Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $17.72-$24.81/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
This is a professional staff (non-sworn) position in the UC Santa Cruz Police Department. A high level of awareness, diplomacy and sensitivity is critical with this position. The ability to positively interact with Police Department employees, University officials, staff, faculty, students, community members, visitors, and professionals from other government agencies is required to develop, maintain, and successfully perform in this position. This position plays a critical function in the criminal justice system, and is a very critical position within the UC Santa Cruz Police Department.
Under the general supervision of the Police Records and Communications Manager, the Evidence and Records Specialist provides a wide variety of law enforcement support duties, and is solely responsible for the management of inventory to include the security, lawful handling, processing and maintenance, controls, audits and inventories, data maintenance, evidence/property organization, disposition and purging, and final disposal of all items of evidence, lost and found property, and contraband received by the police department. This position also provides customer service and clerical support including a variety of administrative duties such as receptionist duties, cashiering, data entry and word processing, record keeping, filing, preparing reports, and providing information to community members.
The Evidence and Records Specialist is also required to know laws and regulations pertaining to the processing, retention, release, and disposition of police department records, and UC Santa Cruz's complex parking rules and regulations. This position requires sound problem solving skills, analytical acumen, computer skills, the application of state and federal law as it pertains to records and evidence, and the ability to quickly learn and apply University of California regulations.
Departmental, state and federal laws, POST standards, rules and guidelines must be adhered to, but the ability to adapt and adhere to policy and protocols specific to the UC Santa Cruz Police Department is required.
Some special conditions include:
Employee will be a staff member of the UC Santa Cruz Police Department and therefore must pass a thorough background investigation of personal and work history, including a fingerprint check of criminal history, psychological exam, and a credit check, and possess a valid California driver's licenses. As part of the background investigation process, you may be subjected to a detection of deception examination, such as a polygraph or voice stress analysis to verify the truthfulness of information that applicants have provided on the PHS and to the background investigator directly.
Must possess a valid high school diploma or GED.
Successful applicants will participate in the DMV Pull Notice.
Employee must successfully complete a one-week POST certified Basic Records Clerk course, a one-week POST certified property and evidence course, Public Records Act training, and California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) training within six (6) months of employment.
Experience working with confidential or sensitive material.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to produce memos, reports, and letters and email correspondence in a clear, concise, logical and grammatically correct manner. Ability to read documents with comprehension in standard English text.
Ability to operate a computer, including the use of departmental email. Experience using software such as Word, Excel, email, calendar, and other computer programs to produce documents, forms, reports, statistical information, and spreadsheets.
Knowledge of standard office practices, including the operation of facsimile machines, copier/printer/scanner, and electronic cash register.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize assignments, and work in a complex dynamic environment with deadline pressures, rapidly shifting priorities, heavy workload and frequent interruptions.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-06-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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