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Come explore the world of career opportunities with the City of Venice.

 All employees serve the City with PRIDE:

  Productive, Responsible, Innovative, Dedicated, Ethical.

The City of Venice promotes diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Successful candidates must pass a drug/nicotine use screen and pre-employment physical exam. In accordance with the Immigration Reform Act, appropriate identification documents verifying eligibility for employment will be required.


Records Clerk - Venice Police Department

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$14.3210/hour
  • Posted Date:04/12/2019
  • Deadline to Apply:04/26/2019 3:59 PM

General Statement of Job

Responsible for processing, copying, distributing and filing department records in compliance with state and federal laws. 


City Expectations:


All City of Venice employees are expected to demonstrate PRIDE in their jobs by being Productive, Responsible, Innovative, Dedicated and Ethical.


In addition, certain essential city services are required to be maintained in any civil emergency. Depending upon the type of emergency, any and all employees may be activated as essential employees in the event of an emergency.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  1. Maintains official department records in compliance with state laws.


  2. Accurately and legibly completes applicable reports, forms, statistical information and other required documentation.Copies and distributes as required.


  3. Responsible for the timely and accurate input of department reports into appropriate database.


  4. Researches and coordinates records requests and ensures efficient delivery of accurate information.


  5. Responds to inquiries and provides general information/assistance.


  6. Maintains integrity and confidentiality of various records and information in accordance with City policy, Department policy and Florida public records laws.


  7. Transports required records to the South County Administration Building (Police Department).





Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of work assignments.  Responsible in work to the Records Manager (Police Department).



Minimum Education and Training


High school graduate or equivalent with one (1) year office/clerical experience  


Minimum Qualifications and Standards Required


Skill Requirements

Ability to maintain records.   Must be able to work independently of direct supervision and capable of sustaining regular and predictable attendance.   Ability to communicate effectively; understand and follow oral and written instruction; complete all forms and reports legibly and accurately; and read/interpret record management regulations.  Capable of prioritizing and completing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, handle the pressure of deadlines and deal with difficult people with courtesy and self-control.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public; sustaining the trust, faith and confidence of supervisory personnel.  Possess a valid Florida Driver’s license (or valid out-of-state driver’s license), free of any serious violations. Out-of-state applicants have 30 days from start of employment to attain a valid Florida Driver’s License.


Requires a working knowledge of the current version of the Microsoft Office Professional software suite including proficiency with Word and Excel.  Must have a basic understanding of the current version of the Microsoft Windows operating system.  Familiarity with Superion Software applications based on an iSeries system is preferred.  Working knowledge of the current versions of Microsoft Outlook and Internet Explorer is also highly recommended.  Ability to learn specific computer applications used in the ­Department.


Physical Requirements:

Work is essentially sedentary with occasional walking, bending, stooping, lifting up to 40 pounds or minimal physical exertion.  Requires finger and wrist dexterity and hand/eye coordination to perform keyboard functions.  Ability to see; hear well, with or without aids; and speak clearly and distinctly.  Reasonable accommodation will be considered for individuals with physical disabilities.


Working Conditions:

Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some travel to various locations.




It is understood that every incidental duty connected with operations enumerated in the job description is not always specifically described, and employees, at the discretion of the City, may be required to perform duties not within their job descriptions.


SALARY RANGE:          $14.3210-$20.9077/HOUR

$29,787.68 - $43,487.85/ANNUAL




PLEASE NOTE:  Any interested applicant must make written application online at www.venicegov.com or on paper to the Human Resources Department located at 401 W Venice Avenue in Venice before the end of business (4:00 PM) on Friday April 26,  2019. 


 (Except as may be provided in Article 9 of the AFSCME Agreement for promotion, transfers, demotions, etc.)


Applicants (with the exception of current city employees) given a conditional offer of employment will be subjected to physical examination, drug, tobacco/nicotine screening, review of driver’s license record, criminal background, and references from previous employers.


The City of Venice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 A job applicant who requires reasonable accommodations to participate in the selection process, should contact the Human Resource Department. 

Veterans' Preference

 For further information regarding the recruitment and selection process, contact the Human Resources Department, at (941) 882-7371;  or visit us at City Hall, 401 W. Venice Ave.

Thank you for your interest in the City of Venice. 

We look forward to hearing from you.