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Court Reporter

Date Posted:  Jul 13, 2024
Requisition ID:  445268

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana


Begin a fulfilling career with the State of Indiana by joining one of the largest employers in the state, offering a diverse range of opportunities across 60+ agencies. At the state, you'll find competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a commitment to work-life balance. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to make a real and measurable impact on the lives of Hoosiers across Indiana.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion—we make it our goal to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace with a workforce that is representative of Indiana's population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process as well as perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Worker’s Compensation Board of Indiana (WCB)

The Worker’s Compensation Board provides efficient dispute resolution for injured workers and employers by administering both formal adjudication and informal dispute resolution services.  We also serve the public by answering inquiries regarding the Indiana Worker's Compensation system and collecting statistical information regarding workplace injuries in Indiana.


Role Overview

As a Court Reporter, you will be responsible for the maintenance and filing of court documents and records. You will conduct hearing members and all parties for the purpose of scheduling hearings. You must have ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and be able to travel within assigned areas. The hearing locations will be located in Elkhart, South Bend, Valparaiso and LaPorte. You will work from home until the day of the hearings. On the day of the hearing you will be required travel to either the courthouse, public library or other government building where the hearing is being conducted. You will be required to travel to the central office in Indianapolis for Worker's Compensation Board to exchange files and gather supplies as needed. 


Salary Statement

The salary for this position traditionally starts at $34,216.00 but may be commensurate with education or work experience.


A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Provide court documents to all parties involved.

  • Maintain court documentation in files.

  • Responsible for accurate verbatim reporting of all hearings.

  • Schedule and manages case dockets.

  • Prepare transcripts of hearings as required for use at higher level hearings.

  • Prepare records when case is appealed to the Court of Appeals or the Supreme Court.

  • Reserve hearing site in various counties assigned to the Judge.

  • Schedule of cases to ensure timely adjudication of claims.

  • Track submissions ordered by the judge to ensure deadlines are met.

  • Process requests for emergency hearings and continuances.

  • Timely preparation of awards and orders issued by the judge.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirement to be considered for employment:

  • Court reporting degree or certification with machine credentials required.

  • Knowledge of applicable statute and adjudication process.

  • Effective organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of legal terminology and documentation.

  • Knowledge of legal procedures pertaining to the assigned area.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing or verbally.

  • Ability to maintain cooperative work relationships.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, selecting, developing, and promoting employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodations to complete this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].


The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.


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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis