Police Service Technician I

Website City of Gainesvillehttps://cityofgainesville.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/Gainesville-Fl/GRUCom-Enterprise-Planning-and-Administration-Director_4298

Make a difference in the community you live in! As a Community Builder—an employee with the City of Gainesville— you will have a direct hand in building and improving your community and making a visible impact on the lives of your neighbors. Working for local government is more than a job, it’s a chance to contribute to community success and to help enhance the Gainesville way of life.

Job Description:


This is intermediate level, certified, civilian, technical, law enforcement work providing various non-emergency police services related to the basic investigation and reporting of police incidents and the performance of basic crime scene processes.

Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under limited supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from higher classes by its lack of supervisory responsibility and from lower classes by its emphasis on performance of police services tasks of intermediate difficulty and complexity requiring basic training and certification.

This position level is expected to perform duties associated with all lower levels of the Police Service Technician series. Incumbents in this position are expected to actively participate in all relevant training and certification opportunities in preparation for progression within the Police Service Technician series.


This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.


Provides timely, courteous, and knowledgeable response to community needs within area of assignment.

Responds to non-emergency police incidents including, but not limited to, found property, abandoned property, burglaries, missing persons, criminal mischief, forgeries, fraud, theft, and obscene or threatening phone calls.

Prepares Gainesville Police Department investigative reports.

Investigates traffic crashes, prepares reports, and issues traffic citations.

Performs basic crime scene duties including lifting fingerprints, taking measurements, taking photographs, collecting evidence, securing crime scenes, and writing crime scene reports.

Attends work on continuous and regular basis.


Graduation from high school, or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, and one (1) year of post-high school work experience serving the public at-large., or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preference will be given to candidates who have an approved training which satisfies the requirement of Florida State Statute 316.640.



Valid Florida Driver License required.


Successful completion of the earliest available Gainesville Police Department’s Field Training and Evaluation program for Police Service Technician I.

Successful completion of an approved training which satisfies the requirement of Florida State Statute 316.640 and encompasses the essential functions for Police Service Technician I prior to completion of probationary status.

Successful completion of Florida Criminal Information Center / National Criminal Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) certification, or proof of certification prior to completion of probationary status.

Successful completion of the earliest available State of Florida School Crossing Guard and Traffic Direction classes or proof of current certification.

Successful completion of the earliest available Florida Department of Transportation School Cross Guard Trainer program.

Successful completion of the earliest available Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification course or proof of current certification.

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