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Law Enforcement Technician

Douglas County

Public Safety

Job title:
Law Enforcement Technician

Job level:

Job description:

Incumbent works under the direction of a Bureau Captain or designee, developing processes and performing clerical and administrative support for the efficient operation of the Sheriff’s Department in strict adherence to established department procedures and statutory regulations.

Compensation: $19.60 – $27.79/Hour

Essential Functions:
Review and process various legal documents (e.g. warrants, protections orders, affidavits, official records of arrests and criminal investigations, court orders, subpoenas, bulletins, accident reports).
Distribute and disseminate records and reports to designated individuals or authorities.
Establish and maintain effective work relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, judges, other agencies, and the public.
Comply with Civil Service policies and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, County policies, department policies and laws to create a cooperative, safe, respectful and quality work environment.
Update legal documents establishing and maintaining official records.
Prepare reports of department activities.
Monitor and utilize state and federal systems (e.g. NCIC, NCIS) disseminating information.
Assist customers obtaining document copies (e.g. accident reports, criminal history records checks, firearm permits).
Collect and process fees, balance daily receipts, and forward for deposit.
Answer and direct calls; greet and direct visitors issuing visitor passes and requesting an escort.
Respond to questions and inquiries within level of expertise, referring unusual questions and inquiries to supervisors.
Conduct research, update criminal records, determine inspected vehicle’s ownership status and aid in Sheriff Office’s operations.
Perform basic bookkeeping and clerical duties (e.g. filing, scanning, drafting letters, copying, faxing, processing mail).
Prepare and maintain various records, correspondence, and other documents.
Code, type, and maintain fingerprinting cards, and disseminate information to designated state and federal authorities.
Maintain office supply inventory; request repair service for office equipment.
Maintain knowledge and job skills (e.g. training, seminars, webinars, meetings, continuing education, conferences).
Assist in performing duties of Law Enforcement Technician II based on level of expertise.
Report to work at assigned location with regular, consistent attendance.
Perform other duties as assigned and directed.

Education and Work Experience and Other Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required.*
Two (2) years of clerical experience.*
Completion of a pre-employment criminal record check and conditional offer drug screen required.
Must complete all job-related training and certification, as required by state and federal statutes and department procedures within the first six (6) months of employment.
*Equivalent combination of education and work experience may be substituted for requirements on a year-for-year basis.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is generally performed in an office setting. Noise level is usually moderate. Work hours are typically standard day-shift hours; however, schedule may vary (e.g. days, shifts, weekends, overtime/extra hours, emergency call-in). Work may be stressful when dealing with multiple priorities/changing priorities, limited resources and uncooperative/irate individuals.
Work requires some physical activity, including extended periods of sitting and standing, frequent walking, reaching and occasional balancing, kneeling, and bending. Work also requires the ability to frequently lift/carry objects weighing up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds.
Required sensory abilities include vision, hearing and touch. Visual abilities, correctable to normal ranges, include close, distance and color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Communication abilities include the ability to talk and hear within normal ranges. Incumbent must possess the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate computers and other equipment.

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Posted on:
April 1, 2024

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