Part-time Records & Identification Clerk

Description :



GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  To perform varied clerical and typing work of a responsible, confidential nature.  Duties involve typing and clerical work requiring the exercise of individual initiative and independent judgment; and considerable contact with the public in the performance of assigned tasks.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Records Administrative Supervisor or the Administrative Services Lieutenant.

TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK:  An employee in this class may be called upon to do any or all of the following:  (These examples do not include all the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.) 

  • Prepare and type from plain copy, rough drafts, transcription devices or general instructions:  letters, memos, notices, reports, report dictation and recommendations.
  • Data entry of all reports, including warrant requests, citations, arrests and all other Department records.
  • Considerable public contact, including issuing various licenses and permits in accordance with legal requirements; answering public inquiries relative to departmental activities over the counter, by telephone, facsimile or electronic mail.
  • Answer mail inquiries and questionnaires according to instructions or by established procedures, often requiring original composition.
  • Process FOIA requests of documents, video/audio recordings and body cameras per department policy and instruction.
  • Coordinate Police Department payroll.
  • Filing of all office documents issued, received and maintained.
  • Handle monies received for payment of licenses, parking violations or services provided by the Department.
  • Perform additional assigned work and/or duties as required. 


  • Considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, business English, spelling and commercial subjects.
  • Considerable knowledge in the use of personal computers for data entry, word processing and transcription.
  • Skill, speed and accuracy in performing various clerical, typing tasks and data entry.
  • Skill in the operation of a variety of standard office equipment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of the departmental records.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate clerical records, correspondence, reports and tabulations.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a professional office manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with the public and co-workers in a professional office atmosphere.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision. 

An employee in this class, upon appointment, should have the equivalent of the following training and experience: 

  • Graduation from an accredited high school, including or supplemented by advanced typing training.
  • Minimum of 50 wpm typing.
  • Three (3) or more years experience in responsible clerical work. 

Location:  City of Port Huron Police Department, 100 McMorran Blvd., Port Huron, MI  48060 

Working Hours:   Six hours per day / four days per week; total of 24 hours per week;       Department hours are Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 

Salary:   $14.00 per hour 

Benefit Package:  Does not include a benefit package.

Contact :

  • Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department or downloaded here
  • If mailed, it must be postmarked by the deadline date listed below.
  • Original job applications will be accepted in-person or by mail at:
City of Port Huron
Human Resources
100 McMorran Blvd.
Port Huron, MI  48060

Deadline for Applying : Jan 24, 2020 03:30 PM