Employment Opportunity

Property Room Manager

Fishers Police Department, Fishers, Indiana

Salary: $40,697.00 - $52,000.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The purposes of this Civilian position include facilitating the proper and legal intake and release of property/evidence recovered by officers and staff of the Fishers Police Department. This position is responsible for providing an accurate accounting and facilitate the legal maintenance of the chain of custody for any and all property/evidence submitted by officers and staff of the Fishers Police Department while also ensuring the security of all property/evidence.

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  • Security – Maintaining the security and integrity of the Property Room and ensure the Property Room is always accreditation compliant. Ensure that only approved persons are allowed entry into the Property Room and report any violations to the Forensic Services Unit supervisor.
  • Property Intake – Ensure all property/evidence has all corresponding paperwork. Complete all computer intake and property/storage procedures.
  • Property Transfers – Scheduling appointments with FPD officers and staff, outside agencies, and the public for the transfer of property/evidence.
  • Property Room Audits and Inventories – Accountability for all items logged into the property room. Conducting audits and inspections as directed by the FSU supervisor.
  • Property Destruction – Conduct case reviews to determine the eligibility of property/evidence destruction and destroy items in conjunction with department General Orders.
  • Administrative Duties – Case reviews/reports for drug, DNA, fingerprint, and trace evidence at outside laboratories.
  • Discovery Requests - Completing discovery requests submitted to the FSU.
  • Evidence Processing – Lab processing including but not limited to DNA, fingerprints, and trace evidence for active cases.
  • Evidence Management at Scenes – Ability to respond to scenes to assist investigators with evidence management.
  • Training – Successfully complete all required trainings at the discretion of the FSU supervisor.
  • Court – Prepares testimony for use in court when the appearance in court is necessary.
  • Oversee the maintenance, order and cleanliness of the property room. This is a restricted area and will not be maintained by the normal cleaning agency. This includes the following tasks:
    • Sweep and wet mop the floors as necessary.
    • Pick up any debris as necessary.
    • Ensure all waste baskets are emptied on a routine basis.
    • Maintain prescription drug take-back bin.


Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED. Associates/Technical degree with 5 years' experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
  • Property Room Management or Forensic background highly preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License required.
  • Sufficient comprehension to deal with and resolve unusual and difficult problems.
  • Decipher, interpret and understand difficult and complicated concepts with specialized vocabulary.
  • Ability to handle a variety of typical and complex assignments both as a team member and independently.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written will be necessary.
  • Regular exposure to sensitive and confidential material.
  • Read, summarize and/or compare straightforward workplace data and graphics, such as flow charts, and standard tables.
  • Regular contact with law enforcement officers and the public.
  • Basic knowledge of office equipment (copier, fax, printer, personal computer, telephone, etc.).
  • Basic knowledge of office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe, etc.).
  • Ability to take detailed lab/field notes and complete comprehensive reports.
  • This work requires the regular exertion of over 25 pounds, and occasional exertion over 100 pounds of force.
Supplemental Information
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours when necessary for meetings, training, or emergencies at the direction of the FSU.
  • Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities.
  • Work may require exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, working with explosives, exposure to vibration, wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and exposure to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

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Posted: December 2, 2019

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