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Village of Gurnee, Records Assistant

The Gurnee Police Department is seeking a service-oriented individual to join its team as a Records Assistant.  This is a full time position responsible for maintaining records and files, entering computer data, and completing related reports.  Work tasks also include providing general clerical support within the Police Department.

Examples of primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Enters and updates arrest records, incidents, accident reports, warrants, traffic tickets, parking tickets, compliance tickets, and other information through data entry tasks.

Receives, screens, and responds to phone callers.

Responds to visitors to Police facility.

Distributes incoming department mail to appropriate recipient.

Assists the public and other agencies by searching files, reports, and other records; prepares records for transmittal to court.

Processes solicitor requests, and public background checks.

Performs other related tasks or other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

Minimum qualifications and requirements include US citizen / legal work authorization; education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; at least one (1) year comparable office / administrative support / records management experience; ability to type minimum 30 WPM.

Other desirable or strongly preferred qualifications include police records management experience; bilingual skills; and/or current LEADS certification.

Other qualifications / candidate characteristics include: ability to effectively multi-task in a high activity work environment; excellent customer service skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work with confidential material and apply department standards for security and privacy; effective time management skills; and ability to exercise good judgment.

Starting rate of pay is $31.72 / hour; full time position with benefits including health, dental, vision insurance; pension through Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund; paid time off.

Apply online at – application deadline of May 28, 2024. Offer of employment is contingent on passing a post-offer background and drug screen.  EOE




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