Goverment Jobs
Published
March 15, 2019
Location
Bloomington, Minnesota
Category
Job Type

Description

Primary Objective

The City of Bloomington is seeking a Full-Time Property ControlAssistant. Position is responsible for receiving, storing, managing and controlling the handling of recovered or seized property;maintaining accurate records of the chain of custody; andsecurely storing and disposing of property as assigned, per established Department policies, procedures and City ordinances.
Examples of Duties

  • Ensure that incoming property/evidence is packaged, labeled and stored in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Preserve all incoming property/evidence from contamination, theft or loss.
  • Enter necessary data into property unit tracking system.
  • Maintain and provide tracking documentation to ensure integrity of evidence and protect chain of custody.
  • Coordinate interim releases and returns of evidence for court, crime lab analysis and investigative use.
  • Operate property management software and information systems.
  • Serve as a liaison for property and evidence matters between the agency and other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
  • Identify and research case dispositions using county and state information systems.
  • Work with Investigations, County and City Attorneys to obtain required authorizations for property release/disposal.
  • Arrange for proper destruction and/or disposal of property.
  • Notify property owners to arrange for release of property.
  • Verify ownership and complete release forms.
  • Assemble and log property for public auction and/or destruction, coordinating logistics with vendors.
  • Provide for maintenance and security of property storage facilities.
  • Maintain and purchase equipment, packaging supplies and other necessary items.
  • Maintain current knowledge of federal, state and local laws related to property/evidence management.
  • Meet with all new officers to educate them on packaging requirements and property room operations.
  • Other related duties as apparent or assigned.
Minimum/Desirable Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver's license
  • Three years general clerical experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of integrity in order to withstand challenges in court to the proper handling of evidence
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office software, including Excel
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the public and employees
  • Ability to work overtime when assigned and be available for occasional call-ins
  • Ability to obtain International Association for Property and Evidence (IAPE) certification within one year.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of court process and evidence processing, criminal code, and law enforcement operations
  • Knowledge of the Data Practices Act that governs dissemination of information to the public
  • Advanced Word and Excel experience
  • Some post-secondary education in Criminal Justice or related field
Supplemental Information

Environmental Conditions
Office and warehouse environments; exposure to computer screens, dust and molds, bio-hazards (blood, used hypodermic needles and body fluids), firearms, illegal drugs and related chemical agents; edged weapons, flammable agents, disturbing and offensive audio and visual materials.

Physical Demands
Work within a highly secured office and warehouse space with no windows and limited access by other personnel. Essential functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing or walking for prolonged periods; lifting, carrying and maneuvering objects weighing up to 50 pounds; may be required to climb, stoop, and kneel in performance of job responsibilities; general manual dexterity; adequate vision, speech and hearing required; must be able to operate assigned equipment.

Full-time, benefits-eligible, non-union, non-exempt position.

2019 Wage Range: $25.67 - $28.30

Anticipated Hiring Wage: $25.67 hourly

Benefits for Regular, Full-time Employees of the City of Bloomington include the following:

  • 10 days paid vacation per year
  • 13 days paid personal leave per year
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Paid employee health and dental insurance
  • Paid employee life insurance
  • Paid employee disability insurance
  • Employer/employee paid pension
  • Deferred compensation
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Health club membership reimbursement
  • Flexible spending account
  • Choice of Employee Assistance Program(s)
  • Other optional benefits
  • Great suburban location, on bus line
  • Free employee parking

*(Union contracts may vary from the above list.)

01
I understand that in order for my application to receive every consideration in the selection process, I must complete the following supplemental questionnaire completely for this position. Attaching a resume is NOT a substitute for completing an answer. If a question is answered by the statement "See Resume", the question will be treated as if there is no answer. The information I provide will be reviewed and used to determine my eligibility to move forward in the selection process. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. If the supplemental question is not applicable to you, please indicate N/A.

I have read and understand the above instructions regarding supplemental questions.

  • Yes
  • No
02
Do you have a valid driver's license?

  • Yes
  • No
03
Please indicate your highest level of education.

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Some college coursework
  • Certificate
  • N/A
04
Do you have any post-secondary education in Criminal Justice or a field related to this position?

  • Yes
  • No
05
If you indicated that you have post-secondary education in Criminal Justice or a field related to this position, please describe that education including the name(s) of the college, school or university, courses taken and/or degree earned. If not applicable to you, please indicate N/A.

    06
    Do you have general clerical experience?

    • None
    • Under 1 year of experience
    • 1 -2 years of experience
    • 3-4 years of experience
    • 4 years or more of experience
    07
    If you indicated you have general clerical experience, please summarize that experience including job title(s), please of employment, and job duties. If not applicable to you, please indicate N/A.

      08
      Do you possess work experience with the following:

      • Court Processing
      • Evidence Processing
      • Criminal Code
      • Law Enforcement Operations
      09
      If you indicated you have work experience in court processing, evidence processing, criminal code, and/or law enforcement operations, please summarize that experience including job title(s), place of employment, and job duties. If not applicable to you, please indicate N/A.

        10
        Do you have any work experience or training on the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act?

        • Yes
        • No
        11
        If you indicated you have work experience or training on the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, please summarize that experience including job title(s), place of employment, and job duties. If not applicable to you, please indicate N/A.

          12
          Please describe your skill level with Microsoft Office Word.

          • Basic
          • Intermediate
          • Expert
          • N/A
          13
          Please describe examples of Word documents you have created and tools/features used.

            14
            Please describe your skill level with Microsoft Office Excel.

            • Basic
            • Intermediate
            • Expert
            • N/A
            15
            Please describe examples of Excel documents you have created and tools/features used.

              16
              Do you possess an International Association for Property and Evidence (IAPE) certification?

              • Yes
              • No
              17
              This question is to determine your status as a veteran under the Veteran's Preference Statute, Minnesota Statutes, 43A.11. Please check the statement below which best describes your current Veteran's status:

              • I am not a Veteran
              • I am a Veteran who served more than 180 consecutive days and received an Honorable Discharge or Separation
              • I am the spouse of a deceased Veteran who served more than 180 consecutive days and received an Honorable Discharge or Separation
              • I am a disabled Veteran who served more than 180 consecutive days and received an Honorable Discharge or Separation
              • I am the spouse of a disabled Veteran who served more than 180 consecutive days and received an Honorable Discharge or Separation and is unable to use the preference due to the disability
              18
              If you are a Veteran and achieve the minimum passing rating, do you wish to apply your veteran's preference bonus points? If you answer yes, you MUST complete the City of Bloomington's Veteran Preference Questionnaire (click here) and either attach it to this application or send/deliver/fax it to the Human Resources Department with a copy of your form DD-214. Disabled veterans must also supply form FL-802 or an equivalent letter from a service retirement board. Spouses applying for preference points must supply their marriage certificate, the veteran's DD-214 and FL-802 or death certificate. Your veteran's preference points cannot be considered without supporting documentation. All documentation must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than 7 calendar days after the deadline date for the position.

              • Yes
              • No

              * Required Question