Court Transcription Officer, Court Services Victoria


• Produce court transcript according to production targets

• 2 x Full time ongoing - VPS Grade 2 opportunity

• Melbourne location
Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/RS1601_RS1597
Closing Date: 12-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $55,439 - $71,194
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: RS1601_RS1597 Candidate Application Form VPS2 Court Transcription Officer.docx (Word, 59KB)


RS1597_RS1601 PD - Court Transcription Officer - .pdf (PDF, 306KB)


Contact: Karen Tuckey – Service Delivery Lead
E: karen.tuckey@courts.vic.gov.au

Position Details


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

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), CSV Digital, 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 Transcription Officers 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. Court Transcription Officers 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 - please specify in your Covering letter which position you wish to apply for or if you wish tobe considered for both positions
  • 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.

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19.  It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. 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.


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