Cheverly - Police Clerk

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Department Cheverly Police Department
Job TitlePolice Clerk
Deadline Jun 30, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Cheverly, MD
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This is a general clerical/typing position. The Police Records Clerk performs routine but highly responsible data entry, general records and communications assignments, and assists other personnel when necessary. Most work is carried out with a minimum of supervision. Performance is ordinarily evaluated annually.


The Police Records Clerk works with computers, typewriters, calculators, telephones, copiers, facsimile machines and other Town equipment. The workplace is an office environment located at the Cheverly Police Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB (examples are illustrative only)

The Police Records Clerk performs a number of essential functions:

  • Performs reviews of information within the Records Management System. This includes records retrieval and verification.
  • Coordinates and directs the Department's impound notification system. This includes timely notifications to owners and secured parties of impounds by certified mail, daily records upkeep, and appropriate court notifications.
  • May assist Department detectives and investigators with clerical support, including using the RMS system to track specific suspects, M.O's, and general patterns of crime.
  • The Police Records Clerk will normally assist with the answering of all calls or requests for routine services over the Town's radio system (a secondary communications source to that of Prince George's County, Combined Public Safety Communications), including MVA and general criminal/civil warrant requests.
  • The Police Records Clerk will act as the Department's general receptionist and telephone screener.
  • General Functions - In addition to the specific functions noted above, the Police Records Clerk will also handle routine citizen requests for service (forms, reports, payments, etc.), open and sort incoming departmental mail, prepare general correspondence, copy and file documents, and prepare routine reports as may be necessary.


General Office Skills - The Police Records Clerk must be able to show general knowledge of standard office procedures and equipment, of general business arithmetic and English, and must be able to write legibly and clearly. This position calls for a high degree of social skills, a consistent business attitude, mental alertness, tact, and courtesy.

Physical Demands - While performing the duties of this job, the Police Secretary is frequently required to sit, talk, and listen, and is frequently required to walk around the station. The employee must be able to lift and /or move up to 10 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


This position calls for high clerical aptitude, the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and spoken English, and the ability to hear, understand, and follow complex oral instructions. This position also calls for typing of at least 35 words per minute. Computer training in various office products is preferable.

In addition, a minimum 2 years office experience, or an educational equivalent (Associate's Degree), along with a driving record displaying no more than 3 current points. A background check, including a criminal records check, a polygraph, a vision test, a physical, and drug screening are also required.


Some college or business-related courses.


Class "C" driver's license.



Cheverly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town stands ready to make reasonable accommodations to comply with the intent and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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