At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
The University of California Police Department provides a full range of law enforcement services in support of the academic and public service missions of the University of California, serving a diverse community of more than 43,000 students and 14,000 faculty & staff in the vibrant City of Berkeley, at the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to the traditional role of a police department, we also carry out a variety of proactive educational, outreach and crime prevention programs. We pride ourselves in a professional and high-quality delivery of service, which we provide with sensitivity to the unique concerns of the University community.
We are interested in ethical, intelligent, creative and motivated candidates who possess the desire and talent required to address the unique challenges of our urban campus environment. We offer a wide variety of assignments and a public service experience unlike any other agency. Visit us at https://ucpd.berkeley.edu/
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 12/17/2021
Process Police Reports
Processes incoming and outgoing police reports in an efficient and timely manner in accordance with unit procedures. Attention to detail and following established laws and guidelines is a must.
Highly detailed data entry.
Review of data for accuracy.
Review of data for statistical purposes.
Attach necessary documents.
Copy and distribute reports in accordance with department, campus, and state laws and guidelines.
File reports accurately
Assist with annual case relocation and purge.
Customer Service (Public Counter and Telephones)
Provide assistance and answer questions for members of the University community and the general public who contact the police department for both routine and emergency services.
Set priorities for action
Gather the necessary information for the Public Safety Dispatchers and Police Officers to ensure requests for service can be handled efficiently.
Direct customers to the appropriate person/agency for further assistance.
Handle multiple telephone lines at the same time.
Take accurate messages.
Take minor police reports as directed.
Duties constantly change to meet department needs. Must be flexible and willing to adjust schedule to meet those needs. May be required to assist with processing prisoners including, fingerprinting, taking pictures. Take Applicant fingerprints and process necessary paperwork. Handle incoming cash and receipts. Assist the Records Supervisor in generating reports and projects as required.
Assist police officers in the processing of prisoners, including fingerprinting, taking pictures, prisoner property.
Electronically fingerprint applicants for the campus community and the general public.
Receive payments, issue receipts and assist Records Supervisor in the balancing of accounts.
Assist in the training of department personnel in the use of the Records Units various systems and processes.
Assist Records Supervisor in the gathering and reviewing of data for various reports and projects as directed.
May be required to work on a Booking Team when arrests are made during civil disturbances.
May be required to work overtime, nights, holidays and weekends.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Must already possess or have the ability to learn and perform necessary tasks as required in the following automated systems including but not limited to:
Records Management System (RMS)
Computer Aided Dispatch System (CADS)
Automate Warrant System (AWS)
Criminal Offender Records Production Unified System (CORPUS)
California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS)
National Crime Information Center (NCIC)
High School Diploma or equivalent experience
Records Technician Course
Public Records Act Course
Public Records Act Course Tactical Communication for Non-Sworn
Training for Trainers
Salary & Benefits
$25.65/hr - $28.09/hr. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.