Human Resources

Records Unit Clerk

$13.61 - $16.48 per hour

The City of Independence is recruiting a Records Unit Clerk. This position will perform technical work in the Independence Police Department Records Unit. This position requires processing and auditing reports for a variety of records including stolen autos, missing persons, fraud, and forgery and protection orders. Handles complex customer service problems. Provides audit, entry, indexing, storage, maintenance, retrieval and dissemination of Police Department records in accordance with federal, state and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations; collects monies for the sale of police reports and photographic fees when applicable. Trained in the areas of Rejis, Local, Mules and NCIC terminal information, including records retrieval and microfilming. Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. One year experience as a Clerk. Previous Microsoft Windows experience desirable. Requires ability to type 35 wpm. You may be required to take a typing test. Within the first six (6) months of hire must pass a written examination on the Missouri Sunshine Laws in the Records Unit, and be MULES and REGIS certified. Position requires ability to maintain multiple computer systems at one time. Must be able to work rapidly, accurately and process cash record sales according to procedure. Requires ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and demonstrate initiative within established guidelines. Requires a polygraph test, oral board interview, psychological examination and background check.

Physical Demands: May occasionally be required to use a maximum of 25 lbs of force to move or lift objects. Requires hand dexterity for office machine operation, stooping and bending to files and supply shelves. Frequent standing or sitting for extended periods of time. Typical Working Conditions: Normal office environment.

The current shift that is open is 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. However, you must be available to work ANY shift. Must be available for shift work and weekend work. Days off rotate every 28 days. Hours of work: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. / 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. / 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Drug testing
Background check
Valid driver’s license
In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position.

This is a union position within the Agreement between the City and Service Employees International Union Local No. 2000.

Apply online at or in the Human Resources Department, 2nd floor, City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Independence, MO 64050. Position closes: May 14, 2013.


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