Website Ministry of the Attorney General
The court reporter provides court reporting services by recording and annotating court proceedings, using a recording method prescribed by the Ministry; ensuring a reliable, accurate and complete certified recording; performing pre, post and in-court work associated with the operation of the courts; and providing support to the overall administration of the court.
- speak publicly during court proceedings to seek clarification and to ensure audio is being recorded clearly
- ensure the effective operation of ministry approved court-recording devices
- ensure quality of audio recording to ascertain and verify all contents of recordings
- prepare and maintain courtroom for proceedings (example: posting dockets, providing court dates, opening and closing court, administering oaths)
- process documentation filed in court (example: Factums, copies of exhibits)
- respond to inquiries and provide instruction to clients via telephone, in person or via correspondence (example: email) relating to the recording of proceedings
- ensure the security of the court recordings, safeguarding against unauthorized access or copying
- make annotations to the court record in accordance with Ministry Annotation Standards for Digital Recordings
- You have the ability to acquire knowledge of legal terminology.
- You have accurate keyboarding skills to annotate court proceedings.
- You are proficient with word processing and email software (example: MS Word, Outlook) to prepare correspondence and court papers as well as input and access information.
- You can provide professional, responsive and accessible customer and client service.
- You have the ability to organize and prioritize your workload and to respond to unforeseen demands.
- You can maintain confidentiality and security for all recordings.
- You have listening and comprehension skills to ensure an accurate and complete recording of proceedings.
- You have demonstrated problem-solving skills in order to work independently to identify, address, resolve or refer clients’ problems and concerns.
- You can prepare a variety of written documents (example: routine correspondence to clients, forms and orders).
- You have a driver’s license to travel to court locations as required
Company: Ministry of the Attorney General
Vacancy Type: Temporary
Job Location: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Application Deadline: N/A