Court Recorder - Towanda, PA (R03)

Confidential - Government Contractor - Towanda, PA (30+ days ago)


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Towanda, PA

Part-Time contract Position

We are a U.S. Government contractor who has been contracted to provide qualified individuals capable of providing recording services for hearings which take place in a federal courtroom.

We are seeking dependable and detail-oriented people to work part-time in these freelance positions to record the proceedings and take notes during the hearings held in Towanda, PA.

The hearings are scheduled one month in advance.

Our role is to schedule hearing recording services that you elect to cover.

We exercise minimal control over the functioning of the program, as most of the rules and requirements are imposed by the U.S. federal government. The government agency is responsible for conducting the background investigation and ultimately approves who will provide services for them.


  • Learning the required procedures and the use of the equipment and software provided.
  • Escorting claimants to the hearing room, ensuring they understand the hearing process.
  • Setting up the recording equipment and ensuring it is functioning properly prior to the start of each hearing.
  • Operating the equipment and annotating the recording in order to provide an index of events during the hearing process.

Submitting a complete and audible digital recording of the hearing, including exhibits offered by the claimant or representative.


Candidates should be comfortable with technology, including the use of computers, digital recording equipment, teleconferencing equipment, and smartphones. Excellent typing skills (minimum 50 wpm), a professional demeanor, and good communication and listening skills are essential.

Candidates must maintain the confidentiality of their personal information. This position requires vehicle ownership for certain locations and a smartphone since reliable transportation and communication with the hearings office and Lead Hearing Coordinator is critical. Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED.

This is a part-time position. Previous experience as a transcriptionist is helpful, but not required.

Training will be provided. As this is a position servicing government hearings, it will be necessary to apply for and obtain a security clearance, which will include fingerprinting.

To apply:

Please send us your resume.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. All veterans are strongly encourage to apply.

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Job Type: Part-time