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  • Public Safety Records Specialist

    Our Public Safety Department is seeking a dynamic customer service individual to join the records division!  This position provides administrative/clerical support to our Public Safety Department and non-emergency call taking for our citizens.

    This position is responsible for non-emergency police support services including administration of records and customer service.  Duties include public counter and telephone customer service, data entry, review and maintenance of records, electronically routing and filing records and reports, records checks, processing warrants and sealed records, and other general office support activities.

    The position works varied shifts from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays.
    Upon successful completion of application review, those invited to move forward will follow this proposed timeline:

    Written examination: April 22, 2021
    Observation of position: April 23 through 28, 2021
    Interview: April 30, 2021

    The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture.  We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community's goals.  We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements.  We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.
    If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!

    If have questions about this role please email:  humanresources@grantspassoregon.gov


     Minimum Qualifications:
    A High School Diploma or GED, and one year of general office experience are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description.

    Licensing Requirements:
    • Law Enforcement Data System Certificate within thirty days of appointment; and
    • Typing Certificate – 40 words per minute with a minimum 95% accuracy.


     How to Apply:
    Application  materials must be turned in by the closing date in order to be considered for this position. Any application missing required materials will not be considered.
    Required materials to be turned in for this recruitment are:
    1. City Application
    2. Supplemental Questions
    3. Resume
    4. Cover Letter
    5. Typing Certificate indicating 40 words per minute with a minimum 95% accuracy.


     Ranking and Selection:
    The ranking and selection of applicants to proceed in the process for our Public Safety Department includes: experience, education, responses to supplemental questionnaire, and meeting minimum qualifications of the position.
    The initial selection process includes the following steps:
    1. Application review
    2. Criminal history inquiry
    3. Written Exam
    4. Observation with a Records Specialist at the Department
    5. Oral Board Interview
    6. Chief's Interview
    The final selection process includes the following steps:
    1. Tentative offer
    2. Extensive background investigation
    3. Drug testing
    5. Final offer of employment.
    All candidates will be notified of the status of their application after the closing date.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request prior to the application deadline to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application process.
    Veteran's Preference
    A Veteran's Preference form is available on the City's website and with the on-line application at www.grantspassoregon.gov or by contacting the Human Resources Department at 541-450-6000.

    In & Around Grants Pass
    The recreational opportunities of the Rogue River are many: jet-boats, rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, water skiing, tubing/swimming, gold panning and the 37-mile Rogue Hiking Trail. In addition to our world famous white water Rogue River, nearby mountains provide high-mountain recreational experiences, including snow skiing at Mt. Ashland, multiple access points to the Pacific Crest Trail, snow-shoeing, and ATV trails.  Cultural activities center around the Shakespeare Festival in Ashland and the historic town of Jacksonville. Other scenic attractions include: Crater Lake National Park, Oregon Caves National Monument, and the northern portion of the Redwoods. Grants Pass' year-round calendar of events offers something for everyone. And once the sun goes down, the region takes on a life of its own with fine restaurants, theatres and a performing arts center.
    Visitor information:  https://travelgrantspass.com/

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