Watch Clerk – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Watch Clerk

Competition No.: 2021-WC
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $28.56 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 2/11/21 10:44 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

The City of Burnaby RCMP Detachment is looking for Watch Clerks to work on an auxiliary basis, involving varied and moderately complex clerical work requiring considerable knowledge of applicable departmental functions, procedures, and policies. The Watch Clerk reads police occurrence files, adds or obtains additional information from police  members,  and  adds  or  corrects  information  in  the  appropriate  police computer system; retrieves  and  verifies  PRIME  and  Canadian  Police  Information  Centre (CPIC)  information  entered  by  other  staff;  reviews  such  files  for  adherence  to operational reporting system rules and regulations; responds  to  requests  for  information  from  field  units  by  using  CPIC  and  other information  sources;  receives  and  transmits  messages  via  the  CAD  and  PRIME terminal and makes general broadcasts as appropriate; liaises  and  consults  with  various  external  agencies  including  police  departments, Court, Mental Health, Corrections and Motor Vehicle Branch; prepares  statistical  reports;  reviews  and  maintains  a  follow-up  system;  advises members of external reporting requirements. Performs other related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 including or supplemented by courses related to the work and considerable related experience in a Police Department; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to maintenance of Police occurrence files and records. Sound knowledge of methods, practices and procedures used in operating current data systems terminals; of modern office practices and procedures. Working knowledge of the Criminal Code of Canada and other applicable Federal and Provincial Statutes as they relate to the work performed. Ability to ensure that departmental files and records are maintained in accordance with established rules, regulations, policies and procedures and to perform notification when file is deficient or to make corrections as required; to provide a variety of internal and external contacts with factual file content information in accordance with departmental policy; to work with minimal supervision and exercise initiative. A Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required. This position is required to obtain and maintain an RCMP Enhanced Security Clearance.

Hours and shifts are dependent on operational requirements and are scheduled by the department on an as needed basis.  This is a 24 / 7 operation with work normally scheduled following existing RCMP Watch Schedules (e.g. 6:00am – 6:00pm or 6:00pm – 6:00am).

Please apply online by Monday, February 22, 2021.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application.We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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