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City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2013-14
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Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:

*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and accept accountability
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard for others
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust

All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the above values.

 
Job Description
POLICE INVESTIGATIVE ASSISTANT

Pay Grade: A19                 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Group: Clerical/Technical (A)        Class Code: P066    
Effective Date: 7/01                Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05, 11/12

Classification Summary:
The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform investigative and technical duties in support of Police Department criminal investigations and patrol officers. An employee in this class does not have arrest powers and functions under the supervision of a civilian supervisor. An employee in this class may be assigned to other duties in the City's Police Department.

Essential Functions:
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Performs investigative and technical duties in support of police criminal investigations and patrol officers;
Maintains intelligence files;
Supports surveillance and search warrant service documenting seized property;
Follows-up with witnesses or case related involved parties;
Maintains police offense and supplemental reports related to case investigations;
Conducts computer criminal history, financial history, and real estate searches and prepares spreadsheets, link charts, timelines, commodity charts and telephone toll analysis;
Trains officers in computerized background and related search methods;
Testifies in court;
Takes initial assigned tips and confidential information tracking progress and resolutions and transcribes reports;
Acts as liaison to Fusion Center or Task Forces;
Prepares memos, letters, and documents;
Prepares lineups;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Methods, tools, techniques, and objectives of police investigations including, but not limited to, computerized data searches, witness interviewing, search warrant procedures, and related procedures;
State, county, City, and other applicable statutes, laws, and codes;
Police department policies and procedures;
Electronic and computerized information search, retrieval, and storage methods.

Ability to:
Follow written and oral instructions;
Operate standard office equipment including a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
Operate audio and video equipment specific to investigative assignments;
Prepare and maintain reports, records, statements, databases, budgets, memos, letters, and related information files;
Perform time management and scheduling functions, meet deadlines, and set project priorities;
Perform multiple tasks simultaneously, including handling interruptions, and return to and complete tasks in a timely manner;
Transcribe reports and statements and prepare search warrants;
Communicate effectively and establish and maintain working and investigative relationships with the public, investigation sources, victims, and witnesses, and other employees;
Operate a motor vehicle.

Supervision Received:
The work is performed under the direct supervision of a civilian supervisor.

Supervision Exercised:
None

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED equivalency; and
Two (2) to three (3) years experience in police aide or investigations work; and
Valid Arizona Driver's License with acceptable driving record; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Desirable Qualifications:
Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field;

Work Environment:
The primary duties of this class are performed in both a public building environment and field environment

Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, use a telephone and two-way radio equipment, and communicate with other employees and the public;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions, technical documents and diagrams;
Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment, audio and video equipment, and to make adjustments to equipment;
Sufficient body mobility, flexibility, and balance, with or without reasonable accommodations, which permits the employee to work in an office environment and perform field duties.