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On May 7, 2006, at approximately 1:01PM, the body of 30 year old Robert Lee Preston was discovered in a wooded area off of Interstate 75 in Sumter County. The victim's death was determined to be a homicide as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. He had pre...

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JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLES.T.A.R. Operator
CLASSIFICATIONS.T.A.R. Operator
DIVISIONAdministrative Services
SUPERVISESNone
SUPERVISED BYRecords Manager
EFFECTIVE DATE10/01/18
 
BRIEF DESCRIPTION
This is a responsible position transcribing police reports, data entry of hard-copy police reports, and entry of UCR data into a computer program. Requires above average data entry and use of grammar and spelling skills, plus knowledge of basic interview techniques
 
JOB DUTIES
A. Receive police reports and tracking information pertaining to warrants via telephone and enter information into the computer program, using proper coding and/or data abbreviations.
B. Classify data for UCR according to UCR guidelines.
C. Enter hard-copy reports into the computer program.
D. Enter or retrieve information from a computer as required.
E. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of entry and removal of records information involved with Sumter County Sheriff's Office computer program.
F. Be alert for conditions or situations which inhibit efficient operation of the Agency or the S.T.A.R. Division, and make recommendations for solutions.
G. Perform any additional duties that may be required by the Sheriff or through necessity of situations.
 
JOB PREREQUISITES
High school diploma or GED. Proficiency in English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Ability to follow instructions with a minimum amount of supervision.
Possess normal sight and hearing abilities.
Ability to organize own work.
Ability to perform general office skills well.
Ability to handle confidential matters without compromising confidentiality.
Ability to work harmoniously with the public and Agency personnel.
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Maintain complete FCIC teletype certification.
Obtain a working knowledge of UCR and computer codes.
Obtain basic knowledge of criminal and civil law sufficient to perform required duties.
Maintain and possess a valid Florida Driver's License
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
Normal office environment. Majority of time is spent performing data entry into a computer program. Hours require both day and night shifts, as scheduled, including holidays and weekends. May require overtime when necessary. Subject to call to duty at any time.