Definition of Position
Part-time position, under general supervision of the Police
Support Services Manager, is responsible for maintenance and
preservation of police evidence, property and/or written or
automated records. Performs other related duties as required.
Example of Duties
Assists with maintaining and preserving all evidence including
existing, released, destroyed and or auctioned evidence; maintains
chain of evidence. Logs, maintains and secures all evidence and
property seized and transports evidence to Court or the crime lab
for analysis. Secures and maintains evidence and associated
monitoring and record keeping
Acts as a liaison between Police Department personnel and the
Court; presents all misdemeanor cases, and when required, felony
cases to the District Attorney's Office.
Maintains and completes in a timely manner all court follow-up,
including copying prior case reports and lab results.
Releases property and police reports as required; prepares excess
property for city auction; and prepares property and records for
destruction as necessary.
Assists members of the Public with requests for information, police
reports, or property. Fingerprints citizens applying for various
licenses. Maintains and files records of Sex, Narcotic and Gang
Registrants. Performs Bicycle Registrations.
Coordinates activities with other officers or other City
departments as needed, exchanges information with officers in other
law enforcement agencies; communicates with attorneys, judges,
probation personnel, investigators, court personnel, crime victims
and their families; etc., regarding cases, policies and procedures,
as needed. Distributes approved press releases.
Establishes and maintains records systems using moderately
Composes, types, transcribes dictation and files a variety of
correspondence, reports restraining orders and other materials
requiring independent judgment as to content, accuracy and
Collects and processes payments for reports, licenses and other
Orders supplies, Completes clerical tasks, Performs related duties
Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures,
techniques, and equipment; knowledge of the procedures and policies
for receiving, securing, maintaining and transporting records and
evidence. Knowledge of Public Records Act, Freedom of Information
Act, Penal Code, Health & Safety Code, Port Hueneme Municipal Code,
Port Hueneme Police Department Manual, etc.
Knowledge of modern office practices and record keeping policies
and procedures; knowledge of business English and methods of proper
correspondence filing, purging, releasing and record-keeping.
Skill in the use of modern office equipment, to include personal
computers, telephones, facsimile machines and other equipment.
Ability to create, maintain, document and update a variety of
police department records, documents and other materials.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions; to read and
adhere to policies and procedures; and to prepare correspondence,
records, logs and other documents upon request.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with the public, subordinates, peers and supervisors; and ability
to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to apply principles of rational systems. Ability to
interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or
schedule form. Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or
modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned
Ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity
required in situations involving evaluation of information against
measurable or verifiable criteria.
Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and
division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; ability to
utilize principles of fractions; ability to interpret
High school diploma or GED with additional vocational training
in police sciences, law enforcement, criminal justice or related
field; supplemented by two year of general office, communications,
or records management experience; or an equivalent combination of
education, training, and experience.
Must possess a valid California driver's license with acceptable
driving record. Must be 18 years or older at the time of
employment. Must have no felony convictions or disqualifying
Physical Ability : Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate,
though not constant physical effort, typically involving some
combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling,
crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting,
carrying, pushing, pulling and/or dragging of objects and materials
in excess of 25 pounds. Sensory Requirements : Tasks require oral
communications ability and visual perception and discrimination.
Some tasks require the ability to discriminate sounds and depth.
Environmental Factors : Tasks are regularly performed without
exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust,
pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and
noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic
hazards, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic
All applicants successful in the hiring interview will be required
to take and pass a City-sponsored background check and medical
examination, following a conditional offer of employment and prior
to temporary appointment.
All communication and notices will be sent via e-mail.
MEDICAL EXAMINATION: All employment offers made by the City are
contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's
legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully
passing all components of the pre-employment process, such as:
reference check, background investigation, fingerprint criminal
history check and post-offer medical examination, the cost of which
will be borne by the City. EOE/ADA
LEGAL REQUIREMENT: On the first day of employment, new employees
must provide proof of citizenship or documentation of legal right
to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration
Reform and Control Act of 1986.
The City and Port Hueneme is not responsible for failure of
internet forms or email in submitting your application. Candidates
with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase
of the application or selection process should advise Human
Resources by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .
The City of Port Hueneme is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex,
national origin, marital status, medical condition or