Status: Full-time position
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Deadline Date: 2/7/13
Job Summary: The Police Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the administrative aspects of the Photo Speed Enforcement (STOP) and/or DWI vehicle forfeiture programs.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience
Associates Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting or related field; and two (2) years of progressive administrative and/or program coordinator experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess a valid driver’s license upon hire and obtain a City of Santa Fe driving permit within three months of hire.
Must be willing to submit to and pass a background check for NCIC and DPS access.
Duties: The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
•Prepares memoranda and other paperwork necessary when a vehicle is brought into the impound lot such as identifying and verifying the make, model, color, vehicle identification number and other details of a vehicle.
•Handles complaints related to towing and storage of vehicles; prepares and processes documents for vehicles to be sold at auction; performs audits and balancing of the department’s collected impound fees; prepares and maintains reports on a monthly basis; develops and maintains accurate record keeping systems; assists in the development of program operating procedures.
•Monitors the impoundment, release, and disposal of vehicles in compliance with City, local and State laws and regulations; maintains accurate vehicle impound inventory database; ensures timely notification of impoundment to registered vehicle owners; processes ownership verifications through the State Department of Motor Vehicles; and performs additional duties as assigned.
•Handles citizen inquiries related to mandatory impounds/tows, all photo and speed enforcement; serves as a liaison between the Police Department and Courts; creates and maintains positive customer and community relations in order to support the City’s goals and the Department’s vision, mission and values.
•Obtains information on violators from a variety of motor vehicle and criminal databases.
•Prepares monthly reports detailing the number of vehicles speeding, impounded, or violating photo or speed enforcement programs, average speed, number of actual violations, types of violations, number of citations issues, number of hearings and their findings, fees collected, etc.
•May work at the front reception desk answering phone calls, collecting money for payments, helping write incident reports, taking complaints, signing people up for DWI school, working with the AS400 system for cases, etc.
•Receives and coordinates hearing requests. Creates hearing schedule; coordinates hearings with hearing officer, City Attorney, defense attorneys and clients; schedules hearing room; creates court packet with all necessary paperwork; sends out hearing notices and subpoenas as necessary; attends hearings and assists City Attorney as needed; and assists with hearing disposition including payments and/or providing information on community service.
•Accesses Redflex program for citation look-up, to add notes to citations and input hearing request; closes out citations when payment is secure, inputs community services completion to close out citations and produces statistical reports.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the city application form. Submit City of Santa Fe Application by one of the following methods: Fill out application at Human Resources Department, City Hall, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM; mail application to P.O. Box 909, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0909; or fax application to (505) 955-6810. Applications may be downloaded from our website: www.santafenm.gov; or apply online at www.santafenm.gov.