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Job Responsibilities : Transcriptionist Salary : $18 per hour Company : City of Moorhead Location : Moorhead, MN 56560 US Educational requirements : High School

The City of Moorhead is accepting applications for a Police Transcriptionist position in the Police Department. This administrative support position performs basic work transcribing confidential reports and statements utilizing a variety of computer hardware and software verifying accuracy of transcription prioritizing paperwork archiving/storage of information and related work as required.

Hours: Flexible start time between 4 AM or 5 AM with an 8 hour work day Monday through Friday and alternate weekends. Weekend hours are flexible on start and end time and generally are 4 hour shifts with the following Friday off.

The essential functions of the Transcriptionist position include but are not limited to the following major duties performed. Duties are listed from most to least important.

  • Transcribes dictated reports statements interviews phone conversations video recordings and other information..
  • Proofreads and edits transcribed information for accuracy and completeness.
  • Reviews jail lock-up list prioritizes jobs and sorts hardcopy information.
  • Transfers information to alternate storage media audits files and generates reports.
  • Performs other duties as requested.
  • Attendance at off-site courses/trainings/seminars may be required.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Six months transcription or related field
  • Previous dictation experience preferred
  • Ability to type 65+ words per minute.
  • Must provide results of a typing test with application. Results are generally in form of a certificate from any website providing typing tests such as

The Transcriptionist position requires general knowledge of standard office practices procedures equipment and office assistance techniques; general knowledge of law enforcement terminology and medical/drug terminology; thorough general knowledge of business English grammar spelling and arithmetic; ability to transcribe using a digital dictation system; ability to perform and organize work independently; ability to operate standard office equipment and applicable software packages; ability to type accurately and at a high rate of speed; ability to communicate effectively both oral and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

The Transcriptionist work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting using hands to finger handle or feel and repetitive motions frequently requires reaching with hands and arms and pushing or pulling and occasionally requires standing walking speaking or hearing climbing or balancing stooping kneeling crouching or crawling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data operating machines operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office light traffic).

The City of Moorhead offers a positive friendly and collaborative work environment that is team focused where everyone is working together to serve our community. Our employees are passionate about their jobs and making our community one to be proud of. We are #MoorheadProud

The City of Moorhead is an equal opportunity employer and a proud employer located in the metropolitan region of Fargo-Moorhead

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