Job Details

Court Monitor

Company name

South Carolina Judicial Branch

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 30, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 13, 2020

Posted on

Dec 11, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Dorchester, SC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Court Monitor
The candidate under limited supervision, operates digital courtroom recording equipment for the capturing of court proceedings. Work is performed under the direction of the Court Reporter Manager. All Court Monitor positions will be At-Large positions. Performs a test on the digital recording equipment prior to court proceedings to ensure equipment is operational. Operate the digital recording equipment to capture a verbatim record of court proceedings. Confidently monitor proceedings by utilizing headphones during the proceedings to ensure that recording is taking place. Annotate the record by use of log notes entered directly into the system. Mark exhibits during court proceedings and submit to the Clerk of Court. Retains all court paperwork; including case information sheets, exhibit lists, witness lists, and scans to supervisor. If no access to scanner, retains paperwork organized by week to provide to supervisor during court visits.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have High School Diploma or its equivalent and 2 years related legal/court work experience or educational equivalent. Computer and word processing experience and ability to operate digital recording equipment. Must be able to maintain concentration and sit in a courtroom for extended periods of time. Must have dependable transportation as this position will require occasional travel to another courthouse in the circuit. Should have Knowledge of the legal system and court proceedings. Knowledge of grammatical rules, spelling, and language use is required. Ability: Ability to (1) operate digital recording equipment to capture verbatim record of court proceedings, (2) annotate the recordings, and (3) mark exhibits during court proceedings. (Specific training on firm's digital recording equipment and courtroom procedures will be provided.) Ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both orally and in writing, with co-workers, judges, attorneys, and the general public. Ability to maintain concentration and sit in a courtroom for prolonged periods of time. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with judicial staff, court personnel, and the general public. Punctuality and avoidance of excessive absences required.

Additional info

Job #98120.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
South Carolina Judicial Branch
1015 sumter st.
Second Floor
Columbia, SC 29201

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