Created 12/06/2022
Reference 584011
Job type Contractor
Country United States
State California
City San Bernardino
Salary $201.00 - $402.00 Daily

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Pro Tem Certified Court Reporters are scheduled based upon the daily needs of the court, notification of availability to work and indicated geographical preferences. The Court Reporter Coordinator at each court district is responsible for scheduling coverage as needed.

The Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino is an Equal Opportunity Employer- M/F/D/V.

Essential Functions

Pro Tem Certified Court Reporters are expected to:
  • Attend court sessions as assigned and make verbatim stenographic records of the proceedings using stenographic equipment, computer aided transcription equipment and possibly real time software;
  • Provide immediate read back of all or portions of the record upon request;
  • Prepare printed or magnetic media transcripts of court proceedings;
  • Review, certify and file printed transcripts of court proceedings and provide daily transcripts as needed;
  • Receive and process transcript requests; estimate cost of transcripts;
  • Maintain a variety of paper and electronic files.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a Certified Shorthand Reporter (CSR) certificate issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Court Reporter Board and must own and maintain appropriate equipment for transcription proceedings. Realtime skills are highly desirable.

Applicants must submit a copy of their current Certification by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Certified Shorthand Reporters Board with application. Upon review of all submitted materials, candidate will be contacted via email or by phone regarding the background check.

Background Check
All employees are fingerprinted and must pass a background check. Depending on the position, may include procurement of a consumer credit report. Information obtained will be evaluated for compatibility with Court employment. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture to employment rights. Information presented on employment application, resumes, and during the examination process is subject to verification. Convictions depending upon the type, number and recency, may be disqualifying.

Physical Characteristics

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; perform repetitive movements of hands or wrists; and stoop, kneel, bend at the waist, crouch or crawl. The employee is frequently required to lift up to fifteen (15) pounds unaided.

Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, use of both eyes, depth perception, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this class, an employee uses written and oral communication skills; reads and interprets data, information and documents; analyzes and solves problems; uses math and mathematical reasoning; observes and interprets people and situations; learns and applies new information and skills; performs highly detailed work; deals with changing deadlines, constant interruptions and multiple concurrent tasks; and interacts with others encountered in the course of work, including frequent contact with the public and dissatisfied/abusive individuals.

Work Environment
The employee works in an office or courtroom environment where the noise level is usually quiet to moderate.


The Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process may contact the Human Resources Office at (909) 521-3700 or via email at . Individuals with hearing and/or speech impairments may also contact the recruiter for this position through the use of the California Relay Service by dialing 711.

There are no benefits are associated with this position.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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