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

Court Reporter - Official Certified Shorthand Reporter

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Court Reporter - Official Certified Shorthand Reporter


$54,704.00 - $84,822.40 Annually


Elkader - 52043 - Clayton County, IA

Job Type



444 Judicial

Job Number



6/30/2021 4:30 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Linda Nilges at

To Apply

For consideration all applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed "Iowa Judicial Branch Application for Employment" to: Linda Nilges at 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


To serve as the courts official court reporter for District Court Judge Alan Heavens in Elkader, IA. Primary domicile is Elkader IA, Clayton Co.

Travel to other counties within the First Judicial District is required.

Salary Range $2,104.00 - $3,262.40 bi-weekly, plus full time State of Iowa benefit package. Pay Grade 30


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: D1 13046-001

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited high school (GED); 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*.

*Certification is preferred, but competent candidates without certification are encouraged to apply with the understanding that they must receive certification within six months of beginning employment pursuant to Iowa Code Section 602.6603(4).

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

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State of Iowa


444 Judicial


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


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