Temporary Extra Help – Sheriff’s Office

Temporary Extra Help – Sheriff’s Office (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: May 30, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Public Safety Building, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Sheriff
Job Status: Part-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Apply Now
Job Summary
Would you enjoy bringing your proven customer service skills to the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office?
Do you share the Sheriff’s Office values of Excellence, Integrity and Teamwork?
The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is hiring a part-time, temporary employee to work in the front office of the Sheriff’s Office and provide clerical support for their administration division. Duties may include:
Providing receptionist duties including answering phones, scheduling appointments, and greeting visitors
Performing data entry requiring a high level of accuracy
Responding to inquiries from the public
Explaining policies and procedures
Interacting with victims, suspects or inmates in person and over the phone
Processing payments for services and maintaining and balancing a cash drawer.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work well with a wide variety of individuals and work as part of a team with law enforcement and other staff.
Duration of position:  It is anticipated this position will work approximately 17 hours a week throughout the remainder of 2019.  Exact hours and length of assignment will be dependent on workload and staffing needs.
Requires a high school diploma or GED and one year general office, clerical or secretarial experience.
Requires the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality and handle sensitive information appropriately and work with and exert a calming influence on people in crisis.
Must be able to pass an in-depth Law Enforcement level background check which includes interviews and employer reference checks; criminal history and driving record review and polygraph examination.
Experience working in law enforcement and/or criminal justice field is preferred, but not required.

$15.69 per hour
Application Special Instructions

SELF-EXAM QUESTIONNAIRE: A completed Self-Examination Questionnaire is a mandatory part of this job application. Click the link to download the form.  Please attach this completed form to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application. Applications without this completed form attached cannot be considered.
RESUME/COVER LETTER:  Please attach a Cover Letter and Resume to your online application using the Document Upload area at the bottom of the application.