Ogden City Corporation
  • 29-Nov-2017 to 15-Dec-2017 (MST)
  • Police - Special Services
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $13.17 to $17.99 (typically hire at minimum)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible for benefits


To perform a wide variety of specialized clerical duties in support of the Police Department including processing and maintaining police reports, documents, correspondence and statistics; and to provide information and assistance to the public. Receives general supervision from the Records Supervisor.



Two years of general clerical work experience. Must be able to type a minimum of 35 wpm net. Training equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate Utah State driver's license. Must be able to pass a Federal, State, and Local background check successfully.



Employee will be required to complete NIMS IS100 and IS700 within three months of hire.


Failure to obtain/maintain license and certificate as outlined above will result in termination from the position.



  • Compile, type and/or transcribe, record and file a wide variety of police records, reports and materials including memos, letters, reports, complaints, declarations, booking information, restraining orders, warrants, citations and crime and traffic reports.
  • Operate a PC and printer to type and/or transcribe, enter, modify and retrieve a wide variety of police reports, memos, letters and other material.
  • Type suspect/witness/victim statements from oral dictation.
  • Maintain the department's warrant system.
  • Access information from the computerized warrant system; send warrants to other agencies upon request; transcribe bookings including entering information into the computer and copying the arrest report.
  • Compile and process arrest packages for court filings including jail paperwork, citations and rap sheets.
  • Sort, file, copy, scan and distribute crime reports, traffic reports, citations, and other materials to appropriate personnel.
  • Assist department personnel and the public in person and by phone including retrieval of information and files, mailing/faxing out requested reports to outside agencies.
  • Provide general information regarding department policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Fingerprint members of the public and employees.
  • Maintain a variety of police record filing systems including the department's traffic accident files.
  • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.      
  • Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.



  • May be subpoenaed to testify in court to address or clarify employee initiated actions.
  • Research records and criminal histories for police officers upon request; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.



Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Basic computer functions; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; principles and procedures of record keeping.
  • Modern office methods, practices, procedures and computer equipment.
  • Learn to operate and become certified on various state and federal computer information systems within six months of being hired.
  • Learn the organization, procedures and operating details of a law enforcement agency.
  • Learn to perform a full range of specialized public safety clerical work under minimal supervision.
  • Learn, correctly interpret and apply the laws, codes, policies and procedures related to the processing of law enforcement documents.
  • Work courteously with the general public on the telephone or in person.
  • Maintain accurate records and files.
  • Make arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately.
  • Operate a variety of office equipment including a PC.
  • Type at speed necessary for adequate job performance.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include: Sitting for extended periods of time and operating assigned equipment.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making: Observations, communicating with others, reading and writing, and operating assigned equipment as required by the position.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
  • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.




The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Work is performed in an office environment. Sustained posture in seated position and prolonged periods of computer and clerical work. Work at a centralized public counter; Shifts assigned per department requirements.  Applicant must be able to work various shifts, as needed including weekends.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process. This is for initial appointments only.



Range 24 - $1,053.26 to $1,439.25 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ). Typically hire at minimum. This position is eligible for benefits.



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Friday, December 15, 2017. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT 84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein. Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.




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