- 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.
- 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.
- 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
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.
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.)
I have read and understand the above instructions regarding supplemental questions.
- High School Graduate or equivalent
- Associate's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Some college coursework
- Under 1 year of experience
- 1 -2 years of experience
- 3-4 years of experience
- 4 years or more of experience
- Court Processing
- Evidence Processing
- Criminal Code
- Law Enforcement Operations
- 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
* Required Question