ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (POLICE DEPARTMENT)
Pay type: Hourly, non-exempt
Department: Police Dept.
Reports To Police Sergeant
Location: Police Dept. Shop Bldg., Jonesboro
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
This safety sensitive position (SS) is responsible for the installation and repair of various electronic equipment installed in police vehicles.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Repair various electronic equipment in the police fleet vehicles, including but not limited to siren controls, bar lights, radios, video cameras, etc. This duty is performed daily.
2. Repair wiring and electrical circuitry in police vehicles. This duty is performed daily.
3. Install and remove when necessary, emergency equipment used in police vehicles. This duty is performed weekly.
4. Perform minor mechanical repairs on fleet vehicles. This duty is performed daily.
5. Perform preventive maintenance on fleet vehicles. This duty is performed daily.
6. Troubleshoot and diagnose symptoms for necessary repairs to equipment. This duty is performed daily.
7. Assist other city departments with electronic repairs as time permits. This duty is performed weekly.
8. Operating a city vehicle is required for the essential functions.
9. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 2 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and understand general business/company related articles and professional journals; Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver License
PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED
Basic: Database, Programming Languages, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing
INITIATIVE AND INGENUITY
Under general supervision where standard practice enables the employee to proceed alone on routine work, referring all questionable cases to supervisor.
Limited responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work operations.
Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and which would not only affect the operating efficiency of the individual involved, but would also affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a slight degree.
Moderate mental demand. Operations requiring almost continuous attention, but work is sufficiently repetitive that a habit cycle is formed; operations requiring intermittent directed thinking to determine or select materials, equipment or operations where variable sequences may be selected by the employee.
ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING
Moderately structured. Fairly broad activities using moderately structured procedures with only generally guided supervision. Interpolation of learned things in somewhat varied situations.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS
Responsibility for work of others: Not indicated.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT
Occasionally responsible for organization's property where carelessness, error, or misappropriation would result in moderate damage or moderate monetary loss to the organization. The total value for the above would range from $5,000 to $150,000.
Probable errors of internal and external scope would have a moderate effect on the operational efficiency of the organizational component concerned. Errors might possibly go undetected for a considerable period of time, thereby creating an inaccurate picture of an existing situation. Could cause further errors, losses, or embarrassment to the organization. The possibility for error is always present due to requirements of the job.
FREEDOM TO ACT
Generally controlled. General processes covered by established policies and standards with supervisory oversight.
ANNUAL MONETARY IMPACT
The amount of annual dollars generated based on the job's essential duties / responsibilities. Examples would include direct dollar generation, departmental budget, proper handling of organization funds, expense control, and savings from new techniques or reduction in manpower.
None. Job does not create any dollar monetary impact for the organization.
IMPACT ON END RESULTS
Modest impact. Job has some impact on the organizations end results, but still from an indirect level. Provides assistance and support services that facilitates decision making by others.
Occasional routine contacts with persons outside the organization. This would include contacts with suppliers, mail service, etc.
Contacts of considerable importance within the department or office, such as those required in coordination of effort, or frequent contacts with other departments or offices, generally in normal course of performing duties. Requires tact in discussing problems and presenting data and making recommendations, but responsibility for action and decision reverts to others.
USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS
Occasional personal computer support, technical help, and/or, basic software support, database analysis, level I technician, project coordination, installation and help desk.
Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Continuously exposed to one or two elements such as noise, intermittent standing, walking; and occasional pushing, carrying, or lifting.
The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, wet or humid conditions, extreme cold, risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
Moderate diversity, moderately physical. Work activities which allow for a moderate amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, taste or smell; and frequently required to stand, walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.