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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Court Reporter - Official Certified Shorthand Reporter in Davenport, Iowa

Court Reporter - Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

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Court Reporter - Official Certified Shorthand Reporter


$54,704.00 - $84,822.40 Annually


Davenport - 52801 - Scott County, IA

Job Type



444 Judicial

Job Number



6/30/2021 4:30 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Kathy Gaylord, District Court Administrator, 563-326-8783

To Apply

For consideration all applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, the Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment to: Kathy Gaylord, District Court Administrator 400 West Fourth Street Davenport, IA 52801 Email: Application and additional information for Employment can be found at:

Job Description

This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Judicial Branch. Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.

Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise.

Serving the people of Iowa, the Iowa Judicial Branch is dedicated to our mission... "The Iowa Judicial Branch dedicates itself to providing independent and accessible forums for the fair and prompt resolution of disputes, administering justice under law equally to all persons." To learn more about the Iowa Judicial Branch and our career opportunities please visit our career page located at or copy this link into an internet browser

The Iowa Judicial Branch is looking to fill a Court Reporter - Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

Position Summary:

Court Reporter for the Seventh Judicial District, primarily assigned to work for Chief District Court Judge Greve in Davenport, Iowa. The position will work in all five counties in the Seventh Judicial District, including Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine and Scott Counties, and may be assigned to work with any judicial officer as needed. Compensation includes base salary plus transcript income and State of Iowa benefit package.


Takes court testimony and proceedings by shorthand reporting methods. Reads back court testimony and proceedings upon request. Makes verbatim typed record of testimony and proceedings as required. Marks and records exhibits during court proceedings. Prepares transcripts, performs general office work and provides substantial clerical support for the court. Performs related work as determined by the supervising judicial officer, the Chief Judge or his or her designee.

Judicial Branch Number: D7 13046-007

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited high school (or high school equivalency); graduation from a school of court reporting with courses including legal and medical terminology, English, typing and law. Must be certified as a court reporter by the Iowa Board of Shorthand Reporters or become certified within six months of hire. Current RPRs are only required to take and pass the written portion of the Iowa exam.

Final candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.


State of Iowa


444 Judicial


Iowa Judicial Branch Building1111 E Court AveDes Moines, Iowa, 50319


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