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Part-Time (On-Call) Court Reporter

Part-Time (On-Call) Court Reporter

Company: Ponka Verbatim Reporting Services Inc.
Contact Person: Wendy Ponka
348 Bronte Street South, Unit 4
Milton, Ontario , L9T 5B6
Phone: 905-699-0070

Position Description

Join our dynamic team of professionals as an on-call court reporter. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

Ensure the effective operation of recording devices (Liberty Court Recorder)
Make annotations to complement to the record
Ensure the security of the recordings, safeguarding against unauthorized access or copying
Ensure quality of audio recording to ascertain and verify all contents of recordings
Speak publically during proceedings to seek clarification and to ensure audio is being recorded clearly
Prepare and maintain boardroom for proceedings (examples: set up equipment and light refreshments)
Respond to inquiries and provide instruction to clients relating to the recording of proceedings

How do I qualify?


You have a Ontario driver's license and a reliable vehicle to travel to our Milton, Oakville, and/or Burlington locations, as well as locations in the GTA.
The ability to understand/acquire knowledge of legal terminology.
Excellent command of the English language including reading, writing, grammar, and punctuation.
Ability to work independently without supervision.
Current Police Records Check.

Communication, Interpersonal and Client Service Skills:

You have listening and comprehension skills to ensure an accurate and complete recording of proceedings.
You can work effectively in a team environment and exhibit professional and respectful behaviour and ensure the workplace is free from bias, harassment and discrimination.
You can provide professional client service.
You can remain composed and provide information/instruction to a variety of stakeholders (example: counsel, witnesses, and the general public) in a courteous and respectful manner.
You can address small to large groups of individuals in a public setting (example: administering oaths).
You can prepare a variety of written documents (example: forms and orders).

Problem Solving and Judgment Skills:

You have demonstrated problem-solving skills in order to work independently to identify, address, resolve or refer clients' problems and concerns.
You can maintain confidentiality and security for all recordings.
You can use tact to interrupt and clarify proceedings and to ensure an accurate and complete recording.

Organizational Skills and Attention to Detail:

You have:

Accurate keyboarding skills to annotate court proceedings.
The ability to organize and prioritize your workload.

Computer and Digital Recording Skills:

You have:

The ability to operate and troubleshoot digital recording equipment and related software (example: Liberty Court Recorder, Liberty Court Player) to ensure the proper recording and annotation of proceedings, provide playback upon request of counsel, and resolve operational and technical issues.

As a Court Reporter, you may also be responsible for the preparation of transcripts.

Ponka Verbatim Reporting Services Inc. is a full-service court reporting and legal transcription firm with offices in Milton, Oakville, and Burlington, serving all of Halton Region and the Greater Toronto Area.

We conduct the following types of hearings:

Examinations for Discovery
Examinations Under Oath
Judgment/Debtor Examinations
Coroner’s Inquests
Disciplinary Hearings
Ontario Municipal Board Hearings
Consent & Capacity Board Hearings
Immigration Hearings
Police Services Act Hearings

If you want to join an amazing team, contact us today.

Job Type: Freelance

Posted: September 7, 2018 | Expires: November 1, 2018
Posted Under: Administration
Career ID: [ 5874 ]