingual (English only) and bilingual (English and French).

The hourly rate for these positions is $20.72.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will provide court reporting services by operating electronic monitoring equipment to record the proceedings of the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice, including testimony of witnesses, arguments of counsel, judges' instructions and all matters pertinent to the record; playing back in court proceedings previously recorded at the discretion of the presiding Justice; provide transcripts of court proceedings on request; index and file the court records; and assist as monitor in other courts within the region.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• Typing to 50 words per minute.
• Advanced Level proficiency in oral and written French for bilingual positions.

We are looking for:
• ability to multi-task in a high demanding work environment;
• organizational skills in order to meet strict timelines;
• a high standard of Canadian English language grammar and spelling;
• good knowledge of legal and technical terms and court procedures;
• excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• good judgment, discretion, and confidentiality in dealing with judiciary, legal profession and general public;
• listening skills to ensure accurate recordings and transcription of the court record; ability to operate electronic court recording systems efficiently;
• computer literacy to accurately key information and maintain formatting standards of the production of transcripts;
• attention to detail.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • Permanent - Flexible PartTime, 161 Elgin St, Ottawa, East Region
  • Bilingual Permanent - Flexible PartTime, 161 Elgin St, Ottawa, East Region
  • Temporary - Flexible PartTime, 161 Elgin St, Ottawa, East Region
  • Bilingual Temporary - Flexible PartTime, 161 Elgin St, Ottawa, East Region
  • Temporary - Irregular On-Call, 161 Elgin St, Ottawa, East Region
  • Bilingual Temporary - Irregular On-Call, 161 Elgin St, Ottawa, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Tuesday, May 7, 2013
 
Note:
  • This ad is also available in French.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 28, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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