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GREATER PEORIA AUTO CRIMES TASK FORCE ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

City of Peoria, Illinois

City of Peoria, Illinois

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 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

EMPLOYEE’S MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE CITY OF PEORIA

DEPARTMENT: POLICE DEPARTMENT

LOCATION: 600 SW Adams Street, Peoria, IL

HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Monday through Friday

The purpose of this position is to support the Greater Peoria Auto Crimes Task Force, under the direction of the Peoria Police Department Captain of Investigations and the Secretary of State Police Sergeant assigned to GPACT. Performs work of moderate to complex difficulty involving typing, filing, data entry, answering telephones, developing and preparing reports, forms and documents utilizing a variety of computer programs as required by the various divisions. Performs other generalized clerical and administrative duties. Provides information to departmental staff and the general public; operates various office equipment, and other duties as assigned.

APPLICATIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, CITY HALL, 419 FULTON, ROOM 202, PEORIA, IL 61602 UNTIL THE DEADLINE DATE. FAX# (309) 494-8587, PHONE# (309) 494-8575; E-MAIL humanresources@peoriagov.org; WEBSITE www.peoriagov.org. EMPLOYEE’S, MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE CITY OF PEORIA. AN EMPLOYEE’S UNAUTHORIZED RESIDENCY OUTSIDE THE CITY OF PEORIA SHALL BE GROUNDS FOR IMMEDIATE TERMINATION.

Examples of Duties

GPACT Responsibility:
•Assists GPACT staff with implementation strategies to
prevent and reduce auto thefts.
•Coordinates with law enforcement agencies to ensure a unified approach to combating auto-related crimes.
•Provides support to the City of Peoria Police Department in their daily activities ,as it relates to auto theft
prevention.
Conducts regular reviews of operational processes to identify areas for improvement.

Community Relations
:•Establishes and maintains partnerships with community
organizations to enhance public awareness and involvement
in crime prevention.
Organizes and participates in outreach programs to educate the community on auto crime prevention measures.
Responds to community inquiries and concerns related to auto-related crimes, building positive relationships.
Additional Administrative Responsibility:
Distributes resources to meet operational requirements and strategic goals.
Collaborate with external stakeholders to secure additional resources for the task force.
Schedules and coordinates meetings, ,briefings, and training sessions for the task force.
Maintains accurate records of investigations, ensuring compliance with legal and organizational requirements.
Prepares reports and presentations for internal and external audiences.
Answers phones, manages emails, and organizes office supplies.



Minimum Qualifications

One year certificate from an accredited college or technical school; over two years up to and including four years of progressively responsible related experience. Any 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 correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary; internal departmental policies and procedures; all computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job; standard business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals; and recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques. Skill in typing from rough draft or printed text; analyzing and resolving office administrative situations and problems; using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines; researching, compiling and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials; and applying logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks; to understand, interpret and communicate complicated policies, procedures and protocols. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions, giving close attention to detail and accuracy; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to draft and type correspondence.