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Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Court Services Division/Timmins
City:    Timmins
Job Term:    2 Temporary assignments up to 12 months with possible extension
Job Code:    00482 - Court Reporter 1
Salary:    $751.22 - $880.60 Per Week* (0 – 36.25 hours per week)
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53335
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Located approximately 700 kms North of Toronto, and surrounding the Mattagami River in Northeastern Ontario, the City of Timmins offers a variety of natural, cultural and recreational diversions. Building on it's solid industrial foundation, this growing community welcomes new business and offers ample opportunity. Fresh northern air, outdoor adventure and incredible hospitality awaits you in 'The City with a Heart of Gold'.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Consider this challenging opportunity in the Superior and/or Ontario Court of Justice as an on call as required court recording monitor, where you will record court proceedings verbatim using electronic monitoring equipment and produce transcripts. 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.

Note: these positions are 'on-call/as required' from 0 to 36.25 hours per week, with no guaranteed minimum number of hours.

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; proficiency in English oral and written communication skills; judgement, 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; typing to 50 w.p.m.; valid driver's licence.

Job may require candidates to work overtime, weekends, statutory holidays, and to travel to other court locations in remote fly-in communities as required.

Additional information:

  • 2 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, 38 Pine Street North, Suite 127, Timmins, North Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Monday, April 22, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, May 6, 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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