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$3,063 - $4,642 monthly
County of Monterey Monterey County, CA, USA
Mar 04, 2019
Full time
The Sheriff 's Office is comprised of the Administration, Corrections and Enforcement Operation Bureaus.  The Sheriff's Office delivers public safety to the residents of Monterey County by providing 24-hour uniformed patrol, investigations, custody services, court security, and law enforcement support.   The Sheriff's Records Specialist works in the Records Division of the Administration Operations Bureau. This non-safety position works within a 24-hour, 7-day weekly schedule and independently performs complex specialized law enforcement records work requiring a working knowledge and application of law enforcement codes, vocabulary and procedures.    Candidates will be considered at both the Sheriff's Records Specialist I and II levels. Candidates appointed to the Sheriff's Records Specialist I level may be promoted to the Sheriff's Records Specialist II level subject to meeting the employment standards for the higher job class and receiving a recommendation for promotion by the appointing authority. The Sheriff's Records Specialist I and II levels have the upward mobility to compete for future positions such as: Sr. Sheriff's Records Specialist and Sheriff's Records Supervisor. The Eligible List established by this recruitment process will be used to fill current and future vacancies as they arise.   The ideal candidate will have strong customer service skills and able to communicate effectively. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to read and process various legal documents and will also get along with others and be a team player.                                                                  THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE Will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities:   Sheriff's Records Specialist I: Working knowledge of: Basic functions and activities of a law enforcement agency; Basic record keeping and accounting methods and procedures; Computer operating systems; Correct English usage, grammar, and rules of punctuation and spelling; Multiple automated and manual criminal justice systems and subsystems; departmental operations, procedures, and regulations; and criminal justice systems; Codes, ordinances, and legal procedures for coding, processing, and disseminating criminal history and incident information; Criminal justice procedures, functions and relationships of the criminal justice system, court, and law enforcement agencies; Variety of professional code languages used in law enforcement; Penal, Vehicle, Civil, Health and Safety, Welfare and Institutions, Municipal and other statutory codes and authorities; Standard and legal requirements on confidentiality and privacy. Skill and Ability to: Access automated criminal justice information systems to enter, modify, and retrieve data into local, state, and national computer systems; Work in a law enforcement environment; Develop a working knowledge of departmental operations, procedures, and regulations; Understand, interpret, and apply departmental policies, procedures, rules, laws, regulations, ordinances, functions, and processes applicable to the management of local, State and national law enforcement records; Perform a variety of detailed clerical work accurately that involves independent judgment with minimal supervision; and make decisions in procedural matters without immediate supervision; Handle stressful situations with the public and cope with a variety of individuals who may be hostile, aggressive, irate, uncooperative, and/or emotionally disturbed; Maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Communicate effectively orally and in writing, including skill to prepare reports; Demonstrate keyboard/typing skill at a net speed of 45 words per minute.   Sheriff's Records Specialist II: Thorough Knowledge of: Basic functions and activities of a law enforcement agency; Basic record keeping and accounting methods and procedures; Computer operating systems; Correct English usage, grammar, and rules of punctuation and spelling.   Skill and Ability to: In addition to the above: Assume responsibility for a major clerical function to include the resolution of problems; Input, update, retrieve, store, purge information, and release data; identify vital information quickly and accurately, utilizing multiple automated and manual law enforcement data and filing systems; Enter, modify, and retrieve data into local, state, and national computers, and build a database, which establishes a criminal record; Read and process various legal documents such as court orders, booking documents, arrest records, incident records, files, and cases to identify information; Use discretion and sound judgment in the handling of restricted or sensitive and confidential information ensuring the security and confidentiality of restricted information; Assist in training as needed; give direction and guidance on specific assignments; and review and correct errors of others; and may testify in court.   Examples of Duties   Maintains confidential criminal records related to law enforcement activity; and operates, accesses, and queries multiple automated and manual criminal justice information systems and subsystems. Performs warrant, subpoena, restraining order, criminal and traffic citation, felony and misdemeanor warrant, CLETS, NCIC and other criminal records processes. Relays information by telephone or radio, on individuals and vehicles, to law enforcement officers in the field. Reviews court and legal documents to verify that information is in accordance with applicable regulations, laws, and procedures.   Examples of Experience/Education/Training Examples of ways to acquire the required knowledge and skills are: Sheriff's Records Specialist I:  Two years of progressively responsible clerical experience of which one year was performing duties equivalent to the Monterey County class of Office Assistant III, in a position which provided exposure to heavy public contact, clerical processes and legal terminology; and completion of Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Records Class.   