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Grand Jury Stenographer

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No.: OC-66370 Name: Grand Jury Stenographer
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/14/19 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/02/19 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $49,130 - $62,309 annually (Monroe County)

Description of Duties

This is a legal stenographic position responsible for taking and transcribing verbatim testimony before the Grand Jury. Duties involve taking shorthand notes verbatim on a shorthand machine at two-hundred (200) plus words per minute of proceedings, and transcribing confidential testimony and statements from defendants using computer-aided transcription software. The Grand Jury Stenographer is responsible for timely transcript production which may occasionally involve working extra hours to meet tight deadlines. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Director of Attorney Training and Grand Jury or other higher-level staff member and performs work in accordance with well- established procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Proposed Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam:
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:
 
(A) Four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience in stenographic work, two (2) years of which must have involved taking and transcribing verbatim testimony utilizing a stenotype machine; OR,
 
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in Secretarial Science including a minimum of nine (9) semester credit hours in shorthand and transcription, plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience in stenographic work which must have involved taking and transcribing verbatim testimony utilizing a stenotype machine; OR,
 
(C) Completion of a recognized program in machine shorthand or court reporting resulting in a certification or diploma, plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience as defined in (B) above; OR,
 
(D) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.
 
NOTE: Candidates qualifying under option (C) must submit a copy of such certification or diploma with application.

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