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, AZ Scottsdale, AZ, United States
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time
Introduction 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 . To learn more about working for the City of Scottsdale and meet a few of our employees, click here . About The Position Performs professional level work involved in the examination, identification and evaluation of physical evidence in the investigation of crimes. Selection Process Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview and an assessment exercise. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include: Fingerprinting Criminal Background screening for the past 7 years Motor Vehicle Department Records Check Drug Screening Background Investigation to include Polygraph Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience A Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, or related physical or natural science from an accredited educationalinstitution, with a minimum of 20 semester hours in chemistry related coursework. Must havefour years of experience as a forensics examiner in a recognized crime laboratory. Must have a working expertise in atleast twoforensic disciplines or working expertise in one forensic discipline and completion of one of the following: publication in recognized scientific journal; presentation at recognized scientific meeting; certification by recognized forensic organization; or participation in validation or method development. An equivalent combination of education and job related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis. Unofficial transcripts / training certificate(s) must be submitted alongwith the application. Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted Arizona driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on department/section assignment. Essential Functions Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks: Examines, identifies, interprets and evaluates suspected evidence which includes narcotics, dangerous drugs and toxicology, serology, DNA, trace, firearms, latent print processing and comparison, AFIS entry and searches and arson samples. Provides general scientific information as requested. Enters and searches for information on the computerized AFIS system. Compares analytical findings with known standards. Discusses laboratory test results with other lab professionals, officers and attorneys. Provides expert testimony in court. Comprehends and follows detailed, highly technical, oral and written instructions to prepare clear, concise, comprehensive reports and records. Prepares and presents detailed reports. Provides technical assistance and expertise at crime scenes. Prioritize own casework load. 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. Use specialized protective equipment to perform laboratory analyses. May be exposed to fumes or dust, bodily fluids, toxic or caustic chemicals or materials that transmit infectious disease (e.g., AIDS, Hepatitis B) are corrosive, carcinogenic or explosive. Respond to crime scenes and court appearances as needed. Safely work with various chemicals and powders. Operate a microscope and other laboratory equipment requiring visual and muscular dexterity. Visually distinguishes the full range of the color spectrum to perform testing of drugs and body fluids. Work is performed in a normal City office environment, laboratory and in the field. Lift and carry materials, computer reports weighing up to 30 pounds. Travel to/from meetings and various locations. 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. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2018 11:59 PM Arizona
City of Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale, AZ, United States
Aug 14, 2018
Full Time
Introduction 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 . To learn more about working for the City of Scottsdale and meet a few of our employees, click here . About The Position 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 make entries to state and national criminal justice information systems. Selection Process Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview and an assessment exercise. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include: Fingerprinting Criminal Background screening for the past 7 years Drug Screening Psychological Testing Background Investigation to include Polygraph Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: A high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalent. Two years experience and/or training in customer service, data entry, clerical work or related field. 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. Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/department/service assignment. 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 occureither 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. Redacts and provides reports according to policy. 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. 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. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2018 11:59 PM Arizona