LOCATION OF POSITION
Baltimore City and the regional hearing sites throughout Maryland.
Main Purpose of Job
The main purpose of this position is to provide leadership and oversee the administrative functions of the Reporting Division, including the direct supervisor and hearing reporters of the Workers' Compensation Commission assigned to record proceedings of hearings held in Baltimore City and the regional hearing sites throughout Maryland. To set overall procedures and schedules, resolve procedural problems, interact with the Chairman, Commissioners, Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Commissioners' Assistants, Hearing Division, Appeals Division, legal and business professionals, and the general public. In addition to administrative duties, to perform all the duties and responsibilities of a Hearing Reporter II, to record verbatim testimony and ensure that all transcripts are completed and forwarded to court within the statutory time requirements.
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Three years of experience recording verbatim testimony using recognized stenographic recording equipment in a courtroom or deposition setting
1 . No more than one of the certifications listed below may be credited as a substitute for experience:
a). Candidates may substitute certification as a Certified Court Reporter by the Maryland Court Reporters Association or other recognized state court reporters association for six months of the required experience.
b). Candidates may substitute possession of a Certificate of Proficiency, a Certified Court Reporter Certificate or certification as a Registered Professional Reporter from the National Court Reporters Association for one year of the required experience.
c). Candidates may substitute possession of a Certificate of Merit from the National Court Reporters Association for two years of the required experience.
2 . Candidates may substitute experience in taking verbatim notes using recognized stenographic recording equipment in formal or informal hearings and meetings on a year for year basis for the required education.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
This position is only available to current employees of the Workers' Compensation Commission.
1. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to record verbatim notes at a minimum net speed of 225 words per minute. Certification of the applicant’s speed by the Maryland Court Reporters Association or other recognized state court reporting association or the National Court Reporters Association may be substituted for the above demonstration of ability.
2. Employees may be required to provide their own transportation to various work sites throughout the State on a regular basis for which they may receive mileage reimbursement.
3. Employees may be required to provide their own stenographic recording and transcript production equipment.
4. Employees may receive additional compensation from parties in interest who request copies of transcribed records.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.
STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS
If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.
PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION
Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:
Workers' Compensation Commission
10 E. Baltimore Street, Personnel Division
Baltimore, MD 21202
The MD State Application Form can be found online
The Workers' Compensation Commission is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the WCC that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
State of Maryland - 21 months ago