"Employment Opportunity:":

Administrative Assistant - Police Department

Nature of Work:

This is responsible and varied clerical and confidential secretarial work in
serving as receptionist and clerical assistant to the Police Department.

This is a part time position without benefits. Position offers 25 hours a week.

Employee of this class is responsible for the general clerical operations of the
Police Department. Work involves considerable contact with the public and
other law enforcement agencies, requiring a familiarity with the
organizational and operational characteristics of the department.
Work is normally carried out in accordance with only general instructions
and is subject to occasional review of methods and results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):

Receives calls and callers; ascertains the nature of the inquiry or complaint,
secures necessary information, and takes appropriate action;
or refers to proper police officials for answer or action.

Prepares standard reports from records and types correspondence, directives,
reports and other general technical materials for the Police Chief.

Sorts, processes and files correspondence and other materials.

Processes and record conceaeled weapon permits
and other permits issued by the police department.

Takes transcription of testimony and other situations as required.

Maintains all departmental supplies.

Assists the officer in the typing and preparation of police reports,
including providing the officer with all necessary information.

Fingerprints individuals for Sex Offender verification, miscellaneous crimes.

Performs related work as required.

Requirements of Work:

Considerable knowledge of business English, grammatical construction,
spelling, punctuation, arithmetic, and possession of an excellent vocabulary.

Considerable knowledge of modern office
practices, procedures, and equipment.

Ability to rapidly acquire considerable knowledge of
administrative operational and procedural regulations
and practices of the Police Department.

Ability and initiative to use resourcefulness
and tact in meeting new problems.

Ability to deal courteously with the public and to establish and maintain
effective work relationships with other employees and the public.

Skill in taking and transcribing oral dictation
and in operation and care of a typewriter.

Ability to keep varied records to assemble and organize data, and
to prepare standard reports from such records.

Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments.

Training and Experience Required:

Experience in secretarial work involving contact with the public, graduation
from high school including or supplemented by courses in other commercial
subjects; or any combination of experience and training. Law Enforcement
experience is preferred. Must be able to pass a thorough background
investigation to include polygraph examination.

Applications available at the Rumford Police Department, at the link below,
or may be sent to applicant upon request.

Finished applications should be returned to:
Rumford Police Department
Attn: Chief Stacy Carter, 150 River Street, Rumford ME 04276.

Inquiries may call Chief Carter at 207-364-3449.



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