New Job Transcriptionist In Tennessee



Company : City of Memphis
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Tennessee

Full Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : Works under the direction of an assigned supervisor in the Police Services Division. Using a personal computer and specialized transcription software, transcribes verbatim live and taped oral statements made by witnesses, victims, and defendants often involving hearing and discerning poorly spoken statements in tense circumstances; transcribes and types supplementary reports from written correspondence and audiotape recordings dictated by investigating officers; types and files various periodic reports; and types and files complaint cards and arrest cards. Observes and notes corrections made to statements and signing of typed documents. Testifies, as required in court proceedings, to substantiate the accuracy of transcribed statements. Performs advanced general clerical duties necessary for the efficient operation of the section including routing or responding to incoming telephone calls, routing the mail, typing routine correspondence, filing, and maintaining and ordering supplies.

1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS : Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing including being able to hear and discern poorly spoken statements. Requires the ability to use general office equipment such as personal computer, typewriter, dictaphone, and telephone.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS : Work is performed in an office environment and involves contact with staff and citizens.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent and three (3) years clerical experience; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must be able to pass Human Resources speed test of 30 WPM with five (5) or less errors, demonstrate ability to transcribe from dictaphone to personal computer, or pass other skills tests as deemed appropriate by Human Resources. May be required to work varied shifts, evenings, and weekends as required and be on-call 24 hours/day as needed. Previous clerical experience in a law enforcement setting, as a transcriptionist, or utilizing specialized transcription software preferred.
The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.

The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at .

Division: Police Services
Service Center: Crimes Against Persons

Additional Information

Posting Date: Oct 11, 2021


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Pay Basis: Yearly