Watch Clerk

Competition No.:  2018-136
Duration:  Regular Full Time
Salary:  $4,388 – 4,564 – 4,755 – 4,952 – 5,156/month (Pay Grade 17)
Last Updated:  7/11/18 8:45 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

Reporting to the Manager, Records Management, this is varied and moderately complex clerical work requiring considerable knowledge of applicable departmental functions, procedures, and policies. The Watch Clerk reads police occurrence files, adds or obtains additional information from police members, and adds or corrects information in the appropriate police computer system. The Watch Clerk reviews files and records; maintains, updates, validates and controls same in accordance with established rules, regulations, policies and procedures; enters and/or corrects discrepancies that are clearly evident or returns file to police members for additional required information; adds, modifies or corrects data in various police record management systems as required; retrieves and verifies PRIME and CPIC information entered by other staff; reviews such files for adherence to operational reporting system rules and regulations; responds to requests for information from field units; receives and transmits messages via the CAD and PRIME terminal and makes general broadcasts as appropriate; liaises and consults with various external agencies. Prepares statistical reports; reviews and maintains a follow-up system; advises members of external reporting requirements; prepares, processes and maintains a variety of policies, procedural guides, files, records, reports and related material; provides, in accordance with departmental policy, factual information regarding file content to internal and external contacts. Provides orientation and guidance to civilian staff and police members regarding standards and procedures. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 including or supplemented by courses related to the work and considerable related experience in a Police Department; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to maintenance of Police occurrence files and records. Sound knowledge of methods, practices and procedures used in operating current data systems terminals, specializing in single or multiple systems, as required; and of modern office practices and procedures. Working knowledge of the Criminal Code of Canada and other related applicable Federal and Provincial Statutes.  Ability to ensure departmental files and records are maintained in accordance with established rules, regulations, policies and procedures and to perform notifications or to make corrections as required; to operate computer and other office equipment, to prepare, process and maintain a variety of files, records and reports and to perform related clerical work; to provide a variety of internal and external contacts with factual file content information in accordance with departmental policy; and to work with minimal supervision and exercise initiative. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please submit your application by Friday, July 20, 2018. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Police Services,Office Administration
Posted: July 11, 2018, 1:21 pm
Expires: July 20, 2018, 4:45 pm