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Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Court Services Division
City:    Newmarket
Job Term:    2 Temporary (temporary up to 5.5 months, with possible extension)
Job Code:    00482H - Court Reporter 1
Salary:    $20.72 - $24.30 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49394
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Consider this challenging opportunity in the Superior and/or Ontario Court of Justice as a Court Recording Monitor, where you will record court proceedings verbatim using electronic monitoring equipment and produce transcripts.

Positions available:
2 - Irregular On-call positions, up to 36.25 hours/week, 5.5 months with possible extension.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, you will be responsible for operating electronic monitoring equipment to accurately record court proceedings; maintaining a written log of proceedings; providing playback in court; preparing verbatim transcripts of court proceedings on request [Note: transcripts are prepared on incumbent's own time with own equipment within prescribed timelines and will receive a prescribed fee]; indexing and filing court records.

How do I qualify?

Organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a high demand work environment to meet strict deadlines; knowledge of relevant provincial and federal acts to understand the nature of court proceedings; ability to research case law to properly prepare transcripts; proficiency in English oral and written communication skills; ability to speak publicly in a courtroom setting; judgment, discretion and confidentiality in dealing with judiciary, counsel and the public; computer literacy to accurately key information and maintain formatting standards for the production of transcripts; ability to operate various electronic recording and transcription devices.

Job may require candidates to work overtime, weekends, statutory holidays, and to travel to other court locations as required.

Typing to 50 words per minute.

Additional information:

  • 2 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 5.5 months, 50 Eagle St W, Newmarket, Central Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Thursday, January 3, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • C-AG-49394/12
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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