Records and Property Management

Job Descriptions
The following job descriptions have been culled from various public safety offices in California to give you an idea of what is required for various jobs.

Building Security Attendant
Under supervision, incumbents perform a variety of patrol and stationary security functions such as monitoring access to County facilities, facilitating energy conservation efforts, monitoring and activating/deactivating alarms, responding to alarms/events, and observing and reporting facility safety and health hazards. Building Security Attendants are unarmed, uniformed personnel who are licensed guards, carry non-lethal defense weapons, and are trained in first aid and CPR.

Candidates must possess:
  1. A valid Security Guard License issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security and Investigative Service
  2. Permit/certification for non-lethal defensive weapons (pepper spray) issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security and Investigative Service
  3. Permit/certification for non-lethal defensive weapons (baton) issued by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security
  4. CPR certificate from an authorized agency
  5. First Aid certificate from an authorized agency

Sheriff's Records Clerk
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Processes a variety of documents, including warrants, warrant recalls, deputy reports, in-custody holds and releases, and remanding orders; seals records as ordered by the courts; performs jail checks.
  2. Provides assistance to the general public, attorneys, insurance companies and law enforcement agencies; disseminates required information to a requesting agency or individual following departmental guidelines; verifies or requests information from other agencies.
  3. Operates teletype units; receives and initiates inquiries, all point bulletins, warrant abstracts, and other information requests; ensures the appropriate dissemination of information received.
Minimum Requirements:

  • Availability: Must be available for all shifts.
  • Keyboarding: 35 wpm.
  • Experience: One year (full-time equivalent) of office clerical experience, with duties that include public contact, computer usage, phones and filing. (NOTE: Retail sales and food service experience does not qualify.)

Sheriff's Clerk I
  • Prepares, processes, maintains, and files a variety of records, reports, and permits.
  • Fingerprints employees and the public as assigned.
  • Processes necessary documents in support of civil processes.
  • Collects statistical data and compiles data for reports; updates and assures the accuracy of statistical database.
  • Receives requests, and sends information to law enforcement officers, other agencies and jurisdictions.
  • Types information on standard forms and inputs data into computer system.
  • Open and distributes mail; answers phones and provides information to the public.
  • Maintains trustee and escrow accounts; collects room and board charges; keeps accurate records of all monies received and disbursed.
  • Receives, processes, distributes, and files warrants of arrest.
  • Teletype warrant abstract to other agencies and enter warrant information into state/nationwide warrant system.
  • Assists in supervision of inmates on Electronic Surveillance Program or inmates on parole.
  • Utilizes a computer software system to input, access, retrieve, and analyze data.
  • May be required to complete a POST 40-hour basic records class.
Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses:
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED certificate.
  • One (1) year of public service and computer experience preferred.
  • Requires the ability to type 40 net words per minute.
  • A valid State of California driver's license is required and must be able to pass a thorough background investigation.