Police Services (Records) Specialist

Auburn, WA
Auburn Police Department

Salary: $56,024.16 – $70,577.04 Annually.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs office procedures including filing, composing, and keyboarding data entry of police reports, and performing record checks.
  • Responds to in-person counter inquiries and answers multiline telephone system; provides general information or refers to appropriate individual; May deal with irate, intoxicated, and/or combative citizens.
  • Tallies traffic and criminal citations and records for department use; prepares cases for court docket.
  • Maintains communication with officers in the field, providing information and data when requested.
  • Operates computer systems for accurate data entry and report processing/retrieval.
  • Effectively handles multiple requests, tasks, and/or emergency situations in short time frames and/or simultaneously.


  • Graduation from high school, or equivalent; and two years of related work experience. Experience in a law enforcement agency preferred. Additional related education may substitute for up to one year of the required work experience on a month for month basis.
  • Must be able to pass an extensive police background investigation, including criminal history check, credit history check, polygraph and psychological evaluation. Must be able to pass the Level 1 State ACCESS course within 6 months of employment.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts to support a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week operation.
  • All applicants for examination for this class must be citizens of the United States, or lawful permanent residents, and be able to read and write the English language.