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Position: Records Reviewer (Permanent, Full-Time)

Closing Date: February 19, 2019

About Us
At the City of Kamloops, we are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates the employees who make it all happen. We offer many advantages including ongoing training and professional development opportunities, coupled with exceptional benefits, all in the beautiful natural setting of the BC Interior.

Kamloops is Canada’s Tournament Capital, a family and business-friendly community committed to providing great customer service, enhancing community partnerships, and supporting economic growth. Our 700 employees provide customer services and programs to a local and regional population of 125,000 people. Kamloops provides abundant recreational possibilities for residents and visitors alike, as well as education and culture opportunities and activities.

Title
Records Reviewer (Permanent, Full-Time)

Job ID
1456 (External)

Pay Class
Salary

Days of Work
Monday to Friday

Hours of Work
Rotational Shifts:
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm 
8:00 am - 4:00 pm 
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Position Overview
Performs skilled work of a relatively complex nature under the limited supervision of the Municipal Support Services Manager - RCMP. Work involves perusing police files to ensure compliance with investigative techniques, RCMP policies and procedures, and legal requirements. The incumbent identifies, through file review, incomplete investigative techniques and/or documentation and deviation from policy and statute requirements and notifies the appropriate supervisors of deficiencies. The incumbent is responsible for completing a number of statistical functions based on information in the files. The position requires considerable visual attention and mental concentration with occasional emotional strain as a recognized part of the job. The incumbent must also ensure the continuing provision of service and information by remaining current with changing laws, policies, and procedures, and must effectively communicate these changes to RCMP members. Courtesy, tact, diplomacy, and some persuasion is required when providing explanation and elaboration to RCMP members, government agencies, and the public in regard to disposing of exhibits. The work is of a nature that ordinary care would prevent injury to others. The job involves occasional lifting and moving of awkward files and/or exhibits and occasional exposure to offensive items, smells, or materials. The position may, on occasion, give specific direction to RCMP Clerks and the Exhibit Control Officer. In addition, this position takes on the responsibilities of the Court Liaison Officer Information Officer and the Exhibit Control Officer on a regular basis.

Responsibilities
  • Reads files for investigational quality and policy compliance.
  • Scores and reviews all files according to Uniform Crime Reporting and Statistics Canada guidelines.
  • Receives and examines all court briefs and updates scoring, persons data, diary dates, and details as required, and forwards court briefs to the Court Liaison.
  • Reads and examines all new files for quality assurance in order to ensure all required information is present to be entered in the RCMP operational system.
  • Returns incomplete files through channels for correction.
  • Creates, scores, and maintains protected files on internal and statutory investigations, and creates files on human sources.
  • Answers telephone inquiries from insurance companies, other detachments, and outside agencies that are requesting information on files.
  • Assists clerical staff in relation to RCMP policy as it pertains to the storage, retrieval, and maintenance of police records.
  • Identifies files of historical interest and arranges for retention and storage at the RCMP Archival Unit in Ottawa, ON.
  • Monitors the appropriate review queues, performs modifications on errors, and monitors the quality assurance queue.
  • Provides relief as a Court Liaison Officer, Information Officer and Exhibit Control Officer.
  • Assists in the care, handling, and disposal of exhibits, including firearms, drugs, and equipment, and reviews files to ensure proper disposition.
  • Reviews the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) validation list.
  • Responds to disclosure requests under the guidance of RCMP policies and procedures.
  • Prepares reports to BC Corrections and the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General relating to a convicted subject’s involvement in an offence.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Requirements
REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND KNOWLEDGE
  1. Thorough knowledge of RCMP administrative and investigative policies and procedures and knowledge as to how these policies/procedures relates to the disclosure or release of information.
  2. Thorough knowledge of the RCMP computer systems (PRIME, PIRS, CPIC, BCPARIS, CFRO, and internal communications network) and word processing programs in a Windows environment.
  3. Thorough knowledge of the Criminal Code, related federal and provincial statutes, and the legal system as it pertains to non-criminal, civil, or criminal matters.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts.
  6. Ability to exercise courtesy and tact when dealing with RCMP members, courts, outside agencies, and staff on potentially sensitive matters.
  7. Thorough knowledge of RCMP filing and records system.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, EDUCATION, MEMBERSHIPS, ETC.
  1. Completion of senior secondary school or its equivalent.
  2. Minimum of five years’ previous experience as an operational police officer, demonstrating a broad knowledge of operational/administrative duties and general law enforcement.
  3. Completion of a post-secondary computer course or experience in basic Word as demonstrated through testing. 60% pass rate is required.
  4. Ability to obtain a Special Provincial Constable appointment.
  5. Ability to obtain and maintain RCMP Reliability Security Clearance.

For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes and passes a criminal record check.

Department
Community and Protective Services

Position Type
Permanent full-time

Reports To
Records Management Systems Supervisor

City
Kamloops

Province
British Columbia [BC]

Country
Canada [CA]

Position
CUPE Hourly

Hourly Wage
$31.95

Closing Date
2/19/2019

Compensation & Benefits Overview
Comprehensive benefits package available.

Please note that persons with disabilities who require accommodation with the application process may contact the Human Resources Department for assistance at (250) 828-3439.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at https://www.kamloops.ca/city-hall/career opportunities.

Location: Kamloops, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Categories: Police Services,Records & Information Management
Posted: February 12, 2019, 11:21 am
Expires: February 19, 2019, 4:30 pm