Law Enforcement Technician I

Douglas County, NE - Farnam, NE (25 days ago)

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

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, etc.).

Distribute and disseminate records and reports to designated individuals or authorities.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, other agencies, and the public.

Update legal documents to establish and maintain accurate and complete official records.

Prepare reports of department activities.

Monitor and utilize state and federal telecommunications systems (NCIC/NCIS) to disseminatre information to designated authorities.

Assist customers at the counter in obtaining copies of accident reports, criminal history records checks, firearm permits, and other documents.

Collect and process fees, balance daily receipts, and forward for deposit.

Answer and direct telephone calls; greet and direct visitors.

Respond to questions and inquiries within level of expertise referring unusual questions and inquiries to supervisors.

Issue visitors passes and request an escort as needed.

Conduct research to assist staff, update criminal records, determine inspected vehicle's ownership status and aid in the operations of the Sheriff's Department.

Perform basic bookkeeping and clerical duties (e.g. filing, scanning, drafting letters, copying, faxing, processing mail).

Prepare and maintain various records, correspondence and other department documents.

Code, type and maintain fingerprinting cards, and disseminate information to designated state and federal authorities.

Maintain an adequate inventory of office supplies ordering supplies as needed; request repair service for office equipment.

Attend various training courses, seminars, and conferences to maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in job-related skills and techniques.

Assist, as directed, in performing duties of Law Enforcement Technician II based on level of expertise.

Report to work at assigned location with regular and predictable attendance.

Perform other duties as directed and assigned.

Education and Work Experience and Other Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required.

Two (2) years* of clerical experience.

Must type twenty-five (25) net words per minute.

Completion of a pre-employment security clearance check.

Must complete all job related training and certification, as required by state and federal statutes and department procedures within the first six months of employment.

  • Approved education/training beyond high school may be substituted for work experience 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.

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 indoors in an office setting. Noise level is usually moderate. Hours of work are generally standard day-shift hours however work hours may occasionally include weekend, emergency call-in and overtime hours. Work may be fast paced when managing multiple priorities and dealing with competing needs and/or time constraints. Incumbents may encounter uncooperative or irate persons while performing duties.

Work requires some physical activity, including extended periods of sitting and standing, frequent walking, and occasional balancing, kneeling, bending, and reaching. Work also requires the ability to frequently lift and carry supplies, equipment and documents weighing up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 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.