Employment Opportunity

Property Officer

Fairfax Police Department, Fairfax, Virginia

Salary: $24.67 - $40.79 Hourly

Final Filing Date: December 20, 2019

Temporary position. The City of Fairfax Police Department is looking for a temporary contract person to fill the position of Property Officer.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • The Property Officer is responsible for all property management and evidence storage for the Police Department.
  • Property management includes maintaining, purchasing and stocking all department issued uniform and equipment.
  • Evidence storage includes all property in the custody of the department or that which is acquired by the department as found, recovered, or evidentiary property.
  • The Property Officer ensures compliance with all State and local laws regarding the storage and disposition of property and evidence.


  • Graduation from high school, plus three years of related experience.
  • Experience with evidence collection procedures; purchasing procedures and bidding; inventory procedures; modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
  • Knowledge of State law(s) governing property; the principles and practices of work safety; basic techniques and practices of chain of custody rules used in law enforcement property and evidence processing, storage, and disposition.
  • Must be able to work with frequent interruptions; lift up to 60 pounds; maintain effective relationships with vendors; provide accurate inventory records; utilize the Records Management System and bar code equipment; preserve confidentiality of sensitive materials; and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. .
  • Dispose of or destroy evidence/property in accordance with applicable law and department procedures to include hazardous materials such as medical/biological waste, illegal drugs, computers or pharmaceuticals.
  • Prepare Court Affidavits for destruction of drugs/weapons and process through the Courts. Prior property management and evidence experience is desired.

  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and polygraph exam required.

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Posted: September 17, 2019

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