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Job Title: Police Records Technician
Closing date: 07/14/2020
Closing time: 05:00 PM
 Postmarks NOT accepted. 
Job Class: Full-time, Union (Teamsters)
Job Hours: FULL-TIME
Salary: $3,524-$4,249 per month

City of Centralia
Job Title:  Police Records Technician
Date Opened:  June 30, 2020
Date Closed: July 14, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
Job Class:  Full-time, Civil Service Classified, Union (Teamsters),
Salary:  $3,524 - $4,249 per month (2020 Rates)
Description:  General Function:
The role of the Police Records Technician is to perform a variety of clerical duties including reception work with the public, answering and directing telephone inquiries, data entry into and retrieval from law enforcement records systems, transcription of taped police reports and statements, preparation of letters, forms, and reports using various office equipment such as typewriters and computers for word processing and spreadsheets, rolling fingerprints and preparing fingerprint cards for employees and members of the public, maintenance of police records and files, sorting and distribution of mail, posting notices and memos, and coordinating efforts with other City departments, other law enforcement agencies and support agencies.
Education and Experience:
Must possess a high school diploma or GED and three years of progressively responsible office experience, or any combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability to perform the job.
Must also possess a valid Washington State driverís license and a driving record acceptable to the City and the Cityís insurance carrier.  Also must be able to travel out of county as required.
Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate valid Washington State Patrol Law Access Certification Level II within 6 months of employment.
Special Requirements:
Selected candidate must meet minimum Civil Service Requirements including a background screening.  The successful applicant must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
Selection Process: 
Following the application period applicants will be invited for further Civil Service testing and ranking.
Application Process:
  1. Submit a City of Centralia employment application (you may attach a resume but it must accompany the City's employment application) to Civil Service Secretary, PO Box 609 / 118 W Maple, Centralia, WA  98531 (360-330-7562) or e-mail mheinricher@cityofcentralia.com  by July 14, 2020 by 5:00 pm
(Postmarks NOT accepted).  E-mail applications must be signed and mailed after electronic filing.
  1. All applicants must also complete and submit the Supplemental Questionnaire along with the completed application.  Application will be incomplete without the questionnaire attached.

The City of Centralia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disabled veteran status, veteran status, physical, mental or sensory disability.  Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  The City will provide reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities during the selection process, if requested.  Please notify Personnel of the accommodation needed, preferably at the time of applying.
Only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States are eligible for employment.  All new employees will be required to complete and sign an Employment Eligibility Verification form and present documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility.

Click here to download a job application in PDF format
Click here to download a supplemental questionnaire in PDF format


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