Court Reporter (Desert Only: Blythe, Indio, and Palm Springs)
Palm Springs, CA 
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Job Description
Salary
$55.43 Hourly
Location
Desert region, CA
Job Type
Full-time
Department
Operations
Job Number
20CTRTDES - 01
Welcome

If you are looking for rewarding work or to build a successful career in the judiciary, the Riverside Superior Court has a place for you!

We have an opportunity for a Court Reporter. We are seeking qualified individuals responsible to provide court reporting services within assigned courtrooms or other court proceedings. The ideal candidate shall possess a current Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR) certificate issued by the Court Reporters' Board of California, possess real-time skills and report court proceedings at a rate of 200 words per minute.

For a complete list of the qualifications and essential duties, please refer to the

About the Riverside Superior Court

Riverside is the fourth largest county in California and the 10th largest in the United States. There are fourteen court facilities spanning 7,300 square miles that serves Riverside's 2.4 million residents. The courts and its employees hold a unique role in the public sector. The mission of the Riverside Superior Court is, "...in a fair, accessible, effective, and efficient manner, resolve disputes arising under the law and interpret and apply the law consistently, impartially, and independently to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitutions of California and of the United States."

Competitive Compensation Package

At Riverside Superior Court, we reward hard work and dedication!

We offer:

  • Annual merit increases for satisfactory job performance

  • A robust benefit plan including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance

  • A pension plan provided by the California Public Employer's Retirement System also known as CalPERS. You will contribute between 7% and 8% of your biweekly pay, depending on your membership status

  • Optional deferred compensation programs

  • Generous leave accruals

  • Thirteen (13) paid holidays

  • Bereavement leave

  • Tuition discounts

Essential Employment

Court operations are considered essential for our constitutional form of government in providing due process and protecting the public. Therefore, all Court employees are considered essential employees as they deliver statutorily mandated, time-sensitive and emergency services in times of local, state and national emergencies. This position is not eligible for full-time teleworking.

Public Safety

The Superior Court of California, County of Riverside continues to follow all California Department of Public Health/ CalOSHA guidelines, and state and local public health orders to ensure the safety of all court users, judicial officers and employees while balancing access to justice during the COVID-19 pandemic.


The court has implemented various programs and policies that aim to achieve a balance between protecting the health and safety of our employees and delivering statutorily mandated essential services. This includes the required use of face coverings, with limited permissible exceptions, personal protective equipment offered at entrances, inside courtrooms, and other high-traffic areas, enhanced disinfection and cleaning of facilities and high-traffic areas, and by offering remote technology options for court users that promote social distancing by both reducing the number of people appearing in person and allowing for some telework opportunities for employees.

Pursuant to current health guidelines and state regulations the court has implemented various programs and policies that aim to achieve a balance between protecting the health and safety of our employees and delivering statutorily mandated essential services. This includes the required use of face coverings with limited permissible exceptions, personal protective equipment offered at entrances, inside courtrooms, and other high-traffic areas, enhanced disinfection and cleaning of facilities and high-traffic areas, and by offering remote technology options for court users that promote social distancing by both reducing the number of people appearing in person and allowing for telework opportunities for employees where operationally feasible.

Application Process

All applicants are required to submit a completed online application and supplemental questionnaire. To learn more about how to create an application, click .

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application and supplemental questionnaire.

Human Resources will review applications to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications; therefore, it is to your benefit to include all current and previous related work experience. When listing Court experience, please include dates and classification of each position held, if more than one.

Selection Procedures:

Step I: All applications will be reviewed to identify candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. Those candidates will be referred to step II in the selection process.

Step II: All applications who meet the minimum qualifications will be reviewed by the Subject Matter Experts. Successful candidates may be invited to an oral interview.

Step III: Those candidates who are successful in the interview (weighted 100%) may be placed on the eligible list. Placement on the eligible list is not a guarantee of employment.

Additional steps for the selection process will include a drug test, background and reference checks.

Status Notifications

You will be notified by email and/or text message during the process of this recruitment through governmentjobs.com. Please check your email spam/junk folders and accept emails ending with governmentjobs.com and riverside.courts.ca.gov. If your information changes, please update your profile at .

Reasonable Accommodations

Riverside Superior Court provides reasonable accommodations upon request for applicants with disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department at 951-777-3017 or HR@riverside.courts.ca.gov if you feel you will need an accommodation for any aspect of the selection process. The Human Resources Department requests that it be advised of special needs at least five days prior to the examination so that a reasonable accommodation may be made.



Unit: SEIU
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Supervising Court Reporter
Amount of Travel Required: Less than 5 %
Work Schedule: M - F 8 hrs per day
Positions Supervised: None
Pay scale ID/Level: CTRT/1

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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