Verbatim Reporter 1 - Grade 17

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 155 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Verbatim Reporter 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Verbatim Reporter 1 17 $64,748 $78,307
Verbatim Reporter 2 19 $68,523 $87,032
Verbatim Reporter Services Supvr 25 $93,530 $117,875

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

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Job Duties

As a Verbatim Reporter 1, you would record verbatim multi-voiced testimony and/or dialogue at hearings and other proceedings by use of manual shorthand notes or appropriate machinery to make an accurate verbatim record; maintains, through notation, a record of all non-verbal incidents related to the proceedings, including witnesses sworn, exhibits entered and by which party, off the record discussions, type of testimony, identification of speakers, etc.; read back notes of prior testimony and colloquy at direction of the presider; transcribe notes by using computer-aided transcription equipment and other methods, such as audio recordings, to produce verbatim transcripts; prepares transcripts in approved format; maintain listing of pending and completed transcripts, submits status reports and answers inquiries regarding transcripts; file and maintain notes, material and completed transcripts in an approved format following Board procedures.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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20-704010 20-879010 20-879

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Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

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