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Police Property Technician

Chattanooga Police Department, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Salary: $25,995.00 - $32,450.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: September 15, 2017

Incumbents in this classification are responsible for maintaining the custody of property/evidence taken into custody by the department, until release or disposal is authorized. Duties include processing and maintaining the intake, chain of custody and out-processing of property/evidence; maintaining documentation associated with property and preparing and maintaining a variety of correspondence and reports associated with property. Work is performed with moderate supervision.

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Duties:

  • Processes incoming property and evidence which includes reviews items to ensure acceptability of items; reviewing intake forms to ensure completeness and accuracy; running serial numbers through the NCIC system; documenting storage location of items; entering intake forms into applicable database; weighing, sealing and/or initialing incoming items, including drugs, money, jewelry and other applicable items; distributing forms to applicable divisions; packaging, labeling and storing items and performing other related activities.
  • Maintains the chain of custody of property and evidence, ensuring compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Transports drugs and blood specimens to applicable laboratories and incoming cash to the Treasurer's Office.
  • Dispositions property and evidence which may include releasing items to owners or victims; destructing items; preparing items for auction; preparing related documentation related to the dispositioning of property and evidence and performing other related activities.
  • Serves as the control point for seizures involving vehicles and money, ensuring compliance and adherence with applicable procedures; prepares and mails related paperwork to applicable state agency and prepares and maintains documents generated from initial seizure through final disposition.
  • Prepares, processes and maintains a variety of forms, records and/or other applicable documentation related to seized property and evidence.
  • Performs routine maintenance and cleaning of property holding areas.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. and one year of experience involving inventory control or clerical work.
  • Position is safety-sensitive and will require a background investigation including polygraph, fingerprints, and drug screen. Must maintain confidentiality at all times.
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Valid Tennessee Driver's License;
  • Must be able to obtain NCIC Query and Basic NCIC Certification.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; customer service principles and chain of evidence principles and practices.
  • Skill in providing customer service; interpreting and applying applicable laws, ordinances, codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; maintaining chain of evidence; preparing, processing and maintaining a variety of documents; communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Positions in this class typically require climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of forces constantly to move objects.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, dusts, chemicals, extreme temperatures and infectious diseases.

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Posted: September 12, 2017



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