Administrative Secretary - Police

Training Division


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Administrative Secretary – Police

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Police Administration Building


Valdosta, Georgia

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The City of Valdosta Police Department is accepting applications for a highly motivated individual for an Administrative Secretary position. Provides secretarial support for assigned Police Department operations. Answers telephone and greet visitors; provides information and assistance; refers to appropriate personnel; takes messages and makes appointments. Receives and processes requests for supplies; prepares purchase requisitions; maintains supply inventory. Establishes and maintains a variety of files and records, including personnel records, training records, and case files. Drafts, composes and types memoranda, letters and other correspondence. Prepares a variety of regular and special reports. Processes open records requests. Enters and receives data from computerized databases. Maintains a variety of forms, handouts, and other materials. Processes employee training requests. Processes payroll; tracks employee leave; distributes payroll checks. Makes employee training and travel arrangements.


  • Knowledge of relevant training standards under P.O.S.T regulations, modern office practices and procedures, city and departmental policies and procedures, computers and job-related software programs, city records management principles, customer service principles.
  •  Skills in prioritizing and organizing work, provision of customer services, maintenance of files and records, use of such office equipment as a computer, scanner, fax machine, and copier, oral and written communication.
  • Certification through the National Crime Information Computer (NCIC) system and/or the Georgia Crime Information Computer (GCIC) system or any other state computer system that is associated with NCIC is preferred
  • Good administrative skills such as computer knowledge, typing and communication
  • Abilities to multi-task, deal with the public in a positive manner, and work in an office setting with people who are diverse in their backgrounds
  • Experience in the use of a cash register, and being responsible for counting receipts and balancing cash accounts is a plus
  • At least one year experience in the related field
  • A High School Diploma or GED Certificate, valid Georgia Driver’s License with satisfactory MVR
  • Satisfactorily complete a background check, drug test and pre-employment physical


Please complete a City of Valdosta Application form and email it to Berna Hepburn at to be considered for the position you are interested in applying for. An application must be submitted for each position you are interested in applying for. A resume and cover letter may be attached as additional information only. You may apply in person at the City of Valdosta Human Resources Department, 216 East Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31601.

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The City of Valdosta offers competitive salary with excellent benefits package. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify employer.

Posted by Berna Hepburn November 10, 2017 Categories: $25k - $30k Full Time