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Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Court Services Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    Temporary
Job Code:    00482H - Court Reporter 1
Salary:    $20.72 - $24.30 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    50635
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**AMENDMENT: job posting has been extended**

Consider this challenging opportunity in the Superior Court of Justice as a fixed-term, (irregular, on-call) Court Recording Monitor where you will record court proceedings verbatim using electronic monitoring equipment and produce transcripts

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.

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 to fill upcoming opportunities within the next twelve months.

How do I qualify?

You are able to accurately type 50 words per minute (w.p.m.).

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

Court Services Division is committed to a diverse, respectful and professional workplace that reflects OPS values.

Additional information:

  • Temporary, duration up to 5.5 months, 361 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Monday, February 11, 2013
  • 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 to fill upcoming opportunities within the next twelve months.
  • ** Amendment: Area of Search **
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 as applicable 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 being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered 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, March 12, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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