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We have an exciting opportunity with The Defense Group at Leidos. Leidos is currently soliciting highly qualified Court Reporters to support a DoD customer in the National Capital Region (NCR) and at OMC deployed facilities at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay (NSGB), Cuba. Provide written and verbatim transcripts of Commission proceedings. Court Reporters support services record proceedings for Military Commissions hearings that are held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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The Court Reporter will provide written and verbatim transcripts for Military Commissions hearings.
Place of performance shall vary with requirements. A significant amount of the work will occur at the Office of Military Commissions (OMC) deployed facilities at US Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay (NSGB), Cuba, and some other overseas locations, in addition to performing work at the customer site at the OMC facilities in the National Capital Region.
The Court Reporters shall record proceedings, which usually involve 11 to 15 active participants and an indeterminate number of witnesses. Court Reporters shall monitor recording equipment to ensure all proceedings are being captured and recorded and make detailed notes explaining physical actions by parties to the proceedings. From recordings and court documents, types or by other electronic means, Court Reporters produce a verbatim record of the proceedings in printed and MS Word formats with the responsibility for correct format, insertion of explanatory notes, attachment of description of all exhibits, proper arrangement of numerous documents, and indexing of the file.
Court Reporters shall be responsible for preparing and processing the record, including making necessary copies. The government will specify the type of court reporter required as transcriber, or voice writing/re-dictation reporter. Court Reporters shall be required to produce verbatim transcripts in written and digital (MS Word document unless otherwise specified) formats. All court reporters are responsible for accurate identification of proper names and places. Final records will be in the format specified by the government. Court Reporters shall be familiar with or have a working knowledge of “Court Room 21” technology. In-court court reporters are required to have a TS/SCI security clearance or be eligible to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance.
Transcriber (electronic reporting) uses audio equipment to record court proceedings. The court reporter monitors the process, takes notes to identify speakers, and listens to the recording to ensure clarity and quality. Electronic reporters and transcribers will produce a written and digital transcript of the recorded proceedings.
WHAT SETS YOU APART
BA/BS and or equivalent formal training and 5+ years of related work experience
Demonstrated history of working with legal terminology, criminal, and appellate procedure, in addition to computer-aided transcription and real-time reporting.
Possessing an NCRA's Certified Reporter Certificate, or the equivalent of the United States Court Reporters Association’s (USCRA) Certification or the individual State Certification with the same or comparable testing/certification requirements as those for the National Court Reporters Association’s (NCRA) Certificate, is required.
Be proficient in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and be computer literate.
Ability to deploy to Guantanamo Bay (NSGB), Cuba and other overseas locations on short notice for an extended period, staying in housing based on availability for Commission hearings, and will be required to attend all sessions of trial.
Ability to interact positively with Leidos government customer and co-workers at all times.
Team player who is able to communicate effectively with colleagues, addresses tasks quickly and efficiently, and collaborates on group projects.
Willing to work long hours to meet mission demands.
Sufficient technical aptitude to gain a working knowledge on job-required tools and processes.
CLEARANCE: Ability to obtain clearance at the TS/SCI level in DISS.
YOU MIGHT ALSO HAVE:
• Bachelor’s degree, preferred
Pay Range:Pay Range -
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Original Posting Date:12/11/2023
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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