Sheriff's Records Specialist II:  Two years of progressively responsible clerical experience of which one year was performing duties equivalent to the Monterey County class of Sheriff's Records Specialist I; and completion of Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Records Class. Additional Information Conditions of employment include, but are not limited to:   Required Conditions of Employment:  Work flexible hours, shifts, weekends and holidays and be subject to holdover and callback duty; Provide a telephone number or means by which employee can be reached.   Background Review:   Must successfully pass a thorough background process which includes a polygraph examination or voice stress analysis.   Visit the Monterey County website to view the complete job description:  http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/class-specifications   Benefits: Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package.  To view the "J" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website.  This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract.  The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.   Notes: Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.  If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary.     The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application packet will include:   A completed County of Monterey employment application Response to the supplemental questions   For a guaranteed review, all required materials must be received by Friday, February 15, 2019.  Applications received after February 15th will be screened on a monthly basis.  Applicants who fail to provide all required materials will not be considered.  Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials.  All required application materials will be competitively evaluated.  Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination.     Equal Opportunity   Monterey County is a drug free work place and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable accommodations for the disabled. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-3744.     Jason Cameron
$6,317 - $8,598 monthly
County of Monterey Monterey County, CA, USA
Mar 04, 2019
Full time
The Monterey County Sheriff's Office seeks Deputy Sheriffs to work in the Corrections and Enforcement Operations Bureaus. Deputy Sheriffs assigned to Corrections Operations are responsible for the security, custody, transport and supervision of inmates and may serve as a Court Bailiff. Deputy Sheriffs assigned to Enforcement Operations patrol unincorporated areas, enforce state and local laws, perform crime prevention and detection, conduct investigations and perform community policing activities. RECRUITS:  Are "at-will" employees. Recruits are sworn in as Deputy Sheriffs upon graduation from the P.O.S.T. Academy. Failure to graduate or to meet the Sheriff's Office standards is cause for release from this position. DEPUTY SHERIFF:   Possession of a valid Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate or an academy graduate required to be hired as a Deputy Sheriff.   Examples of Duties   ·     Receive and process arrested persons, conduct inmate counts, search for  contraband, and conduct searches. ·     Responsible for the custody, care, security, supervision, classification and transportation of inmates, and provide Court security. ·     Patrol unincorporated areas, prevent, detect and investigate crimes. ·     Prepare written reports, maintain various agency records, collect evidence and testify in court.   Additional Information   WRITTEN TEST DATE/WAIVER:  March 29 and 30, 2019   @8:00  AM .  Picture identification required to participate. A sample written exam is available on the P.O.S.T. website at  http://lib.post.ca.gov/publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdf   (Download PDF reader) .  Applicants who have graduated from an approved CA P.O.S.T Police Academy or applicants who have previously taken the P.O.S.T. written exam within one year with a T-Score of 42 or above are not required to retake the written exam. A copy of the certificate must be included with the application. PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST/WAIVER:  The physical agility may be waived for those applicants who have previously taken and passed the South Bay Regional physical agility test within one year. A copy of the certificate must be included with the application materials.   Working Conditions:  Corrections Operations: Work effectively in an enclosed jail environment with potentially hostile individuals. Enforcement Operations: Work effectively in remote areas and community settings, with minimum supervision in potentially dangerous conditions.   Minimum Qualifications:  Must meet the California Government Codes 1029 and 1031 requirements, Sheriff's Office Standards, minimum requirements as indicated on the Supplemental Questions and a Class C Driver's License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicle. Computer and typing skills highly desired.   Required Conditions of Employment:  Work flexible hours, shifts, weekends and holidays. Wear a uniform and maintain the standards established by P.O.S.T., S.T.C. (Standards and Training for Corrections) and the Sheriff's Office.   Background Review:  Applicants must successfully pass a thorough background/suitability process which includes a polygraph examination or voice stress analysis. Upon receiving a conditional job offer, a psychological examination and medical examination will be completed. Some positions in this classification are covered by the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 and shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing as required by law.   Visit the Monterey County website to view the complete job description:  http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/class-specifications   Benefits: Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "A" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.   Notes: Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identify and authorization for employment in the U.S. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-3744.     The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application packet will include:   ·    A completed County of Monterey employment application ·    Responses to the supplemental questions ·    If applicable, proof of academy graduate, Basic P.O.S.T Certificate, a T-Score of 42 or above and a physical agility test from South Bay Regional.   Applicants who fail to provide all required materials will not be considered.  Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated.  Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination.   Jason Cameron
