|PROFESSIONAL STNDS SPECIALIST|
|Performs complex clerical, administrative and paraprofessional work in the Police Professional Standards Division. Requires in-depth knowledge of the organization, programs, and policies and procedures of the police department. Duties may include: maintaining agency policies, collecting data, explaining and responding to requests for information, and utilizing specialized computer software. Position works independently on certain assignments and requires familiarity with the terminology used in the assigned area. Provides principal administrative support for the Internal Affairs Manager or Professional Standards Division Commander who works directly for the Chief of Police. Work is generally reviewed through random spot checks of records or discussion of problems.|
|Transcribes sworn testimony of officers, witnesses, attorneys etc, using Microsoft Word macro-documents and a digital transcription software.
Prepares all policy review requests made by department personnel using Microsoft word documents in the legislative format. The revised policies is edited, typed, approved and published using PowerDMS Software.
Publishes any new Training Bulletin or Written Directive in PowerDMS that is deemed necessary by the Police Legal Advisor's Office.
Disseminates Training Bulletins and Written Directives to OPD personnel.
Composes and types correspondence for supervisor's signature.
Develops and/or revises various forms and submits to supervisor for review and approval.
Maintains supervisor's calendar and schedules tentative appointments.
Maintains training budget for all of Chief's Staff.
Edits, assigns numbers to crime bulletins sent by detectives and officers then electronically distributes them throughout the agency as well as to outside agencies.
Reviews, assigns numbers to and distributes departmental special notices.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of English composition, general math, office practices and procedures.
Knowledge of police department terminology, policies and procedures in assigned area.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), AS400/Infinium, Internet and email.
Skilled in the operation of a personal computer, various office equipment and software.
Ability to understand and follow complex written and verbal instructions.
Ability to take and transcribe dictation at a prescribed rate of speed 80 wpm.
Ability to accurately type 55 cwpm.
Ability to proofread documents and identify errors.
Ability to work independently on complex and confidential assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to maintain complex records and prepare accurate reports.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with employees, managers, and the public.
|High School graduate. Four (4) years of clerical/administrative experience, preferably in law enforcement; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint experience required. Must pass police background investigation which includes polygraph. Some positions may require a valid Florida Driver's License. Some positions may be required to pass a typing test.|