Salary: $4,176 - 5,276 / Month
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: License: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver License. Background Investigation: Ability to pass a full background investigation (polygraph and drug screening). Special Working Conditions: Exposure to variable temperatures, confined work spaces and heights; strong unpleasant odors, infectious bio-hazardous materials such as blood, urine and semen which might cause chronic disease or death; dust, pollens, chemical irritants; toxic substances; individuals who may be hostile and abusive; evidence that may be disturbing such as homicide evidence.
KNOWLEDGE: Working knowledge of principles and practices of basic record keeping; filing systems; and techniques of receiving, inventorying, safeguarding, storing, and handling of property. Some knowledge of function, organization, purpose, operating and procedure of law enforcement and related government agencies; legal terminology and legal process; rules of evidence and basic criminal law; and basic techniques for eliciting and providing information telephonically.
ABILITY TO: Determine priorities and organize workload; exercise independent judgment and discretion and safeguard confidentiality; work without immediate supervision; work quickly and accurately on multiple tasks; learn to apply applicable law, rules, and regulations and to inform the public of processes and procedures; read, interpret and understand standard official legal documents; read, understand and follow office policies, rules, instructions, laws and ordinances and general literature pertaining to law enforcement activities and property matters; work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time to input and access data; operate standard office equipment; prepare and maintain accurate and concise records and files; maintain a clean and orderly storage facility; establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with fellow employees, sworn personnel, representatives of other law enforcement agencies and the general public, including victims, suspects and persons convicted of serious and violent crimes, and people with mental illness; deal tactfully and effectively with a variety of individuals who may be emotional, hostile, or irate; perform heavy manual labor which includes moving and lifting heavy and bulky objects weighing 50 pounds like storage boxes holding evidence or property or hanging a bicycle on a hook 6 ½ feet high; use a ladder to a height of 12 feet to store and retrieve property/evidence boxes in excess of 20 pounds; and take photographs.
Closing Date: 08/07/2016
HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com or mail/bring an application to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 310, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) Submitted online before midnight of the final filing date. Following a review for minimum qualifications, applicants who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be notified that they must submit a completed conviction history questionnaire in order to continue to the examination phase of the process.
Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.