Agency: Columbia Police Department
Location: Columbia SC
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
INTERN - POLICE
$10.10 - 12.62
This position performs responsible administrative, secretarial, technical and clerical duties in support of effective and efficient management of department functions; and performs related duties as assigned. The incumbent works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assists in performing and implementing daily personnel functions of the Police Department;
Assists with new hire orientation; issues identification cards to new employees;
Receives and responds to inquiries and requests for assistance from employees; explains City and department policies, procedures and benefits programs to new and existing staff;
Assists with organizing files;
Reviews and assists with developing department literature;
Maintains records and prepares reports;
Assists with planning special events and programs for employees;
Provides administrative support to assigned supervisor, performing such duties as scheduling and performing meetings and appointments, compiling data for reports and studies, composing and/or preparing routine and confidential reports and correspondence, etc.;
Answers the telephone; provides accurate information to callers and/or forwards calls to appropriate personnel; takes messages as needed; greets and assists office visitors;
Performs routine clerical work, including but not limited to preparing, typing, transmitting, copying and filing documents; sending and receiving faxes; entering and retrieving computer data; assembling materials; ordering supplies; processing daily mail; maintaining logs and lists, etc.;
Completes special projects as assigned;
Attends training, meetings, seminars, etc., as required to enhance job knowledge and skills; and
Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:
High school diploma or GED;
Some college required; must provide official college transcript;
Two (2) years of relevant prior experience;
Must have an interest in criminal justice, social work or closely related field;
Valid South Carolina Class “D” Driver’s License.
The work is considered sedentary in nature and involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a recurring basis or routine keyboard operations.
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