$5,422 monthly
County of Monterey Monterey County, CA, USA
Mar 04, 2019
Full time
The Monterey County Sheriff's Office seeks Deputy Sheriffs to work in the Corrections and Enforcement Operations Bureaus. Deputy Sheriffs assigned to Corrections Operations are responsible for the security, custody, transport and supervision of inmates and may serve as a Court Bailiff. Deputy Sheriffs assigned to Enforcement Operations patrol unincorporated areas, enforce state and local laws, perform crime prevention and detection, conduct investigations and perform community policing activities. RECRUITS:  Are "at-will" employees. Recruits are sworn in as Deputy Sheriffs upon graduation from the P.O.S.T. Academy. Failure to graduate or to meet the Sheriff's Office standards is cause for release from this position. DEPUTY SHERIFF:   Possession of a valid Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate or an academy graduate required to be hired as a Deputy Sheriff.   Examples of Duties   ·     Receive and process arrested persons, conduct inmate counts, search for  contraband, and conduct searches. ·     Responsible for the custody, care, security, supervision, classification and transportation of inmates, and provide Court security. ·     Patrol unincorporated areas, prevent, detect and investigate crimes. ·     Prepare written reports, maintain various agency records, collect evidence and testify in court.   Additional Information   WRITTEN TEST DATE/WAIVER:  March 29 and 30, 2019   @8:00  AM .  Picture identification required to participate. A sample written exam is available on the P.O.S.T. website at  http://lib.post.ca.gov/publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdf   (Download PDF reader) .  Applicants who have graduated from an approved CA P.O.S.T Police Academy or applicants who have previously taken the P.O.S.T. written exam within one year with a T-Score of 42 or above are not required to retake the written exam. A copy of the certificate must be included with the application. PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST/WAIVER:  The physical agility may be waived for those applicants who have previously taken and passed the South Bay Regional physical agility test within one year. A copy of the certificate must be included with the application materials.   Working Conditions:  Corrections Operations: Work effectively in an enclosed jail environment with potentially hostile individuals. Enforcement Operations: Work effectively in remote areas and community settings, with minimum supervision in potentially dangerous conditions.   Minimum Qualifications:  Must meet the California Government Codes 1029 and 1031 requirements, Sheriff's Office Standards, minimum requirements as indicated on the Supplemental Questions and a Class C Driver's License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicle. Computer and typing skills highly desired.   Required Conditions of Employment:  Work flexible hours, shifts, weekends and holidays. Wear a uniform and maintain the standards established by P.O.S.T., S.T.C. (Standards and Training for Corrections) and the Sheriff's Office.   Background Review:  Applicants must successfully pass a thorough background/suitability process which includes a polygraph examination or voice stress analysis. Upon receiving a conditional job offer, a psychological examination and medical examination will be completed. Some positions in this classification are covered by the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 and shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing as required by law.   Visit the Monterey County website to view the complete job description:  http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/class-specifications   Benefits: Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "A" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.   Notes: Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identify and authorization for employment in the U.S. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Human Resources Analyst at (831) 755-3744.     The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application packet will include:   ·    A completed County of Monterey employment application ·    Responses to the supplemental questions ·    If applicable, proof of academy graduate, Basic P.O.S.T Certificate, a T-Score of 42 or above and a physical agility test from South Bay Regional.   Applicants who fail to provide all required materials will not be considered.  Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated.  Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination.   Jason Cameron
$3,474 monthly
County of Monterey Salinas, CA, USA
Mar 04, 2019
Full time
