Court Transcript Officer x 2, Jurisdiction Services (VPSG2)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 22/06/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $53,946 - $69,276

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/RS1635_RS1597

Reference: VG/RS1635_RS1597

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $53,946 - $69,276

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Two, Full time, fixed term – 12 months VPS Grade 2 opportunities
  • Melbourne location
  • Produce court transcript according to production targets

About us:

The VGRS provides transcript to various jurisdictions, each of which has individual formatting requirements. There is a great variation in the content of material typed, range of forums recorded and complex subject matter with difficult terminology. This role operates within the Victorian Government Reporting Service (VGRS), Information Technology Services area, which is part of Jurisdiction Services (JS), CSV. VGRS is responsible for providing reporting, recording and transcript services for all criminal matters in Victoria.

About the role:

Court Transcript Officers are responsible for producing accurate, correctly formatted transcript from digital recordings of court proceedings (including live proceedings).


Transcriptionists type at sustained speeds from recordings of court proceedings and contribute to the production of transcripts within strict timelines, including twice-daily delivery of transcript. The work performed is specialised. Transcriptionists must work to the needs of the court in relation to the production, merging and timely delivery of transcripts.

About you:

To ensure you are set up for success in the role you will need to;

  • Transcribe from digital court recordings

  • Demonstrate a minimum typing speed of 75 words / minute with a 98% accuracy

  • Be highly organised and a team player

  • Pride yourself on your attention to detail

  • Possess a good grasp of the English language including an understanding of structure, syntax and grammar and the ability to identify legal, medical, forensic and psychiatric terminology including Latin phrases Please note there are multiple positions available within VGRS.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.



Court Transcript Officer x 2, Jurisdiction Services (VPSG2)

Job type:

Full time / 12 months

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Karen Tuckey | (03) 7004 6618

Court Transcript Officer x 2, Jurisdiction Services (VPSG2)