Law Enforcement Technician
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
Department: SHERIFF’S LAW ENFORCEMENT
Job Number: J2745P
REBULLETIN INFORMATION: This announcement is a rebulletin to re-open the filing period. People who have applied within the last 12 months need not to reapply.
FILING START DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2016, 8:00 AM
THE FILING PERIOD WILL OPEN UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THE EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE.
EXAM NUMBER: J2745P
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive
FILING TYPE: Open Continuous
Positions allocable to this class assist sworn personnel by independently performing technical law enforcement-related services and support functions in the Sheriff’s Department.
- Prepares requisitions for unit supplies, maintains inventory of supplies in a computer system, and determines replacement or restocking needs; picks up unit supplies and vehicle parts as needed and bends, stoops, or does occasional heavy lifting in the performance of such duties.
- Ensures that departmental vehicles are inspected, serviced, and maintained to meet the operational needs of the facility or unit, and completes reports to record monthly mileage and credit card usage, and gas and oil inventory.
- Coordinates the maintenance and repairs of facility vehicles, and maintains vehicle maintenance and repair records.
- Receives telephone and in-person requests for services, including 911 emergencies and fire calls, citizens' complaints, and general inquiries; differentiates between routine, priority, and emergency requests; and initiates and follows through on responses or advises supervisory personnel.
- Assigns, coordinates, and dispatches field units in response to requests for service; advises responding units of possible problem areas and monitors field units activities, including Code 3 and emergency responses.
- Monitors emergency communications of other police and fire agencies to determine needs for assistance, and ensures that assigned calls and other relevant information are entered into the station computer.
- Acts as a liaison between station personnel, other law enforcement agencies, emergency service organizations, and the Sheriff's Radio Center.
- Assumes full radio dispatching responsibility on an assigned frequency in the event of power failure or other emergency situations at the Sheriff's Radio Center.
- Issues station file control numbers to track official reports; reviews the contents of these reports to ensure they are complete and accurate; and performs various routine desk functions, including compiling and entering statistical data in law enforcement databases to prepare reports.
- Assigns and oversees work performed by inmate laborers under the general supervision of sworn personnel.
- Receives, lists, catalogues, stores, and releases personal and/or evidentiary property at a patrol station in compliance with established departmental policy, practices, and procedures.
- Transports, loads, and unloads large, bulky and/or heavy personal and/or evidentiary property to a warehouse or other locations as directed.
- Assists patrol station personnel with crime prevention functions acting as liaison to other public agencies and private prevention organizations involved in crime prevention; maintains inventory of crime prevention resources; distributes crime prevention materials and resources; and participates in maintaining station crime prevention budget needs.
- Assists in the investigation of alleged violations of laws and regulations by gathering, assembling, and examining a variety of records and data pertinent to the case being investigated.
- Drive throughout Los Angeles County as needed.
Option I: Two years of paid experience working for a public safety agency* performing law enforcement-related services and support duties.
Option II: Completion of 30 semester or 45 quarter units from an accredited college or university.**
A valid California Class C Driver License is required.
Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*Public safety agencies include departments such as sheriff, police, military police, college or university police, and fire.
** In order to receive credit for any college course work or Associates, Bachelors, or Masters degree, applicants must submit a legible copy of the official transcripts or diploma, or an official letter from an accredited institution that shows the date of graduation, along with their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing.