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Real Time Captioner

Anywhere, USA

Job Type


You will:

We are looking to hire Remote Real Time Captioners now!


  • Provide immediate verbatim translation of spoken English into text so the student can read the text on a laptop computer screen or other display devices as it is created.

  • Provide a complete transcription of all spoken words and environmental cues.

  • Provide the student with an electronic disk, e-mail, or hard copy version of the final, edited transcript as agreed upon with the student.

  • Research technical terminology related to assignments and continually develop and modify custom software dictionaries.

  • Prepare for comprehensive and accurate translation for specialized or technical assignments.

  • Other duties as assigned.

You have:

Requirement and skills:

  • 6 - 12months of experience providing real-time captioning services!

  • Proficiency in computer-aided transcription (CAT) softwareExperience in post-secondary educational transcription.

  • Knowledge

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the English language, including grammatical structures, syntax, spelling vocabulary, and punctuation.

  • Working knowledge of the language and vocabulary used in the assigned translating situations.

  • General knowledge of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Culture.

  • Must be able to caption at a minimum rate of 180 or more words per minute with a high level of accuracy.

  • Proficiently use, maintain, and troubleshoot court reporting steno equipment, real-time software, and computer systems and equipment.

  • Develop, maintain, and proficiently use a thorough dictionary that enables accurate and fluid translation.

  • Effectively listen for continuity, sense, and detail while translating.

  • Proficiently write in real-time in a conflict-free manner using punctuation and sustaining accuracy in fast-paced stressful situations.Use advanced editing skills.

  • Maintain confidentiality.

Special Conditions:

Because CART system software and dictionaries are highly customized, the incumbent must provide their own equipment and software including real-time-capable steno machine, laptop computer, current software for real-time translation, real-time cables, and other items for set up (e.g., extension cords, extra battery, power surge protector).

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