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Job Details for Court Reporter

Announcement Number: 19-37
Court: U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
City, State: New York, NY
Court Website:
Permanent Position: Permanent
Job Grade: CR Level 1 - CR Level 4
Minimum Salary: $94,539
Maximum Salary: $108,719
Position Description

An Official Court Reporter performs court reporting services for any judicial proceeding as required. The position requires verbatim reporting of courtroom proceedings, reading back from stenographic notes, transcription via Eclipse software and maintaining accurate and legible records which are subject to audit. The court reporter is responsible for determining that billing and formats comply with Judicial Conference requirements. This court has a high volume of daily and immediate copy work.


At least four (4) years of prime stenographic CAT court reporting experience in the freelance field of service in other courts, or a combination thereof is required, along with the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) certification, Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) and Registered Merit reporter (RMR) certifications are strongly preferred.


Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. 

The successful candidate for the position is subject to a background check. 

This position is subject to mandatory electronic funds transfer for payment of net pay. 

Applicants must be United States citizens.


How To Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume detailing your education and work experience, along with a cover letter. The cover letter must indicate the position for which you are applying, including the vacancy number, and identify how your education and/or experience relate to the duties and responsibilities of the position. You must include copies of any certificates received. Resumes without the cover letter addressing the qualifications or without copies of certificates received will not be considered.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

U.S. District Court

Southern District of New York

500 Pearl Street, Room 820

New York, New York 10007

Attn: Office of the District Executive