Police Records Specialist - Temporary Position
Under general supervision, the specialist performs a variety of detailed office work and records maintenance functions involving data entry, transcription, retention, maintenance, retrieval and dissemination of police reports. Other duties include responding to in-person and telephone inquiries and requests, maintaining database information, issuing licenses, and applying law enforcement policies and procedures. Work is performed independently in accordance with well-defined, established Departmental procedures and various State, municipal, and Federal laws relative to maintenance of law enforcement record systems.
Annual salary range is $46,635.68 - $56,673.76 annually ($22.421 - $27.247 per hour)
Position is represented by the Teamsters Communications and Support Unit Local #589.
To Apply: Go to the City’s website at www.cityofpa.us and complete the City of Port Angeles application and upload a cover letter and resume. Position is open until filled.
Selection Process: Applicants will be evaluated on the qualifications and related education and experience. Only those selected to receive an interview will be contacted.
- Three years of administrative clerical support experience involving considerable public contact and experience processing and maintaining confidential, detailed records.
- High school diploma or GED. Associate of Arts Degree is preferred.
- Proficient and accurate keyboard skills suitable for the position; basic knowledge of personal computers and software applications such as word processing and database management.
Employees hired by the Port Angeles Police Department are subject to a high standard of legal, moral and ethical behavior in the performance of work in law enforcement. In order to be employed by the Department, each applicant must pass a background investigation, polygraph and psychological examination to verify his or her ability to meet and uphold department standards. The following requirements serve as a guideline for applicants, but are not all-inclusive.
AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS: Applicants will automatically be disqualified for the following violations:
· Been convicted of a felony (or pled no contend ere to a felony charge), or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Washington State.
· Convicted of Reckless Driving, Driving Under the Influence, Driving After Suspended or Revoked within preceding 5 years.
· Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statute, been convicted of stalking or unlawful sexual misconduct.
· Been previously employed as a law enforcement employee and since has committed or violated federal, state or city laws pertaining to criminal activity.
· Committed any serious violation of Federal, State, City or County laws.
· Has received a dishonorable discharge from the United States armed forces.
· Lied during any stage of the hiring process.
· Falsified his or her personal history questionnaire or application.
· Drug involvement or use of illegal drugs:
~Has or had a pattern of abusing prescription medication.
~Sold marijuana, narcotics or dangerous drugs.
~Used any narcotic or dangerous drug by injection.
~Used any dangerous drug or narcotic (excluding marijuana) within the past 5 years, for any purpose.
~Used any dangerous drug or narcotic (excluding marijuana) more than 3 times in totality.
DISCRETIONARY DISQUALIFIERS: Applicants may, upon review, be disqualified for employment for the following violations:
· Use of marijuana within the past 2 years, for any purpose.
· Spousal use of or possession of marijuana within the last year.
· Commission of a felony.
· Incarceration after conviction for any crime.
· Alcohol or substance misuse and/or abuse, other than above.
· Debts—A demonstrated unwillingness to honor fiscal contracts or just debts.
· Has received other than an honorable discharge from the United States armed forces.
· Received more than three moving traffic violations within the preceding 3 years; or received a reckless driving or driving after suspended/revoked violation within the preceding 5 years
· Suspension or revocation of driving license within the preceding 5 years.
· Excessive traffic violations.
· Involvement in more than one motor vehicle accident within the preceding 3 years for which the applicant received a traffic or criminal citation and was convicted, forfeited bail, or entered a plea of “guilty” or “nolo contendere”.
· Any other conduct or pattern of conduct that would tend to disrupt, diminish, or otherwise jeopardize public trust in the law enforcement profession.