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Administrative Assistant Data Entry

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
March 07, 2019

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***** - **** ******

Edmonton, AB T5H 2J3

Telephone: 587-***-****


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find attached my resume for your perusal. The position, as outlined, is one which I am extremely interested in.

In addition to the vast array of skills I have acquired over the course of my working career, I also possess a shorthand speed of over 225 wpm which is accompanied with a typing speed of 80+ wpm. Data entry skills have been timed at over 12,000 ksph. These are in conjunction with an extremely high degree of accuracy. I also have SAP experience.

As you will note, I have worked as a certified court reporter for over 25 years and my transcription skills are exemplary as a result of my training and experience.

I feel this position is one where I could excel utilizing all the skills I have acquired over the course of my career. I also believe I have all of the attributes that would be required in order to successfully fill this position. It is my hope that you do as well and give me the opportunity to meet with you so that we might begin a long-standing working relationship.


Carmen Oonk


10668 – 96th Street

Edmonton, AB T5H 2J3

Telephone: 587-***-****



Career Objective: To obtain employment within an organization where my abilities, knowledge and skills will increase my experience while pursuing a successful career within a reputable company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

Recording criminal and civil court proceedings utilizing machine shorthand in excess of 225 wpm;

Typing speed of over 80 wpm with an exceptionally high degree of accuracy;

Take dictation to produce accurate Minutes of Meetings;

Alpha numerical skills at over 12,000 ksph;

Ability to provide real-time technology;

Transcribing machine shorthand utilizing Stenovations Software;

Dicta-typing using Express Scribe, Transcription Gear, Windows Media Player and ForTheRecord;

Ability to compose, edit, draft and proofread documents;

Filing and record management;

Faxing, copying, scanning, e-mailing, binding and courier services;

Utilizing computer programs such as MS Word, MS Office, Word Perfect, Excel, Power Point and Outlook;

Calendar management;

Internal database updates;

Booking appointments and making travel arrangements;

Opening and closing files;

Scheduling examinations for discovery, appointments and Notice of Examinations;

Knowledge of Civil Rules and Procedures and CIP standards;

Knowledge of legal and insurance office methods and document formats;

Familiarity with Provincial and Federal and local Statutes;

The ability to conduct myself in a professional manner at all times;

Superior written and verbal communication skills;

Dedicated, reliable, punctual and honest;

The ability to thrive in high volume, pressure situations while still meeting deadlines;

Superior time management skills, including the ability to prioritize and multi-task, handling multiple projects at the same time;

Self-starter with the ability to work independently or as a team with minimal supervision;

Punctual and conscientious; and

Ability to always exercise tact and discretion when handling sensitive and/or confidential matters;

Employment History:

Christmas Bureau of Edmonton 11/2014 – Present

Position Title – Data Entry

Location – Edmonton, Alberta

This is a seasonal position that consists of entering information into the computer database for families in need at Christmas. I was offered to rejoin the team the following year which I initially accepted but ultimately had to decline due to a broken arm. I came back the following year and have been there since.

Official Reporting Services 01/2010 - Present

Position Title – Office Manager/Court Reporter

Location – Toronto, Ontario Fort McMurray, Alberta

Official Reporting Services 02/2010 – 01/2010

Position Title - Self-Employed Court Reporter/Transcriptionist

Location - Toronto, Ontario

My positions involved recording verbatim, using machine shorthand and software, every spoken word in the courtroom, legal proceedings, meetings and arbitrations. Thereafter, to produce a true and accurate, certified transcript in bound form within very tight deadlines. This work required me to work in a high-stress environment where the ability to prioritize was essential. Punctuality, timeliness of deadlines, attention to detail, professionalism and the ability to conduct oneself appropriately was mandatory.

Ontario Ministry of Attorney General 10/2009 – 02/2010

Position Title - Court Recorder/Clerk

Location - Kitchener & Toronto, Ontario

My position involved collecting fines, issuing receipts, administering oaths, preparing a variety of legal documents and acting as a Notary Public. Providing essential support to the judiciary, lawyers and the general public before, during and after court proceedings was also an integral component of this role. A high standard of professionalism was required as I was an active participant in courtroom management by calling court to order, swearing in witnesses, maintaining the order and dignity of the courtroom, cataloguing and securing court exhibits and creating an accurate record of court proceedings. Punctuality, timeliness of deadlines, attention to detail, professionalism and the ability to conduct oneself appropriately was mandatory.

WorkSafeBC 09/2008 – 10/2009

Position Title – Senior Administrative Assistant

Location - Richmond & Terrace, B.C.

This position allowed me to expand and improve the skills I had already acquired. It also enabled me to acquire new skills in the health industry. I was also able to expand my language usage to include verbiage that is indicative of the industry. I was required to provide superior work product and support services in a senior administrative capacity which I did with ease. I was rewarded for my efforts by being promoted within.

Official Reporting Services 09/2005 – 09/2008

Position Title - Freelance Court Reporter/Transcriptionist

Location - Toronto, Ontario

Official Reporting Services 10/1996 – 09/2005

Position Title - Freelance and Official Court Reporter

Location - Fort Lauderdale & Miami, FL

B.C. Ministry of Attorney General 09/1994 – 10/1996

Position Title – Official Court Reporter

Location - Vancouver, B.C.

Self-Employed 10/1990 – 09/1994

Position Title - Freelance Court Reporter

Location - Vancouver, B.C.

Alberta Ministry of Attorney General 06/1989 – 10/1990

Position Title - Official and Freelance Court Reporter

Location – Fort McMurray, Alberta

My function was the same as previous jobs as a Certified Court Reporter.

Various Law Offices 06/1976 – 06/1989

Position Title – Legal Secretary and Senior Administrative Assistant

Location - Vancouver, B.C.

Working in a temporary contract position gave me the ability to offer superior skills in any work environment in which I was placed. It also afforded me the opportunity to expand and excel in the skills that I had already acquired.


Alpha Secondary School 06/1976

Academic Achievement – Grade 12 Diploma

Location - Burnaby, B.C.

Langara College 06/1989

Academic Achievement - Court Reporting Certificate

Location - Vancouver, B.C.

San Antonio School of Real Estate 02/1997

Academic Achievement - Texas Real Estate License

Location – Austin, Texas

Stratford Career Institute 04/2016

Academic Achievement –

Medical Transcriptionist Diploma With Honors (95%)

Location: Mont Royal, QC


WorkSafe BC

Ada Charneski

4450 Lakelse Avenue

Terrace, B.C.

Telephone: 250-***-****

WorkSafe BC

Bonnie Spry

4450 Lakelse Avenue

Terrace, B.C.

Telephone - 1-888-***-****

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