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Law Enforcement Transcription Editors/Proofreaders 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Category Law Enforcement  
Description

OPPORTUNITY

 

VIQ is looking to work with individuals who have experience relevant to proofreading and correcting draft versions of audio transcriptions.

Our Vendors / independent contractors will be editing transcripts to match the audio content of criminal investigations, internal affairs, and various other legal and law enforcement audios. Contractors must have prior verbatim, multi-speaker audio transcription or editing experience. Whether you want to transcribe full-time or part-time, we have more than enough work to go around.

Prior verbatim transcription or editing experience is required, as well as having done interview transcriptions. We love working with typists that have had experience transcribing or editing for a law enforcement agency, courts, or a law office. You must be computer savvy and able to learn new programs quickly.

All work is completed within our all-in-one transcription platform. Editors will receive a draft of a transcript that has been created by speech-to-text technology, then listen to the corresponding audio while proofreading and correcting the document to ensure it meets accuracy requirements. Typical corrections include correcting speakers who were misidentified, correcting the accuracy of words spoken, adding words spoken that were not picked up by AI, fixing punctuation, and correcting formatting.

New orders are available Monday through Friday with turnarounds that vary from same day to 5 business days. The majority of our orders are 3 business days. Our order pool allows you to choose orders that fit into your schedule -- displaying length of audio and turnaround for each order. You may claim anywhere from a couple orders a week up to fully booking yourself a "full-time" amount of orders.

A full criminal background check is required for individuals completing this work.

There is an initial assessment period before any vendor is able to complete client work. Therefore, it is essential that you have prior Law Enforcement transcription or court reporting experience and are able to proof your work to be at least 98% accurate.

Pay is per audio minute and dependent on the turnaround time. Detailed information regarding pay rates will be sent to all qualified applicants after the application is reviewed.

 

BENEFITS OF INDEPENDENT CONTRACTING

 

1. Work on your own schedule

2. Set your own goals for how many hours you want to work.

3. Grow your business at your own pace

4. Have open access to work 24/7

5. Become an integral part of the justice system

6. Pajamas all day!

 


**MEDICAL TRANSCRIBERS: If your experience is with Medical transcription only, your application will not be considered for this opportunity. Please apply or register for future openings for our General Editing or Insurance Editing opportunities which will be a better fit for your experience.**

 
Position Requirements

THE NITTY GRITTY

 

1. You must be an American citizen residing in the USA **Note: Due to legislative restrictions, residents of California and Massachusetts are not eligible for this opportunity

2. You must be able to pass a full criminal background

3. You must have prior verbatim multi-speaker transcription experience that is similar to the types of audios we transcribe.

4. You must be able to type 80 WPM

5. You must have stellar grammar and proofreading skills

6. Be able to produce a transcript that is at least 98% accurate

7. Work on a PC with Microsoft Windows 10, a minimum 8 GB of RAM and a version of Microsoft Office that has Word (you should be very proficient) and Excel (open & view only)

8. Be an effective communicator through email

9. Have or be willing to purchase noise-canceling headphones and an Infinity USB-2 foot pedal

10. Have a high-speed Internet connection (minimum 15Mbps and can effectively stream a YouTube video). You must use Chrome v70+ as your web browser.

11. Be proficient at research on the Internet

12. Be able to meet posted deadlines

13. Be computer savvy; able to learn new programs quickly and independently

 


THE PROCESS

 

1. Submit your resume and application

2. Complete an assessment process to demonstrate your transcription and proofreading skills

3. Start completing work and getting $$$

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Independent Contractor  
Tags proofreading, proofreader, transcription, transcript, editor, escription, winscribe, law enforcement, legal transcription  
Position Law Enforcement Transcription Editors/Proofreaders  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
About the Organization VIQ Solutions (formerly Net Transcripts) has decades of experience delivering fast, accurate and secure digital transcription services to provide verbatim documentation for our courts, law enforcement, criminal justice and insurance clients around the globe.

We provide global, cutting-edge transcription technology, including our end-to-end transcription platform that automates workflow for our transcription team, making them more efficient and productive than ever.

As an independent contractor for VIQ Solutions, you will have the opportunity to set your own schedule and receive guidance from our supportive, in-office team whenever you need it. Whether you want to work part-time, full-time or all the time, we have an abundance of orders to keep our editors and transcribers busy!

 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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