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Administrative Technician-CID

City of Bentonville

City of Bentonville

Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024


The position of Administrative Technician/Criminal Investigations Division is a specialized position within the Bentonville Police Department, reporting to the Criminal Investigations Captain.

The Administrative Technician provides “High Level” administrative and technical support to the Police department, including setting up and maintaining specialized computer application programs which have a moderate degree of complexity. Provide consultation, assistance, and instruction to department leaders and supervisors staff with respect to special department software and its applications. Provides data administrative support for conferences and presentations. Performs other jobs as deemed necessary within their respective departments.


include the following: Reporting relationships, work assignments, and work schedules may be subject to change in order to meet City needs or operational requirements. Attendance at work and the ability to get along with the public, supervisors, and co-workers are essential elements of this position. Other duties may be assigned.

  • This position performs a unique combination of services, necessary to support the Criminal Investigations Division including, but not limited to, property and evidence management, preparing court documents and internal reports, criminal case coordination, case related research, and information gathering,
  • Coordinates the purchasing for several internal department accounts for general office supplies and equipment.
  • Assists the Criminal Investigation Division as needed.
  • Reviews and notarizes various forms that are sent to state agencies, including training forms.
  • Prepares, composes, types, distributes, and files letter, forms, reports, contracts, requisitions, purchase orders, general correspondence, and other documents related to department operations.
  • Assists in the preparation of the department operating budget and may advise department head on expenditures and budget control matters.
  • Play a crucial role in supporting law enforcement agencies by analyzing data, trends, and patterns to enhance crime prevention, investigation, and operational strategies. You will collaborate with law enforcement personnel to provide actionable insights and intelligence to improve public safety and optimize resource allocation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


This position has no direct reports.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School diploma or general education degree (GED). Prefer overall understanding of law enforcement operations and practices, procedures, records keeping and management, along with district/circuit court familiarity.


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. English/Spanish bilingual oral communication skill preferred.


Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Valid Arkansas Drivers License

Ability to obtain certain department certifications, credentials, and licenses as determined by the department head.

Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Outlook


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. As part of their job duties, the employee must occasionally work outdoors and may have to walk rugged terrain.

The City of Bentonville is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees who work 30 hours per week. This year's benefits package can be viewed here:



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.