Applicants must complete both of the following steps. Applicants who fail to complete both steps will not be considered.
Performs clerical and administrative support duties within the Police Department's Investigative Unit. Under general supervision, assists investigators with research, criminal histories, records, and other duties relevant to their investigation. Performs work of moderate difficulty involving typing, filing, entering, and retrieving data into complex computer systems, and other paperwork as related to law enforcement procedures. Compiles information and prepares reports, tracks, and processes documents. Composes correspondence, memos, forms, reports, contracts, and other documents as needed. Answers the telephone and interacts with the public to respond to inquiries and requests by providing information to customers regarding the Investigative Unit. Schedules and arranges appointments and meetings or other events. Interacts with staff and the public in person or by telephone to respond to inquiries, making referrals and providing information to customers regarding the Investigative Unit. Backs up Administrative Specialist III to maintain time and attendance records and process payroll.
Minimum Quali?cations: High school diploma or equivalent and two to three years clerical experience, preferably within a law enforcement agency, which involved interacting with the public to disseminate information, or an appropriate combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Must be able to type 35 wpm. Must complete required NIMS level training within first six months of hire.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of correct English usage including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary. Requires knowledge of general office procedures, policies, and practices, as well as basic knowledge of computer and other general office equipment. Requires knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. Must have knowledge of basic business arithmetic. Requires ability to establish and maintain e?ective working relationships. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Requires good organizational skills and attention to detail.
Physical Abilities: Required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear; occasional lifting and/or moving up to 40 pounds.
Typical Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Hours of work: Daytime hours, Monday thru Friday.
In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration.
Apply online at www.indepmo.org/hr or in City Hall, 2nd ?oor, 111 East Maple, Independence, MO 64050. You will also need to print out the additional APPLICANT PERSONAL HISTORY INFORMATION PACKET by selecting the link above and returning the packet along with required documents to the Independence Police Department, 223 N. Memorial Drive, Independence, MO 64050. Position Open Until Filled.
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