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UNIFORM CRIME REPORT SPECIALIST

City of Peoria, Illinois

City of Peoria, Illinois

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024
  • Applications are required for each vacancy. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. The application must be signed, dated, completely filled in and returned to the Human Resources Department by the filing date indicated on the Vacancy Announcement. All information submitted is subject to verification.
  • The City only accepts applications for posted positions.
  • If selected, City residency must be established within one year of hire (or within the timeframe outlined in bargaining unit contract, if applicable). Residency must be maintained for the duration of employment. Applicants need not be current residents of the City of Peoria to be considered.
  • After an offer of employment but prior to hire, all applicants must complete a medical examination including a drug screen.
  • All new hires will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • A summary of employment benefits may be obtained by contacting the City’s Human Resources Department.
  • The City’s Administrative Action Plan for Fair Practices is available for inspection by contacting the City’s Equal Opportunity Office, City Hall, Room 303 or by calling (309) 494-8594.
  • Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the selection process may notify the Human Resources Department of such request.

The City of Peoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Description

Examples of Duties

Ensures the quality of police reports by performing a thorough review to determine whether standards are met; analyzing UCR/NIBRS report data and participating in decisions impacted by the data; ensuring offenses reports meet guidelines; checking for reporting errors; and collecting data for the State Supplemental Crime Program.

Collects data for select crime reports by creating spreadsheets with information containing the report number, date, and time of occurrence, age of victim and offender, and disposition codes and electronically sending information to state police.

Collects data for Monthly Index Crime Report by serving as liaison to the state UCR Coordinator; maintaining all changes in the UCR requirements to update reference manual; providing technical assistance to other employees; serving as resource for UCR coding for the department and recommending changes for the reports when appropriate; and assisting in the design of any related forms.

Performs other duties by assisting with receiving and logging FOIA requests, offender registration, City photo ID's Cab Licenses, and fingerprint requirements; pulling, updating, and filing criminal history information; and completing data entry of police document information.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; over one year up to and including two years progressively responsible related experience; LEADS certification and knowledge of state and federal UCR reporting requirements; minimum typing speed of 45 wpm required. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, considered.

Supplemental Information

Knowledge of UCR standards and procedures; police report sections and fields; recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques. Skill in using a computer to enter and retrieve data and information; accurately proofreading with accompanying knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and spelling; preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials accurately and rapidly; work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work environment of the organization. Ability to read and interpret documents; write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech; establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people.