Employment Opportunity

Property Technician

McKinney Police Department, McKinney, Texas

Salary: $37,580.00 - $55,243.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: February 19, 2019

General supervision is provided by the Investigative Support Manager. This position performs Property and Evidence Room duties. Responsible for logging in and processing various property and evidence items, reviewing reports, corresponding with departmental personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.

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  • Prepares and maintains records, logs, and files of work activities.
  • Transports individuals, property, evidence, or other materials as required.
  • Makes fingerprint records of citizens or other individuals: makes photographic records of individuals or property as needed.
  • Participates in court activities: responds to subpoenas; testifies and presents evidence during court.
  • Provides assistance to department personnel as needed.
  • Assists in coordinating activities involving department's fleet of vehicles: monitors status of vehicle insurance/registrations to ensure timely renewals; serves as liaison between the department and fleet maintenance personnel to coordinate vehicle maintenance activities; assists with inventory control activities and maintains records.
  • Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals: performs driving functions in a safe and efficient manner under various conditions, including day/night hours, in congested traffic, in adverse weather conditions, and in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of posted limits.
  • Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, offense reports, supplemental reports, witness statements, impound sheets, evidence records, citations, inventory records, vehicle maintenance reports, or other documents.
  • Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, offense reports, impound forms, property tags, inventory records, vehicle maintenance forms, laws, codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, maps, diagrams, bulletins, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
  • Operates a personal computer, general office equipment, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, mobile data computer (MDC), e mail, Internet, or other computer programs.
  • Maintains current manuals, policies/procedures, bulletins, map books, and other materials for reference and/or review.
  • Communicates in person, via telephone, and/or via two-way radio: provides information and assistance; responds to requests for service or assistance; communicates effectively and coherently over law enforcement radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications.
  • Communicates with supervisors, officers, employees, dispatchers, other divisions/departments, law enforcement agencies, fire personnel, emergency/medical personnel, jail personnel, court officials, attorneys, victims, complainants, offenders, the public, the media, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to obtain information, coordinate activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
  • Creates/maintains positive public relations with the general public: maintains and promotes peace and order in the community; provides education and information to the public on laws, law enforcement, crime prevention, safety, and related issues.
  • Attends shift meetings, training sessions, and seminars as required to remain knowledgeable of departmental operations/activities, to promote improved job performance, and to stay current with changing policies, procedures, codes, and criminal/civil case law: participates in physical fitness training and continuing education activities; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations.
  • Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in city and department attendance policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed.


  • Ability to embrace and embody the City's core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (R.I.S.E.).
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates, and people to whom service is provided.
  • Ability to produce desired work outcomes, including quality, quantity, and timeliness.
  • Ability to plan and organize work, time, and resources, and if applicable, that of subordinates.
  • Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.
  • Requires the ability to apply principles of persuasion and/or influence over others in coordinating activities of a project, program, or designated area of responsibility.
  • Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
  • Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.
  • Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret graphs.
  • Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems; to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.
  • Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
  • Requires the ability to perform semi-skilled coordinated movements, such as those required to operate motor vehicles.
  • The ability to work in a team environment; contribute as a team member and treat co-workers, subordinates and customers with respect.
  • Build professional relationships with internal staff and customers.
  • Offer flexibility and adaptability, especially during times of change.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • High school diploma or GED. Evidence processing experience preferred.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Texas driver's license.
  • Must have the ability to pass a physical and polygraph.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job may be considered.
  • Previous experience involving personal computer operations is preferred.
  • Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.
  • Must pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Must have Class C Texas Driver's License
  • Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (10-50 pounds).
  • Special vision requirements include: close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Tasks may risk exposure to extreme heat/cold or extreme weather conditions, strong and or/toxic chemicals, dust or pollen, electric shock or vibration.

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Posted: February 11, 2019

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