Property/Evidence Supervisor Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

Under the direction of the Criminal Investigations Commander or designee, is responsible for the supervision of the Property/Evidence personnel and for the coordination of property and evidence functions. Performs skilled technical work in inventory control of evidence in criminal investigations and found property, including large sums of money, firearms, and narcotics. Maintains integrity control of evidence for courtroom presentation. Individual must be bondable. Performs related tasks as required.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

Oversees the Property/Evidence Technicians, inspects performance, manages property inventory.

Empties property lockers - some heavy lifting.

Issues audit control numbers to each property receipt.

Enters information into computer system.

Determines storage locations.

Researches case dispositions.

Corresponds with other agencies and exchanges information.

Researches information to obtain owner contact information.

Checks property in and out, to and from different sources.

Attends court hearings and trials as required.

Obtains court orders as required.

Maintains equipment in working order.

Prepares various reports.

Keeps records and prepares reports of findings of audits/inventory information.

Searches files for information in response to requests from law enforcement officers as well as civilians.

Searches files to find specific property to return recovered stolen property.

 

B. MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Research information to obtain ownership information.

Verbal and written correspondence with other agencies and individuals for informational exchanges.

Make oral and visual presentations to civilian attorneys and law enforcement officers.

 

REQUIREMENTS

A. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED. Five (5) years’ experience in receipt, storage, and issuance of property, maintaining property control, data entry, and categorizing records in an electronic data base with at least two (2) years supervisory experience. Supervisory experience may be waived if the applicant demonstrates an understanding of the fundamentals of effective supervisory practices. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license and maintain a satisfactory driving record. Applicants may possess a valid out of state driver's license and obtain the Florida license within 10 days of employment." Must not have been convicted of any felony, or misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement, not withstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication. Must have good moral character as determined by a background investigation. FCIC/NCIC certified within six (6) months of employment.

 

B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of supervisory skills and practices.

Ability to observe and direct a small work group.

Ability to recognize and correct performance that deviates from accepted norms.

Knowledge of police principles, practices, and procedures dealing with police property control.

Knowledge of applicable laws and procedures as related to property control.

Knowledge of city, state, and federal ordinances and laws dealing with property control matters.

Knowledge of basic computer capabilities.

Ability to physically move property items - large and small.

Ability to make oral presentations.

Ability to prepare written reports.

Ability to research situations and information.

Skills in communication with co-workers and the community.

Skills in maintaining cross index filing systems and in classifying documentary material for filing purposes.

Skills in computer data entry.

C. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to lift heavy, odd shaped items over 40 lbs. above head while on a ladder.

Ability to climb a ladder.

Ability to exercise manual dexterity for data entry.

Ability to hear conversations spoken in various tones of voice.

Ability to speak the English language clearly and concisely.

Ability to grasp objects.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Ability to bend, walk, kneel, crawl, stretch, and sit while lifting light and heavy objects.

Ability to identify colors and read symbols.

Ability to read and write legal documents.

Ability to visually inspect items for safety reasons.

 

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

Revision Date - 10/25/2015