Police Records Specialist

City of Mountain View - Mountain View, CA (30+ days ago)3.6


This Role
We want a detail-oriented, reliable, and skilled individual to join the Police Department for the position of Police
Records Specialist with the City of Mountain View. You will join a dynamic team environment and provide exceptional
customer service to the public and to the employees of the Mountain View Police Department. The detailed job
description for Police Records Specialist is available on the City’s website here.

What You Bring

  • Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade
  • One year of full-time clerical experience
  • Possession of a valid California class C driver license
Bonus Points! (Highly Desirable)
  • Experience with heavy public contact
  • Experience working in a law enforcement agency
Who You Are
  • A team-player with a positive attitude who thrives in a fast-paced work environment
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to work rotating shifts including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • A diligent worker who can multi-task and prioritize assignments while paying close attention to detail
  • A respectful professional who understands the importance of confidentiality
  • A fast-learner who is technically savvy and familiar with complex computer systems
What You’ll Do
  • Respond to multiple public inquiries including complaints in person, on the phone and in writing
  • Perform Live Scan fingerprinting for City employees and public customers
  • Enter, update and maintain data for various types of records into multiple computer databases
  • Process State of California judicially mandated registrants
  • Receive bail money, schedule court dates, coordinate prisoner transports and maintain warrants system
What We Offer
  • Comprehensive benefits package including generous paid leave and group health coverage
  • CalPERS retirement (2.7% at 55 formula for classic members; 2% at 62 for new members); employees contribute
11.5% for classic members; 10.5% for new members to CalPERS with no Social Security deduction
  • Opportunity to utilize $2,000 in tuition reimbursement for education advancement annually, with an additional
one time opportunity for up to $20,000 for the completion of a work related Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Up to $100/month City contribution for mass transit expenses, with $10/month minimum employee contribution
  • Wellness culture including access to the employee gym and incentive pay for participating in the City’s wellness
program
  • Employee appreciation days and activities
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Are You Ready? Apply.
Submit your application, resume and typing certificate certifying the ability to type 35 words per minute online at
www.calopps.org or to the Human Resources Division, City of Mountain View, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA
94041, (650) 903-6309. More information regarding typing certificates can be found here. Typing certificates must be
attached to your application or submitted to human.resources@mountainview.gov by Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 5pm.
Please provide a valid email address on your application. This recruitment will end either on Thursday, May 31, 2018,
at 5:00 p.m. or after 75 applications have been received, whichever occurs first. Qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply early!

Interview Process
Candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to a multiple choice exam (pass/fail), tentatively
scheduled for the week of June 18, 2018, and an oral board interview (weighted 100%), tentatively scheduled for the
week of June 25, 2018. Select candidates who pass the multiple choice exam and the oral board interview may be invited
to a department interview. Depending on the number of applicants, this process may be altered.

The Fine Print
Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should
advise the Human Resources Division upon submittal of application. Documentation of the need for accommodation
must accompany the request. The City of Mountain View is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Candidates on the eligibility list must successfully pass an extensive background investigation conducted under POST
guidelines, including a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint check, prior to employment. A conviction history will not
necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose a conviction will result in
disqualification or termination.