City of Scottsdale Police Department

Our Police Department, in partnership with the citizens of Scottsdale, recognizes the changing needs of our community and law enforcement’s role in addressing those needs.  Furthermore, we pledge Excellence, Initiative and Integrity to enhance the quality of life throughout our City knowing those we serve deserve no less. 

2 job(s) at City of Scottsdale Police Department

City of Scottsdale Police Department Scottsdale, AZ, United States
Mar 24, 2017
Full Time
Essential Functions Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area within a department(s) which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks: Performs law enforcement patrol activities. Operates a motor vehicle and observes and monitors the public to determine compliance/noncompliance with prescribed operating or safety standards and laws. Pursues and stops offenders, subdues resisting offenders using necessary force where appropriate, including deadly force. Issues citations and makes arrests; searches persons, places, and things; seizes and impounds property and evidence; transports arrested persons and property. Mediates disputes; performs crowd and riot control activities. Conducts law enforcement investigations. Protects crime and traffic accident scenes; conducts face to face and phone interviews; observes, gathers, records, processes, and preserves evidence; measures and diagrams crime and traffic accident scenes; prepares detailed written reports of investigative findings; performs data entry of various police activity into computerized records management system, seizes and processes evidence; presents testimony and evidence in court. Responds to citizen requests for assistance to fires, accidents, and crime scenes; administers first aid to sick and injured citizens for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries; assists distressed motorists and crime scene individuals; directs traffic; moves persons, vehicles, and other property.
City of Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Aug 13, 2017
Full Time
Introduction The Police Records Specialist performs customer service assistance to both internal and external customers, complex record keeping to include compiling statistics, data entry, filing, proofreading, scanning, retrieval of police reports and other forms, maintenance of computerized records management system, queries state and national criminal justice information systems, and other clerical work as needed. The Police Records Specialist also makes entries to state and national criminal justice information systems. Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale . You may find further information regarding the Records Specialist position and the testing process for the position by clicking here . Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of this position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a written test and oral board interview. Final selection is contingent upon a background check which includes: • Fingerprinting • Criminal background screening • Polygraph Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment drug test, and psychological evaluation. The timeframe for reapplication with the Police Department varies based on the position and the needs of the organization. For further information on eligibility, please contact Public Safety Human Resources at hrpublicsafety@scottsdaleaz.gov . PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION WITH APPLICANTS WILL BE DONE VIA EMAIL AND NO COMMUNICATION WILL BE SENT PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent. Two years customer service and clerical experience, including data entry and word processing experience. Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements: Depending on the assignment, obtain and maintain either a Level A or Level B Arizona Criminal Justice Information System (ACJIS) computer certification. Training is provided on duty and testing is completed within first six months of hire. Candidates for the Police Records Assignment must successfully pass a validated administrative test. Essential Functions Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area within a department(s) which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks: Enters, queries, and retrieves information on various computer systems. Completes all ACJIS functions following national and state mandates and instructions. Provides customer service to the public, departmental personnel and other agencies. Responds to incoming telephone calls by routing them to the appropriate Section member or by researching various paper and computer files to respond to inquiries. Handle difficult situations which may occur either by telephone or personal contact. Processes citations, final dispositions, long form submittals, and public/governmental records requests timely. Prepares various background and/or departmental report requests timely for courts and prosecution. Opens, sorts, distributes daily mail, citations approaching court date and Officer citation requests. Handles cash and prepares deposits. Work Environment/Physical Demands 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 position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most work is performed in a normal City office environment. Reach, bend and stoop to reach files. Sit for extended periods of time. Lift and carry materials weighing up to 20 lbs. Click here to review the entire job description. The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.