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Police Records Technician - City of Snoqualmie ( Job # 19-0009)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $4,319.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $5,151.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Police
Closes: August 07, 2019 at 5:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The City of Snoqualmie is currently recruiting for a Records Technician.  This position is under the direct supervision of the Police Captain and the general supervision of the Police Chief. The Police Records Technician operates and maintains the information and records system of the Police Department.  The technician must have strong organizational skills and be able to accomplish a variety of tasks accurately and in a timely fashion.  This position requires strong customer service skills.  The technician must be able to handle matters of a confidential nature without possibility of compromise.

This position is represented by Teamsters Local 763

  • Answer business telephones for the Police Department.
  • Receives, prepares, processes, and distributes a wide variety of police reports and ensures that all reports are prepared properly and edits for completeness, spelling, and specific procedural errors.
  • Coordinates arrest and disposition information with the courts, initiates disposition reports to allow for disposition of property and statistical gathering.
  • Operate an ACCESS computer terminal to include criminal record entry, inquiry and correspondence with other police agencies.  The technician is responsible for the accuracy and confirmation of stolen items and wanted persons entered in the state crime computer system.
  • Operate and maintain a personal computer system for record and citation entry as well as word processing, spread sheet and other data base operations.  Must have a basic knowledge of MS DOS as well as perform general clerical work, such as operating office machines, typing various forms, organizing and maintaining a variety of files, answering phones, communicating with officers in the field using radio equipment.
  • Maintain traffic infractions for the Snoqualmie Violations Bureau; accept bail payments, operating fee ledger system, prepare monthly summary reports and forward fees and citations to district court as needed.
  • Perform fingerprinting services.


These duties are not inclusive of all duties, and as such, this position may perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:  

  • High school graduation or equivalent.   
  • Three years of clerical experience, preferably with a law enforcement agency. 
  • Certified as a Level 2 ACCESS system operator or ability to obtain certification within three months of hire. 
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation and polygraph test.


Preferred: Two years of college course work in criminal justice or a related field and two years increasingly responsible technical experience in fingerprinting processing.


Licensing and Certification:

Valid Washington State Driver’s License with driving record free of serious or frequent violations. 

  • Knowledge of and ability to use Level 2 ACCESS
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service by using tact, patience and courtesy when dealing with the public and co-workers.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures including filing, MS Office, data entry and recordkeeping techniques. 
  • Intermediate understanding of law enforcement terminology, police court procedures, and jurisdictional requirements. 
  • Ability to operate computer, calculator and other variety of office equipment and machinery used in the department. 
  • Ability to follow guidelines and use good judgment in dealing with confidential criminal records and information. 
  • Ability to receive, record, secure and maintain records and files. 
  • Ability to write clear and detailed reports.  Understand and work within scope of authority. 
  • Ability to meet schedules and timelines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the public and volunteers. 
  • Ability to communicate and carry out both verbal and written instructions.



The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed in an office or conference room setting; typically performed indoors with prolonged periods of sitting.  Walking, sitting, standing, bending and reaching is required. Hand-eye coordination and fine manipulation skills are necessary to operate computers and office equipment. Good listening skills. This position is sometimes stressful due to the nature of calls and public contact.  Ability to occasionally lift, carry and put away parcels/packages of up to 40 pounds.  Some local traveling may be required.  Exposure to adverse weather conditions is minimal.


Your application packet will be reviewed and those found to be MOST qualified will be invited to participate in a job-related interview.    A test may be administered to assess relevant skills.


Police Department
34825 SE Douglas Street
Snoqualmie, WA 98065