Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

*This posting is scheduled to close on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 12:00 noon, however is subject to close at any time without advanced notice.  Please note this is a repost, if you have applied for this position within the last 6 months, please do not reapply as you application may not be considered.  Thank you.*

The Records section of the Aurora Police Department is looking for a Records Administrative Specialist to provide support to the Records Section, Court Liaison Unit and acts as a backup to the Equipment and Facilities Administrative Assistant. This position works primarily with police personnel with diplomacy and strong customer service.  This is a Full Time position working a minimum of 40 hours/week and includes full benefits after successful completion of the 6 month Introductory Period. 

Please note:  The selection process for this recruitment may have multiple steps including but not limited to submission of application, submission of a writing sample, and one or more assessment tests, none of which guarantee an invitation to interview, but will assist in the selection of the most qualified candidate.  

City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:  IntegrityRespect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.

Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Access to innovation work spaces

The Aurora Police Department
The Vision of the Aurora Police Department is to be the safest largest city in America.  In 2014 we moved one step closer to our vision by being named the Safest Largest City in Colorado and the 16th overall safest city in the nation.  Within the Aurora Police Department there are four separate divisions:  Operations; Metro; Compliance and Professional Standards; and Business Services and employs over 800 Civil Service and Career Service employees whose mission is to Make Aurora Safer Every Day.  

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

To be employed by the Aurora Police Department you will need to successfully pass an extensive background check, polygraph test, and fingerprint screening, along with other conditions of employment; drug test and verification of employment.  Because of this, there is a longer recruitment process, we thank you in advance for your patience.


  • Maintain all inventory and supplies for supported units and section
  • Cash accounting and reconciliation of funds taken in through applicable information request processes, make deposits for the unit, track and report overages and shortages, problem solve as necessary, perform surprise cash counts with Records Unit Supervisors, maintain and update cash handling procedures per city policy
  • Monitor and managing the budget for the Records Unit including, performing daily accounts payable and receivables. Managing computerized manual cash batch and data entry journals
  • Track all summons assigned to department personnel
  • Assist in tracking of missing case reports and uncategorized body worn camera videos
  • Manage multiple spreadsheets and reports
  • Mail sorting and distribution
  • Pull weekly statistical data for presentation to Command Staff
  • Create onboarding packets for new hires, issue lockers and process personnel orders
  • Manage badge access to the unit
  • Coordinate meetings and events, schedule rooms, record meeting notes, and maintain the calendar for the Records Section and Manager of Records and Support Services
  • System administrator for the department's point of sale and eDiscovery systems
  • Assist in upkeep and maintenance of the Supers and Records Team SharePoint site
  • Create and maintain master copies of department forms
  • Various projects or other duties as assigned



  • High School diploma or GED. 
  • At least 2 years general clerical experience including data entry and customer service experience
  • At least 2 years' experience working in a judicial or law enforcement environment
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. 

  •  Knowledge of office practices and procedures
  • Business English
  • Manual and computer filing systems
  • Complex record keeping systems
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department staff, citizens and those visiting Aurora
  • Handle stressful situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Skill in passing a typing test at a minimum of 40 net words per minute
  • Skill in the use of a personal computer and related software
  • Must have a working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook, dictation equipment, and other general office equipment
  • Accurately and efficiently processes information using a keyboard

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required: 
  • CCIC / NCIC Certification preferred
  • CCRN Master Certification preferred

*Successful candidate must take and successfully pass an extensive background investigation, polygraph test, physical examination and drug screening as a condition of their employment.**


Physical Demands:

  • Light to sedentary physical work requiring the ability to lift 40 pounds with or without assistance
  • Frequent lifting, carrying, sitting, walking and standing
  • Hand/eye coordination to operate computer keyboard
  • Vision to read and interpret reports, documents and other written or digital information
  • Frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens

Work Environment:
  • Works primarily in clean, comfortable environment with some shared equipment
  • Day shift.  Five eight-hour shifts, or flex nine hour shifts with two days off and a third day off every other week
Equipment Used:
  • Frequently uses computer, keyboard and telephone, and copiers
  • This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment

For Veterans points:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

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