Employment Opportunity

Property & Evidence Supervisor

Irvine Police Department, Irvine, California

Salary: $64,438.40 - $101,337.60 Annually

Final Filing Date: June 11, 2021

At the City of Irvine, we strive to make a difference within a progressive, forward-thinking organization in an environment that embraces diversity, creativity, and respect. If you are interested in a career in law enforcement as part of a world class agency, the Property & Evidence Supervisor position would be an excellent opportunity. The Irvine Police Department seeks a Property & Evidence Supervisor who will supervise and lead the unit while performing the more complex or challenging assignments.

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The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
  • Plans, assigns, prioritizes, coordinates, directs, reviews, and evaluates the work of staff assigned to the Property & Evidence Unit. Provides developmental opportunities and training to staff; counsels staff as needed. Prepares performance evaluations.
  • Investigates citizen complaints and inquiries regarding Property & Evidence Unit personnel.
  • Develops and implements goals and objectives for areas of responsibility; establishes performance standards and objectives for assigned staff.
  • Directs and supervises the security, control and maintenance of evidence and property acquired by the police department.
  • Coordinates and implements staff work schedules. Monitors and approves overtime requests, schedules and vacation requests.
  • Prepares staff reports as assigned.
  • Develops training and informational bulletins for the Property & Evidence Unit and police personnel. Provides and participates in ongoing training and development for Property & Evidence Unit. Assesses training needs for personnel.
  • Determines budget needs and recommends operating budget for Property & Evidence Unit and Uniforms and Equipment; assists with development of the department budget. Forecasts both short- and long-term needs for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies. Monitors and approves expenditures; prepares purchase orders and requisitions.
  • Develops and maintains procedures for the operation and control of storekeeping functions including the acquisition, receipt, storage, issuance and accounting of a wide range of goods and materials.
  • Assists in recruitment/testing/hiring activities. Assists in new employee orientation. Evaluates employee’s ability to understand and perform assigned job tasks.
  • Provides input on city and department policies and procedures and enforces such policies and procedures through interpretation, counseling and appropriate disciplinary action.
  • Supervises periodic disposal of weapons, contraband, narcotic and other materials. Attends off-site destructions.
  • Administers service and vendor contracts; makes recommendations on equipment purchases and contract services; evaluates contractor performance and recommends extension or termination of contracts.
  • Prepares written documents and reports; reviews documents and records prepared by others for accuracy and completeness. Prepares reports for dissemination of information to others.
  • Coordinates section activities with other City departments, courts, District Attorney and numerous other entities.
  • Maintains knowledge of criminal justice procedures, department office practices, policies and procedures; and department rules and regulations; and techniques for effective supervision and staff development.
  • Uses a computer to perform job related tasks, input and maintain records, and/or conduct research as needed.
  • May perform duties of Property & Evidence Specialist I & II classifications.


Best Fit:
  • Exemplify strong leadership and promote teamwork.
  • Ability to resolve conflicting or challenging situations that may arise.
  • Excel at exercising sound judgement and maintains a high level of professionalism.
  • Ideal candidates should be able to work well with others and embody the mission and values of the Irvine Police Department.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or related field.
  • Four years of experience in law enforcement, including at least three years of experience performing work related to the preservation of evidence, or other applicable criminal justice or law enforcement experience, including lead or supervisory duties or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Requires a valid California Driver’s license.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience in providing service to customers

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Posted: June 2, 2021

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