The Administrative Specialist assists Chief of Police with all administrative processes including strategic planning, budgeting and financial controls, supervision and staffing, training and public relations. Responds to other law enforcement agencies, public officials and the general public. Coordinates with Public Communications/Special Projects to develop materials promoting department activities and community relations via the web and social media.
CLASSIFICATION: HOURLY, OVERTIME ELIGIBLE, IBEW BARGAINING UNIT
COMPENSATION: $22.52 – $26.34 PER HOUR, DOE
HOURS: OFFICE HOURS MON-FRI, 8AM – 5PM
BENEFITS: ALASKA PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (PERS), GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE, LIFE INSURANCE, OPTIONAL 457 DEFERRED COMPENSATION, EMPLOYEE-PRICED RECREATION FACILITY ACCESS, ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL, PAID HOLIDAYS
QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED and ability to obtain required security credentials. Preference given to applicants with postsecondary degree in a related field, experience as a police dispatcher and/or finance experience such as accounting, purchasing, and budgeting.
- Provides input for department budget, oversees department expenditures and procurement.
- Maintains accurate inventory of departmental equipment and supplies.
- Maintains system of tracking and securing evidence; oversees evidence custodian activities.
- Maintains confidential department records and CJIS.
- Answers department telephone, greets visitors, documents complaints and resolves problems.
- Processes personnel-related documents for department employees.
- Administers employee training and testing; tracks qualification standards and security clearances.
- Prepares periodic reporting to City Hall and various state and federal agencies.
- Assists Police Chief in confidential matters, including personnel issues.
- Produces Department press releases, maintains web, printed and social media content.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is accomplished in a general office setting. Employee may interact with upset staff and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Capable of sitting for extended periods of time. Clarity of speech and sufficient hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to explain laws and ordinances. Sufficient vision, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to read printed materials and a computer screen. Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to move about in an office environment. Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information; occasionally lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds.
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS: As a condition of employment, applicant is subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check (criminal, education, employment history.)
TO APPLY: Download a City application and complete job description, which includes necessary knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions. Interested individuals should submit a City application to Human Resources, email@example.com. Applications accepted until position filled.
THE CITY OF CORDOVA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER