Job Details

Police Records Shift Supervisor

City of Salem, Salem Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 08/19/2019

The Salem Police Department is looking for a highly motivated, mission-oriented leader to join our team as a Police Records Shift Supervisor. The Salem Police Records Unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provides service that spans the spectrum of clerical and customer focused duties in a fast paced, ever evolving environment in support of the City's law enforcement team, partner law enforcement agencies and the community as a whole.

The Records Shift Supervisor is responsible for the guidance and development of unit staff, which includes assigning tasks and reviewing work related performance; monitoring attendance and ensuring adequate staffing; ensuring timely review and distribution of police incident reports; interpretation of state and federal laws related to records management; processing of public records requests; overseeing contact with the public; and ensuring delivery of superb customer service to internal and external customers. Shift supervisors also manage shift cash accounting, create, implement, or update procedures, and process court orders and expungements. The ability to communicate with our customers in both English and Spanish is a plus. Successful candidates generally have experience with or the ability to achieve proficiency with a wide range of computer software systems.

The position requires the applicant to uphold the highest level of integrity and personal ethics. The Salem Police Department Records Unit is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year; you must be flexible and able to work any assigned rotating shift in support of the department and the law enforcement partner agencies we support.

If you are interested in an opportunity to work within a team environment, focused on service, compassion, honor, and integrity, this may be the path to a highly rewarding career.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •Must pass the pre-employment drug test (including marijuana).
•Must pass the extensive pre-employment police background check.
•Associate degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or a related field, and two years of supervisory experience in an office environment, preferably in law enforcement, legal or related field, responsible for computerized document management, quality control, and/or records retention preferred, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
•Must pass criminal background check necessary to obtain Criminal Justice Information System clearance and Law Enforcement Data System certification within 30 days of hire (clearance must be maintained throughout employment)
•Notary Public Certificate to be obtained within 90 days of hire date.
•• Bilingual skills preferred.
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