Employment Opportunity

Property and Evidence Supervisor

East Bay Regional Park District, Castro Valley, California

Salary: $6,082.27 - $7,458.53 Monthly

Final Filing Date: October 29, 2021

The Position: This position is the first line supervisor with responsibility for planning and organizing the work of the Property and Evidence Unit. It is distinguished from the Public Safety Technician I/II in that the latter does not perform supervisory duties. It is further distinguished from the Support Services Supervisor which plans, coordinates, and directs the activities of the Records Unit and the Property and Evidence Unit.

Vacancy Situation: The Park District currently has one (1) vacancy located at East Bay Regional Park District Public Safety Headquarters in Castro Valley, CA. The hiring pools established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancies and additional vacancies that may occur during the one year life of the hiring pools.

What You'll Be Doing: You will provide supervision, direction, training, and support to the Public Safety Technician I/II. You’ll provide support to law enforcement staff by receiving, logging, storing, and managing the integrity of property and evidence. The position supervises the chain of custody, discovery, evidence transport, proper storage, retention, and destruction. It requires frequent contact with the public, other Law Enforcement Agencies, Laboratories, District Attorney Offices and Courts. Will work with confidential records, investigations, legal documents, and process legal requests. Will need to understand statutes and laws relative to the retention of property and evidence.

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Essential Functions
  • Performs the tasks necessary for assuring compliance with state and local regulations and Park District policies regarding the receipt, classification, storage, preservation, recording, and release or disposal of a wide variety of property and evidence, including biological materials such as blood, tissue, and urine;
  • Hazardous materials such as chemicals used in identifying drugs, weapons and illegal substances;
  • Ensures all evidence and/or property received by the Public Safety Division is properly packaged, documented, audited, stored, and available for legal proceedings;
  • Prepares and maintains inventory control and records of collected property and evidence;
  • Prepares and transports evidence to crime labs, courts, and District Attorney's offices; testifies in court regarding the integrity of property preservation, storage, or disposal;
  • Maintains security and sanitation of property and evidence storage areas; orders and maintains needed supplies;
  • Advises and trains department personnel in procedures related to property and evidence handling; answers inquiries related to the function of the Property and Evidence Unit;
  • Performs routine record keeping and clerical duties;
  • Attends meetings and training to stay abreast of best practices and legal updates; performs related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
  • Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, and 60 semester units or 90 quarter units of college level courses.
  • AND
  • Experience: Two (2) years of experience storing and maintaining an inventory of materials in a highly controlled environment similar to the property and evidence materials maintained in a police department.
  • AND
  • License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record is a condition of initial and continued employment..

  • Highly Desirable qualification: Law enforcement property and evidence management.

Additional Information - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:
  • Principles, practices, and techniques of supervision;
  • Effective communication techniques; criminal justice system;
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as Microsoft Word Excel, and Access;
  • Principles and practices of computerized inventory control, including storing and releasing of property; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation;
  • Park District's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy objectives;
  • A supervisor's role in the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy objectives and the processes available to meet objectives.
Ability to:
  • Learn the techniques and procedures for identifying, preserving, and storing evidence;
  • Understand and comply with departmental policies and procedures and pertinent state and local regulations governing the safeguard, release, or disposal of property and evidence;
  • Perform deductive and inductive reasoning, think clearly, act quickly, and apply logic orally and in writing; render accurate court testimony concerning evidential property;
  • Prepare and maintain accurate, comprehensive, and concise reports and records;
  • Type thirty net words per minute; move, carry, or drag heavy items of property and evidence weighing up to fifty pounds; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
  • Effectively contribute to the Park District's Equal Employment Policy objectives;
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the course of work at all levels, including a culturally diverse general public, with a focus on quality service to internal staff and external customers and park users.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Ability to pass a level 3 background screening.
  • May be required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and serve in an on-call status.
  • Must wear a Park District Uniform.
  • All East Bay Park Regional District employees are required to be vaccinated as a condition of employment.

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Posted: September 30, 2021

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