Police Records Clerk I/II (19881452)

Clerical/Administrative Support
Sacramento/Metro Area
7/28/2019 at 5pm
$3,485.64-$4,698.63 Monthly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


201 West A Street Dixon, 95620


The City of Dixon is recruiting to fill one (1) position of Police Records Clerk I/II. Applications are being accepted that include all required documents at the time application is submitted. 

This position performs public contact, and records supports services such as typing, proofreading, routing, logging, tracking, record and file maintenance. Performs related and other work as required.

Exam Process: A limited number of candidates whose applications indicate that they, among those competing, are better qualified in terms of related education, training, and experience will be invited to participate in an exam process tentatively scheduled for Friday, August 9th at 9:00am. (pass/fail).  Interview process tentatively scheduled for Thursday, August 22nd. The most qualified candidates from this process will be placed on an employment eligibility list. Note: the examination process may be changed as deemed necessary. 

Employment Processing: Those selected may be subject to a medical exam including drug screen; DOJ fingerprint clearance; background investigation; a 12 month probation period; and in accordance with Federal Law, are able to provide proof of identity and proof that they may legally work in the United States. It is the policy of the City of Dixon to practice fair and equal employment under the law.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS will be applied. A copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application.

The City of Dixon is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Reasonable Accommodation in the application, examination and selection process will be made upon request by calling 707-678-7000. 

Ideal Candidate

Police Records Clerk I:

Knowledge and Abilities:

Working knowledge of modern office practices and computer equipment including computer hardware and software; of correct English usage, spelling, punctuation, vocabulary, and grammar; of filing, indexing and cross referencing methods and systems; and of telephone and receptionist techniques.

Experience and/or Education:

Any combination of experience and/or education that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform at the Police Records Clerk I/II level. A typical way of meeting these requirements is to possess the equivalent of:

One (1) year of general clerical employment including file maintenance and public contact experience


Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent.

License/Certification Requirement:

Ability to operate a keyboard with sufficient speed and accuracy to meet the needs of the department. A speed of 45 wpm (net) is highly desirable.

Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

Police Records Clerk II: 

In addition to the qualifications for Police Records Clerk I:

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of procedures, policies, codes, rules, and regulations pertaining to the proper processing, maintenance, and release of police records and documents; must also have knowledge of Police Department polices and procedures.

Ability to work independently with little supervision; performs basic clerical and administrative functions as required by the Chief of Police or their designee.

Experience and/or Education:

Two (2) years of responsible experience performing duties similar to a Police Records Clerk I


Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent.

License/Certification Requirement:

Possession of or ability to obtain a CLETS certification.





Local-One-Benefit-Summary The Local One bargaining group is currently in negotiations. The current benefit summary may change after these negotiations are completed.


Special Instructions

Complete an on-line application and submit required documents below. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates) must be submitted through the on-line application and these are due by the final filing date.

Police Records Clerk I

1.  Possess a valid California Driver's License and satisfactory driving record. (Attach DMV Printout obtained from an official California DMV Office - www.DMV.ca.gov).   The online Driver Record is not an official document, but the City will accept either this or an official copy.

2.  DD214, if applicable.

Police Records Clerk II

In addition to above:

1.  CLETS certificate, if applicable.