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Background Coordinator (Departmental Promotion)

The Turlock Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Background Coordinator (Departmental Promotion). The Background Coordinator conducts background investigations of potential employees of the Turlock Police Department, as assigned; and ensures the legal requirements for all hiring processes have been met according to the Peace Officer Standards and Training and the California Department of Justice.  The Background Coordinator will conduct investigations of potential employees of the Turlock Police Department by interviewing employers, co-workers, neighbors, law enforcement officials, military personnel, members of the candidate‚Äôs family and personal references; prepare reports on findings; travel to and from various locations for the investigation; and perform other related duties as assigned by the Chief of Police. The Background Coordinator performs other similar duties, as assigned, such as filing, copying, inputting data, answering phones, typing, formatting, and assembling reports. This position provided office assistance in accordance with approved internal policies and procedures. Personal contact with other law enforcement agencies and members of the public will be required to accomplish assigned responsibilities.  The Position requires knowledge of English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and written communication skills. This position also requires excellent customer service skills as well as the ability to operate various types of office equipment. The Background Coordinator may also provide technical, administrative, clerical and investigative support to the Professional Standards Unit in a wide range of areas including assisting with conducting permit investigations and coordinating with members of the public and collateral agencies.SB2 IMPLEMENTATION AND COMPLIANCEUnder general supervision the Background Coordinator provides technical, statistical, administrative, and other analytical support and compliance of Senate Bill 2 (SB2) and its requirements including but not limited to decertification; performs research and special project management; supervises sensitive, confidential specialized record maintenance; oversees and ensures legal reporting compliance; supervises staff; and may fulfill other duties as assigned. The incumbent may be required to assist in public activities or meetings, and coordinate with other service areas, agencies, committees, boards, and commissions. Performs other job-related work as required and assigned. Exercises policy interpretation and application for assigned program/functional area. The incumbent is expected to demonstrate technical competence while working as a team member and exercise independent judgment in a number of confidential and sensitive assignments. This recruitment is limited to employees in the Police Department holding regular status with the City of Turlock.
This classification is assigned to the Confidential bargaining unit for labor relations purposes and is subject to overtime, standby, call-back and shift assignments.An eligibility list will be established from this recruitment that will be valid for six (6) months. All employees serve a one (1) year probationary period. 

Department: POLICE
Salary: $5,495.00 - $6,680.00 per month
Close Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2023 17:00:00

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For questions about City employment, please contact:

Human Relations
156 S. Broadway, Ste. 235
Turlock, CA 95380-5454
(209) 668-5150
Monday - Friday, 9AM - 4PM

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