Court Monitor

State of South Carolina - Beaufort County, SC2.9

Full-timeEstimated: $26,000 - $34,000 a year
Job Responsibilities
***This position is being reposted. Previous applicants do not need to re-apply. ***
***Salary will be discussed with candidates selected for interview. ***
***This position will be based in Beaufort County and work 10 - 24 hours per week. ***

Under limited supervision, operates digital courtroom recording equipment for the capturing of court proceedings. Tests the digital recording equipment and each microphone prior to court proceedings to ensure equipment is operational. Operates the digital recording equipment to capture a verbatim record of court proceedings. Confidence monitors proceedings by utilizing headphones during the proceedings to ensure that recording is taking place.

Annotates the record by use of log notes entered directly into the system. Marks exhibits during court proceedings and provides them to the Clerk of Court at the end of the day's proceedings.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
High school diploma or its equivalent and two (2) years related legal/court work experience or educational equivalent. Computer and word processing experience and ability to operate digital recording equipment.

Must have dependable transportation as this position may require occasional travel to another courthouse in the circuit.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the legal system/court proceedings. Knowledge of grammatical rules, spelling, and language use. Ability to (1) operate digital recording equipment, (2) annotate the recordings, and (3) mark exhibits during court proceedings. (Specific training on SCJD's digital recording equipment and SCJD courtroom proceedings will be provided.)

Ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both orally and in writing, with co-workers, judges, attorneys, and the general public. Must be able to exercise judgement and discretion.

Ability to maintain concentration and sit in a courtroom for prolonged periods of time.

Punctuality and avoidance of excessive absences required.

Preferred Qualifications
Training and/or experience in legal terminology and court procedures and in legal practices such as would be gained by paralegals, legal secretaries, and legal assistants. Experience working in a court or legal setting.

Additional Comments
***This position is being reposted. Previous applicants do not need to re-apply. ***
***Salary will be discussed with candidates selected for interviews. ***
***This position will be based in Beaufort County and will work 10 - 24 hours per week. ***

Interested persons meeting the required qualifications must submit an online application to include all work history and education. Additionally, all questions on the application must be completed. A resume may be included but will not be accepted or reviewed in lieu of an incomplete application. Supplemental questions are considered a part of your application and must be completed.