Employment Opportunity

Property Clerk

Hollywood Police Department, Hollywood, Florida

Salary: $18.72 - $28.45 Hourly

Final Filing Date: May 6, 2021

Part time position

Receives, logs, inventories, controls, and distributes evidence, narcotics, monies, firearms and property. Duties include preparing and conducting auctions, testing and weighing narcotics, and destroying evidence pursuant to Florida Statutes. The employee also performs routine clerical work. The incumbent is required to perform duties with a high level of confidentiality. Work is reviewed through observation and written reports for adherence to established guidelines, policies, and procedures.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Sorts, files, transports, tags, stores, and inventories evidence, firearms, weapons, contraband, miscellaneous property and monies.
  • Processes and files incoming, returned, and outgoing property sheets; returns property to rightful owners.
  • Prepares and conducts auctions; files necessary documents.
  • Prepares and inventories accurate lists of guns, firearms, and narcotics to be destroyed and monies for deposit.
  • Responds to in-person and telephone inquiries; provides information; directs callers.
  • Enters and updates information in manual or computerized records and files.
  • Operates a computer, typewriter, photo copier, and calculator; uses various hand tools in the destruction of property; uses a ladder.
  • Researches, locates and gathers evidence for Police Department personnel.
  • Tests and weighs narcotics and contraband; receives and releases to/from Police Personnel.
  • Provides testimony in court.
  • Removes and destroys evidence and property from storage area that is of no auction value.
  • Effectively and positively represents the City in delivering and performing work with colleagues and clients, irrespective of gender, race, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, or sexual orientation.
  • Establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with work colleagues, supervisors and managers.
  • Performs related work as required for this position description only.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Required: High School Diploma or GED, plus one (1) year of responsible clerical work preferably in Law Enforcement, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Good computer skills required.
  • Preferred: An Associate's degree, supplemented by two (2) years of experience in property management or a related field.
  • Additional education and experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the above requirements.
  • Knowledge of Florida Statutes pertaining to the confiscation, preservation, and destruction of evidence and property.
  • Knowledge of inventory control procedures.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain concise and accurate records.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, Law Enforcement personnel, and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Skill in the use of modern office equipment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with work colleagues, supervisors, managers and the public.

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Posted: April 29, 2021

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