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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/28/23

Applications Due12/08/23

Vacancy ID144943

AgencyWorkers' Compensation Board

TitleVerbatim Reporter 1, WCB Item #7716

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade17

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $65888 to $79055 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Kings

Street Address Office of General Counsel, Verbatim Reporters

One Pierrepoint Plaza, 5th floor, 300 Cadman Plaza West.

City Brooklyn


Zip Code11201

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list.


Candidates must have one year permanent or 55 b/c service in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.


Candidates must have a certificate of completion of a two-year course/degree in court reporting or verbatim reporting from a nationally or regionally accredited school or institution or one recognized by the New York State Education Department. *

Two years of satisfactory experience in general verbatim reporting.

Possession of documentation confirming proficiency of at least 180 words per minute from a nationally or regionally accredited school or institution or one recognized by the New York State Education Department. *

* You will be required to furnish a copy at the time of the application

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor’s Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law will also be considered. To be considered, you must meet the minimum qualifications and provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.

Duties Description The incumbent will be a Verbatim Reporter 1 in the Verbatim Reporter Division of the Office of General Counsel Division. The VR1 will be primarily responsible for transcribing digital audio recordings of hearings for the purpose of preparing accurate and verbatim transcripts in accordance with agency time limits for transcription work. The VR1 will access and review the electronic work queue to review and complete work requests by preparing accurate and verbatim transcripts. All transcripts must comply with Board formatting standards, be proofed, and use the appropriate certification before importing into the case folder. If necessary, the VR1 will attend hearings to make a verbatim record of the hearing using a stenographic machine supplied by the Board, and if requested prepare a verbatim transcript. The VR1 may be required to provide CART services as necessary. The VR1 must comply with all Board policies, complete all mandatory training by the due date, and perform any special projects as directed by the VR2, VR3, or Director of the General Counsel Division.

Additional Comments The Workers’ Compensation Board (Board) is an equal opportunity employer. The Board does not discriminate based upon age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, military or veteran status, sex, disability (including pregnancy-related conditions), predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The Board is dedicated to eliminating injustices and ensuring diversity in our workforce so we can better serve our staff and create a space where all feel safe to be themselves. To help meet those goals, we encourage applicants from marginalized communities to apply. We are looking for candidates who are committed to working in and contributing to an environment that fosters a sense of belonging, as well as inclusion, and celebrates people of all backgrounds, identities, experiences, and perspectives.

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Name Recruitment Unit


Fax 518-486-6364

Email Address


Street Human Resources Office

328 State Street

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12305


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume which lists your actual Civil Service title, salary grade and specific verifiable information as to how you meet the minimum qualifications to be eligible to apply for this position. Please send your resume to (email resumes are preferred). It is important that you reference the WCB Item#7716 in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. (Please do not reference the Vacancy ID No.)

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