Police Records Technician I City of Chico Chico

Title Police Records Technician I
Date 23 December 2020
Company City of Chico
City Chico

Short Description :

Supervision, to perform complex and confidential police records duties, including but not limited to, public service in person and via telephone, processing requests for public safety records from the public and other law enforcement agencies, compliance with California State ,…

Full Description :

Position Information

This recruitment is to fill three vacancies and establish an eligibility list.
NOTICE: The is committed to inclusion and a diverse workforce and has made candidate applications anonymous to reduce implicit bias in the hiring process. Candidate names, addresses, and other Personally Identifiable Information (PII) are auto-redacted on applications sent to the department. Due to this redaction, resumes, certificates, or any other attachment with PII will not be forwarded until after an interview schedule is determined. As such, candidates should ensure that the entered "Work Experience" and "Certifications" sections match the submitted resume.
This recruitment is open, on a continuous basis, until all positions are filled.

Job Description

Definition:
Under general supervision, to perform complex and confidential police records duties, including but not limited to, public service in person and via telephone, processing requests for public safety records from the public and other law enforcement agencies, compliance with California State Law requirements relating to arrest and confidential records, and other related work as assigned.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
Employees in this classification normally work under supervision performing a variety of tasks relating to the processing of public safety records. Employees are expected to assume individual initiative to set work priorities and determine the most effective methods to complete tasks according to established procedures. Incumbents of this class lack a complete knowledge of department procedures and precedents. They are unable to perform the full range of duties as assigned to the Police Records Technician II level. Unless a position is permanently allocated to the Police Records Technician I level due to the nature of the work, employees may be promoted, pursuant to the flexibly staffed nature of the classification series, to the Police Records Technician II level once responsibility and experience increases.
Typical Duties:

  • Assisting department personnel, outside law enforcement agencies, and the general public in person and via telephone;*
  • Issuing city permits;*
  • Collecting fees pursuant to the city fee schedule;*
  • Fulfill requests for public safety records in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and policies;*
  • Verify identity and conduct fingerprint services for applicants;*
  • Data entry of criminal history and law enforcement information;*
  • Process and distribute police reports, notices, and conduct background checks in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and policies;*
  • Document and process lost and found property;*
  • Operate standard office machines;*
  • Other police department duties as assigned.
*=Essential Function
Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of "other duties, as assigned."
Tools and Equipment Used:
Personal computer, including Microsoft Office and specialized software, multiline phone system, electronic typewriter, calculate or laminator, document scanner, fax machine, and copy machine.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an open office environment. Employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions or in a storage warehouse. The noise level in the work environment is moderately noisy.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Modern office practices and procedures including correspondence, filing, and standard office and word processing equipment operation; correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; standard telephone conduct and practice.
Ability to: Multitask and perform a variety of clerical work with constant interruptions; provide excellent customer service at all times; maintain strict confidentiality; utilize basic office equipment and software; learn and perform duties in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and department policies; understand and carry out oral and written directions; type accurately at a minimum speed of 40 words per minute; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; work various shifts as assigned. Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience/Education: High school graduation, or equivalent, supplemented by specialized clerical and business office course work. No experience necessary.
Additional Requirement: Possession of a valid California Driver License.
Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-Wide Classification Plan.

Additional Information

APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE, THROUGH THE NEOGOV SYSTEM.
If this is the first time you are applying using the online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build your application which can be saved and used to apply for other employment opportunities.
Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure applications are received by the Human Resources Office.
Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification. If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications are not accepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process.
Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager.
Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States.
The is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made.
If you have any questions, or need additional assistance regarding employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 879-7900 or jobs[at]chicoca.gov.

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