Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $22.54-$25.26/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
This is a professional staff (non-sworn) position. A high level of awareness, diplomacy and sensitivity is critical with this position. The ability to positively interact with Police Department employees, University officials, staff, faculty, students, community members, visitors, and professionals from other government agencies is required of incumbents to develop, maintain, and successfully perform in this position. This position plays a critical function in the criminal justice system, and is a very critical position within the UC Santa Cruz Police Department.
Under the general supervision of the Police Records and Communications Manager, the Police Records Technician provides a wide variety of customer service and clerical support duties to the Police Department, which includes, but is not limited to receptionist duties, cashiering, data entry and word processing, record keeping, filing, preparing reports, and providing information to community members.
The Police Records Technician is responsible for the maintenance and processing of police department records, and assists with compiling statistics and information for the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR), NIBRS reporting system, Clery Act reports, UC System-wide reports, State and Federal Public Records Act compliance, and monthly statistical reports. The Police Records Assistant is also required to know laws and regulations pertaining to the processing, retention, release, and disposition of police department records, processing, retention, release and disposition of lost and found items, knowledge of police evidence records processing, retention, release, and disposition, and UC Santa Cruz's complex parking rules and regulations.
This position requires sound problem solving skills, analytical acumen, computer skills, and the application of state and federal law as it pertains to records and evidence, and the ability to quickly learn and apply University of California regulations.
The Police Records Technician also provides logistical needs for the department and campus during planned events and emergencies.
Departmental, state and federal laws, POST standards, rules and guidelines must be adhered to, but the ability to adapt and adhere to policy and protocols specific to the UC Santa Cruz Police Department is required.
Some special conditions include: *Successful applicants will participate in the DMV Pull Notice. *Employee will be a staff member of the UC Santa Cruz Police Department and therefore must pass a thorough background investigation of personal and work history, including a fingerprint check of criminal history, psychological exam, and a credit check, and possess a valid California driver's licenses. As part of the background investigation process, you may be subjected to a detection of deception examination, such as a polygraph or voice stress analysis to verify the truthfulness of information that applicants have provided on the PHS and to the background investigator directly. *Ability to regularly stand, walk and sit for extended periods of time. *Ability to work overtime including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays to meet operational needs. *Ability to work alternate work schedule shift. Hours of work may be on an 8, 10, or 12 hour plan. *Ability to travel for training and meetings within the State of California. *Ability to satisfactorily complete required training classes and courses to keep abreast of new laws and regulations, as well as keep skill set up to date. *Must possess a valid California driver's license to drive in the State of California.
Experience working with confidential or sensitive material, using discretion and judgment.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to produce memos, reports, letters, and email correspondence in a clear, concise, logical and grammatically correct manner. Ability to read documents with comprehension in English text.
Ability to operate a computer, including the use of departmental email. Expertise using database systems. Experience using software such as Word, Excel, email, calendar, and other computer programs to produce documents, forms, reports, statistical information, and spreadsheets.
Knowledge of office practices, procedures and methods including the operation of common equipment.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects/assignments, and work in a complex dynamic environment with deadline pressures, shifting priorities, heavy workload and frequent interruptions.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-20-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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