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Police Records Technician

Municipality of Anchorage

This is a Full-time position in Anchorage, AK posted May 18, 2021.

Job InformationOpen to the general public and any current Municipal employee. This position is represented by the Anchorage Police Department Employees Association (APDEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current contract between the Municipality of Anchorage and the APDEA. DEPARTMENT: Anchorage Police Department (APD) HOURS OF WORK: 4/10 shifts, days off vary LOCATION: 716 West 4th Avenue & 4501 Elmore RoadExample of Duties Extensive contact with the public, both in person and over the phone. Maintain working knowledge of community, municipal, and internal resources and route citizens appropriately. Take reports of crime over the phone and compose formal department police reports. Type and compose routine correspondence, various reports, letters, memorandum. Extensive data entry utilizing word processing equipment. Research and enter data from police reports and citations into various computer systems, including but not limited to NCIC, APSIN, and Records Management System (RMS). Coordinate with internal personnel and external agencies under time constraints to process arrests and charging documents. Perform cashiering functions, and process all traffic citations. Process monetary entries for receipt of all monies for various types of permits, fees, reports. Provide court testimony as required. Perform other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences High school diploma, GED, or equivalent, and two (2) years of clerical office experience. All applicants must possess and/or complete: Must possess the ability to type 35 WPM at the time of hire. Satisfactory drug screening by time of hire. Satisfactory Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) background check at time of hire. Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) / National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification within thirty (30) days of hire. Preferences: Experience in greeting the public, receiving complaints, answering questions, responding to calls and/or transferring calls. Experience in handling cash and keeping a cash journal for receipts of transaction. Additional Important Information Preference will be given to Anchorage Police Department (APD) employees. APD employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-APD applicants. Successful applicants will be invited to test. Testing will include satisfactory passing of: Nelson/Denny Comprehension Exam and an Oral Board. Passing results of the Nelson/Denny Reading Comprehension exam are valid for one (1) year from the date of the tests. The test scores/results may be used when applying for other positions within APD. Current APD employees are exempt from the Nelson/Denny Reading Comprehension exam. If selected for hire, appointment to this position will be conditional based upon satisfactory passing an extensive background and financial check, and a drug screen. If selected for hire, appointment in this position requires Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) security clearance and access, and also FBI National Crime Information Center (NCIC) security clearance and access within thirty (30) days of hire. If the individual selected for this position fails to obtain these clearances and accesses within thirty (30) days of hire, he/she will be terminated. All required licenses and certifications must remain current for the duration of employment. The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to Military Service Interview Preference : Veterans or who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach to the application a copy of their DD Form 214, DD Form 256, NGB Form 22, or a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizing the person as a veteran. The attached documentation must show an honorable discharge or general (under honorable conditions) discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration. Individuals currently serving as a member in good standing in the National Guard or the organized military reserves who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach proof of current service to the application. Proof of current service can be shown by submission of a statement of service which, at a minimum, shows full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, date service began, branch of service, rank, name of command providing the information, and unit of assignment. The statement of service must be on a form or letterhead of the individuals command organization and show the name, signature, title and contact information for the signer providing the statement of service. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration. The Municipality of Anchorage is an employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.Application Process: Once an applicant clicks on the “Apply” link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. Note: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant’s profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627 . For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA. For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571 .