Administration Record Technician

CITY OF SCOTTSBLUFF   Scottsbluff, NE   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
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Posted on October 30, 2020

Record Technician FULL TIME POSITION - City of Scottsbluff Police  Department.

Description of the Job: The job of Record Technician involves a variety of skilled work involving maintenance of the police record system for the Police Department, and clerical support for the Police Chief and other personnel in the Police Department. A Record Technician will handle direct service to the general public and to other law enforcement agencies with regard to questions involving police activities and police records. The work of the Record Technician may be supervised by a Police Captain, Police Sergeant, or the Police Chief.

Essential Functions of the Job: Accurately enter all information regarding police incidents and activities into the police computer system; Maintain files on police reports and individual contact records; Assist in the compilation of statistical data for inclusion or submission to department personnel and government entities, as needed; Respond to requests for information from other law enforcement agencies on the local, County, State or Federal level; Provide clerical support including typing of memos, police reports, correspondence or special reports for the Police Chief or other police personnel as requested; Provide information and assistance to the public in person and over the phone; Become knowledgeable on all department and City policies and regulations; Prepare written or computerized reports on work assignments as requested; Assist in facilitating the use, distribution and notification process for work schedules and court notices. Process incoming and outgoing mail for the department; Prepare notices and reports for County and District, and Federal Court as directed; Prepare accident reports for submission to the Division of Motor Vehicles; Provide copies of accident reports to insurance companies and the general public; Assist Police Officers and other staff members in the retrieval of records, information and reports; Operate a department vehicle occasionally in support of the Police Department record system or other services provided by the department; Attend in-service and specialized training sessions; Become familiar with court decisions which affect the police record function; Provide back up support for co-workers and other police staff as needed; Regular attendance and punctuality required; Other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to maintain confidentiality of work related information in a professional manner; Ability to type with high degree of accuracy; Ability to work alone with minimum supervision; Ability to deal in a positive manner with the general public, City employees, and officials from other law enforcement agencies; Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations; Ability to learn complex filing systems required for police records; Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Ability to perform repetitive motion tasks; sit, talk, hear, reach with hands and arms, use fingers to handle objects, and occasionally have the ability to stand, crouch, stoop, bend, and life or move 20 pounds by self.

Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent; Experience in operation of a variety of office and communication equipment; Must be proficient in computer and data entry skills; Valid Nebraska Driver's license with good driving record; Must demonstrate good team player skills and work well with others; Dependability required.

Preferred Qualifications: Completion of business and secretarial course including computer science courses at a post high school institution.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this classification and is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Hourly rate: $14.39

An Equal Opportunity Employer, no discrimination on the basis of disability, only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States will be hired and all employees are required to complete a verification form.

To be eligible to claim Veteran's Preference under the provisions of Section 48-225 through 48231 of the Nebraska Statutes, you must furnish a copy of honorable discharge (Form DD 214) at the time of filing this application.