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Hearing Reporter

Company: State of California
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description and Duties Under direction of the Chief Hearing Reporter and Presiding Workers' Compensation Judge, the Hearing Reporter provides assistance and support to Workers' Compensation Judges and to the Department of Industrial Relations in adjudication and administrative matters. Takes verbatim accounts of conferences, hearings, trials, and other formal meetings in machine shorthand. Takes and transcribes dictated summaries of hearings. Prepares verbatim transcripts and other legal or administrative documents using computer-aided transcription and word-processing software. Enters statistical data in data management programs. Copies and scans documents using various office equipment. Performs incidental related clerical and stenographic work. For more information about taking the exam and establishing list eligibility please see the following link: Applications may be screened and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview. This advertisement will run until filled with the following cutoff dates for review of application: the 3rd Friday of the month. This posting may be used to fill future vacancies in accordance with 2 CCR 249.3. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement. Working Conditions The incumbent works in a smoke-free environment. Work may be performed in high-rise buildings with elevators and stairs or in courtrooms/offices at ground level, under LED lighting, controlled temperature, quiet to moderate noise levels. Cubicle with computer, phone, and other office equipment. The position requires the ability for prolonged sitting and to work at a computer for extended periods of time and to move and transport office items including stenotype equipment and documents in a safe manner. May require travel to other locations throughout the state. Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification. * HEARING REPORTER Additional Documents * Job Application Package Checklist
* Duty Statement Position Details Job Code #: JC-333166 Position #(s): 400-665-1229-087 Working Title: Court Reporter Classification: HEARING REPORTER $6,284.00 - $7,864.00 # of Positions: 1 Work Location: San Luis Obispo County Job Type: Permanent, Full Time Facility: Department of Industrial Relations Department Information 4740 Allene Way, Suite 100 San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) was established in 1927. Its mission is to improve working conditions for California's wage earners and to advance opportunities for profitable employment in California. DIR administers and enforces laws governing wages, workplace safety and health, apprenticeship training programs, and medical care and other benefits for injured workers. Electronic Submission of Applications preferred. Application Packages maybe submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account by 11:59 p.m. on or before the above final filing date. Please only submit ONE application. Electronic applications submitted through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended and will be received/processed faster than other methods of filing. Please let us know how you heard about our position by taking this brief survey: DIR Applicant Survey Department Website: Application Instructions Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application. Final Filing Date: Until Filled Who May Apply Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s). Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s). How To Apply Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below: Address for Mailing Application Packages You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to: Department of Industrial Relations Attn: Personnel Recruitment & Hiring Unit 1515 Clay St., Suite 409 Oakland, CA 94612 Address for Drop-Off Application Packages You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at: Department of Industrial Relations Personnel Recruitment & Hiring Unit 1515 Clay St., Suite 409 Oakland, CA 94612 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Required Application Package Documents The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job: * Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
* Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting. Desirable Qualifications In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate: * Knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure to ensure that written materials are free of errors;
* Knowledge of legal, medical, and other technical terminology;
* Knowledge of customary hearing procedures;
* Knowledge of computer-aided transcription (CAT) software;
* Skill to adapt to changing situations and maintain a calm and even disposition under trying circumstances;
* Skill to act impartially towards all parties during a proceeding;
* Skill to follow oral and written directions;
* Skill to complete assignments in a timely and efficient manner;
* Skill to operate the stenographic machine at the speed required to effectively report all proceedings;
* Ability to read and write English at a level equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade and as required for successful job performance;
* Ability to take dictation at the rate of 200 words per minute in shorthand or machine shorthand writing;
* Ability to record hearings verbatim continuously for several hours and transcribe notes with skill, speed, and accuracy after an interval of time;
* Ability to dictate accurately and clearly from notes;
* Ability to hear the spoken word (with our without aids)
* Ability to maintain consistent and regular attendance;
* Ability to develop and maintain knowledge and skills related to specific tasks, methodologies, materials, tools, and equipment;
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
* Ability to tactfully interrupt court proceedings to clarify testimony;
* Ability to maintain and balance priorities to ensure a consistent workflow. Benefits * Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits
* Paid Sick and Vacation
* 11 Paid State Holidays
* Alternate/Modified Work Schedule
* 401(k), 457 and Roth IRA Plans
* Retirement (CalPERS)
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
* Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
* Pre-Tax Parking Program Contact Information The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process. Department Website: Human Resources Contact: Certification Unit (800) 564-0771 Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office. EEO Contact: DIR EEO Officer (510) 285-3080 California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device. Additional Information Preference will be given to persons with State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) or Surplus status. Applicants must attach a copy of their most recently dated letter that specifies their designation as either SROA or surplus candidate as proof. Qualified candidates must have eligibility in State employment, be in a reachable rank on an employment list for this classification, be currently in this classification, or have transfer eligibility to this classification. If you do not hear from us in 4-6 weeks, you may assume the position has been filled by another applicant. Please note that all additional vacancies that become available may be added to this advertisement. Please note that the Exam and Certification Online System (ECOS) does not allow you to resubmit your application once you withdraw it. If you have any updates to your online application, please contact the Personnel, Recruitment, & Hiring Unit at (800) 564-0771. DIR Mission and Core Values Our mission is to protect and improve the welfare and working conditions for California's wage earners and to advance opportunities for profitable employment in California. DIR is also committed to ensuring that all employers comply with labor laws in California to support a fair and thriving business environment. Integrity - We fulfill the promise of our mission through fair, honest and ethical behavior. Service - We are committed to responsibly serving the public and value their trust. Respect - We treat others with dignity, courtesy and consideration. Quality - We take pride in providing the public with accurate and timely services. Transparency - We conduct ourselves with openness and accountability in all aspects of our work. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation. It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

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