The Emergency Communications Department is responsible for the operation of a countywide, consolidated emergency communications center, providing 9-1-1 and non-emergency call answering and law enforcement, fire protection and emergency medical dispatch services for over 30 local, regional, county and state public safety agencies. The Communications Dispatcher Trainee receive on-the-job training in basic 9-1-1 call answering and radio dispatching methods and techniques.  Upon successful completion of the Call taking training, incumbents are expected to promote to the Communications Dispatcher I classification, typically within 4- 6 months.   This classification of Communications Dispatcher I is part of the flexible series and can flex to the classification of Communications Dispatcher II subject to meeting the employment standards for the higher class and a recommendation for their promotion by the appointing authority in accordance with the Flexible Staffing Program and Guidelines. The Eligible List established by this recruitment process will be used to fill the current vacancy as well as any future vacancies through the life of the eligible list as they arise.      Examples of Duties   Receives training in the answering 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls; reception and transmission of radio calls; Receives law, fire and medical calls for service;Enters information received via keyboard for recording in a computer aided dispatch system; Screen information to determine jurisdiction and equipment to be dispatched, and transmits appropriate information by telephone or radio; Dispatches law enforcement or other personnel and equipment; Accurately types information on a computer keyboard in order to process and/or update information accurately; Records the nature and source of all incoming and outgoing radio messages as required; Monitors public safety frequencies; Learns to employ standard operating procedures and practices in receiving and dispatching details and messages; Studies and maintains familiarity with the locations and common place names of major roads, streets, industrial plants, county parks, and governmental agencies. To view the complete job description visit the Monterey County website: http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/class-specifications THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Skill and Ability to: Remain calm, think clearly and react quickly in emergency and stressful situations. Learn the operation of radio and telephone communications equipment; Learn the operation of a computer aided dispatch system, radio transmitting and various communication equipment; Learn to dispatch public safety personnel and equipment in a quick and efficient manner; Learn and remember the policies and procedures of the department and user agencies; Retain, recall, and evaluate facts and/or details solely from memory; Communicate clearly and effectively with the general public, public safety officials and other governmental and private agency staff persons; Obtain and transmit clear and complete directions/information; Keep accurate records of messages received, mostly via computer keyboard entry; Learn, interpret and apply established rules and procedures; View multiple video display monitors for extended periods of time in a low-light conditions; Learn to simultaneously type while communicating with others; Establish and maintain effective working relationships; Multi-task requiring simultaneous typing (rapid keyboarding), talking on the radio, answering multiple telephone calls, and switching between computer screens and applications; Thoroughly evaluate situations, organize thoughts, and respond quickly and accurately; Read, write, spell, and speak in English; Accurately type a minimum of 30 wpm (net) on a computer keyboard; Perform a variety of tasks simultaneously   Examples of Experience/Education/Training Any combination of training, education, and/or experience which provides for the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is: Graduation from High School or possession of a GED certificate AND 1 year of experience involving substantial public contact   Upon conditional offer of employment, all candidates must successfully complete and pass a law enforcement background investigation and pre-employment medical examination. Required Conditions of Employment As a condition of employment, the incumbent will be required to: Be willing and available to work all shifts, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime. Possess a valid Class C Driver License, or be able to provide suitable transportation that is approved by the hiring authority. Successfully complete and pass a background investigation including and medical evaluation. Ability to remain seated for long periods of time, up to 12 hours per day at a console working at a computer terminal The selection process is tentative and applicants will be notified if changes are made. The competitive selection process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application package will include: A completed County of Monterey employment application Responses to all of the Supplemental Questions Copy of current typing certificate (within the last 12 months) must be attached to your application.  Refer to attached Typing Speed Certification Locations within Monterey County that meet our criteria.   No internet typing certificate will be accepted.  TYPING SPEED CERTIFICATION LOCATIONS   http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/pdffiles/TYPING%20SPEED%20CERTIFICATION%20LOCATIONS%20IN%20MONTEREY%20COUNTY%20.pdf (Download PDF reader)   (Download PDF reader) Applicants who fail to provide all required materials by the application filing deadline will not be considered.  Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest, and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the process may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercises, performance exam, and/or written examination. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Monterey County is a drug-free work place and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County provides reasonable accommodations for the disabled. If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call Patricia Eddings (831) 769-8882.  BENEFITS:  Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the "J" Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution  or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  prevail over this listing.   As a condition of employment, prospective employees will be required to submit to a background review which may include a review of information concerning present and/or prior employment, driving record, and record of criminal conviction. Employees must have and show their Social Security Card on the first day of work. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary.    Jason Cameron