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Gainesville Regional Utilities Police Service Technician 1 in Gainesville, Florida

Police Service Technician 1

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Police Service Technician 1

Salary

$28,600.00 - $41,241.62 Annually

Location

Gainesville, FL

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Department

POLICE

Job Number

09288

Closing

12/3/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

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Gainesville Police Department is hiring for Police Service Technician, I to perform intermediate level certified, civilian, technical law enforcement work providing non-emergency police services.

To be considered for this position you must have: A high school diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma and one (1) year of post-high school work experience serving the public at-large:

or

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred:

Preference may be extended to candidates who have an approved training which satisfies the requirement of Florida State Statute 316.640.

NOTE:

  • Successful completion of the earliest available Gainesville Police Department's Field Training and Evaluation program for Police Service Technician I.

  • Successful completion of an approved training which satisfies the requirement of Florida State Statute 316.640 and encompasses the essential functions for Police Service Technician I prior to completion of probationary status.

  • Successful completion of Florida Criminal Information Center / National Criminal Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) certification, or proof of certification prior to completion of probationary status.

  • Successful completion of the earliest available State of Florida School Crossing Guard and Traffic Direction classes or proof of current certification.

  • Successful completion of the earliest available Florida Department of Transportation School Cross Guard Trainer program.

  • Successful completion of the earliest available Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification course or proof of current certification.

  • A valid Florida driver license will be required at the point of job offer.

  • Applicants must be able to meet the health, physical and background standards as set forth by the City of Gainesville and the State of Florida.

  • Will be required to respond under hazardous conditions and in inclement weather.

  • Work requires performing tasks in and around heavy traffic.

**May Establish an Eligibility List

**May Fill Multiple Positions

Job Description

SUMMARY

This is intermediate level, certified, civilian, technical, law enforcement work providing various non-emergency police services related to the basic investigation and reporting of police incidents and the performance of basic crime scene processes.

Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under limited supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from higher classes by its lack of supervisory responsibility and from lower classes by its emphasis on performance of police services tasks of intermediate difficulty and complexity requiring basic training and certification.

This position level is expected to perform duties associated with all lower levels of the Police Service Technician series. Incumbents in this position are expected to actively participate in all relevant training and certification opportunities in preparation for progression within the Police Service Technician series.

EXAMPLES OF WORK*

*This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Provides timely, courteous, and knowledgeable response to community needs within area of assignment.

Responds to non-emergency police incidents including, but not limited to, found property, abandoned property, burglaries, missing persons, criminal mischief, forgeries, fraud, theft, and obscene or threatening phone calls.

Prepares Gainesville Police Department investigative reports.

Investigates traffic crashes, prepares reports, and issues traffic citations.

Performs basic crime scene duties including lifting fingerprints, taking measurements, taking photographs, collecting evidence, securing crime scenes, and writing crime scene reports.

Attends work on continuous and regular basis.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Transports citizens or employees as needed.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school, or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, and one (1) year of post-high school work experience serving the public at-large.,or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preference will be given to candidates who have an approved training which satisfies the requirement of Florida State Statute 316.640.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES

Licenses

Valid Florida Driver License required.

Certifications

Successful completion of the earliest available Gainesville Police Department's Field Training and Evaluation program for Police Service Technician I.

Successful completion of an approved training which satisfies the requirement of Florida State Statute 316.640 and encompasses the essential functions for Police Service Technician I prior to completion of probationary status.

Successful completion of Florida Criminal Information Center / National Criminal Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) certification, or proof of certification prior to completion of probationary status.

Successful completion of the earliest available State of Florida School Crossing Guard and Traffic Direction classes or proof of current certification.

Successful completion of the earliest available Florida Department of Transportation School Cross Guard Trainer program.

Successful completion of the earliest available Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification course or proof of current certification.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of City geography.

Basic knowledge of laws, ordinances, regulations and statues, which govern police service functions.

Basic knowledge of City parking enforcement ordinances and State statutes, which govern City traffic functions.

Basic knowledge of occupational hazards and accident prevention methods connected with assigned area of responsibility.

Ability to successfully complete a combination of advanced crime scene training and advanced accident investigation training.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to work effectively with the general public in a professional, caring, and respectful manner including when exposed to verbal abuse.

Ability to act independently while following department guidelines and policies.

Ability to work effectively with coworkers.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be able to meet health, physical, and background standards set forth by the City of Gainesville and the State of Florida.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Will be required to respond under hazardous conditions and in inclement weather.

Work requires performing tasks in and around heavy traffic.

To learn more about benefits available to eligible City of Gainesville / Gainesville Regional Utilities employees, please CLICK HERE.

01

Do you possess a high school diploma or acceptable equivalency diploma (GED)?

  • Yes

  • No

02

Do you possess at least one year of post-high school work experience working with the general public, in a customer facing capacity?

Note: All related experience must be clearly shown and listed on your application for consideration

  • Yes

  • No

03

By selecting "Yes" you acknowledge that your related experience must also be clearly listed and shown in your application to be considered?

  • Yes

  • No

04

Please specify what company/agency/organization where you gained your work experience working with the general public, in a customer facing capacity.

Enter "N/A" if this does not apply to you. Do Not Leave This Section Blank. Do not enter "See Resume" as this is not an acceptable response.

05

Please provide a brief description of your work experience working with the general public, in a customer facing capacity.

Enter "N/A" if this does not apply to you. Do Not Leave This Section Blank. Do not enter "See Resume" as this is not an acceptable response.

06

Do you have approved training which satisfies the requirement of Florida State Statute 316.640?

  • Yes

  • No

07

Please select the option below where you initially learned about this opportunity

  • Career Source

  • College or University Job Board

  • City of Gainesville Website

  • Indeed.com

  • Governmentjobs.com

  • Other

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Agency

City of Gainesville

Address

222 E. University Ave

PO BOX 490

Gainesville, Florida, 32627

Website

http://www.cityofgainesville.jobs

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