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ABOLISHED 01/08/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-05 - Hearing Transcriber-Typist (1193)

ABOLISHED 01/08/2015 PER PAY LETTER 15-05 - Hearing Transcriber-Typist

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: CC35
  • Class Code: 1193
  • Established: 10/20/1966
  • Revised: 01/23/1974
  • Title Changed: --


Under general supervision, to transcribe from mechanical dictating equipment verbatim accounts of hearings, conferences, proceedings, and other meetings; and to do other related work.

Job Characteristics

A Hearing Transcriber-Typist is assigned to full-time transcription of either hearings dictated by a State Hearing Reporter from his hearing notes, or of on-the-spot tape or disc recordings of hearings, conferences, meetings, and other proceedings. To meet the standard of full-time transcription work, it is expected that a Hearing Transcriber-Typist will transcribe a minimum of approximately 113 to 125 folios of transcript a day from hearing notes dictated by a Hearing Reporter, or approximately 29 to 35 folios a day from on-the-spot tape or disc recordings of hearings. Any clerical work performed is incidental in nature.

Typical Tasks

Transcribes complete transcripts of verbatim testimony of hearings, conferences, proceedings, and other formal or informal meetings; transcribes dictated depositions and testimony of witnesses on a variety of subject matter within a number of fields of work; frequently working to meet fixed deadlines, prepares a complete transcript of evidence and testimony; may perform incidental related clerical work for a minor portion of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

Either I


Three years of experience in typing and clerical work including the equivalent of at least one year in transcribing from a dictating machine. (Academic education above the twelfth grade may be substituted for one year of the required general experience on the basis of either (a) one year of general education being equivalent to three months of experience; or (b) one year of education of a


business or commercial nature being equivalent to six months of experience.)



Education: Equivalent to the completion of an associate in arts degree in either secretarial practices and training or general office and clerical training and practices.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Modern office methods, procedures, and dictating equipment; grammar and spelling, including proper word division and hyphenation; a wide variety of legal, medical, and other technical terminology; customary hearing procedures.


Ability to: Type at a speed of 65 words per minute; read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; transcribe verbatim accounts of hearings, conferences, and other meetings with skill, speed, and accuracy; adapt to changing situations and maintain a calm and even disposition under trying circumstances; follow oral and written directions.

Special Personal Characteristic

Normal hearing.

Additional Desirable Qualification

Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

  Updated: 8/2/2017
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