Clerical Officer

  • Location
    Weymouth, Dorset
  • Salary
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Clerical Officer. Weymouth.

An experienced clerical officer is required for this busy temporary post. Working for Dorset Police, based in Weymouth we require an individual with good keyboard skills and an eye for detail.

This post is full time (37 hours/week) until the end of June 2021 (though may be extended thereafter).

Duties will include:

Film Processing

  • To accurately "read" and process all camera offence films, confirming that an offence has been committed, this will include Fixed, Mobile and Red Light cameras. To ensure the correct action is taken for proved offending vehicles with emergency vehicles voided if applicable

  • To investigate any suspicious or unusual circumstances (possible cloned plate, SORN declarations etc) when checking VRM against PNC for frames checked. To highlight and disseminate information that may be of use to the intelligence community and relative agencies


  • To verify responses to Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIPs,) identifying any errors or omissions and inputting to the Startraq system

  • To verify any evidence being sent to a potential offender and to prepare court files. To achieve this task, staff must understand rules of the Data Protection Act, disclosure and the Dorset Road Safety Departments Freedom of Information (FOI) policy

  • To facilitate personal service of documents by internal/external forces.

Officer Issued Tickets

  • To receive Traffic Offence Reports (TORs), HORT 2 documentation and transfer information onto the Pentip system.

  • To make the decision if an extension is to be granted for document production

  • To process all applicable seatbelt offences to Your Belt Your Life in a timely manner as a disposal method

  • To make necessary checks for document production, address details, MOT status, payment status and update on offence status before flagging an offence suitable for consideration of prosecution

  • To search Niche for related occurrences to offences or add a new occurrence to Niche for an offence to be considered for prosecution. To ensure that all nominals are correctly searched to ensure no duplication


  • To prepare files for court preparation, uploading to NICHE in order for the files to be processed by TPU

  • To decide as to whether to continue or cancel an offence based on evidence interrogated from systems.

Driver Courses

  • To control responses to course offer and manage enquiries in relation

  • Processing payments and managing bookings/rebookings

  • Handle any special Requirements/Interpreters

This list of duties is not restrictive or exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to carry out duties from time to time that are either commensurate with/or lower than the grade of the post. In some posts this might include the ad-hoc provision of guidance and informal training of new colleagues.

Interest in this post is expected to be high, therefore we recommend applying asap. The successful applicant will be subject to strict referencing and vetting procedures prior to commencing work.

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Please apply with your CV to: Patricia Vernon