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Pursuant to Regulation 26 of the Board of Certified Court Reporter Examiners, testing information for NVRA may be found at www.NVRA.org and NCRA at www.ncra.org.

 

NCRA conducts all testing online.  Please refer to the NCRA website for registration information.

 

Please refer to the NVRA website for registration information.  NVRA testing schedule for 2018 is as follows:

 

 

March 17-18, 2018 – Augusta, GA

April 14-15, 2018 – Kansas City, MO

May 19-20, 2018 – Atlanta, GA

June 27-28, 2018 – Myrtle Beach, SC

July 7-8, 2018 – Little Rock, AR

August 18-19, 2018 – Savannah, GA

September 22-23, 2018 – Cleveland, OH

November 3-4, 2018 – Jacksonville, FL

December 1-2, 2018 – Atlanta, GA

 

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The Supreme Court adopted by per curiam the proposed changes to the Court Reporter Rules and Regulations effective September 21, 2017.  See link below:

http://opinions.aoc.arkansas.gov/WebLink8/0/doc/364883/Electronic.aspx

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

OFFICIAL COURT REPORTER

 

12th Division Circuit Court

Sixth Judicial District

Little Rock and Perryville, Arkansas

(Judge Alice Gray)

 

 

Must be a licensed, certified court reporter

Travel one hour from Little Rock 3 to 4 times each year

 

 

To apply:

Email resume to         plcarey@pulaskimail.net

 

Or mail resume to      Judge Alice Gray

401 West Markham   Suite 350

Little Rock, AR   72201

 

 

 

Questions?   Call 501 340 8530

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JOB OPENING

 

**** The Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer **** January 29, 2018 Announcement #18-J02

 

*** C A R E E R  O P P O R T U N I T Y***

 

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS

Position Title: Official Court Reporter

Location: Little Rock Office-Announcement #18-J02

Closing Date: March 16, 2018, Review of resumes upon receipt

(Anticipated Start Date May 2018)

Starting Salary/Range: $78,249 – 89,986 (Level 1 – 4) depending on qualifications

Tour of Duty: Full-time

 

Position Overview: The U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas is currently accepting applications for one full-time official court reporter. The full-time position is subject to annual review and approval based upon certification of need by the Court. The official duty station is Little Rock, Arkansas, with required periodic travel to Batesville, Helena, Pine Bluff, and Jonesboro. There is also occasional out-of-state/district travel, if the Court requires it.

 

The Official Court Reporter performs court reporting services for any judicial proceeding as may be required. The position requires the ability to: report and read back verbatim testimony of courtroom proceedings; provide realtime translation for the Court; work extended court hours; produce transcripts within strict time limitations; work effectively in a team-based environment.

 

Official Court Reporters report to the Court En Banc. They must adhere to the requirements of the Court Reporter Management Plan of this District and maintain accurate, legible records which are subject to audits. It is the Official Court Reporter’s responsibility to maintain and safeguard records until their disposition, in compliance with statutory requirements and Judicial Conference policy.

 

The Official Court Reporter is responsible for purchasing all office supplies and equipment, including portable computer hardware and software. CaseCatalyst or Eclipse software required.

 

Required Minimum Qualifications: The position requires at least four years of prime stenographic (CAT) court reporting experience in the freelance field, in a court environment, or a combination thereof. A court reporter shall further have qualified by testing and be listed on the Registry of Professional Reporters of the National Court Reporters Association or passed an equivalent qualifying examination. National Court Reporters Association Certified Realtime Reporter/United States Court Reporters Association Realtime Reporter and Registered Merit Reporter certifications preferred.

 

Specialized Experience: Court Reporters are grouped for salary purposes as follows:

 

Level I – (Starting salary) Must possess four years of court reporting experience in the freelance field, in other courts, or a combination thereof; and be a Registered Professional Reporter or equivalent qualifying exam.

 

Level II – (Starting salary plus 5%) Must possess qualifications for Level 1 plus be a Registered Merit Reporter.

 

Level III – (Starting salary plus 10%) Must possess qualifications for Level I plus possess realtime certification.

 

Level IV – (Starting salary plus 15%) Must possess qualifications for Level I plus both realtime and Registered Merit Reporter certifications.

 

Employees of the U.S. District Court are entitled to benefits which include the retirement system, health benefits, life insurance, scheduled holidays and annual leave program, and periodic salary increases. This position is subject to mandatory Electronic Funds Transfer participation for payment of net pay. Must be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident seeking citizenship. The selected candidate must successfully complete FBI and local background checks as a condition of employment.

 

To apply, submit resume, including education, experience and references to:

 

Clerk, United States District Court #18-J02

600 West Capitol, Room A149

Little Rock, AR 72201-3325