Starting salary of $23 per hour (based on experience and qualifications), 25 hours per week
Closing Date: June 2, 2023, 5:00 P.M. Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Glendale Police Department is accepting applications for the position of part-time Police Aide. A Police-Aide is an entry level position that performs a variety of administrative duties in support of the police department and all its functions. This includes fleet maintenance, assisting officers with various duties, maintaining supplies, and assisting or participating with training as appropriate. This job could be considered a paid internship. Many Police Aides go on to be full time police employees as officers, dispatchers, or evidence technicians.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Performs vehicle inspections and collates vehicle inspections from other employees.
- Reviews and maintains the department’s Vehicle Repair and Damage Log.
- Coordinates with different vendors for the outfitting, repair, upkeep, commissioning, and decommissioning of city vehicles assigned the police department.
- Maintains City fleet fueling system software, including the authorization/de-authorization of new employees and issuance of fueling keys.
- Maintains a list of the City’s authorized tow companies and oversees that the tow companies abide by the city ordinances and renew their paperwork every six months. Prepares and maintain records regarding vehicle abatement.
- Composes a variety of correspondence, reports, and other materials requiring independent judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness.
- Establishes and maintains record systems using moderately independent judgment.
- Files routine reports and correspondence.
- Purchases, picks up, and maintains inventories of the following: jail supplies, prisoner meals, jail laundry, refreshments and other supplies including uniforms, police equipment, and report forms. Prepares purchase orders for approval.
- Maintains municipal codebooks for the department by adding supplements and/or revisions.
- Performs other miscellaneous assignments/errands for the departments’ Command staff.
- Operates a vehicle for these purposes above.
- Provides tours of police department as requested.
Desired minimum qualifications:
- High School diploma or GED equivalent.
- Two years relevant experience and progressively responsible duties in a police department; or
- An equivalent combination of relevant education and progressively responsible experience, with additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year-for-year-basis.
- Must be 18 years or older at the time of appointment.
- Must be a U.S. citizen and have authorization to work in the United States.
- Must possess or be able to obtain by time of hire a valid state driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation in any state within the past seven years, possibly longer, depending on violation record.
- No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories within the past seven years, possibly longer, depending on offense record.
- Must be able to read and write the English language.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Extensive knowledge of office practices and procedures and records management. Knowledge of passenger vehicle repair and equipment. Skilled in the operation of departmental tools and equipment listed below.
- Ability to accurately record and maintain records; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, officials and the public; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; plan and organize.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Background investigation required, which may include: psychological evaluation, a polygraph, and substance screening required prior to employment with job-related tests as required.